From Book to Movie

From Book to Movie: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

Since I recently re-read Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone and recently finished listening to the Harry Potter and the Sacred Text: Season One podcast, I decided to go ahead and re-watch the movie adaption of this book as part of my From Book to Media section. Wow, did that bring back some memories. I was a freshmen in high…… Continue reading From Book to Movie: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

From Book to Podcast

From Book to Podcast: HP and the Sacred Text – Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

This posting will be a first in a series called From Book to Media, where I read books then watch and/or listen to their corresponding form of media and simply reflect on the two. Media will mainly include podcasts, movies, and TV shows. Books are used in so many ways nowadays that I automatically search to see…… Continue reading From Book to Podcast: HP and the Sacred Text – Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

Quote Analysis

Quote Analysis #4

“…a mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge.” ~ Tyrion Lannister, A Games of Thrones The Source: A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1) by George R.R. Martin Tyrion Lannister and Jon Snow are speaking when the line is said. Jon asks Tyrion why…… Continue reading Quote Analysis #4

Book Review · Mini-Review · OnlineBookClub · Paranormal · Young Adult

Mini-Review: Never Fear the Reaper by Ashley Pagano

I’m going to do something a bit different for certain reviews. Since I am an official reviewer at OnlineBookClub, I tend to complete several reviews on their site. However, one of the rules is that I’m not allowed to copy and paste my exact review anywhere else online. Therefore, I end up re-writing a new…… Continue reading Mini-Review: Never Fear the Reaper by Ashley Pagano

Book Review · Children

Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt

Genre: Children Number of Pages: 288 Publication Date: February 5, 2015 Rating:  out of 5 Story Perspective: First-Person Themes: Special Needs, Dyslexia, Bullying, Acceptance Sixth-grader Ally has a secret that she kept for as long as she can remember. She can use her smarts to fool everyone. Though her disruptive behavior is just a cover-up to the real problem -…… Continue reading Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt