“Fantastic Beasts & Where To Find Them” by Newt Scamander

Genre: Textbook (Harry Potter's Hogwarts Textbook) A great textbook that is informative and interesting.  You can buy a copy here, but, for this review, I borrowed a copy of "Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them" from Harry Potter.  Interestingly, it did require a reading spell (Thank you, Hermione) before I could read the text. I … Continue reading “Fantastic Beasts & Where To Find Them” by Newt Scamander

“The Casual Vacancy” by J.K. Rowling

(Confusing and Stiff) - Barry Fairbrother had a headache all weekend long.  He did not want to go to dinner at the golf club, but, felt he had to. In the parking lot, Barry died from a brain hemorrhage. His death left a vacancy in the Pagford City Council, and "The Casual Vacancy" goes on … Continue reading “The Casual Vacancy” by J.K. Rowling

“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”

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 Movie Trailer

UPDATE 4/27/11:  I uploaded the LATEST trailer, just out today, here on ForCarol.com. Just stumbled across this today.  The part 2 trailer for "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" (see my review here).  This is interesting since it has the actors and director / producers giving some insight. UPDATE:  If you read the books (I'm … Continue reading Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 Movie Trailer

Book Review: "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" Second Read

Book Review Getting ready for the movie, I just finished "Deathly Hallows" for the second time yesterday. I must say, I caught a lot more of the details the second time thru it (I also purposely slowed down).  Some of the parts that were confusing the first time, made sense now.  Sooooo, if you have … Continue reading Book Review: "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" Second Read