“Dumbledore’s Army Reunites at Quidditch World Cup Final”

(Catching Up with the Gang) J.K.Rowling wrote this on her web site, Pottermore.com, giving us an up-to-date look at some of the most famous of the Dumbledore's Army members.  (FYI...I joined Pottermore and have been placed in Ravenclaw by the Sorting Hat) Harry, Ginny, Hermione, Ron, Neville, and Luna (my fellow Ravenclaw) are all at … Continue reading “Dumbledore’s Army Reunites at Quidditch World Cup Final”

Book Review: “Catching Fire” by Suzanne Collins

Genre: Fantasy (The Hunger Games Almost Redone) *************Spoiler Alert...just so you know*************** The first 200, or so, pages were really good.  After that we have to suffer through another Hunger Games (under a different name, and this time, with the old winners). Yes it had some surprising moments that lend themselves to the overall goal. … Continue reading Book Review: “Catching Fire” by Suzanne Collins

Book Review: “A Dance With Dragons” by George R.R. Martin

(The adventure continues) Genre: Fantasy - "A Dance With Dragons" continues the story with emphasis on several of the more popular, still living, characters.  Jon Snow, Cersei, Daenerys, and Tyrion. As with the other books, do not get attached to a character as they will most likely die. As "A Dance With Dragons" ends we … Continue reading Book Review: “A Dance With Dragons” by George R.R. Martin

“A Feast for Crows” by George R.R. Martin

- (The story continues with some dragging) Genre:  Fantasy - As explained at the end of this, the fourth book in the series, George R.R. Martin chose to focus on the Kings Landing area and the characters associated with that region.   Book 5 ("A Dance With Dragons") will pick up the stories of the other characters … Continue reading “A Feast for Crows” by George R.R. Martin

Book Review: “The Hobbit” by JRR Tolkien

(Rousing Adventure) - - Hobbit Bilbo Baggins was perfectly content being home in his hole in the side of the hill. One day, wizard Gandalf visited Bilbo and invited him to go on an adventure.  Normally, the hobbit, who was perfectly content to stay home, would refuse, but, Bilbo had a bit of the rebel … Continue reading Book Review: “The Hobbit” by JRR Tolkien