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A post of firsts | The books edition

“Firsts are best because they are beginnings.”
― Jenny Han

The first step is always the hardest, they say. But it is also the most unforgettable for some. 1,380 more words


Book Review: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by JK Rowling

Published in 1997

Pages: 350 (Ravenclaw edition)

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Sypnosis from Goodreads:

Gryffindor, Slytherin, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw … Twenty years ago these magical words and many more flowed from a young writer’s pen, an orphan called Harry Potter was freed from the cupboard under the stairs – and a global phenomenon started. 853 more words


Harry Potter Top 5: Philosopher's Stone

The magical world of Harry Potter is my first love and it always will be. Reading was my first escape from the real world, a way to find extraordinary creatures and wizards. 889 more words

Review: The Silkworm (Cormoran Strike, #2)

Author: Robert Galbraith (pseudonym for JK Rowling)
Publisher: Sphere
Published: 2014 (this edition 2015)
ISBN: 978-0-7515-4926-3

Synopsis: Private Detective Cormoran Strike is contacted by a writer’s wife, who wants him to locate her missing husband. 850 more words


Halloween Reads

Pumpkin Spice season is finally upon us!! Grab your Autumn inspired drink and enjoy these brilliantly spiced reads!

First on the list is Carrie by the thrilling Stephen King, a horror tale that may make you think twice about who you cross. 348 more words

JK Rowling attributes her success to failure

I get daily emails of encouragement from major league baseball manager Clint Hurdle, many of the posts coming from other writers and motivators. The post the other day was written by Steve Gilbert. 299 more words

Meera Goes to Hogwarts: Chapter One

A deck of cards was neatly placed on the table. The room was dark with vision only possible through the burning candles at the corners. A girl, who seemed to be 16 in age, picked up the cards and began shuffling the deck. 1,880 more words