Book Review: Horns by Joe Hill

Horns by Joe Hill

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 »

Fan of the Week: Robert – August 18, 2014

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ROBERT Age 14 – New Brunswick, Canada Ravenclaw How did you become a Harry Potter fan? My family of six has always been heavily involved with the books and movies since I was 3 or so, but I never read the books or watched the movies until the age of seven, when I watched the first movie and tried to read the first book. I found I had a lot of trouble reading it, because ... Read More »

Just Another Letter to JKR

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Looking back and feeling sentimental, sometimes all you can do is write a letter to the woman who created it all. Read More »

Book Review: The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

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Neil Gaiman is not only one of my favorite living authors, but of all authors I know of he is the best audiobook reader of his own work. Upon moving to a new town and getting a card at the local library, I chose his reading of this book as my first borrowing. It lent a spine-tingling chill to my daily driving, and towards the end it made me have to wipe my cheeks and ... Read More »