Day: October 2, 2017

Fun and Games Literature Reviews

Ovid: Metamorphoses & Apollodorus: The Library of Greek Mythology & Plutarch: Life of Theseus

For the “Monsters” square, I decided to revisit Ovid’s Metamorphoses — I had initially only been planning on the “Perseus and Medusa” and “Theseus and the Minotauros” episodes, but David Horovitch’s fabulous reading drew me right back in and I decided to — with apologies to Odysseus and his companions at Circe’s court — go […]

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Terry Pratchett: Men at Arms

I’m not a big fan of werewolf or shifter literature — but I’ll gladly use any excuse out there to read another book from Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series, so here we go! Men at Arms is part of the Night Watch subseries; it’s the first book in which the Watch’s werewolf recruit Angua makes her […]

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James D. Doss: Grandmother Spider

  I “rediscovered” James D. Doss’s Charlie Moon series during last year’s bingo — in fact, I had been sufficiently impressed with what I’d read about the books when I first found out about them years ago to buy several of them at a time, only to let them get buried, however, under a pile […]

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Halloween Bingo 2017: Update 4

  My Square Markers and “Virgin” Bingo Card: “Virgin” card posted for ease of tracking and comparison. Black Kitty: Read but not called Black Vignette: Called but not read Black Kitty in Black Vignette: Read and Called Black Kitty Center Square: (Read = Called)   Current Status of Spreadsheet: (Note: Physical print editions unless stated […]

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