Tags » Diana Wynne Jones

Starry Garlands & A Discussion of Potential

The angle of this picture is due to the fact that it was taken on the floor the other night, when I was in a state of (melodramatic) creative misery. 270 more words

What I Read This Summer

What I Read This Summer.

Did you ever have to write an essay during your early school years on What I Did This Summer? I don’t recall ever having done so. 1,084 more words


Summer Reading List, 2014

Tomorrow is orientation day.  I will be checking Freshman into dorms and handing parents welcome packets.  That means that summer is officially over, I think.  I don’t know why that should be such a sad thing.  1,356 more words

Diana Wynne Jones

Sunflower the Second

Firstly I’d like to mention that Ashlee Willis‘s awesome book The Word Changers is on sale right now, ending tomorrow (August 22)!

So if you don’t have a copy of it yet… 765 more words


Howl's Moving Castle

Howl’s Moving Castle.

By Diana Wynne-Jones.

Pages: 302

Age range: 7-11

Rating: 4.5 /5

From the back cover:

“How about making a bargain with me?” said the demon.

696 more words

A Tale of Time City

by Diana Wynne Jones

Published 1987

I really, really enjoyed this Jones novel (definitely more than A Sudden, Wild Magicwhich is the last title of hers I had read).   281 more words

Book Review

Diana Wynne Jones - "the best writer of magic there is"

I know I’m a day late to the party, but yesterday (16th August 2014) would have been the 80th birthday of one of my favourite writers – Diana Wynne Jones. 215 more words