November 17, 2017

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News! Of a newslike variety, no less. Here’s a question for you: What is the oldest blogger conference in the United States today? If you said Bookcon you are actually not right at all. The true answer is KidLitCon and this year the Con will take place from November 3-4 in Hershey, PA. You can […]

Middle Grade Xpress Reviews | February 2017

A can’t-miss title from the late Terry Pratchett, Truly Lovejoy rides again, and another installment in the “Story Thieves” series.

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Can Lightning Strike Twice?

Previous winners, new books… Sometimes it means the magic has happened again, and a lucky (well, and talented) author will receive a second (or third) golden P sticker. More often, the magic doesn’t happen again, but previous winners have a proven track record so it’s a pretty sure bet anything from a previous winner received […]

The Shepherd’s Crown by Terry Pratchett | SLJ Review

SLJ reviews Terry Pratchett’s last novel, a cleverly crafted fantasy starring the intrepid teen witch, Tiffany Aching.

If you only had a brain

Farah Mendlesohn called my attention to this bit of fuckwittery from The Guardian, in which their art critic Jonathan Jones opines that the late Terry Pratchett wrote “trash” while the equally late Günter Grass was a “true titan of the novel,” so why is everyone more sad about the passing of Sir Terry? The dumbness of this point–let’s […]

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“Discworld” Author Terry Pratchett Dies at 66

Beloved fantasy author Terry Pratchett, best known for his “Discworld” novels, died at age 66 on March 12, following a long battle with Alzheimer’s.