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r/Fantasy Bingo 2017

So, I heard about the r/Fantasy bingo almost as soon as I subscribed to that subreddit, but had no idea what it was or how to participate.

Then the announcement for Bingo 2017 came along and I had a chance to read up on what the idea of Bingo was. It’s like bingo, but with books! It has 25 quares with different categories (debut novel, self-published, horror, sea-faring, etc.) and it aimed at encouraging the community to read outside their comfort zone.

I’m participating this year and I’m very exited. I’ve already got two squares (maybe three) covered!

Review: The High King by Lloyd Alexander

The High King is the last book in the Chronicles of Prydain by Lloyd Alexander. I’ve also ordered The Foundling and other tales of Prydain; a book of short stories that complements the series.

Plot:

Even though Arawn Death-lord of Annuvin has suffered great defeats, this time the entirety of Prydain will feel his wrath. The Sons of Don must come together and put aside their quarrels to unite against the forces of Annuvin. Taran and his companions too will join the fray, but do they have any hope of winning free of Arawn and his foul grasp on Prydain?

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Review: Taran Wanderer by Lloyd Alexander

Taran Wanderer is the fourth book in the Chronicles of Prydain series by Lloyd Alexander.

Plot:

Taran, Assistant Pig-Keeper of Caer Dallben want to be a pig-keeper no longer, as he nears his manhood. He sets out on a quest with his faithful friend and companion Gurgi. And not just some quest, the most important quest anyone could ever go on. A quest to find out who he really is.

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