Tag: #WitchWeekECBR

Witch Week 2015: Master Post and Linkup

Posted October 30, 2015 by Lory in events / 20 Comments
Witch Week 2015: Master Post and Linkup

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

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Witch Week is coming!

Posted October 20, 2015 by Lory in events / 17 Comments
Witch Week is coming!

In a little over a week, Witch Week will begin. This magical time between Halloween and Bonfire Night/Guy Fawkes Day was first brought to my attention by Diana Wynne Jones, in her book of the same name. Last year, I thought it would be fun to use this week to celebrate fantasy books and authors, […]

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Witch Week Preview and Readalong Announcement

Posted September 30, 2015 by Lory in events / 18 Comments
Witch Week Preview and Readalong Announcement

In one month, we’ll be celebrating Witch Week, October 31 to November 5, a chance to read and discuss some of our favorite fantasy books and authors, as well as their sources, influences, and descendants. This year’s theme is New Tales from Old, focusing on fiction that is based on fairy tales, folklore, myths, and […]

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Witch Week Readalong Poll

Posted September 23, 2015 by Lory in events / 10 Comments
Witch Week Readalong Poll

In just over a month it will be Witch Week, a celebration of our favorite fantasy books and authors. I started this event last  year in appreciation of Diana Wynne Jones, originator of the term “witch week,” and it was so much fun I wanted to do it again! This year there will be guest […]

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What would you like to read for Witch Week?

Posted September 13, 2015 by Lory in discussions, events / 23 Comments
What would you like to read for Witch Week?

Today I’m cheating a bit by focusing my monthly discussion on an upcoming event here at ECBR: Witch Week. From October 31 to November 5, we’ll be celebrating our favorite fantasy books and authors. Last year we focused on the wonderful world of Diana Wynne Jones, and it was a terrific week! This year the […]

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