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Musings on Terry Pratchett and the Wonder of Discworld.

While writing a brief review of Pratchett’s novel, Snuff, I kept wondering why I like his series so much and why I’ve never found another that comes close to my enjoyment of the Discworld. I think it has something to do with both his sense of humor and their readability despite multiple re-reads.In fact, his … Continue reading

Snuff by Terry Pratchet is Smashing!

Snuff by Terry Pratchett (4 1/2 stars) HarperCollins Publishers October, 2011 (HC. 9780062011848). I finished Snuff by Terry Pratchett yesterday and I loved it. It didn’t get the full five stars of so many of his novels, in my opinion, but was still excellent with 4 and 1/2. It’s sad really as his books sometimes score … Continue reading

Sunny’s Mona Lisa Eclipsing is a Surprise Hit

Mona Lisa Eclipsing Sunny 9780425238943 Penguin April 2011 $15.00 (TP) 31/2 stars *Graphic sexuality with strong overtones of Erotica* *Plot Spoilers contained within this review* I gave up on Sunny’s Mona Lisa series after the last book and bought the latest, Mona Lisa Eclipsing, out of sheer desperation for something to read.I’m so glad I … Continue reading

Loving Kevin Hearne’s Debut Series, The Iron Druid Chronicles

Hexed Kevin Hearne Book 2 in the Iron Druid series 9780345522498 June 2011 Delray, $7.99 (PB) 4 Stars The Iron Druid chronicles by Kevin Hearne are a refreshing addition to the Urban Fantasy genre. As much as I love a take-charge and kick-butt heroine, a male protaginisht makes a nice change of pace. After reading … Continue reading

Simon R. Green’s Newest is a Four Star Delight

For Heaven’s Eyes Only: a Secret Histories Novel Simon R. Green Roc June 2011 (25.95, HC) 4 stars Simon R. Green’s books are an exception to my five star reread rules. His novels are wonderful and every now and then I do reread the Nightside and Secret Histories novels, both set in the same kind … Continue reading