It’s been a week since I posted a negative review of James Runcie’s latest, and the sky has not fallen on my head, so I thought I would add a new post today and see if my luck held. Of course, there are many great reviews to be read on Shiny New Books today so … More Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. J.K Rowling and others!
Still recovering from my huge book reading holiday by not actually finishing any books since, I thought I would look back to three I did finish while enjoying Orkney. The two Harry Potter books were, of course, excellent. As much as I enjoy the films, they cannot be as complete as the books and convey … More Harry Potter and David Cassidy – books to conjure with?
You may have noticed from this blog that I am quite fond of reading series of books. I suppose there is a form of security in reading about familiar characters, often in familiar contexts. Anyone who knows the smallest thing about the Harry Potter series will soon realise that Hogwarts School is a character in … More Two series of books – both with their funny moments
Nearly there! This book blog is nearly one year old, and it’s Post no.99! More looking back things next time, but I thought we could look at a very (the most?) influential series of books for a long time: Harry Potter. When I was teaching in both primary and middle schools, this series of books … More Nearly there! Harry Potter Books as well…