Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Waiting on Wednesday

These are just a *few* of the titles Tor is publishing this spring/summer that I'd just *love, love, love* to get my hands on and review.


book cover of  Warbreaker  by Brandon Sanderson

Warbreaker by Brandon Sanderson


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A Grey Moon Over China by Thomas A. Day

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The Empress of Mars by Kage Baker

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Julian Comstock: A Story of 22nd America by Robert Charles Wilson

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The Human Disguise by James O'Neal



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5 comments:

Melissa 7:37 PM  

I LOVE the cover of Warbreaker. Beautiful!! You've got quite a list there :-) I'm always so impressed with how many books you read!!

Chris 11:54 PM  

I'd be happy to review those too ;)

Kimberley Griffiths Little 1:13 PM  

Wow, what a stunning cover! Love Brandon Sanderson's books. My son got me started on the Mistborn series and he got me an autographed copy of THE HERO OF AGES for Christmas (because he goes to school at BYU where Brandon teaches English - very cool.)

(I just sold a three book deal to Scholastic and hope you might review for me? Pretty please? They are single titles, first one June 2010. ;-D) Thanks for a great blog. I really enjoy your reviews.

Elizabeth 12:35 PM  

If you're a fan of Brandon Sanderson, the audiobooks of his Mistborn series are out now at Audible and iTunes. They are read by Michael Kramer, who also narrates the Wheel of Time audiobooks.

Chuck Zell,  2:04 PM  

I've heard good things about the Human Disguise. Very edgy police thriller set in the future.


CJ

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