• Sourcery

    Sourcery – Terry Pratchett

    Release date: 26 May 1988 Rating: ★★★★★ – 5/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link (link is for clothbound editions; pictures above are the versions I own, the paperbacks which I’m not entirely sure you can buy anymore) Sourcery (Discworld, #5) blurb: Once upon a time, 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…

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    Top 5… books that made me laugh

    Today’s Top 5 Tuesday is ‘books that made me laugh’. Top 5 Tuesday is hosted by the super lovely Shanah over at the Bionic Bookworm. You can visit her here, and join in for Top 5 Tuesday by checking out all the amazing topics we have coming up! Let’s Pretend This Never Happened by Jenny Lawson, aka The Bloggess, is a hilarious, but also very serious memoir of Jenny’s life – told in a very amusing way. I found this because I follow Jenny’s blog, and I just genuinely think she’s…

  • The Light Fantastic

    The Light Fantastic – Terry Pratchett

    Release date: 2 June 1986 Rating: ★★★★★★★ – 7/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link (link is for clothbound editions; pictures above are the versions I own, the paperbacks which I’m not entirely sure you can buy anymore.) The Light Fantastic (Discworld, #2) blurb: As it moves towards a seemingly inevitable collision with a malevolent red star, the Discworld has only one possible saviour. Unfortunately this happens to be the singularly inept and cowardly wizard called Rincewind, who was last seen falling off the edge of the world… Once again, before we get started, I…

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    July ’18 wrap-up and August TBR

    I don’t know about you guys, but I feel like I’m just adding the same books onto my TBR, and then every month I have to admit that I didn’t read them (again), only to add them again for next month. I’m still kind of reading slump-ishly at the moment. Work is killing me, and I’ve been sick, and winter here is so depressing! I can’t wait for the sun to come back… July wrap-up I read more rereads than I normally do this month. This isn’t because I’m running…

  • The Colour of Magic – Terry Pratchett

    Release date: 24 November 1983 Rating: ★★★★★★★★ – 8/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link (link is for clothbound editions; pictures above are the versions I own, the paperbacks which I’m not entirely sure you can buy anymore) The Colour of Magic (Discworld #1) blurb: On a world supported on the back of a giant turtle (sex unknown), a gleeful, explosive, wickedly eccentric expedition sets out. There’s an avaricious but inept wizard, a naive tourist whose luggage moves on hundreds of dear little legs, dragons who only exist if you believe in them, and…