Category Archives: Diana Wynne Jones

Witch Week, by Diana Wynne Jones

Title: Witch Week Author: Diana Wynne Jones Series/Standalone: Chrestomanci Series (third in order of publication, can be read out of order) Genre: Fantasy/humour First Published: 1982 Edition Reviewed: Collins 2000 Hb/Pb: Paperback Awards: School Library Journal Book of the Year … Continue reading

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Charmed Life, by Diana Wynne Jones

Title: Charmed Life Author: Diana Wynne Jones Series/Standalone: Originally a standalone, but spawned several Chrestomanci involved books Genre: Fantasy First Published: 1977 Edition Reviewed: Collins Modern Classics 2001 (illustration is a different edition, but I like it better) Hb/Pb: Paperback … Continue reading

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Hexwood, by Diana Wynne Jones

Title: Hexwood Author: Diana Wynne Jones Series/Standalone: Standalone Genre: Science Fiction and Fantasy First Published: 1993 Edition Reviewed: 2000 Hb/Pb: Paperback Price: £9.99 (RRP), used prices on Amazon Market Place start from £1.50 at time of posting Following the passing … Continue reading

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Thank you for everything, Diana, rest peacefully

Shocked and saddened to hear of the death of Diana Wynne Jones this morning. Her lighthearted, engaging, funny, moving, magical books are an incredible gift to the world. I can see 17 of them on my shelves from where I … Continue reading

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Dark Lord of Derkholm, by Diana Wynne Jones

Title: Dark Lord of Derkholm Author: Diana Wynne Jones Series/Standalone: Originally a standalone, but was followed up by Year of the Griffin Genre: Fantasy/humour First Published: 1998 Edition Reviewed: 1998 Hb/Pb: Paperback Awards: 1999 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Children’s Literature … Continue reading

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