Musing Mondays: HP and Twilight

“How do you feel about wide-spread reading phenomenons – Harry Potter, for instance, or the more current Twilight Saga? Are these books so widely read for a reason, or merely fads or crazes? Do you feel compelled to read – or NOT to read – these books because everyone else is?” I’ve read all the… Read More »

The Magical Worlds of Harry Potter: A Treasury of Myths, Legends, and Fascinating Facts by David Colbert

Stars: *** I read this book before, I think after the fourth movie came out. It has good information on where J.K. Rowling may have(*) got the ideas for names and stories for the Harry Potter Series. The explanations are fairly short for each one so that if you found one myth or legend really… Read More »

Booking Through Thursday – Harry Potter

Okay so it looks like I’ll be talking about HP here more than I thought. Okay, love him or loathe him, you’d have to live under a rock not to know thatJ.K. Rowling’s final Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,comes out on Saturday… Are you going to read it?If so, right away?… Read More »

The Obligatory Harry Potter Post

I wasn’t planning on mentioned HP ANYWHERE In my blog. It seems that if you have a book blog, you MUST talk about HP. It’s not that I don’t like HP. I do, I love it. However what could I really say about the book that hasn’t already been said in the millions of reviews… Read More »