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JK: ‘Harry Potter should have ended up with Hermione’

It has been a good few years since the final Harry Potter book was released, but J.K. Rowling has rekindled interest in the series by revealing that she feels she made a mistake with the ending and that she now feels the books would have worked better if Harry Potter ended up with Hermione instead […]

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Harry Potter: My Christmas Movies

Harry Potter: My Christmas Movies 

If your family is anything like mine, movies are a huge part of the Christmas season. When darkness falls in the late afternoon, temperatures drop below freezing and the glow of electric candles fill the room, throwing on a blanket and firing up a movie is a great way to spend the evening—particularly when the […]

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Harry Potter The Musical

Harry Potter The Musical 

Some very interesting news has cropped up and I’d like to share it with our readers: J.K. Rowling is set to join Sonia Friedman and Colin Callender in producing a play set in the world of the Harry Potter franchise. The three have revealed that rather than being an adaption of the eight movies, the play will focus on […]

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New Harry Potter Film Announced

New Harry Potter Film Announced 

Well, we all thought we’d heard the last of the wizarding world of Harry Potter – at least until the remakes (which probably won’t be too far away judging by how quickly Hollywood felt it was OK to reboot spiderman). However, J.K. Rowling has announced there will be a new Harry Potter spin-off film and […]

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The Battle of Science and Magic – Part Two: Nostalgia and the New

The Battle of Science and Magic – Part Two: Nostalgia and the New 

In the previous article we looked at the idea that science destroys magic through encouraging disbelief, and how this has influenced fantasy stories involving magic, folklore and fairies. The first article also explored the idea that modern technology is somehow harmful to magic and magical creatures, and examined how interpretations of this in fantasy can […]

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J.K. Rowling’s Next Book Is Coming…and It’s For Adults!

J.K. Rowling’s Next Book Is Coming…and It’s For Adults! 

Well, let us all be honest, we’ve been wondering what on Earth J. K. Rowling will write next and who will be publishing it…now we know! Little, Brown Book Group announces that the new novel for adults by J. K. Rowling is entitled The Casual Vacancy. The book will be published worldwide in the English […]

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by J. K. Rowling

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by J. K. Rowling
4.5

So, after my previous Harry Potter review, I had another look at my copies of Quidditch Through the Ages and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Yeah, turns out I got the ACTUAL copies from Hogwart’s library. Who knew, eh? Though I imagine the fact one book has been trying to gnaw on my […]

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Quidditch Through the Ages by J. K. Rowling

Quidditch Through the Ages by J. K. Rowling
5

It’s amazing what you’ll find in your personal library when you look around, isn’t it? While perusing through my bookshelves for something to review, I came across a pair of books that I frankly didn’t even know were part of my collection. I had hinted in my previous review for the first Harry Potter novel […]

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Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J. K. Rowling
4.5

Dear Mr. or Ms. Reader, It is my duty to inform you that you have been accepted to delve into an enchanting world that exists alongside ours. A world that is as real and tangible as the one we live in, but filled with dragons, flying broomsticks, banks run by goblins, and a castle where […]

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