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 »

Book Review: Bombay Blues by Tanuja Desai Hidier

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I never read Tanuja Desai Hidier’s previous YA novel, "Born Confused", but if the internet is to be believed, it was much-loved upon its release in 2002. Over a decade later, "Bombay Blues" is the continuation of protagonist Dimple Lala’s story. Read More »

Wizard World Chicago Comic Con – Cosplay Recap!

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his past weekend, MuggleNet attended Wizard World's Chicago Comic Con at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. While none of the special guests were HP actors, there was still a noticeable presence of fans dressed up as characters from the Harry Potter series. We caught several of them and asked them why they chose what they did for their Comic Con outing. Read More »

Book Review: Amulet #6 – Escape From Lucien by Kazu Kibuishi

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The latest installment of "Amulet" - the bestselling graphic novel series written by "Harry Potter" illustrator Kazu Kibuishi - is available now! Read the official MuggleNet review! Read More »

If Neville Longbottom Was “The Chosen One”

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I know this is a topic that has been discussed before, but it’s something I find very interesting to delve into. There are so many “what ifs” that we can explore in the Potter series, but I think this is one of the biggest ones. If Voldemort had interpreted the prophecy to mean Neville and his parents, there are quite a few things that would be different about the story. You see, it’s not as simple as switching characters and leaving the story and the outcome the same. Different characters react to things in different ways and make different decisions that can completely change the course of a story. Read More »

The ABCs of LeakyCon 2014: Harry Potter

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There was certainly no shortage of Pottermania at this year's LeakyCon, which took place from July 30 to August 3 at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) in Orlando, Florida. Following up on our first recap of the event, here is a list of "Harry Potter" related memories we shared with our fellow attendees! Read More »