For the next several months, I'm joining in a readalong of C.S. Lewis's Narnia series, hosted by Chris of Calmgrove - starting with this month's volume, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. As I mentioned earlier, while the Narnia books have many weaknesses, they were incredibly formative for me as a reader and thinker, … Continue reading Through the wardrobe door: #Narniathon21
Some months ago Chris of Calmgrove announced plans for a Narniathon -- reading through the seven Chronicles of Narnia, one per month, starting in December with The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. I've been looking forward to this chance to revisit some of my childhood favorites together with other readers, and I'm so excited … Continue reading Join us in a Narniathon?
Today, I am honored to be the author of the inaugural post of this year's Witch Week, a celebration of fantasy literature that I began some years ago and that now carries on thanks to the good graces of Calmgrove and Lizzie Ross, Writer. The theme this year is Treason and Plot, and when asked … Continue reading Witch Week 2021 begins!
Here's the final post from my Summer in Other Languages readalong, Die Kleine Hexe by Otfried Preußler, with a summary in German, an English translation, and some last thoughts on the conclusion of the book. If' you've been following along, thanks for being with me on this journey! I've really enjoyed it and I hope … Continue reading Die Kleine Hexe: Chapters 16-20
I have a lot of books sitting around that I have not read -- some as physical copies, some on my Kobo. I tend to stockpile books and then forget about them as I am lured by the new and shiny, so I'm looking for a push to get me to read some of these … Continue reading Make me read it: Fantasy edition