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History Of Magic: A Comparison

“J.K Rowling first had the idea for Harry Potter while delayed on a train travelling from Manchester to London in 1990. Over the next five years she planned the seven books in the award-winning series for them at Bloomsbury. Harry Potter’s journey had only just begun…” To mark the twentieth anniversary of Harry Potter, the… Continue reading History Of Magic: A Comparison

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Is The Anniversary Edition for City Of Bones Worth it?

"Clary and her friends are heroes who make their stories true- as, in the end, do we all." If you're unaware who Cassandra Clare was and what The Mortal Instruments is then you must have been living under a proverbial rock for quite a few years. Having been turned into both a Hollywood movie and a Netflix… Continue reading Is The Anniversary Edition for City Of Bones Worth it?

adaptations · discussion

Are The Harry Potter Films Good Adaptations?

Recently I made a post discussing adaptations along with sharing some of my favourite adaptations along with others that are better left forgotten about. I didn’t talk about the Harry Potter films because I felt they warranted their own spotlight. Everyone I know has experienced Harry Potter in their own way and as someone who… Continue reading Are The Harry Potter Films Good Adaptations?

contemporary · discussion · young adult

A response | Zoe Sugg: The Vlogger blamed for teenagers reading more…

... is what the headline for the new article  from The Guardian should say. Like anyone with a social media account, I am very much aware who Zoella is but I have never been a "fan" or watcher of her videos. When her debut Girl Online was announced, I was impressed that she was one… Continue reading A response | Zoe Sugg: The Vlogger blamed for teenagers reading more…

discussion · young adult

The Damaging Stigmas Around YA Fiction

*Trigger warnings: Mentions of eating disorders, rape, other mental illnesses and racial discrimination* If you’re a frequent reader (or writer) of Young Adult fiction then you have most likely seen the endless stigmas around it. Young Adult is often viewed as a sort of stepping stone – a pit stop before inevitably moving on to… Continue reading The Damaging Stigmas Around YA Fiction

discussion · shadowhunters

Shadowhunters – Let’s Talk Casting!

This post was inspired by Bookbitchreviews discussion on his blog about casting for the new Shadowhunters TV show. So I thought I'd have a little discussion about it here. First things first: the movie. When I first saw the movie I actually really enjoyed it, which seemed to be an unpopular opinion as most fans thought it… Continue reading Shadowhunters – Let’s Talk Casting!