Tag: Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

July Wrap Up

July Wrap Up

Posted July 30, 2017 in Checking In // 26 Comments

July is gone, and I’m posting this today so I can focus on Harry Potter’s birthday tomorrow.  I swear, I’m not a Harry Potter nerd. LIES! #Ravenclaw4Life I’ve had mixed feelings about this month’s books.  There’ve been a couple of DNFs, but on the other hand there were books that I really loved!  It was a high/low month and nothing inbetween. THE JULY HAUL I had a good run at Barnes & Noble earlier in the month, and I’m beginning to clear out my audible credits as well. JULY READS WRITING LIFE In a touch of insanity, I decided to […]

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The Strange Case of the Rejected Lady & the Half-Blood Myth – #IMWAYR

The Strange Case of the Rejected Lady & the Half-Blood Myth – #IMWAYR

Posted July 17, 2017 in Memes // 3 Comments

It’s Monday, What are You Reading? is a weekly meme hosted by The Book Date.  It’s a great way to catch up on all the literary ins-and-outs of the previous week, and see what everyone is up to.  Check out this week’s linkup! It’s been a little while since I’ve done one of these!  My entry “Confessions” pretty much sums up my absence this time…. I do apologize, for anyone reading, mais voila!  Here I am again! I’ve actually had a very productive week as I’ve delved back into my audiobooks and finished an ARC I won back in January (*guilt*).  The highlight of my […]

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Voices from the Grave: Deaths of Beloved Characters

Voices from the Grave: Deaths of Beloved Characters

Posted April 4, 2012 in Thoughts // 0 Comments

Dealing with death in books is difficult.  Some characters are “expendable” and so as both readers and writers, we move quickly away from them.  Other, more important characters, need a moment of dwelling, and sometimes as readers, we need a moment to mourn.  It’s not as simple as putting the book down and walking away for a moment – as readers, we want that closure as we read.  This death cannot be in vain. Watching the Hunger Games recently has brought to mind the deaths of characters who demise was essential to the story, but still heartbreaking for the reader.  […]

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