Children's Literature · Modern Fantasy · Review

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts One and Two by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany & Jack Thorne

Series: Harry Potter, #8 Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books Pub. Date: 2016 Genre: Fantasy, Play Script Pages: 319 Rating: 3 out of 5 Stars Peer pressure in the Harry Potter fandom demands that I run to buy anything that J.K. Rowling writes, but I decided that I did not want to buy Harry Potter and the… Continue reading Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts One and Two by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany & Jack Thorne

Thoughts · Writing

When Beloved Round Characters Become Flat

  While trying to catch up on the September discussions for the Book Blog Discussion Challenge, I saw another common complaint I hear about Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: the Golden Trio has become flat. I have heard and read this all through August, and then I decided I would stop reading these reviews until… Continue reading When Beloved Round Characters Become Flat

Thoughts

‘Cursed Child’: Can more authors be added to the creation of the series?

Disclaimer: I have not read Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at this time.  Let’s ignore the fact that Cursed Child is a script. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is written by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, and Jack Thorne (the order of names varies between the book and Goodreads). One of the major problems that… Continue reading ‘Cursed Child’: Can more authors be added to the creation of the series?

Thoughts · Writing

‘Cursed Child’: Can a play script be a part of a book series?

Since J.K. Rowling started encouraging everyone who saw Harry Potter and the Cursed Child live to #KeepTheSecrets, I have looked more into the play and script, especially since the script was released in time for Harry Potter’s birthday. At this point, I will read it when the library gets to my name on the hold… Continue reading ‘Cursed Child’: Can a play script be a part of a book series?