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Book Review: Very Good Lives: The Benefits of Failure and the Importance of Imagination

This inspiring little book by J.K. Rowling is actually a copy of the commencement speech she gave at the Harvard 2008 graduation ceremony. While December is full of holiday fun and anticipation, it can also sometimes bring mixed emotions as we approach the end of the year and find ourselves reviewing the last eleven months and wondering… Continue reading Book Review: Very Good Lives: The Benefits of Failure and the Importance of Imagination

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Science Fiction Friday: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find them – Film Review

Last night we went to see Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. The theater was filled with people in Harry Potter garb (scarves, robes, backpacks, sweaters) so we knew we were in good company 🙂 From the minute the film started I was instantly brought back into the wizarding world, mostly thanks to Hedwig's… Continue reading Science Fiction Friday: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find them – Film Review

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Pottermore Presents: Short Stories from Hogwarts

If you have been a constant reader of Pottermore you’ll no doubt recognize some of the short pieces in these three e-books as a few of them have previously been published on the Pottermore site. However they are separate entities and are being treated as individual books. The opening note of each book is touching and… Continue reading Pottermore Presents: Short Stories from Hogwarts