Book Review: Left Behind by Tim LaHaye & Jerry B. Jenkins

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Left Behind is an apocalyptic novel that takes place the day of the Rapture as described in the Bible. We follow Rayford Steel, commercial pilot, and Buck Williams, award-winning journalist as they live through the end times. The story opens on a flight—Rayford is the pilot and Buck is a first-class passenger. As Rayford is about to make his move to start an affair with Hattie Durham, a stewardess, many bodies instantly disappear, leaving piles of clothing and jewelry behind in their place... Read More »

WOULD YOU RATHER… Play Magical or Muggle Quidditch? #MNWYR

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Author Takeover: Whodunnit Harry?

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We are starting a new series here on the MuggleNet Blog – Author Takeovers! In these posts we will get current authors writing children’s, YA and adult literature talking about their experiences with Harry Potter and how it has shaped their view of writing, fandom and the world of literature as a whole. Our first ‘Takeover’ is by Robin Stevens, author of Murder Most Unladylike, out now in the UK and coming to the US ... Read More »

Book Review: Unstoppable Octobia May

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Unstoppable Octobia May is a book I wish was out when I was a kid. It's a rare example of a middle-grade novel that grate on adult sensibilities, and packs a powerful punch to boot. Read More »

Movie Review: 10.000 Km starring Natalia Tena

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Check out MuggleNet's review of Natalia Tena's latest film, 10.000Km, currently screening as part of the BFI London Film Festival. Read More »

Book Review: Adventure Time: The Original Cartoon Title Cards

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"Adventure Time" has been touted as one of the most hilarious and creative shows on television pretty much since it premiered in the Spring of 2010. One of the show's most beloved features are the title cards that accompany each episode, but with the release of Titan Books' Adventure Time: The Original Cartoon Title Cards, you'll no longer have to go to Tumblr to fawn over them. Read More »

Pottermore Moments Revisited: Broomsticks, Dementors, and Maps, oh my!

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The next two chapters are some of the most action packed in this book. However, Pottermore doesn't offer much in the way of interaction... Read More »

Five Under-rated Potter Characters

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We all love Harry, Ron and Hermione, but sometimes we celebrate their contributions to defeating Voldemort while forgetting some minor characters who also helped the trio along the way; a slew of magical creatures, professors, and students from every house helped Harry defeat Voldemort - here are just five of my overlooked favorites. Read More »

Book Review: The Iron Trial

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In "The Iron Trial," co-authors Holly Black and Cassandra Clare have begun a series that's bound to soon have legions of followers. The first book of the Magisterium series follows twelve-year-old Callum Hunt after he is admitted to a school of magic. At the Magisterium, Callum not only faces the trials of learning magic, but also of discovering details of his own identity that his father kept from him. Read More »

Fan of the Week: Amanda – September 28, 2014

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AMANDA Age 22 – Detroit, MI Gryffindor How did you become a Harry Potter fan? 8 years old, cross legged on the floor of my 2nd grade classroom – my teacher was hosting yet another one of her story times. Usually Mrs. Ebling would create her own plots, having each of us close our eyes and imagine ourselves as the heroine of the adventure – but that day was different. That day she decided to ... Read More »