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Book Review: Made for You by Melissa Marr

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Made For You reminded me why I avoid psychological thrillers. Long story short: I'm a wuss and Made for You gave me the chills. Which, is great because Melissa Marr did achieve her goal as writer, but also, yeah, I'll be double-checking my door is locked tonight. Read More »

Book Review: Clariel by Garth Nix

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Clariel is a young girl who truly believes she has found her place in the world. She has an affinity with the forest and longs to be a ranger, away from the hassle of community expectation. She has no interest in boys, or girls for that matter and no desire to follow her parents into the goldsmiths guild. Her distant relatives, the magic wielding Abhorsens, have disowned her mother and show little interest in anything ... Read More »

Comics Review: The New Adventures of the Eleventh Doctor #1-3

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If you're a Whovian, I hope you've been paying attention to all of the awesome Doctor Who comics coming out from Titan Comics, including arcs with the Tenth, Eleventh, and (soon-to-be-released) Twelfth Doctors! Now that Matt Smith and the Doctor have gone their separate ways, I find myself a bit nostalgic for the Eleventh Doctor, so I was happy to dive back into that world with the first three issues of the "New Adventures with the Eleventh Doctor." Read More »

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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Flying or Running? Read More »

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 »