Beasts: A Fantastic First Look

If this is your first time hearing about Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, you might be a “no-maj”. Fantastic Beasts is, of course, one of two schoolbooks of Harry’s that J.K. Rowling published in 2001 during the unbearably long wait between Goblet of Fire (published in 2000) and Order of the Phoenix (published in 2003). It’s…

The Day I Stopped Caring About Harry Potter

I feel a bit like Charlie Brown around Christmastime. Not feeling the same Christmas spirit that everyone else is feeling. I open Facebook and every post is “Cursed Child” this and “Cursed Child” that, and my reaction isn’t to open each article to devour the latest news. My reaction is a very Charlie Brown-ish reaction: that it’s…

5 things to love/hate about the new Pottermore

Pottermore unveiled its new website today. Even though I will so completely miss Pottermore in its “original and best” form, there are many things that I’m loving so far about Pottermore in its newest iteration. 1. Mobile accessibility (but with less to do on the desktop version) Finally, I can access Pottermore on my smartphone and my tablet. But is…