Bookish Gift Ideas: Book Recommendations

Tis the season of giving so I decided to recommend some books that I think would be great for gifting. I categorized them by target audience and hope you find the perfect book for someone on your Christmas list. You can click the photo to go to the Goodreads page. If you need other bookish…

Mini Reviews #2: Audiobook Edition

Hi, everyone! I'm back with mini reviews for some audiobooks I finished in March and April. As I mentioned the first time I wrote this post, these reviews are shorter than my typical reviews and they're not as in-depth. They're mostly focused on what I liked and didn't like. That said, grab a cup of…

Review: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Title: Harry Potter and the Deathly HallowsAuthor: J.K. RowlingPublication Date: July 21, 2017Genre: Fantasy | Middle GradeRating: 5 stars "Give me Harry Potter," said Voldemort's voice, "and none shall be harmed. Give me Harry Potter, and I shall leave the school untouched. Give me Harry Potter, and you will be rewarded."As he climbs into the…

Review: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Title: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood PrinceAuthor: J.K. RowlingPublication Date: July 16, 2005Genre: Fantasy | Middle GradeRating: 5 stars There it was, hanging in the sky above the school: the blazing green skull with a serpent tongue, the mark Death Eaters left behind whenever they had entered a building... wherever they had murdered...When Dumbledore arrives…

Review: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Title: Harry Potter and the Order of the PhoenixAuthor: J.K. RowlingPublication Date: June 21, 2003Genre: Fantasy, Middle GradeRating: 4.75 stars "You are sharing the Dark Lord's thoughts and emotions. The Headmaster thinks it inadvisable for this to continue. He wishes me to teach you how to close your mind to the Dark Lord."Dark times have…

Review: Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire

Title: Harry Potter and the Goblet of FireAuthor: J.K. RowlingPublication Date: July 8, 2000Genre: Fantasy, Middle Grade, Magical School, Chosen OneRating: 4.75 stars "There will be three tasks, spaced throughout the school year, and they will test the champions in many different ways... their magical prowess - their daring - their powers of deduction -…

Review: Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban

Title: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of AzkabanAuthor: J.K. RowlingPublication Date: July 8, 1999Genre: Fantasy/Middle GradeMy Rating: 5 stars Harry Potter's third year at Hogwarts is full of new dangers. A convicted murderer, Sirius Black, has broken out of Azkaban prison, and it seems he's after Harry. Now Hogwarts is being patrolled by the dementors,…