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A Moral Compass and Nerves of Steel

Y’know, before I decided I wanted to go into English, I thought I would become a lawyer.

I had two main reasons for thinking this: justice and bull sh*t. 609 more words

Writing 200

Happy Birthday Hermione!

It’s September 19th, which means it’s time to celebrate one of the most iconic female characters in history: Hermione Granger.

Hermione is very close to me, as Harry Potter was one of the first books I actually… 552 more words

Bookish Thoughts

H: Book Review - Cormoran Strike Series

While I was away I did read more than Harry Potter, however, I stuck with the same author. JK Rowling released 2 books under a pseudonym, Robert Galbraith. 161 more words


Friday Five: Books that have saved you

Have you ever read a book that’s saved you? Maybe not from a cliff edge, but that has cheered you up, helped give you a sense of perspective or got you through a tough time in your life? 678 more words

Fantasy Fiction

JK Rowling fights Scotland's Independence

JK Rowling has donated £1 million ($1.63 million) to the “Better Together” campaign that opposes Scottish Independence.  In an article by CNN Money this morning we see that JKR tipped the scale from practically even at about $3 million to give a 50% budget advantage to blocking independence.   287 more words

Idea Gardens

Top Ten Warnings I Want to See on Books

Top Ten Warnings I Want to See on Books

Note: This is not the TTT from The Broke and the Bookish.

Disclaimer: I got the idea from Verbosity Book Reviews. 258 more words