Archives for: "September 2012"

Eldest - Christopher Paolini

September 25th, 2012
Eragon and his dragon, Saphira, have just saved the rebel state from destruction by the mighty forces of King Galbatorix, cruel rule of the Empire. Now Eragon must travel to Ellesméra, land of the elves, for further training in magic and swordsmanship,… more »

September 24th, 2012
"You have to feel confident that your actions are the best," Tindwyl explained. "you have to know that no matter how bad things get, they would be worse without you. When disaster occurs, you take responsibility, but you don't wallow or mope. You are… more »

2007 Penner-Ash Oregon Syrah

September 20th, 2012
We had the 2009 on our trip to Willamette Valley earlier this year and it is, if you'll permit me to channel Jimmie "J. J." Walker, Dy-No-Mite! We have been asking around for it since we got back. Turns out that wine shop managers are familiar with it… more »

The Emperor's Soul

September 19th, 2012
The Emperor's Soul by Brandon Sanderson From the bestselling author of the Mistborn Trilogy and co-author of the final three books of Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time series comes the tale of a heretic thief who is the only hope for the survival of an e… more »

September 18th, 2012
"How can you be so optimistic?" Vin asked. "You and Kelsier both." "I don't know, Mistress," Sazed said. "Perhaps our lives have been easier than yours. Or, perhaps we are simply more foolish." more »

Mad River

September 17th, 2012
Mad River by John Sandford Bonnie and Clyde, they thought. And what’s-his-name, the sidekick. Three teenagers with dead-end lives, and chips on their shoulders, and guns. The first person they killed was a highway patrolman. The second was a woman… more »

September 14th, 2012
Women are difficult enough to understand, he thought, and I had to go and pick the oddest one of the lot. more »

2012 Man Booker Prize Shortlist

September 13th, 2012
11 September 2012 – Shortlist announcement; 16 October 2012 – Winner announcement. more »

September 12th, 2012
All novels are sequels. Influence is bliss. more »

The Admiral's Mark - Steve Berry

September 11th, 2012
Eight years ago Cotton Malone was an agent for the Justice Department, handling the toughest and most sensitive international investigations. But sometimes things became intensely personal. In his latest eBook original short story, New York Times bestse… more »