Hey! Did you all know that I'm the producer of a Harry Potter podcast? On July 1, I took over the role of producer for MuggleNet.com's academic podcast "Reading, Writing, Rowling". If digging deeper into all things Potter and discovering the way classic lit shaped it - and how it shapes lit today - listen here! The … Continue reading Podcasting and Stuff
[This piece originally appeared on my writing tumblr, which I no longer use, but was written in high school and expanded on in adulthood; it has been edited slightly] Hermione Granger saved me. I know; a fictional character saved me. Sounds cliché, right? Well, it’s true. Growing up in a generation where cool kids disobeyed … Continue reading Thank You, Hermione
My Rating: ★★★★☆ Genre(s): Young Adult; Fantasy; Play Plot: [Copied from Goodreads] It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn’t much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband and father of three school-age children. While Harry grapples with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs, … Continue reading *** Spoiler Free*** Book Review: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Parts 1 and 2) by JK Rowling, John Tiffany, and Jack Thorne
Prompt: What are your top five favourite book covers? Okay so I totally judge books by their covers. So this is an easy one for me. I have so many favorites, but I definitely have a top five. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak, UK Adult Edition This was the edition that I first bought this book … Continue reading Daily Bookish Challenges | Day Twelve: Wednesday, October 28
Prompt: If you liked this… You should try this… If you liked the Harry Potter series by JK Rowling, you should try the Children of the Red King series by Jenny Nimmo. Seriously, boy with glasses and magical abilities goes to a boarding school with children who also have magical abilities. Sinister baddie may or may not be … Continue reading Daily Bookish Challenges | Day Four: Tuesday, October 20
What's everyone reading right now? I'm currently reading Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix as part of my Potter re-read, but I've also just started The Impossible Knife of Memory, which has me hooked and I'm less than fifty pages in.
My Rating: ★★★★★ Genre: Fantasy Plot: As if the Quidditch World Cup being invaded by Death Eaters wasn't enough, Hogwarts hosts a dangerous, magical tournament, and fourth-year Harry's name is chosen. Thrust into this dangerous tradition, bound by a magical contract, Harry is isolated. His peers resent him and his best friend abandons him. But something … Continue reading Book Review: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by JK Rowling (Harry Potter #4)