August 2017 TBR

August. The final summer month. The last few weeks of work/internship and then back to business at uni. Final weeks staying at my parents’ house, then back to my own flat. So time to read the final books for summer! I do hope to read a lot these last weeks of summer here in Finland. What to finish The Inquisition by Taran Matharu – Almost halfway through. … Continue reading August 2017 TBR

Magic and the Muggle World

The Dursleys hate magic. They would prefer it not to exist, but they know it does. So they angrily reject and stubbornly ignore any signs of it in the Muggle world – even when forced to take in their wizard nephew, Harry. – Pottermore Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone Theme 1 Chapters 1-4 I love the first chapter of Harry Potter. The normal family … Continue reading Magic and the Muggle World

Ewan Pendle and the White Wraith

Ewan Pendle and the White Wraith by Shaun Hume My rating: 2 of 5 stars I was given this book by the author in exchange for an honest review. This was a decent read, but I would have liked it more if it hadn’t been pitched as something especially for Harry Potter fans. Now I couldn’t do anything but compare it to Harry Potter and sadly … Continue reading Ewan Pendle and the White Wraith

The Wizarding World Book Club

I am a little late to the party, but who cares? 😀 The Wizarding World Book Club. I heard about it, loved the idea, and somehow didn’t log in to Pottermore. It started a month ago, Friday 23 June, but I’ll be joining now (I started listening to the first book on audiobook. First time listening to a Harry Potter book). I hope to have some … Continue reading The Wizarding World Book Club