Stacking the Shelves #27


Mission Nocturne (Jill Kissmet, 1) – Lilith Saintcrow

Not everyone can take on the things that go bump in the night.
Not everyone tries.
But Jill Kismet is not just anyone.
She’s a Hunter, trained by the best – and in over her head. 
Welcome to the night shift…
Mon nom est Jill Kismet. Spécialiste en trucs surnaturels. Exterminatrice d’esprits malfaisants. Tueuse de démons. Les villes ont besoin de personnes comme nous, qui font des choses que même les flics refusent de faire quand la nuit est tombée…  
Bienvenue dans mon univers.

A Conspiracy of Alchemists (The Chronicles of Light and Shadow, 1) – Lieseil Schwarz
LEAVE IT TO CHANCE. Eleanor “Elle” Chance, that is—a high-flying dirigible pilot with a taste for adventure and the heroine of this edgy new series that transforms elements of urban fantasy, steampunk, and paranormal romance into pure storytelling gold.

It is 1903, and the world is divided between light and shadow. On the side of light is a wondrous science that has transformed everyday life by harnessing magical energies to ingenious new technologies. But each advance of science has come at the expense of shadow—the traditional realm of the supernatural.

Now two ancient powers are preparing to strike back. Blood-sucking immortal Nightwalkers and their spellcasting Alchemist allies have a plan to cover the whole world in shadow. All they require is the sacrifice of a certain young woman whose past conceals a dangerous secret.

But when they come after Elle, they get more than they bargained for. This enterprising young woman, the daughter of a scientific genius, has reserves of bravery and determination that even she scarcely suspects. Now she is about to meet her match in more ways than one: a handsome yet infuriating Warlock named Hugh Marsh, whose agenda is as suspect as his charms are annoyingly irresistible.

 Crimson Frost (Mythos Academy, 4) – Jennifer Estep

For a moment, a face flashed before my eyes—the most hideous face I’d ever seen. No matter how hard I tried to forget what had happened, I saw him everywhere I went. It was Loki—the evil god that I’d helped set free against my will.

I should have known that my first official date with Logan Quinn was destined to end in disaster. If we’d gotten into a swordfight, or been ambushed by Reapers, I’d have been more prepared. But getting arrested mid-sip at the local coffee hangout? I didn’t see that one coming.

I’ve been accused of purposely helping the Reapers free Loki from his prison—and the person leading the charge against me is Linus Quinn, Logan’s dad. The worst part is that pretty much everyone at Mythos Academy thinks I’m guilty. If I’m going to get out of this mess alive, I’ll have to do it myself…

 Three Parts Dead (Three Part Dead, 1) – Max Gladstone

A god has died, and it’s up to Tara, first-year associate in the international necromantic firm of Kelethres, Albrecht, and Ao, to bring Him back to life before His city falls apart.

Her client is Kos, recently deceased fire god of the city of Alt Coulumb. Without Him, the metropolis’s steam generators will shut down, its trains will cease running, and its four million citizens will riot.

Tara’s job: resurrect Kos before chaos sets in. Her only help: Abelard, a chain-smoking priest of the dead god, who’s having an understandable crisis of faith.

When Tara and Abelard discover that Kos was murdered, they have to make a case in Alt Coulumb’s courts—and their quest for the truth endangers their partnership, their lives, and Alt Coulumb’s slim hope of survival.


32 thoughts on “Stacking the Shelves #27

  1. Nice! Love that cover for Lilith’s book! So much cooler than the US one!

    I would’ve requested Crimson Frost as well, but I still need to start the series! I have the first 3 books, the third being an ARC in my TBR mountain!

    My STS will be up tomorrow, so be sure to stop by!

    Have a GREAT weekend!

    Old Follower 🙂

  2. HOT HOT HOT ces couvertures… Dommage que ce soit en anglais… Mais je suis certaines que tu auras de superbes lectures tout de même! Bonne lecture et de belles acquisitions… 🙂

  3. A Conspiracy of Alchemists sounds perfect for me. I haven’t read any of the Mythos Academy books yet but I’ve heard great things about it. Since I have the first book already maybe I should see what all the rage is about!

    Enjoy your books and thanks for stopping by Tynga’s Reviews!

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