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REVIEW: The Last Hero

THE LAST HERO

Author: Terry Pratchett

Ages: 11+ (Including adults)

The Last Hero is a surprisingly emotional book for Terry Pratchett. That does not mean a whole lot. Many of his books are deep and make you think, but the ways he does it in  The Wee Free Men and this book are very different. It is still

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REVIEW: The Color of Magic

THE COLOR OF MAGIC

Author: Terry Pratchett

Ages: 11/12+ (including all adults)

This is the first book in Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series, so it does not always tie in perfectly with the other books in the series; some facts change. That may be slightly irritating. It is, naturally, humor-filled.

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REVIEW: Jingo

JINGO

Author: Terry Pratchett

Ages: 13+ (adults included)

Jingo displays Terry Pratchett’s common theme of the unfairness of fairy tales, stereotypes, and, in this case, a some racism, although not as obviously as in some of his other books. It is humorous and captivating.  It has a complicated, clever plot, but not in the ‘must read it five times over’ way

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REVIEW: Mort

MORT

Author: Terry Pratchett

Ages: 12+

This book definitely has a very unique theme. It is overflowing with humor, more so than Carpe Jugulum. I found it quite predictable, unlike most if Terry Pratchett’s books. It is one of those books where the main character makes a dumb mistake that nobody actually would in the real world but

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REVIEW: Carpe Jugulum

CARPE JUGULUM

Author: Terry Pratchett

Ages: 13+ (adults included)

This book shows off Terry Pratchett’s typical theme of the unfairness and incorrectness of fairy tales and stereotypes. It is hilarious, unpredictable and well written. I find the Tiffany Aching books more intriguing, but this is still

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REVIEW: I Shall Wear Midnight

I SHALL WEAR MIDNIGHT

(BONUS REVIEW)

Author: Terry Pratchett

Ages: 12 to dead

I Shall Wear Midnight is the fourth book in the Tiffany Aching sequence, and the thirty-eighth book in the Discworld collection. It is probably my favorite Tiffany Aching book. I first read the four original Tiffany Aching books when I was nine, and even then this was my second favorite, to The Wee Free Men

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REVIEW: Wintersmith

WINTERSMITH

Author: Terry Pratchett

Ages: 10/11+ (adults included)

This book is the sequel to A Hat Full of Sky. As with all books in this series, I recommend listening to this on Audible first. This book is a little

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REVIEW: A Hat Full of Sky

A HAT FULL OF SKY

Author: Terry Pratchett

Ages: 10/11+

I suggest listening to A Hat Full of Sky on Audible (Narrated by Stephen Briggs), as some of the vocabulary can be difficult to understand, and it makes it much funnier. This book is the sequel to The Wee Free Men in the Tiffany Aching collection, although of course

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REVIEW: The Wee Free Men

WEE FREE MEN

Author:  Terry Pratchett (my favorite)

Ages: 9/10+ (plus as in till you’re so blind you can’t read, my entire family reads it)

I recommend first listening to this on Audible (narrated by Stephen Briggs), as some of the some of the vocabulary is had to understand/pronounce in its written form. I first listened to this when I was nine, and even then I loved it