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30 Day Book Meme: Day 7

Least favorite plot device employed by way too many books you actually enjoyed otherwise. For me, I think it’s probably the artificially-constrained superpowerful character. Like, say, Gandalf in The Lord of the Rings. Or Dumbledore in the Harry Potter books. … Continue reading

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30 Day Book Meme: Day 6

Favorite book of your favorite series. Hah, I actually already mentioned that! It’s Guards! Guards! by Terry Pratchett. The book is a marvelous fantasy, both using and mocking familiar tropes (the heroic orphan who turns out to be of noble … Continue reading

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30 Day Book Meme: Day 4

Your favorite book or series ever. This one sprang to my mind immediately: Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series. Those books have everything — satire, tragedy, comedy, drama, romance, religion, philosophy… it’s not surprising, considering how many books there are in the … Continue reading

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