Rereading HP: Half-Blood Prince

Half-Blood Prince.jpgYou might be surprised to see I’ve already read Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince considering what a disaster my reread of Order of the Phoenix was, but I not only read it, I enjoyed it waaaaay more than the fifth installment in the series!

Not going to lie, I was a little shaken after rereading Order of the Phoenix and was starting to question why I loved these books so much, but Half-Blood Prince really pulled me back into the fold. Harry is fortunately much less annoying, and I really like that we’re finally starting to learn more about Voldemort’s backstory and see where the conclusion of the series is going. Continue reading

Monthly Recs: Books Worth a Reread

After skipping the June monthly recommendation post because I’d written a similar post shortly before they announced the June topic (audiobooks), I’m back with another installment, this time about rereads! Continue reading

Rereading HP: Order of the Phoenix

Order of the PhoenixWell, it has been a very long time since I continued with my Harry Potter reread, but I finally made it through the beast that is Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix! And to be honest, I’m not sure how much I actually liked it.

Don’t get me wrong, it was wonderful to return to the world of Harry Potter and realize how much of what is now canon was introduced in Order of the Phoenix, like Umbridge and the DA and Luna Lovegood and Grimmauld Place. And the Weasley twins were just as amazing as ever. Seriously, they’re my favorite! Continue reading

June Wrap Up

Another month, another wrap up! You guys seemed to be a fan of the new layout last month, so I think I’m going to stick with that (or some variation of it) going forward. Continue reading

Mid-Year Book Freak Out Tag

I wasn’t planning to do the Mid-Year Book Freak Out Tag until after the halfway point of the year, but since my inbox is full of other bloggers doing this tag and I don’t want to miss out, I’m jumping on the bandwagon and doing it now, too! Continue reading

Favorite Short Reads

There’s something really satisfying about finishing a bunch of books really quickly, and what better way to do that with a series of super short reads? Plus sometimes you just need a quick palate cleanser before jumping into the next book, and these recommendations are perfect for that. So keep reading for some of my favorite books that are less than 200(ish) pages! Continue reading