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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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Witch Week Day Four: A Gallery of Arthurian Art

Posted November 3, 2017 by Lory in events / 16 Comments
Witch Week Day Four: A Gallery of Arthurian Art

With so many magical and dramatic characters and scenes to explore, the Arthurian legend has long been a rich source of inspiration for artists and illustrators. To complement our literary studies, I thought it would be fun this year to look at some pictures as well. Here are a few images that caught my eye, […]

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Witch Week Day One: Rex Futurus (Guest Post)

Posted October 31, 2017 by Lory in events / 12 Comments
Witch Week Day One: Rex Futurus (Guest Post)

This year, I’m delighted that Chris of Calmgrove, an Arthurian scholar and frequent Witch Week contributor, agreed to give his personal perspective on Arthurian literature, a genre that has sometimes annoyed him with its forays into bad history and bad fiction — but has also given him much pleasure, especially in the more adventurous “freestyle” […]

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Witch Week 2017: Master Post and Linkup

Posted October 30, 2017 by Lory in events / 10 Comments
Witch Week 2017: Master Post and Linkup

…Witch Week, when there is so much magic around in the world that all sorts of peculiar things happen… —from Witch Week by Diana Wynne Jones Welcome to the fourth annual Witch Week, an opportunity to celebrate our favorite fantasy books and authors. This year we’re focusing on the theme Dreams of Arthur, and I […]

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