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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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Witch Week is coming in one week

Posted October 24, 2017 by Lory in events / 12 Comments
Witch Week is coming in one week

This is just a quick note to say that Witch Week is almost here! The guest posts are in place, giveaway widgets ready to go, and I’m working on the discussion post. Please come back for the complete schedule and master post on October 30. Will you read and/or post about something special for the […]

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Nonfiction Book Swap

Posted October 5, 2017 by Lory in events / 4 Comments
Nonfiction Book Swap

Nonfiction Book Swap Sign-Ups In my preview post for Nonfiction November, I forgot to include the link for the awesome book swap hosted by Katie from Doing Dewey. Read on for details… This year, we’ll also be bringing back the nonfiction book swap! If you sign up for this swap, you’re committing to sending your […]

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Get ready for Nonfiction November

Posted October 3, 2017 by Lory in events / 11 Comments
Get ready for Nonfiction November

Coming up next month is a blog event I look forward to all year: Nonfiction November, hosted this time around by JulzReads, Sarah’s Book Shelves, Sophisticated Dorkiness, Doing Dewey, and yours truly. I discovered this event soon after I started blogging four years ago, and it really amped up my interest in reading nonfiction. I […]

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Witch Week is coming in one month!

Posted October 1, 2017 by Lory in events / 16 Comments
Witch Week is coming in one month!

It’s October, and that means there’s only one month to go until Witch Week — an annual event celebrating favorite books and authors from the realms of fantasy, myth and legend. What do we have to look forward to? Besides a link-up for your own posts and contributions, there will be some wonderful guest posts: […]

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Blogging the Spirit: What is love?

Posted September 24, 2017 by Lory in events / 8 Comments
Blogging the Spirit: What is love?

A couple of weeks ago, my husband and I watched the movie La La Land. While I did not think it was as amazing as some rave reviews and awards would have it, it did leave me with an interesting image. (Spoiler alert here, for anyone who wants the ending to remain a secret.) At […]

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