Book Reviews, fantasy 0 comments on Wyrd Sisters – by Terry Pratchett

Wyrd Sisters – by Terry Pratchett

I’m not certain if Wyrd Sisters is, in fact, the first book in the series, but I do know that it reads quite well on its own. There is a wonderful description of Discworld, what it is, what it looks like, and why so much magic can be found there. Once you learn about all of that, you are ready to jump in and explore Discworld for yourself.

In this book we meet three very influential women of Discworld, Granny Weatherwax, Nanny Ogg, and Magrat Garlick, who are also known as “The Wyrd Sisters”. Continue Reading “Wyrd Sisters – by Terry Pratchett”

Book Reviews, fantasy 0 comments on The Princess Bride – by William Goldman

The Princess Bride – by William Goldman

Action, adventure, and true love! What more could you want? The Princess Bride brings you all of that. This is one of my favorite books. I have re-read it several times.  I love the movie to death, and can’t even count the number of times I have watched it. It makes me happy.

The version of the book I just read is the 30th Anniversary Edition. It includes an introduction with details about how and why Goldman decided to write “the good parts” version of S. Morgenstern’s “classic tale of true love and high adventure”.

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