Artemis the Owl

Well, here he is! The reason why several people are stalking me on social media.

Artemis the Burrowing Owl, First of His Name, Bringer of Insomnia and Slightly Injured Fingers…
…referred to simply as “the Beast” when in a rush.


The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson

The Bookish Owl – The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson

We're delving into horror this time with The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson. I know my last post very specifically didn't feature Artemis, but I do have a lot of book owl photos I need to do something with, so you will still have to put up with ...
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Eric by Terry Pratchett

The Bookish Owl – Eric by Terry Pratchett

I bring you... Eric by Terry Pratchett. That's the title. Just Eric. Surprisingly, it's a book about a boy named Eric. Eric tries to summon demons. Eric ends up summoning Rincewind, because this is Discworld, and obviously a cowardly wizard is going to be accidentally summoned by a weird 12-year ...
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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

The Bookish Owl – Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J. K. Rowling

Time for Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J. K. Rowling! I hope you're enjoying the Monday - I'm mostly just running around, trying to prevent my patio furniture from flying away. There's really no other sensible thing to do in this weather than to burrow underneath a ...
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Sourcery by Terry Pratchett

The Bookish Owl – Sourcery by Terry Pratchett

Books. books and more books, and this one is called Sourcery by Terry Pratchett. This one is about the wizards of Unseen University gaining waaaay too much power and then just trying to blow each other up. There's also a talking hat bossing people around. 'I think therefore I am ...
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Baking Bad by Kim M. Watt

The Bookish Owl – Baking Bad by Kim M. Watt

Next up: Baking Bad by Kim M. Watt. Now, this is not the kind of book I normally read, but it's written by my long-time Twitter friend - the lovely Kim - and it promised murder and dragons. I don't ask for much more in life. As I have already ...
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The Light Fantastic by Terry Pratchet

The Bookish Owl – The Light Fantastic by Terry Pratchett

Here's The Light Fantastic by Terry Pratchett. I'm still playing catch-up with these posts. And honestly? I'm not doing well. I'm devouring books at a pace total unheard of for me, so every time I get around to doing a post, I will have read another two books. This one ...
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Owl

The Bookish Owl – Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J. K. Rowling

Here's the owl post you have all been waiting for: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J. K. Rowling! It's really amazing that it has taken me this long to do one of these posts with a Harry Potter book. I mean, really? I have an owl and I ...
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The Colour of Magic by Terry Pratchett

The Bookish Owl – The Colour of Magic by Terry Pratchett

I present to you: The Colour of Magic by Terry Pratchett! Are you getting tired of seeing the same grumpy owl next to yet another Discworld book? Well, too bad. The owl is not going to stop being grumpy and I got enough Discworld books left to reread to last ...
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The Lost Plot by Genevieve Cogman

The Bookish Owl – The Lost Plot by Genevieve Cogman

I know I'm so bad about posting these, but here's The Lost Plot by Genevieve Cogman. The book is the fourth in the Invisible Library series. It has gangsters, dragons and time-traveling librarians. There's really no way to disapprove of this combo. Enjoy Artemis's gangster face. Or maybe it's his ...
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The Shepherd's Crown by Terry Pratchett

The Bookish Owl – The Shepherd’s Crown by Terry Pratchett

Second on this year's reading list was The Shepherd's Crown by Terry Pratchett. I'm even more behind on these posts than I was the last time I posted, so this is another book I have already read. It's the last, not only of the Tiffany Aching books, but of the ...
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