Thursday, June 26, 2014

Throwback Thursday (158)

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:

Mmm. This was a freebie I picked up. I was curious as it sounded interesting and the starts to a fantasy series. I do like the cover too. :)

Goodreads Synopsis:
How is power gained, retained and exercised; and what happens to a power structure when a young girl with magical abilities hacks and slashes her way into the very core of its apparatus?

In a magical city that travels through multiple dimensions, a young girl named Hemlock has risen from being a lowly cutpurse to discovering that she is a powerful fighter. Under the guidance of an aging freedom fighter named Safreon, Hemlock battles to keep the peace in her run down district, while across the City the upper class Elites enjoy peace, prosperity and freedom.

The Wizard Tower looms in the center of the City, casting a long shadow over its affairs. The Wizards rule behind the scenes, dictating and controlling the use of magic. Hemlock instinctively feels that the Wizards are her enemies, but Safreon will not discuss openly opposing them, as he seeks to methodically mentor Hemlock, and advance his own cryptic plans for the City.

Hemlock makes a decision to make a bold attack on the Wizard Tower alone, convinced that she can destroy or undo whatever method the Wizards are using to control and ration magic. As the novel opens, we join Hemlock just after she has infiltrated the Wizard Tower, learning what happens through a narrative interspersed with flashbacks to events leading up to the attack.

I've heard back from a few bloggers that they would like to join in this meme post, so I'm adding a Linky for you to join in.  Grab the picture above, and join in.  All I ask, is if you can acknowledge my blog in the post so others know where to come back to.


Anonymous said...

The cover reminds me of an artist I used to like. I should look up his work again! (And look up who designed that cover...) It sounds like an interesting book, though it's got some mixed reviews on GR. Hmmmm.

Anonymous said...

I so want her boots, lol. Great idea for a feature/meme :)

Gina said...

Hmm. Not a fan of the cover myself but that's the beauty of books. .. different things call to different people. ^-^

Melissa (My words and pages) said...

Breathesbooks, I'm curious if the cover was by the artist you liked. :) Thank you!

Melissa (My words and pages) said...

lol. Finley Jayne, there are many cover ladies I'd love to have their boots. :D Thank you!

Melissa (My words and pages) said...

Thank you Gina R. Yeah, it's amazing how covers appear to different people. :)