Harry Potter · Reviews

The Prince’s Tale: A Counterargument (with spoilers)

So after I posted my Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince review, my friend Joe was a little bit upset. The sixth book is his favorite, he said, so how could it be my least favorite?! We always agreed about Harry Potter! And he wasn’t wrong – until now. We simply disagreed, and after he… Continue reading The Prince’s Tale: A Counterargument (with spoilers)

Musings

Writing in Books: A Creative Outlet or Cardinal Sin?

Books are a very sacred and divisive subject in the world. Some people believe that books must be kept in pristine condition at all times, while others believe it’s okay to take books apart and turn them into something new. Today, I’m going to talk about one particular kind of “defacing” of books that often… Continue reading Writing in Books: A Creative Outlet or Cardinal Sin?

Harry Potter · Reviews

Reviewing the Half Blood Prince **spoilers**

I’m getting a lot of reading done lately because I’ve been working fairly long hours the last couple weeks – gotta love government! I hope you’ve been enjoying the reviews and posts. So, for those of you who (*gasp* I can’t) haven’t read the sixth Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, I… Continue reading Reviewing the Half Blood Prince **spoilers**

Harry Potter · Musings

Would You Put Your Name in the Goblet of Fire?

So imagine this: It’s the evening on the first of September. You and your friends are sitting in the Great Hall with the rest of your House, eating an incredible feat prepared by Hogwarts’ hundred house elves. As the feast begins to wane, Professor Dumbledore, as eccentric as ever, gets up; he’s looking excited, as… Continue reading Would You Put Your Name in the Goblet of Fire?