Category: events

Who wants to read Robertson Davies?

Posted March 10, 2019 by Lory in discussions, events / 29 Comments
Who wants to read Robertson Davies?

  A couple of days ago I saw the following tweet by librarian Nancy Pearl: In addition to everything else in the world I’m depressed about, I include the fact that nobody much (outside of Canada, I presume) reads Robertson Davies’ novels and they’re so so good — Nancy Pearl (@Nancy_Pearl) March 1, 2019 Well, […]

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Nonfiction November: Fiction/Nonfiction pairing

Posted November 7, 2018 by Lory in events / 28 Comments
Nonfiction November: Fiction/Nonfiction pairing

Welcome to Nonfiction November! This week’s topic is one of my favorites; I find it great fun to look back at my fiction and nonfiction reading and see which titles go together, out of a seemingly random assemblage of books. I have three pairings for you this year. If you have a post, please let […]

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Witch Week is here

Posted October 31, 2018 by Lory in events / 0 Comments
Witch Week is here

Witch Week starts today, hosted by Calmgrove and Lizzie Ross. Please be sure to check it out! The theme this year is Fantasy and Feminism, and it’s going to be a truly fantastic week. See the Master Post here, with the full line-up of events. Happy reading…  

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Witch Week is coming!

Posted September 23, 2018 by Lory in events / 12 Comments
Witch Week is coming!

What is Witch Week? A. The week between Halloween (October 31) and Guy Fawkes Day (November 5). B. A book by Diana Wynne Jones. C. A blog event cooked up 5 years ago by me, hosted this year by Calmgrove and Lizzie Ross. D. The perfect time to celebrate favorite fantasy books and authors. E. […]

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March Magics: The True State of Affairs

Posted March 1, 2018 by Lory in events / 17 Comments
March Magics: The True State of Affairs

It’s the magical month of March — time to celebrate two favorite fantasy authors, Diana Wynne Jones and Terry Pratchett, thanks to Kristen of We Be Reading who hosts March Magics each year. It’s a free-form event this time — read and post whatever and whenever you like, but be sure to visit Kristen’s blog […]

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Nonfiction November wrap-up: New to My TBR

Posted December 1, 2017 by Lory in events / 6 Comments
Nonfiction November wrap-up: New to My TBR

It’s been a veritable feast of nonfiction books this month! Thank you to everyone who has made this such an amazing event once more. Here’s a roundup of those who shared their new TBR additions this week. (Sorry about the linky problems everybody — I’m not sure what happened, but most links seemed to come […]

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Nonfiction November: New To My TBR

Posted November 27, 2017 by Lory in events / 49 Comments
Nonfiction November: New To My TBR

It’s my pleasure to host this final week of Nonfiction November, with the topic New To My TBR: It’s been a month full of amazing nonfiction books! Which ones have made it onto your TBR? Be sure to link back to the original blogger who posted about that book! I’ve gone through every link from […]

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Blogging the Spirit: The Last Invocation

Posted November 26, 2017 by Lory in events / 6 Comments
Blogging the Spirit: The Last Invocation

THE LAST INVOCATION At the last, tenderly, From the walls of the powerful fortress’d house, From the clasp of the knitted locks, from the keep of the well-closed doors, Let me be wafted. Let me glide noiselessly forth; With the key of softness unlock the locks–with a whisper, Set ope the doors O soul. Tenderly–be […]

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Witch Week Day Seven: Wrap-up and 2018 Announcement

Posted November 6, 2017 by Lory in events / 20 Comments
Witch Week Day Seven: Wrap-up and 2018 Announcement

It’s been another wonderful Witch Week, and I’d like to thank everybody who made it possible: Chris, Laurie, and Katie for three fascinating guest posts; Tachyon Publications for a fabulous giveaway; and everyone who posted, linked up, and commented. You are the best! Regarding next year, I’m sad but also somewhat relieved to say that […]

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