Thursday, January 9, 2014

Throwback Thursday (138)

I found this picture of Trinity College Library, and thought it would work for this meme with a little play with lighting and adding the words.

Let's talk about those books already on the shelves, yours or the stores.

I have a post for books I'm looking forward to coming out;
Looking Forward To...
But what about all those wonderful books that are ALREADY on the shelves.

Whether it be on your shelf waiting to be read or on the shelves in the stores waiting for you to give it a good home.

So, I thought I would share a book a week that is just waiting for me to travel through it's world.

Now... where do I start? Lets go by Published Date on the books...

This Week:

I've mentioned the first book, some time back. I picked up the trilogy, a box set deal. I do need to get to these one day.

Goodreads Synopsis:
For Durzo Blint, assassination is an art-and he is the city's most accomplished artist. 

For Azoth, survival is precarious. Something you never take for granted. As a guild rat, he's grown up in the slums, and learned to judge people quickly - and to take risks. Risks like apprenticing himself to Durzo Blint.

But to be accepted, Azoth must turn his back on his old life and embrace a new identity and name. As Kylar Stern, he must learn to navigate the assassins' world of dangerous politics and strange magics - and cultivate a flair for death.
Goodreads Synopsis:
Kylar Stern has rejected the assassin's life. The Godking's successful coup has left Kylar's master, Durzo, and his best friend, Logan, dead. He is starting over: new city, new friends, and new profession. 

But when he learns that Logan might actually be alive and in hiding, Kylar is faced with an agonizing choice: will he give up the way of shadows forever and live in peace with his new family, or will he risk everything by taking on the ultimate hit?

Goodreads Synopsis:
Logan Gyre is king of Cenaria, a country under siege, with a threadbare army and little hope. He has one chance — a desperate gamble, but one that could destroy his kingdom.

In the north, the new Godking has a plan. If it comes to fruition, no one will have the power to stop him.

Kylar Stern has no choice. To save his friends-and perhaps his enemies-he must accomplish the impossible: assassinate a goddess.

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  1. I've heard mixed reviews about this series, but it's still one that I'd like to read for myself someday and make a personal judgment call.

    When that will be, though, is anyone's guess at this point.

    1. I'm with you Bibliotropic. I want to see for myself on it. Hope you get there one day as well. :)

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    1. Blodeuedd, you read these then? I like awesome and dark. ;) Thank you!

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    1. Oh Melissa (B&T) it would be so dangerous for us if we lived closer. lol. :D So many books to share. ;)

  4. i haven't read thios series but if i'm right i own it ( for once^^)

    1. Miki, Oh good to hear I'm not alone with having the books on the shelves and needing to get to them as well. :)

  5. These are new to me, but they sound cool! Hope you enjoy the read :)

    1. Hi Silvia. Glad to share a new series with you. And hope to get to them one day. :)


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