Author Archives: Nicole L Rivera

WOULD YOU RATHER…Be Stranded in the Department of Mysteries or the Room of Requirement? Let us know with #MNWYR

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This week we’re comparing the Department of Mysteries and the Room of Requirement. Before you choose, consider the following…and then respond via Twitter with #MNWYR and your response could be featured in one of our posts! Read More »

Grieftime by Heather Bulpett

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Grieftime is a dystopian novel set in England at some point in the future. It is based largely around the story of Lyn, a thirty-something widow whose grieftime has been cut short. In this dystopian society, once a woman runs the course of her schooling and years of working she is put into a pool to be selected for marriage. If selected, she has to marry whoever chooses her and she becomes that man’s property. If her husband dies, she is allotted a certain number of weeks of grieftime before being placed back in the pool. She will have to marry up to three times, after that she is allowed out of the pool. 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 »

WOULD YOU RATHER… Be stranded on a deserted island with Percy or Peeves? #MNWYR

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WOULD YOU RATHER…Be Best Friends with Ron or Fred & George? Tell Us Your Choice Using #MNWYR

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WOULD YOU RATHER…Drink Umbridge’s or Voldemort’s Polyjuice Potion? #MNWYR

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WOULD YOU RATHER…Be Sorted Into Slytherin Or Ravenclaw? #MNWYR

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In this series of posts started last week, Tori and I will be asking, “Would you rather…” and presenting two options along with a list of their pro’s and con’s. Your job: let us know which wins for you and why. For this post the question is: Would you rather be sorted into Slytherin or Ravenclaw? In order to weigh our options lets look at what we know about each house along with a few pros and cons: Read More »

Book Review: Dragons Riders of Berk – Volume 1: Dragon Down

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Snoutlout's dragon, Hookfang, is shedding scales--scales that rain down fire on the village of Berk. For this he is cast out until his shedding season ends. When Snoutlout goes to look for Hookfang the next morning, he is nowhere to be found... Read More »

Knowing Harry, Knowing Yourself: Discover Your “Potter” Personality

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Who needs a stuffy personality test? Let's find out what our "Potter" personalities are! Read More »

Is Harry Potter Divergent?

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Hogwarts sorts students into houses via the Sorting Hat. Divergent sorts people into factions via the aptitude test and the choosing ceremony. If Harry entered Veronica Roth's world, would he be deemed divergent? Read More »