★★★ ½ This was an extremely brief look into the Harry Potter world and all of the interesting papers surrounding it. Honestly, I really did not know what to expect going in but this was an adorable little book. There were letters from Dolores Umbridge to Professor McGonagall about Harry's increasingly "rebellious" behavior, there were plenty of adds for… Continue reading Harry Potter: Newspapers, Proclamations, and Propaganda – Insight Editions
★★ That's the difference between the real and the virtual. Reality is where you can lose the ones you love. Reality is the place where you can feel the cracks in your heart. Oh. Good. Lawd. What is wrong with her??? To recap - rainbow-haired-tumblr-queen Emika Chen (also hacker-extraordinaire, brilliant strategist, adorably naive in just the right… Continue reading Wildcard – Marie Lu
★★★★ Wizards and Muggles may get most of the focus in the Harry Potter films, but the Wizarding World wouldn't be nearly as enchanting without the myriad of fantastic beasts that dwell within it. The Art of Harry Potter focuses exclusively on the concept design and early images of the most popular beasts featured in… Continue reading The Art of Harry Potter (Mini Book): Mini Book of Creatures – Insight Editions
Eleanor & Park
A fabulous blogger and a fantastic interview!
What inspired you to start writing?
I’ve been writing since I was a kid—like third and fourth grade. I used to write little stories in pencil, complete with my own terrible illustrations, and read them aloud to my parents. Nothing in particular inspired me to do it other than the fact that it’s what I wanted to do. Writing has always been wired into my personality. Still is.
Who inspires you to continue writing?
At this point, writing is simply what I do, and it’s my job. So, I don’t need much inspiration. However, in high school and college, I had several teachers and professors who went out of their way to support and encourage my work. That was…
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Shani Chen, author of If Nuns Were Wives, began her writing career later in life. Why? because at first, she wanted to be a nun. Ever since becoming a teenager, Shani felt a calling towards religion and eventually to become a nun. However, sometimes, no matter how much we plan and want something, life takes… Continue reading Seven Questions on a Saturday – Shani Chen
I absolutely love Tucker’s reviews – we so often feel like book twins that it’s scary! Definitely check out his website and some of these other wonderful bloggers!
Original Post by amazing blogger, May Everly. For rules and categories please read the original post! And now: My nominations!
Best of their Age
Best Preteen/Teen Book Blogger (13-19): Vicky @ Vicky Who Reads (Vicky writes amazing reviews. Sure. But her graphics are that of another world. Her blog is so aesthetically pleasing and beautiful. Go check it out!)
Best Adult Book Blogger: Melanie @ meltotheany (Melanie is funny and outspoken and quirky all in her own, charming way. She is super talented and known for her long and well written reviews.)
Best Genre Bloggers:
Young Adult: emma @ Emma Reads (She writes scathing reviews that you would think gets her enemies but nope. Everyone loves her.)
Mystery/Thriller: Chelsea @ The Suspense is Thrilling Me (If you know Chelsea, then you know that she loves thrillers (because who doesn’t?). She is known for her perfect, concise and compelling reviews.)
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