Comic Review: The Tenth Doctor #2

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In this second beautiful comic from Titan Comics covering a new series of adventures with the tenth doctor, David Tennant’s beloved character comes to life alongside new companion Gabriella Gonzalez. Artists Nick Abadzis and Elena Casagrande piece together an exciting and aesthetically pleasing story with  brilliant new monsters and a great new companion for the Doctor. The highlight of the comic is Cerebavores and Pranavores: non-corporeal beings that inhabit earth and influence human thought. Cerebavores are, ... Read More »

Book Review: A Dirty Job by Christopher Moore

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In the weird version of San Francisco featured in the same author’s “Love Story” trilogy of vampire novels—Bloodsucking Fiends, You Suck, and Bite Me—lives a textbook specimen of the creature known as the Beta Male. His name is Charlie Asher. He runs a second-hand shop (inherited from his father), shares a four-story apartment building (ditto) with his lesbian sister, and can’t believe his luck when a beautiful Jewish girl marries him and has his daughter. ... Read More »

Fan of the Week: Phoebe – Aug 24, 2014

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PHOEBE Age 16 – United States Hufflepuff How did you become a Harry Potter fan? After somehow being exposed to it when I was about four years old, I was Harry Potter for Halloween. Then I had a Harry Potter party, being just immediately attracted to the magic of Harry Potter. I descended into full fan mode though when I read the first book in second grade and I still to this day remember what ... Read More »

Book Review: Horns by Joe Hill

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Recommended Ages 18+* Horns is devilish good fun, and yes, I’m well aware of how obvious that pun is. But truly, this book is one crafty piece of literature that offers a study in romance, religion, and relationships that is anything but typical. Ig is a pretty normal guy until the love of his life since they were kids turns up dead and everyone suspects him of murdering her. But with no proof to convict ... Read More »

Book Review: The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson

The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson

The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson has become an instant shoe-in for my personal list of top five favorite books that I’ve read this year. This breathtaking story is not afraid – in classic Anderson style – to hit the heavy issues face on while weaving in a beautiful element of hope and survival. The story centers on Hailey, a high school senior who has spent the last several years of her ... Read More »

Pottermore Moments Revisited: Hermione’s Got a Rebel Side

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For the first time in this Pottermore Moments Revisited, we start to see Hermione's boldness. Harry breaks his arm, Lockhart is still incompetent, and the mystery deepens in this installment! Read More »

WOULD YOU RATHER…Be a Beater or a Seeker? #MNWYR

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Choose your Quidditch position! Read More »

Magical Names

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Coming up with a name as amazing as "Sirius Black" can't be simple, still, Rowling was able to come up with an army of perfect names for each and everyone of her characters, all of them unique and with that touch of "potterness" that makes you immediately relate them with Rowling's masterpiece. Read More »

Pottermore Moments Revisited: Probably Shouldn’t Eat Slugs

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Slugs, ghosts, fan mail, and strange writing on the wall is waiting for Harry and friends as we continue going through the second book on Pottermore. Read More »

Book Review: The Infinite Moment of Us by Lauren Myracle

The Infinite Moment of Us by Lauren Myracle

The pitfalls of adolescence and young summer love come to a head in Lauren Myracle’s latest novel, The Infinite Moment of Us, released earlier this month. But readers beware: while this story gets plenty of action on the love front, it’s not quite all it’s cracked up to be and may leave you feeling a little empty handed. Here’s why… Essentially, the story follows the perspective of two graduating high school seniors falling for one ... Read More »