The Weekly Commonplace (12/9/17)

Take a stroll through a double-length post filled with sentences brimming with a haunting beauty from J.K. Rowling, insightfully poetic prose on the agelessness of the typewriter and the Digital Age from Richard Polt, and miscellany from Annie Dillared, Mary Shelley, and the editors of "Creators on Creating".


The Sword of Shannara Trilogy ($2.99)

Hello all. The Kindle version of Terry Brooks' The Sword of Shannara Trilogy (the first three books in his Shannara series) is on sale at Amazon right now for $2.99. While I haven't read these books by Brooks, I've read a number of other books by him including his The Voyage of the Jerle Shannara Trilogy, which absolutely blew me away by... Continue Reading →

Brandon Sanderson Humble Bundle

Humble Bundle has put together a Brandon Sanderson bundle containing 9 of Sanderson's short stories, 3 of his audiobooks, 1 graphic novel, and the pen-and-paper "Mistborn Adventure Game" guide along with 2 supplemental titles ("Terris: Wrought of Copper" and "The Alloy of Law"). Altogether, the total cost would be about $174, but you can get all of them for just... Continue Reading →

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