PopSugar Reading Challenge 2016
A book that is guaranteed to bring you JOY: Eric by Terry Practchett
Had some wins the last few days... 46 books for $54 from the local book fair, 3 happy children and one rather happy mummy. Including, but not limited to those listed. Even found a copy of The Hobbit in far better condition than my own copy for 50c!
After spending many hours following trying to make room in my various bookshelves, I promised myself I wouldn't buy any more books until I'd read everything I already have...
Then found a couple more Pratchett's and The Night Circus today at our newly opened local book shop at $6. Couldn't even last 3 days without buying more books. At least it's a healthier addiction than most.
And for real this time (I hope) no more books until I've read everything in my book case...
I'm having a very hard time accepting that Terry Pratchett has passed away. My heart just broke into a million pieces when I heard the news this morning. Probably the cruelest thing to happen to such a brilliant mind. My world, and really the whole world, is a better place for having had him in it. His wit, wisdom and humour will be missed for years to come. I'm glad I will always have his stories as my companions for the rest of my life.
And I'm glad that, even though he's gone, he got one last clever message out to his fans.
‘Do you not know that a man is not dead while his name is still spoken?’ – Going Postal
‘No one is actually dead until the ripples they cause in the world die away…’ – Reaper Man
‘Death isn’t cruel, merely terribly, terribly good at his job.’ – Sourcery