Stacking The Shelves is all about sharing the books we are adding to our shelves, whether they be physical or digital. This includes books bought (my wife would say I buy too many), borrowed (a rare occurrence), and received for review (which I’m trying to reign in).
New Acquisitions: Paperback Treasures
Well, bookstores may be closed and we may be on self-isolation lock down, but I did some online shopping when our vacation was canceled . . . and another (small) shipment aarrived this week.
Lady of the Trillium by Marion Zimmer Bradley and Sky Trillium by Julian May complete my Saga of the Trillium collection. I read the first book, Black Trillium, back during my university days but I’m thinking of a reread before continuing with the saga.
A quiet week on the review front with a finished paperback copy and a digital ARC.
Eden is the new horror eco thriller by Tim Lebbon about the Virgin Zones, thirteen vast areas of land off-limits to people and given back to nature, featuring a clandestine team of adventure racers who discover that Nature has returned to Eden in an elemental, primeval way . . . and nature is no longer humanity’s friend.
Blood Rain by Rajeev Singh is a female-fronted erotic horror novella about five people who set out to unravel the terrifying secret of a remote West African island, completely unprepared for what’s waiting for them.
New Acquisitions: Digital Titles
A trio of digital freebies this week…
The Monstrous Burden of Professor Darkwood by John Robert Mills is a steampunk fantasy about an expert in mythology and the archaeologist who leads her beneath the city . . . and tricks her into awakening a crypt full of ancient horned giants.
Shadow Eclipse: Voyage by by E.M. Gale is a sci-fi adventure about a woman stuck 200 years out of time, on the run from the Yakuza, trying to hide the fact that she’s just become a vampire, who has just signed onto a small, heavily armed, and surprisingly disciplined smuggling ship.
How & Where He Belongs by Jesse Quinn is a female-led romance about a man who stumbles across an invitation from a sex researcher to participate in a study that will change his life forever . . . and for the better.
The Crossdressing Detective by CC Collette is an erotic story full of fumbling and bumbling as the hero(ine) attempts to solve a puzzling case by crossdressing by going undercover in the lingerie section of an upscale Tokyo department store.