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REVIEW: Witches Abroad – Terry Pratchett

This is one of the earlier Discworld novels, and features Pratchett’s trio of witches – Granny Weatherwax, Nanny Ogg, and Magrat Garlick – who previously appeared in Equal Rites and Wyrd Sisters. In the small kingdom of Lancre, in the … Continue reading

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Moon Called – Patricia Briggs

(Hachette Digital 2006) Mercy Thompson series, book 1 I’d seen this series recommended to me on Amazon, but it was only when I read a review on the Book Smugglers blog of the latest in the series that I decided … Continue reading

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Haunted – Kelley Armstrong

(Orbit 2005) Eve Levine is a half-demon black witch – and dead. She’s living out a rather pleasant ghost-world after-life where she’s able to see living people when she wants: even if they can’t see her. She’s even able to … Continue reading

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Carpe Jugulum – Terry Pratchett

This, the twenty-third Discworld novel, has Pratchett having fun with the vampire novel, though particularly with Stoker’s Dracula rather than any modern updates. There are three main plot strands: the preparations for the christening of the baby daughter of King … Continue reading

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