Seven Years After The Seventh Book: My Story

July 21, 2007—seven years ago last Monday—Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the seventh and last book in our beloved series, hit bookstore shelves. It seems that everyone and their brother wrote a “where I was for the release” article on Monday, because seven years after the seventh book is not an anniversary to take lightly.…

The Silkworm (Cormoran Strike #2) Released Today

The Silkworm, the sequel to The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith, was released today! In case you didn’t hear the news last July, you should know that Robert Galbraith is a pseudonym that J.K. Rowling has been using to write this now two-part series about private detective Cormoran Strike. Amazon has this to say about The Silkworm: When…

Location, Location, Location

Reality. Sometimes real life can get us down. But, that’s why we read fantasy. Like Bilbo, we all want to go on adventures, even though Gandalf doesn’t ever come knocking. Even though owls haven’t delivered our letters, we all want to go to Hogwarts. Admit it: you’ve stepped inside wardrobes, hoping that they would transport…

Review: Revolution is Catching Fire

Upon finishing reading The Hunger Games, I was about as reluctant to continue reading the series as I was to start the series, for mostly the same reasons. The dystopian setting. Kids killing kids. The hopelessness of their existence. And yet, this afternoon, I was struck with a sudden resolve to read Catching Fire, the…

New Deathly Hallows Back Cover

This is two weeks to late, but not for nothing, here is the final back cover of the new 15th Anniversary paperback series. For those who might need a reminder, this last cover features the Harry vs. Voldemort showdown at the conclusion of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Additionally, here is a round-up of all…