Tuesday, June 22, 2010

New Authors! well... a couple....

I shouldn't be allowed in a bookstore.... Leah may get a ton of books, but there's two people involved there. This time I was able to pick up some books that I had seen before, but didn't grab at the time. Maybe it'll add a little more flavor to my reviews. Maybe not, it's still fantasy type stuff.

Wolves of the Calla (The Dark Tower, Book 5)This one worked out great! It was time for the next Dark Tower book. At Barnes & Nobles they had book six on the clearance section. I'm in need of book five, and figured that I'd just continue on the eBook reads of King. Lo and Behold, they had book five at Borders. They must have heard that I was coming by and decided to throw a couple on the shelves. It ended up being cheaper than picking up the eBook... no brainer! I'm not going to start this one right away. We need some new blood on the blog... keep people interested.

Boneshaker (Sci Fi Essential Books)Boneshaker has been on my amazon wish list for a while now. I've had so many other books that I've been trying to read through that I didn't follow up. Good for me they had this sitting on the "Buy One Get One 50% Off" shelf. This'll be my first steampunk novel. Rather than explain what Steampunk is please go here. The Bioshock series of video games have given a little more credence to the concept. Look for a review shortly, and I do hope it's good!

The Dragon FactoryLast on the list, The Dragon Factory by Jonathan Maberry. The book is listed as Horror, and I'm not one for horror films. That could mean that I'm going to be disappointed with the story. It's an odd tale about a government agency, some guy, crazy genetics, and a new wave of Nazi's! Sounds incredibly fun! If I'm reading King, and he's considered Horror, then I'll probably be OK with this one. If it's good, then I'll pick up the other novel by the same author: Patient Zero: A Joe Ledger Novel.

So there you have it! I promise that I won't read more than the first hundred pages before finishing the other book that I'm attempting to finish. *sigh*, it is another Robert Jordan book, BUT I'M SO CLOSE TO THE NEWEST BOOK! It's an addiction... I'd apologize, but I wouldn't mean it.



  1. They look like some good purchases, hope you enjoy them!

  2. I need to get back to The Dark Tower series. I'm on Wizard and Glass. I also want to read Boneshaker. I have to say, I'm a little jealous of your acquisitions! Hehe!

  3. Sounds like booksellers have hired psychics to learn exactly what you want so they can set the perfect bait to lure you in and sell you more books.

    Happy book blogger hop Friday!

    Howard Sherman

  4. Howard, it doesn't hurt that I take pictures when I go in the bookstore so I can price match on Amazon. I'm assuming they watch me do this then mark them down on my next trip. Come on Princess Bride and The Neverending Story.... BOGO BOGO!

    Boneshaker is interesting so far. It's good, and I think a little action is about to start.