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
One of the bonuses of shopping thrift stores for Halloween costumes and decorations has been pillaging their book shelves. Coming home with me this week was . . .
Glory Season by David Brin is one of those classics I feel like I should have read but never quite got around to. On a world settled by female separatists, genetic engineering has taken care of reproduction, but eliminating men has created a gender variant represented by Maia, the heroine, who gets drawn into a political struggle surrounding an alien male visitor.
While I already had a tattered copy of the first book, I picked a better condition replacement along with the rest of the Shadowed Path trilogy (A Woman Worth Ten Coppers, Candle in the Storm, and The Iron Palace) by Morgan Howell. Epic fantasy with a compassionate, kick-ass heroine and a solid romance at the heart.
Nothing on the review front this week, no matter how many times I checked the mailbox.
New Acquisitions: Digital Titles
Just the one new digital download this week . . .
Having already picked up copies of The Orb and Lorexia Bane – Skullfire by James Missaglia, I’ve actually been watching for this one to become available. Welcome to ‘Obedience’ sees a hitchhiker who thinks he has it made living in a town ruled by sexually dominant women, only to discover that it may in fact may have some drawbacks…