Thoughtful Thursday: Identify last month’s covers

Today’s covers all come from books we reviewed in December 2018. Once you identify a book cover, in the comment section list:

1. The number of the cover (1-16)
2. The author
3. The book title

Please identify just one cover that has not yet been identified correctly so that others will have a chance to play. If they’re not all identified by next Thursday, you can come back and identify more.

Each of your correct entries enters you into a drawing to win a book of your choice from our stacks. Winners are notified in the comments, so make sure to check the notification box or remember to check back in about 10 days. If we don’t choose a winner within 2 weeks, please bug Marion.

And, as always, we’ve got other giveaways going on, too.

Good Luck!


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KELLY LASITER, with us since July 2008, is a mild-mannered academic administrative assistant by day, but at night she rules over a private empire of tottering bookshelves. Kelly is most fond of fantasy set in a historical setting (a la Jo Graham) or in a setting that echoes a real historical period (a la George RR Martin and Jacqueline Carey). She also enjoys urban fantasy and its close cousin, paranormal romance, though she believes these subgenres’ recent burst in popularity has resulted in an excess of dreck. She is a sucker for pretty prose (she majored in English, after all) and mythological themes.

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21 comments

  1. #14 is Skyward by Brandon Sanderson

  2. Conal ONeill /

    #11 is Breach by W.L Goodwater

  3. Noneofyourbusiness /

    #5 is Bad Night by Ed Brubaker

  4. Sethia /

    #2 is Eternity’s Wheel by Neil Gaiman & Michael Reaves & Mallory Reaves

  5. Lady Morar /

    #16 is Abbott by Saladin Ahmed & Sami Kivela

  6. #7 is A Conspiracy of Truths by Alexandra Rowland

  7. The Distinguished Professor /

    #1 is Fire & Heist by Sarah Beth Durst

  8. Mary Henaghen /

    #3 is Deliver Me From Eva by Paul Bailey

  9. John Smith /

    #4: “Legendary” by Stephanie Garber.

  10. #15 is The Girl with the Dragon Heart by Stephanie Burgis

  11. I didn’t receive any notice about this month’s contest!!!

    #6 is “The Razor” by J. Barton Mitchell

    • Noneofyourbusiness /

      That’s odd, I did. Sometimes I receive them a day later, but I always get them. Maybe you should subscribe to giveaways again, just in case you’ve been accidentally taken off the list. That’s happened to me with some other lists on other sites.

  12. Marion /

    Lois, and None of Your, I had the same problem this morning. I think maybe it didn’t get pushed. Maybe Kat fixed it?

  13. #10 is Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield

    I haven’t been playing every month because I don’t get hardly any emails from you guys anymore, and I’ve been subscribed for a long time. Weird!

  14. Cody Brock /

    #8 is The Corporation Wars by Ken MacLeod

    • Noneofyourbusiness /

      Specifically, #8 is The Corporation Wars: Dissidence by Ken MacLeod.

  15. Noneofyourbusiness /

    #9 is Fear by L. Ron Hubbard

  16. Noneofyourbusiness /

    #12 is The Echo Room by Parker Peevyhouse

  17. Noneofyourbusiness /

    #13 is Astounding: John W. Campbell, Isaac Asimov, Robert A. Heinlein, and the Golden Age of Science Fiction by Alec Nevala-Lee

  18. Cody Brock, if you live in the USA, you win a book of your choice from our stacks.
    Please contact me (Marion) with your choice and a US address. Happy reading!

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