Hello, friends! I have a bit of housekeeping/updating/rebranding. This blog was originally branded as a book review blog. CLEARLY, I HAVE NOT BEEN REVIEWING MANY BOOKS! Why you ask? Well, simply because I haven’t been reading a lot and the books I have read I want to read again before I give my full in-depth review. (Eliza…… Continue reading Drink Tea. Read Books. Teach All.
Welcome to the last day of my “Why I Love Harry Potter” series. We’ve had a lot of sad topics and I’ve cried enough tears to satisfy Justin Timberlake’s request. Today’s topic is a happy one. However, we’re deviating from the text. I know! As an English Teacher this pains me too, but sometimes another…… Continue reading Day 7 of Harry Potter Love
Today’s love: Snape Snape Severus Snape. Let’s talk about Snape. Snape is an adult who never fully developed and therefore is perpetually stuck in angsty teen mood swings. However, we soon (and by soon I mean the last book, so not really soon) learn that he has a reason to be so angsty. His family…… Continue reading Day 6 of Harry Potter Love
Today’s topic: Neville Longbottom. The other boy who lived. Neville. The poster child for puberty. A true Gryffindor. A loyal friend. A nervous fellow. A fantastic grandson. An even better son. Neville starts out as a scared little boy who no one thinks should really be in Gryffindor. (They think he should be in Hufflepuff. I…… Continue reading Day 5 of Harry Potter Love
Alright friends. It’s that time again. Why I love Harry Potter Day 4! (This should have went up yesterday. WHOOPS!) What shall we discuss? Dobby. The cutest/creepiest house elf. So we first meet Dobby in Harry’s bedroom causing all kinds of mischief. He drops a cake on a muggle’s head, he beats himself up (literally)…… Continue reading Day 4 of Harry Potter Love
LET’S TALK ABOUT THE COMPLEXITY OF THE TEXT! Okay, so these books are for children right? RIGHT?! Technically. However, have you read the books? At its base, all the Harry Potter books are a nice story about a boy who defeated an evil wizard with the power of love <3. When you dive deeper into…… Continue reading Day 3 of Harry Potter Love
Welcome to the 2nd day of my 7-day series “Why I Love Harry Potter.” Today, we will be discussing the houses, but specifically Hufflepuff. According to Pottermore (the most adorable website ever), I am a Hufflepuff. I have a Dapple Grey Stallion as my Patronus, and my wand is an 11 inch Spruce wood with a…… Continue reading Day 2 of Harry Potter Love