Category: J.K. Rowling



Sunday Book Club: Adding to a Series

Sunday Book Club: Adding to a Series

Posted July 31, 2016 / 19 Comments

Happy Sunday y’all! I apologize that the Sunday Book Club is off to a late start today but I’m cool aunting this weekend and blogs take a backseat to nephew hugs and kisses and laughter 🙂 You may have heard (if you’re aren’t living in a cave) about the release […]


Top Ten Tuesday: A Life in Books

Top Ten Tuesday: A Life in Books

Posted June 28, 2016 / 63 Comments

Today is a freebie week for Top Ten Tuesday and I was inspired by this post from I Wish I Lived in a Library. It’s interesting to look back over the different reading phases you go through in your life, and I found myself taking several fond trips back down […]


Guest Post: 5 Must-Read Books for Harry Potter Fans

Guest Post: 5 Must-Read Books for Harry Potter Fans

Posted April 25, 2016 / 7 Comments

Next Century Publishing is taking the reins today for a special guest post to spotlight their Readers Legacy site, a 20% off sale on all of J.K. Rowling’s books from April 25-30, and their Grant Program in which they will be giving away 1M books to children across the nation. 5 […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Behind Every Main Character

Top Ten Tuesday: Behind Every Main Character

Posted March 8, 2016 / 61 Comments

Follow my blog with Bloglovin This week on Top Ten Tuesday, we are talking about characters.  Technically the topic is about those characters that a) you alone dislike or b) you alone love.  But I kinda did that already (last year), so I decided to talk instead about those secondary […]


Top Ten Tuesday: All-Time Favorites

Top Ten Tuesday: All-Time Favorites

Posted January 26, 2016 / 90 Comments

The books I’m talking about today are those books that I consider eternal favorites. Many are from childhood or adolescence, some I acquired in adulthood, but all are books that have stuck with me and refuse to leave my heart. They are also all books that I reread often.


Alan Rickman, 1946-2016

Alan Rickman, 1946-2016

Posted January 14, 2016 / 8 Comments

I was so very sad this morning to hear of Alan Rickman’s death. To me, he will always be Colonel Brandon and Professor Snape. His distinctive voice and thoughtful approach to acting will be missed.


Top Ten Tuesday: Dear Santa

Top Ten Tuesday: Dear Santa

Posted December 22, 2015 / 91 Comments

Welcome to this Christmas week edition of Top Ten Tuesday, a weekly blog linkup hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. Today’s topic is all about the books we wouldn’t mind seeing under our tree.

Since “all the books” would make for a pretty boring post, I’ve narrowed it down somewhat 😉 Anyone still looking for Christmasy gift ideas for yours truly, feel free to take notes.



Top Ten Tuesday: Quotable Quotes

Top Ten Tuesday: Quotable Quotes

Posted November 17, 2015 / 99 Comments

*Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly blog linkup hosted by The Broke and the Bookish* Today’s Top Ten Tuesday theme is supposed to be “Top Ten Quotes I Loved From Books I Read In The Past Year Or So” but that just overwhelmed me lol.  So I’m cheating slightly (yes, […]


Top Ten Tuesday:  When You CAN Judge A Book By Its Movie

Top Ten Tuesday: When You CAN Judge A Book By Its Movie

Posted November 10, 2015 / 57 Comments

*Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly blog linkup hosted by The Broke and the Bookish* We’ve all heard the phrase “Never judge a book by its movie” and that is mostly true. But occasionally some book-to-movie adaptations come around that are as good as or (dare I say it) even […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Trick or Treat

Top Ten Tuesday: Trick or Treat

Posted October 27, 2015 / 97 Comments

*Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly blog link-up hosted by The Broke and the Bookish* Welcome to a Halloween-themed freebie week here on Top Ten Tuesday.  Now, I need to preface this post by saying that I’m so not into creepy or gory or vampires.  So if you’re looking for […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Characters Who Are Fellow Book Nerds

Posted July 28, 2015 / 7 Comments

On this week’s Top Ten Tuesday (hosted by BrokeandBookish), we are talking about characters who share our love of books. Several popped immediately to mind; others took a little digging through the recesses of my Goodreads lists. Pushing my list over 10 (I’m such a rebel), I’ve also included some […]