From Book to Podcast

From Book to Podcast: HP and the Sacred Text – Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Here is another From Book to Podcast! I have been listening to the podcast, Harry Potter and the Sacred Text, hosted by Vanessa Zoltan and Casper ter Kuile, for a while now. It is a podcast that starts from the beginning of the Harry Potter series and breaks down each chapter by specific themes. The two hosts hold a ~30 minute…… Continue reading From Book to Podcast: HP and the Sacred Text – Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · Re-read · Young Adult

Book Review: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling

Pages:734 Genre: Fantasy/Young Adult Publication Date: July 8, 2000 Story Perspective: Third-Person Themes: Love, Friendship, Competition, Grief, Redemption, Revenge, Disillusionment In this fourth installment of the Harry Potter series, Harry must contend with the fact that his name has been entered in the Goblet of Fire. Due to this, he must compete against students who are older and wiser than…… Continue reading Book Review: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling

Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Nonfiction

Book Review: Very Good Lives by J. K. Rowling

Pages: 80 Genre: Non-Fiction/Self Help/Essay Publication Date: April 14, 2015 Themes: Failure/Success, Advice  J.K. Rowling gives a commencement speech at Harvard University in hopes to inspire the graduates. She shares some personal experiences and openly gives advice to her audience. I was poking around, found this speech given by J.K. Rowling, and found myself wanting to read…… Continue reading Book Review: Very Good Lives by J. K. Rowling

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3-Day Quote Challenge: Day #1

  I was recently tagged by Manjima to complete the 3-Day Quote Challenge. Thank you for tagging me! If you haven’t checked out Manjima’s blog, please do! Rules: Thank the person who nominated you. Post a quote for three consecutive days (1 quote for each day). Share why this quote appeals so much to you. Nominate 3…… Continue reading 3-Day Quote Challenge: Day #1

Top Monthly Reads

Top January-February 2018 Reads

For this year, I will convert my Top Monthly Reads as a Top Bi-Monthly Reads. So, for my first one for this year, I focus on books I loved reading in the months, January and February of 2018. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Harry Potter: A Journey Through A History of Magic: This mix of fantasy and nonfiction content is…… Continue reading Top January-February 2018 Reads

Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Europe Travels · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · Magical Realism · Myths and Legends · Nonfiction

Book Review: Harry Potter: A Journey Through A History of Magic by British Library and J.K. Rowling

For this post, I am including a picture of my husband and I at the only place we were allowed to take a picture at the British Library’s exhibit, Harry Potter: A Journey Through A History of Magic. This exhibit, that was opened for a few months, was dedicated to the twentieth anniversary of the first…… Continue reading Book Review: Harry Potter: A Journey Through A History of Magic by British Library and J.K. Rowling

Monthly TBR

January 2018 TBR

This year, I want to be more consistent in posting what I have planned to read each month. I may not always complete my plan, but having one definitely helps keep me on track with my reading goals. 🙂 For January, I already have a few books that I have started reading and would like…… Continue reading January 2018 TBR

Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · Magical Realism

Book Review: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay by J.K. Rowling

Pages: 280 Genre: Screenplay/Fantasy Publication Date: November 18, 2016 Theme: Animal Care, Trust, Friendship, Neglect, Abuse, Discrimination Magical creature caretaker, Newt Scamander, enters New York for the first time. What he thought would be a quick trip turns out to be one full of surprises and mayhem. His magical case, where his creatures live, gets misplaced and several…… Continue reading Book Review: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay by J.K. Rowling

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