Thursday, March 6, 2014

Feature & Follow - Book Recommendations (March 7, 2014).


Feature and Follow is hosted by Parajunkee and Alison Can Read.  Click on the links to visit their blogs and find out more about this great meme.


This week's question:  Recommend some of your favorite back-list books - books that are at least a few years old.  (5-10 years old rather than classics.)

Isn't this what bloggers and reading fanatics love to do?  Recommend books.

1. Swan Song by Robert McCammon.  This is one of my favorite books.  Probably in my top 5.  Post Apocalyptic before it was cool, part horror, part fantasy.

2. Anything by Charles De Lint, the true father of Urban Fantasy.  The Fey world before it was cool.  Beautiful, dreamlike stories.  Start with his Newford short story to get a taste and then read his whole smorgasbord of novels.

3. The Silver Bough by Lisa Tuttle.  A gorgeous book about mythology in Scotland leaking into the world.

4. The Talisman by Stephen King and Peter Straub.  Check out this treasure from two literary icons.

5. Solstice Wood by Patricia McKillip.  If you've never read this author, you are missing out.  I put this one on the list because I feel it is her easiest to read as it is set in contemporary times.

This is just a tiny tast of what I recommend.  Feel free to check out more books I've read on my Goodreads page.  






8 comments:

Kristen @ Pretty Little Pages said...

I've never read any of these, so I'll have to check all of them out! Happy Friday!

New GFC follower. My FF.

Alison Can Read said...

Hopping through. Wow, I haven't heard of any of those, even the Stephen King book. I need to branch out.
My FF

Jessica said...

The Silver Bough looks great! I'm looking forward to reading it. New Bloglovin', Twitter, and Facebook follower.

Jessica @ Tales Between the Pages

K. C. Blake said...

I forgot about The Talisman. Loved that book. Return follow. :)

Thea Wilson said...

The only one I've read is The Talisman and it's a great choice!

New GFC follower.

Thea @ Gizzimomo's Book Shelf

Peggy Farooqi said...

I'm glad that my favourite author Stephen King is featuring quite heavily on this FF today, but you know what, I haven't read The Talisman. Unbelievable!, goes on my 'to buy' list straight away. I'm a new follower :)
My FF post is here

Witless Fool said...

I haven't read any of these so I'll have to check them out. Thanks for sharing!
New GFC follower :)

My FF

Witless Fool @ Obsessive Compulsive Reader

Reviewers from The Book Cove said...

I have not read these but I'm in the process of looking them up now :-)
Jessi @ The Book Cove

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