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My Life as a Harry Potter Fan: How I Joined the Harry Fandom

This was written for Better Reading Kids and you can view the original version here. On New Year’s Eve 2000, I was 11-years-old, and driving back home on a road trip with my parents and siblings. My older sister had been pushing a book on me for the last few days that I just didn’t… Continue reading My Life as a Harry Potter Fan: How I Joined the Harry Fandom

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Top 3 Thursday: Books with a Male Lead Character

Hi friends! Todays Top 3 Thursday topic is Books With a Male Lead Character! Now, I often read books with strong female characters, so I had to go thinking for male characters! But I got some in the end! here we go: Harry Potter by JK Rowling Did you expect any different?? Because I didn't… Continue reading Top 3 Thursday: Books with a Male Lead Character

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Top 3 Thursday – Unpopular Bookish Opinions

Hello friends! I'm back for Top 3 Thursday! I apologize for the lack of posts - life has been happening! But today's topic is Unpopular Bookish Opinions. And, oh boy, do I have many of these! 1. Snape is not the 'hero' everyone makes him out to be. He only 'turned good' because Lily was… Continue reading Top 3 Thursday – Unpopular Bookish Opinions

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Top 3 Thursday: Bookish Places I Want to Visit

Hello friends! We had a minor break there, where things with life became a little overwhelming. But we're back and hopefully for a long while! And we're back with a Top 3 Thursday! And todays topic is Bookish Places I Want to Visit. Hogwarts from The Harry Potter Series I'm sorry, but if this isn't… Continue reading Top 3 Thursday: Bookish Places I Want to Visit

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Top 3 Thursday – villains/antagonists

Happy Thursday! I love Thursday's. It's almost the end of the week! You can *almost* taste the weekend! And it's time for Top 3 Thursday! And the topic for this week is Villains/Antagonists! Everyone loves a villain right? 1. The Darkling from The Grishaverse series by Leigh Bardugo I have VERY strong feelings about The… Continue reading Top 3 Thursday – villains/antagonists

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Top 3 Thursday – Books I’d Recommend to Teens

Hi friends! Top 3 Thursday is back with my top recommendations for teenaged readers! Much of what I read is YA aimed, however, I'm still careful when recommending books to teen readers - just because I'm not always sure what level of YA/mid teen books they might be reading! So I've erred on the side… Continue reading Top 3 Thursday – Books I’d Recommend to Teens

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Top 3 Thursday – Books I wish I could read again for the first time

Hello again friends, Sorry for the delay in posts! I've been away, and getting back into work is always an experience, right? But here we are with a new Top 3 Thursday! Today's topic is 'books I wish I could read again for the first time' - this list could almost be endless. Because there… Continue reading Top 3 Thursday – Books I wish I could read again for the first time