Tag: Terry Pratchett

Witch Week: Are you a good witch, or a bad witch?

Posted October 31, 2019 by Lory in events / 13 Comments
Witch Week: Are you a good witch, or a bad witch?

Please head over to Calmgrove for the annual celebration of Witch Week, cohosted by Lizzie Ross. I’m so glad these blogging friends have taken up this event, which I initiated in my first year of blogging. so the fun can continue! The theme this year is “Villains,” and it makes me think of the line […]

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Witch Week is coming!

Posted October 20, 2019 by Lory in events / 8 Comments
Witch Week is coming!

Witch Week, now hosted by Calmgrove and Lizzie Ross, Writer, is coming! As explained in the Diana Wynne Jones book of the same name, the excitement starts on Halloween and extends to Guy Fawkes Day, November 5. I hope you’ll join in this wonderful celebration of our favorite fantasy books and authors. See this post […]

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March Magics: Bad cover art

Posted March 29, 2016 by Lory in design, events / 14 Comments
March Magics: Bad cover art

For a final March Magics post, I couldn’t resist Kristen’s invitation to share some of my favorite (for lack of a better word) bad cover art from the works of Terry Pratchett and Diana Wynne Jones. One sometimes wonders whether the art department is actively trying to lower sales with their wildly horrific concoctions.   […]

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Words and Pictures: A Hat Full of Sky

Posted March 8, 2016 by Lory in quotes / 11 Comments
Words and Pictures: A Hat Full of Sky

Granny nodded. “There’s always a story,” she said. “It’s all story, really. The sun coming up every day is a story. Everything’s got a story in it. Change the story, change the world.” Terry Pratchett, A Hat Full of Sky (2005) Image: Book art by Abadova, found here

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My First Terry Pratchett: The Truth

Posted March 5, 2014 by Lory in reviews / 4 Comments
My First Terry Pratchett: The Truth

Terry Pratchett, The Truth (2000) The first book you read by a favorite author has a special quality. Even if there are other books by the same author that you realize are more worthy of recognition, the joy of discovery lends your “first” a lingering glow. Sometimes, the particular circumstances of finding the book are […]

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