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The Susan: The Story of an Archetype, and Why We Need Her

So many children's books have a Susan, and she often gets overlooked - but in fact, the Susan is often one of the most important characters in a story.

Your Discworld Reading Order: This Is How To Tackle Pratchett’s Series

Traditional or a curated list, here's our recommendation for a Discworld reading order based on Terry Pratchett's huuuuuge series.

Quiz: Which Discworld Witch Are You?

While all the Discworld characters are amazing, the witches are my favs. Are you snarky Granny Weatherwax? Fun-loving Nanny Ogg? Take this quiz to find out!

The Best Christmas Adaptations To Watch This Winter

Some of our favorite Christmas movies based on books!

Books to Help You Deal with BREXIT

Books to get you out of despair and back fighting for tolerance and diversity.

I Opened a Book to Meet Tiffany Aching…and Myself

For years friends have recommended I read Terry Pratchett’s five-book Tiffany Aching cycle (from the larger Discworld series). The first ...

And I’d Do It Again: Books We Wish We Could Read Again for the First Time

Sometimes a reading a particular book can be so amazing, so life-changing, or so personal, that when other people read it, ...

Variations on Sherlock Holmes: A List of Personal Favorites

Coming out this week is a movie I am dearly excited for, which I’ve been waiting ages for, which I’ve ...

Pratchett’s Daughter Says No More Discworld Books and That’s OK

Earlier this month, Rhianna Pratchett, daughter of Sir Terry Pratchett, told fans that the next Tiffany Aching book will be ...

7 Very Long Book Series

On May 12th, Mark Z Danielewski’s new book, The Familiar, Volume 1: One Rainy Day in May, will be published ...

Wintry Novels for Every Seasonal Mood

With the holidays over, it’s time to brace the rest of winter. The harsh, cold, unforgiving winter. The snow is ...

Adventures in High Fantasy

Lately, in an effort to turn myself entirely into a Viking-esque fantasy character with a big beard and sword, I’ve ...