Friday Faves: Pottermania Edition {probably contains spoilers}

Pottermania is sweeping the nation!  I’m sure you are all wondering when I will go see Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2.  My answer: not anytime soon.  See, I dislike crowds, especially unruly ones.  Therefore, while being crammed into a theater with fellow Harry Potter fanatics sounds incredibly fun in theory, the truthContinue reading “Friday Faves: Pottermania Edition {probably contains spoilers}”

Why do you care so much about Fred Weasley’s death? {Deathly Hallows “Spoiler” Warning!}

But the question people really want to ask is—why do you care about Fred’s death so much?  Most people think I’m just being silly or passionate, since I’m often both silly and passionate.  But I am absolutely serious in my denial of Fred’s death.  When Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows was released on JuneContinue reading “Why do you care so much about Fred Weasley’s death? {Deathly Hallows “Spoiler” Warning!}”

Freedom Giveaway Hop (July 1-7)

Let freedom ring in North America (and throughout the rest of the world) because we’ll just use any ol’ excuse to have a bookish giveaway, won’t we?  Personally, I love it, and I’m sure you do, too.  That’s why you’re here, isn’t it?  To enter my bookish giveaway?  I’m sure it is.  I’d like toContinue reading “Freedom Giveaway Hop (July 1-7)”

My Thoughts on Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Note to readers:: I am a hardcore fan of the Harry Potter series, so not all of what I write here will make sense to casual HP fans.  Also, please remember this is my opinion and my opinion only. For an excellent review of the film with plot synopsis, check out the NY Times reviewContinue reading “My Thoughts on Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince”

Amy’s F.A.Q’s

Due to the overwhelming popularity of my blog (readership going from 5 readers to 25 readers…just kidding), I have decided to take the time to answer your “frequently asked questions”…or rather to make up questions I’m sure you frequent ask yourselves. Whatever. There’s going to be questions and you’re going to get answers, OK? *AreContinue reading “Amy’s F.A.Q’s”

Harry Potter Movie Trailer and Beedle the Bard

It’s been a great week for Harry Potter fans, eh? First, the trailer for the latest in the HP film series, Half-Blood Prince, was released on the internet. If you want to catch the trailer on the big screen, you can check out the latest Mummy movie with Brendan Fraser (Remember the good ol’ daysContinue reading “Harry Potter Movie Trailer and Beedle the Bard”

Stop Being a Jerk: Blog Comment Edition

Those out you who have blogs of your own know the joy of getting comments on your posts. When an e-mail arrives notifying you that you have a comment to moderate, your little heart leaps with joy. Gleefully, you open the e-mail only to discover that the “comment” is really an advertisement for steroids orContinue reading “Stop Being a Jerk: Blog Comment Edition”

Fred’s Death: Still in Denial

You think I’d be over it by now.  I mean, the book came out last July.  I’ve had months to deal with the death of Fred Weasley, and yet I still refuse to except it.  In fact, I’m more adamant now than I have ever been–Fred Weasley is not dead. To find more evidence fromContinue reading “Fred’s Death: Still in Denial”

Harry Potter and the Big If

According to an interview with the Daily Mail,  Harry Potter series author J.K. Rowling says she might write another book in the series.  This book, however, would not focus on Harry Potter as the main character.   The article quotes her as saying, “”If – and it’s a big if – I ever write anContinue reading “Harry Potter and the Big If”

My Top Discoveries of 2007

“Psych“–It’s an awesome T.V. show on USA Network starring James Roday as “psychic” detective Shawn Spencer, who isn’t really psychic, but pretends that he is. It’s great and the new season starts on Jan. 11. “Pushing Daisies“–I love this show so much that I blogged about one of its actresses, Kristin Chenoweth  (read “Snooked onContinue reading “My Top Discoveries of 2007”