Reaper Man By: Terry Pratchett I finally got to Reaper Man in Discworld a story in which Death is forcibly retired and goes to work on a farm- one I knew I would like because I like Death… And the damned trolleys had me so confused!
Witches Abroad By: Terry Pratchett Luggage, Luggage, where are you? Okay I won’t whine about my favorite sentient baggage being absent because these days are the perfect days for Discworld and this is one of my favorites so far!
Moving Pictures Discworld #10 The geniuses of Discworld are getting into Hollywood- or because this is Discword Holy Wood. And perhaps due to the subject matter for me it was one of the more fun and relatable Discworld novels.
Pyramids By: Terry Pratchett I took a little break from my Discworld reading travels at the beginning of the year. Maybe it was fatigue but Good Omens put me in the mood to jump back in. In the future I probably won’t follow the one a month schedule that I had been doing. Discworld is … More Return to Discworld: Thoughts on 7,8 & 9
Wyrd Sisters By: Terry Pratchett Grade: A+ “When you break the rules, break ’em good and hard.” Welcome back Granny Weatherwax! The sixth book in the Discworld series brings in three great female characters, several Shakespeare illusions, playing with time and is all about the power of words and stories to shape and change our … More The Best Discworld Yet
Sourcery Discworld #5 By: Terry Pratchett So we’ve come to book five of the Discworld read along and the war between Wizardry and Sourcery that threatens the very fate of Discworld itself. While I was reading this one I couldn’t help shake my head thinking, none of these wizards are exactly braintrusts are they? Which … More The 5 Smartest Characters in Discworld (So Far…)
Mort By: Terry Pratchett Grade: A Let’s take another journey into the mind of Terry Pratchett and the colorful fun Discworld! This time dealing with the serious topic (except its Discworld so don’t worry!) of Death.
Equal Rites By: Terry Pratchett Grade: A A dying wizard passes along his magic staff to the chosen eighth son of an eighth son. Only whoops- someone really should have checked on that first cause the son number eight happens to be a daughter and well, girls can’t become wizards! Which after reading about the … More Wizards vs. Witches in Equal Rites
The Light Fantastic By: Terry Pratchett Grade: B+ Rincewind continues to have one of those days in which nothing quiet goes right. Twoflower and his awesome killer luggage continue to explore Discworld which is seemingly hurtling toward a red cataclysm in the sky and none of our so-called wizards can stop it. Well, except for … More The Light Fantastic: Discworld Take 2!
After reading Discworld I wanted to read more of Terry Pratchett so I picked up A Slip of the Keyboard. If I said he was a good natural storyteller people who’d read him before would probably reach through the screen and slap me. No kidding, is what they’d probably yell at me. So all I’ll … More A Slip of the Keyboard