Summer In Discworld: A Challenge & Group Read
I’ve always wanted to read Discworld. I’ve heard how good these books are. I’ve tried to read the first few books in the series. I’ve failed miserably. I just couldn’t get into them.
While common sense says it’s a good idea to start at the beginning of a series, especially when the series consists of over 40 books, I find out that in with Discworld, the first ones aren’t the best and they don’t need to be read in any order. Hmmmm. Ok.
All you have to do to participate is read any book from Pratchett’s sprawling 40-book Discworld series between June 1st and August 31st, and tell us about it.
For those new to Discworld, there are three rules to keep in mind:
1) You don’t have to read the books in order.
2) Don’t start at the beginning (the first few are funny, but weaker than later books).
3) Don’t read them somewhere where it will be awkward to laugh out loud!
While I won’t have a lot of time to participate in the Discworld Challenge, I am going to join the read-a-long for Going Postal, a stand alone Discworld book which Cheryl promises is one of the better ones. The read-a-long will be held during July.
If you’ve been thinking about reading Discworld, stop by Tales of the Marvelous and join the fun.
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