Guards! Guards!, Terry Pratchett, The Discworld, Sam Vimes, The Watch, Book review

The Discworld Reviews: Guards! Guards!

THE FACTS Title: Guards! Guards! Place in series: #8 in The Discworld Series, #1 in the City Watch Collection Author: Terry Pratchett Published: 1989 Concerning spoilers: The Discworld Series is made-up of forty-one books. Most can be read as stand-alone novels, but they are all connected. There will be no spoilers for this particular book.…

Book Review, Wyrd Sisters, The Discworld, Terry Pratchett

The Discworld Reviews: Wyrd Sisters

Wyrd Sisters begins with the murder of King Varence I by his cousin Duke Felmet, a crime in large planned and orchestrated by the Duke's ambitious wife. During the commotion, a servant manages to escape with the king's infant son. Realizing the danger, the three witches hide the boy with a group of traveling actors trusting that, when the time is right, destiny will bring the rightful king back to Lancre to overthrow the Duke.

Andrzej Sapkowski, The Witcher Saga, Robert Jordan, The Wheel of Time Series, Terry Pratchett, The Discworld, Neil Gaiman, Anansi Boys, Fredrik Backman, En Man som Heter Ove, Susan Cooper, The Dark is Rising

My 2018 in books: Last day of the year

At the beginning of 2018, I decided to, once again, sign up for the Goodreads reading challenge. After successfully completing my 2017 goal of reading thirty books I challenged myself to read thirty-six books during 2018. On September 29th, I officially completed the challenge, and I'm ending 2018 with fifty-three books read.

Book Review, Sourcery, The Discworld, Terry Pratchett

The Discworld Reviews: Sourcery

There was an eighth son of an eighth son. He was, quite naturally, a wizard. And there it should have ended. However (for reasons we'd better not go into), he had seven sons. And then he had an eighth son ... a wizard squared ... a source of magic ... a Sourcerer. Sourcery sees the return of Rincewind and the Luggage as the Discworld faces its greatest - and funniest - challenge yet.

Book Review, Equal Rites, The Discworld, Terry Pratchett

The Discworld Reviews: Equal Rites

There are some situations where the correct response is to display the sort of ignorance which happily and wilfully flies in the face of the facts. In this case, the birth of a baby girl, born a wizard – by mistake. Everybody knows that there’s no such thing as a female wizard. But now it’s gone and happened, there’s nothing much anyone can do about it. Let the battle of the sexes begin…