Pottermore Moments Revisited: Secrets of all types

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As we head towards the climax of this book, there are secrets abounding in this Pottermore Moments Revisited! Read More »

Book Review: Marie Antoinette, Serial Killer by Katie Alender

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Colette Iselin has had a rough year, but a class trip to France offers an escape from all her troubles. Once she arrives, Colette begins to see the ghost of Marie Antoinette, who appears to be murdering members of old aristocratic families all around Paris. And, of course, Colette soon realizes that she might be next! Read More »

Fan of the Week: Brian – Aug 31, 2014

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BRIAN Age 24 – Colorado Springs, USA Slytherin How did you become a Harry Potter fan? It took me two tries to read the 1st book (my first time I was in the 3rd grade and I just didn’t want to read!) But I got through it on my 2nd go-around, which would have put me in the 4th grade. I really was swept away by the time we got into the depths into Prisoner ... Read More »

Book Review: “The Book Thief” by Markus Zusak

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"The Book Thief" takes place in Nazi Germany and it tells the story of a book thief, a young German girl named Liesel Meminger. For a series of reasons that have everything to do with Nazis, Liesel ends up living with a foster family in Himmelstrasse, a poor street in Mulching, Munich, and she takes up the hobby of stealing books every once in a while. Read More »

The Parable of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by Nicole L. Rivera

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Check out the latest eBook in the series by Nicole L. Rivera. Read More »

Book Review: Can’t Look Away by Donna Cooner

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"Can’t Look Away" by Donna Conner tells the story of Torrey Grey, teenage fashion blogger extraordinaire, after her younger sister Miranda is killed by a drunk driver. Not only must Torrey deal with the devastating loss of her sister, but the pressure to maintain her celebrity as a popular YouTube blogger. Read More »

WOULD YOU RATHER…Be a Chaser or a Keeper? #MNWYR

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With the release of Mudbloods quickly approaching, Tori suggested we do a Quidditch WOULD YOU RATHER. Last week she asked: Would you rather be a beater or a seeker? This week we are looking at the other two positions on a Quidditch team: Read More »

Book Review: If You’re Reading This by Trent Reedy

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If You’re Reading This by Trent Reedy is a rare breed of YA novel: one written for young men. The novel follows sixteen-year-old Mike, whose family is barely making ends meet seven years after the death of his father fighting in Afghanistan. When he least expects it, he begins receiving letters written to him by his father before his death. Read More »

Book Review: Faces of the Dead by Suzanne Weyn

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"Faces of the Dead" has a fascinating premise—Princess Marie-Thérèse-Charlotte, daughter of Marie Antoinette, switches places with her lookalike maid during the French Revolution in the late 1790s. She finds herself living on the streets of Paris and soon becomes a ward of the talented wax sculptor Mademoiselle Grosholtz, the woman who will later find fame as Madame Tussaud. Read More »

Pottermore Moments Revisited: Risky Business

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Harry, Ron, and Hermione take some serious risks in our latest installment of Pottermore Moments Revisited! Read More »