From Book to Movie

From Book to Movie: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Here is another From Book to Movie piece focusing on Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban movie. After re-reading Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban and finishing Harry Potter and the Sacred Text: Season Three, I’ve been trying to find the time to watch the movie adaptation, and finally did! Casting: I continue to believe the main actors (Harry, Hermione, Ron,…… Continue reading From Book to Movie: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

From Book to Podcast

From Book to Podcast: HP and the Sacred Text – Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Here is another From Book to Podcast! I am revisiting the podcast, Harry Potter and the Sacred Text, hosted by Vanessa Zoltan and Casper ter Kuile. In case you need a reminder, this podcast starts from the beginning of the Harry Potter series and breaks down each chapter by specific themes. The two hosts hold a ~30 minute discussion exploring…… Continue reading From Book to Podcast: HP and the Sacred Text – Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Book Review · Nonfiction

The Making of Harry Potter by Warner Brothers Studio Tour – London

Genre: Non-Fiction/Film Number of Pages: 73 Rating:  out of 5 stars In the Harry Potter Warner Brothers Studio Tour in Leavesden, UK, one can see original sets, original costumes, props, and so much that were used throughout the eight movies. This is where most of the shooting of Harry Potter was done and is open year round. Due…… Continue reading The Making of Harry Potter by Warner Brothers Studio Tour – London

From Book to Podcast

From Book to Podcast: HP and the Sacred Text – Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Here is another From Book to Podcast! This time I’ll be revisiting the podcast, Harry Potter and the Sacred Text, hosted by Vanessa Zoltan and Casper ter Kuile. As a reminder, this podcast starts from the beginning of the series and breaks down each chapter by specific themes. The two hosts hold a ~30 minute discussion exploring the…… Continue reading From Book to Podcast: HP and the Sacred Text – Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

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

Monthly TBR

June 2017 TBR

This post is coming a little late, but I guess a bit later is better than not at all! Part of the reason is I had a tough time in deciding which books I wanted to read this month, considering all the reviews I have lined up, which is a fair number. I decided to…… Continue reading June 2017 TBR

Top Monthly Reads

Top May 2017 Reads

As I sit back and reflect on what I’ve read this past month (a total of 15 books!), there are a few that stuck with me and I would like to share them with you. These are the ones that have whisked me away to a different world and I was able to share the…… Continue reading Top May 2017 Reads

Book Review · Children · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · Re-read

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling

Genre: Children/Fantasy Number of Pages: 435 Publication Date: September 9, 1999 Rating:  out of 5 Themes: Loyalty, Friendship, Bravery, Good vs. Evil, Working Together This third installment focuses on Harry’s third year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. This year, the criminal Sirius Black is on the loose, and the wizarding community need to be extra cautious…… Continue reading Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling

Monthly TBR

May 2017 TBR

This month, I am really looking forward to reading a couple of books that I’ve been meaning to read, but have neglected them. Also, I’m looking forward to reading some books that I have recently received! I Was Doctor Menegele’s Assistant by Miklos Nyiszli: I was lent a copy of this book from one of my…… Continue reading May 2017 TBR