35 Books that Mattered

Happy Read Across America Day! We may read for pleasure, for personal enrichment, or even for pure escapism. However, there will always be stories that linger with you long after you have turned the last page. From learning delicate lessons of childhood to the more complex and intricate workings of life as a young adult, these books will always have the distinction of shaping me … Continue reading 35 Books that Mattered

‘Cursed Child’ Script to be Published

Big news. Big, big news. Potter fans across the world rejoice today as The Bookseller confirms that the Cursed Child script will be published in book form on July 31st. The release of the script falls on both Harry Potter and J.K. Rowling’s birthday. Fans will be able to purchase the book in both physical and digital forms, making this eighth story following Harry, Ron, … Continue reading ‘Cursed Child’ Script to be Published

Take Your Time, George

Fellow citizens of the internet, it’s no secret that fantasy fans everywhere swarm any news about George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series like ravenous ravens swarming over breadcrumbs. And for a long time, fans had little more than breadcrumbs to go on…dissecting released chapters, ruminating over fan theories, and decoding vague comments from the author. Since Martin’s fifth book in the … Continue reading Take Your Time, George

All Hail ‘The Queen of the Tearling’

I inherited a Kindle device about a year or so ago, and for a long while I barely laid a finger on it. For years I was so against digital readers that I remember making almighty remarks to my friends when they purchased and began reading from them. “Oh, but the feeling of turning the page…” “The weight of the book itself!” “Am I the only person … Continue reading All Hail ‘The Queen of the Tearling’

Happy Birthday, Sirius!

Back in early October, J.K. Rowling had a little fun on Twitter (nothing new) both supporting her team and bribing her fans to do so as well. Potterheads across the globe, whether supporters of the Scotland team or not, tweeted away in hopes of finally hearing this coveted information straight from Rowling herself. Lucky for us: That’s right, fans, today would have been Sirius Black’s … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Sirius!

Albus Severus is the Cursed Child

Following today’s original artwork release for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, show producers Sonia Friedman and Colin Callender spoke with The Daily Mail and released brand new information regarding the plot of what is being tag-lined as The Eighth Story. Nineteen Years Later. A statement from the creative team noted that Al must struggle with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted and … Continue reading Albus Severus is the Cursed Child