In the process of creating a spreadsheet to track my reading challenges, I realized that this was an opportunity to figure out what my fanfic reading habits looked like. I was never as aware of my fanfic reading habits as my book reading habits beyond a few things I liked. As a heads up, this… Continue reading Reviewing My 2018 Fanfic Stats and Favorites
Maybe it’s just me, but I don’t remember the Hogwarts Library having a fiction collection. I know it’s a school library, so there has to be a lot of nonfiction available for student research. But surely there are plenty of students who want to read fiction between study sessions and classes. I don’t even remember… Continue reading Where is the fiction section of the Hogwarts Library?
Ever since J.K. Rowling announced the existence of Ilvermorny and American Wizarding culture, I have been annoyed by the term “No-Maj,” a.k.a. Muggle. This one word takes away some of the magic of the Harry Potter universe for me. Since it is apparently an American wizarding term, I, as an American, get to complain about… Continue reading ‘No-Maj’: An Annoying Term from American Wizards
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?
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?
J.K. Rowling wrote another short story to add to the Harry Potter universe. It is absolutely perfect. If only she would write a spin-off series….
The short story (an article by Rita Skeeter) can be found on Pottermore.