One of the greatest joys of traveling is discovering new books and authors, and hunting down books that I couldn’t locate in local stores, which is how I came to own …
The long coveted MZB masterpiece and a favourite, The Mists of Avalon, and
The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton, both of which were acquired during my recent stopover in Paris’s Shakespeare & Co.
Enchanter by Sara Douglass, which I reviewed in a previous post after picking it up in the bookstore in Sydney Airport enroute home from Auckland and devoured in the ten-hour flight subsequently
The Manny by Holly Peterson, which I picked up on transit from Bangkok and have just finished reading
Then, armed with a Borders gift card, I went on a shopping spree just two days ago and ended up with a few hauls from my wish list, namely …
Then, there’re a few experimental buys … Star of the Morning and Mage’s Daughter by Lynn Kurland, whom I’ve not heard from for a while. Crazy Cool by Tara Zanzen comes highly recommended by Kristie and Cindy.
Unfortunately, I couldn’t find Nalini’s Caressed by Ice nor Julia London’s third in the series, The Dangers of Deceiving a Viscount. I’m going to check the UBS, or order online as a last resort. Wish me luck!