Book Review: The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson

The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson

Maureen Johnson delivers again with yet another fun, edgy, and thoroughly enjoyable read. The Name of the Star, the first book in the Shades of London series, will have you diving right in for more! Rory has sort of hit the lottery as much as any high school student can. Her parents are taking some time off from their Louisiana jobs to uproot the family for a year… to London! When Rory enrolls at her ... Read More »

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

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Before you answer, consider the options… Read More »

Book Review: Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge

Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge

I’ve been waiting for several months now to hit a book that fully captures the spirit and magic of Young Adult Fantasy/Romance. I think Cruel Beauty may be it. It’s delectable, sexy, and passionate, aka everything you want to read in this genre. Here’s why! Nyx’s dad kind of sucks. He’s made a bargain so that Nyx has to marry the prince of their world when she turns 17, a prince who just happens to ... Read More »

Exclusive Interview with ‘Landline’ author Rainbow Rowell

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Earlier this month at LeakyCon in Orlando, MuggleNet sat down for an interview with bestselling author Rainbow Rowell. In our interview, we chat about Landline, her choices in writing, and more. Read More »

Book Review: If I Stay by Gayle Forman

If I Stay by Gayle Forman

If I Stay is beautiful, romantic, and world shattering. Beware, if you read it, it will totally knock you on your shaking, unsuspecting feet. When I left for LeakyCon Orlando just a few short weeks ago, I had exactly six books in my suitcase to get signed. When I came home, an additional four had made it into my bag. Gayle Forman’s If I Stay was one of them. I’d never read it, but LeakyCon ... Read More »

Book Review: Fool’s Assassin by Robin Hobb

Fool's Assassin by Robin Hobb

It's been over a decade since Robin Hobb fans last heard from Fitz and the Fool, and now they're back in an all new trilogy! Read what we thought of the new installment! Read More »

Fan of the Week: Sienna – August 10, 2014

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SIENNA Age 12 – Missouri, USA HUFFLEPUFF How did you become a Harry Potter fan? I remember when I was younger seeing bits of the movies on TV, and in 1st grade I tried to check out the audio books at my school library, only to discover that you had to be in 3rd grade to check anything Harry Potter related out. Sadly, by the time I reached 3rd grade, I had pretty much forgotten ... Read More »

Five Favourite Characters from the Forgotten Houses part 3

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Finally, it is Slytherin’s turn to celebrate some of their best members. Slytherin is too often painted as the evil house, with little or no acknowledgement of how Slytherins have contributed to the series and helped Harry to defeat Voldemort In the last installment of this mini-series, I will highlight five of my favourite Slytherin characters, and why they should make you proud to be sorted into Salazar’s house! 1. Narcissa Malfoy: Okay, she is ... Read More »

Pottermore Moments Revisited: House-elves and Pudding shouldn’t mix

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We start Chamber of Secrets with a look at Harry's horrible summer, a house-elf, and a flying pudding. Read More »

WOULD YOU RATHER… Have Grown Up with the Dursleys or the Blacks? #MNWYR

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The Dursleys or the Blacks? Is there a third option? Read More »