Author Archives: mnblogger

Pets at Hogwarts

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Why are only certain pets permitted at Hogwarts? Rats aren’t on the list of pets allowed at Hogwarts, but Ron still brings Scabbers (until, of course, Scabbers turns into the man that betrayed his best friend’s parents). Lavender has a rabbit at home but she didn’t bring it Hogwarts, but rabbits seem rather magical to me. But why not allow dogs or hamsters? Read More »

Fan of the Week: Kara – September 14, 2014

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KARA Age 23 – Maryland, USA Hufflepuff How did you become a Harry Potter fan? I became a Harry Potter fan in Fourth grade when my teacher began reading us the series. About half way through the first book, I was hooked and I began reading ahead of the rest of the class. When I reached book 4 (the last one out at the time) I read the books over again until the class caught ... Read More »

Book Review: A Little Something Different by Sandy Hall

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A Little Something Different By Sandy Hall Recommended Ages: 13+ A Little Something Different is a romantic comedy for anyone who dabbles in drabbles, a college age meet cute split up into fourteen different points of view. When Lea and Gabe bump into each other at the beginning of the semester, their chemistry is obvious to everyone around them, from their best friends, their creative writing teacher, the local Starbucks baristas, to the park bench ... Read More »

Book Review: Darkness Hidden by Zoë Marriott

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Darkness Hidden By Zoë Marriott – website Recommended Ages: 13+ A dazzling continuation of Marriott’s Urban fantasy series. Previously in the Name of the Blade, three teens in London battled a terrifying creature straight out of Japanese mythology. In Darkness Hidden, the second book of the series, a whole new level of terror is unleashed from the underworld on to the streets and Mio, Jack and Shinobu will have to sacrifice even more to keep ... Read More »