Tag Archives: J. K. Rowling

currently rereading :: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

I read all the Harry Potter books for the first time last year. And there is just something about autumn, the cooler weather, and the advance of the holidays that puts me in the mood for Hogwarts, spells, and butterbeer. … Continue reading

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review :: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows J. K. Rowling Most impressive is how Rowling managed to weave together everything from the previous six books (six years, in Harry’s life) for a seamless conclusion. Every question you ever had during the … Continue reading

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I’m done!

Last night I finished Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows! I probably stayed up too late, but the last few chapters simply must be read in immediate succession. You can’t stop in the middle of the conclusion of a seven … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows J. K. Rowling Summary: Lord Voldemort is preparing for battle and so must Harry. With Ron and Hermione at his side, he’s trying to hunt down Voldemort’s Horcuxes, escape danger at every turn, and … Continue reading

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books I’m thankful I read this year

1) The Harry Potter series (J. K. Rowling) 2) A Tale of Two Cities (Charles Dickens) 3) The Boleyn Inheritance (Phillipa Gregory) 4) The House on Mango Street (Sandra Cisneros) Happy Thanksgiving all! And happy reading–hope you all find some time between … Continue reading

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review :: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince J. K. Rowling This sixth installment in the Harry Potter series is the most “grown-up” of the books so far. Perhaps it is because Harry Potter himself and his comrades are coming of age–growing … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince J. K. Rowling Summary: Harry struggles to uncover the identity of the Half-Blood Prince, the past owner of a potions textbook he now possesses that is filled with ingenious, potentially deadly, spells. But Harry’s … Continue reading

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