Hufflepuffs value hard work, patience, loyalty, and fair play. The house has produced its share of great wizards – not least Newt Scamander, author of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman After the grisly murder of his entire family, a toddler wanders into a graveyard where the ghosts and other supernatural residents agree to raise him as one of … Continue reading Hogwarts House Book Recommendations – Hufflepuff
Ravenclaws prize wit, learning, and wisdom. It’s an ethos etched into founder Rowena Ravenclaw diadem: ‘wit beyond measure is man’s greatest treasure’. A Study in Charlotte by Brittany Cavallaro The last thing Jamie Watson wants is a rugby scholarship to Sherringford, a Connecticut prep school just an hour away from his estranged father. But that’s not the only complication: Sherringford is also home to Charlotte … Continue reading Hogwarts House Book Recommendations – Ravenclaw
Slytherin produces more than its share of Dark wizards, but also turns out leaders who are proud, ambitious and cunning. Merlin is one particularly famous Slytherin. The Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw Welcome to the cursed town of Sparrow… Where, two centuries ago, three sisters were sentenced to death for witchery. Stones were tied to their ankles and they were drowned in the … Continue reading Hogwarts House Book Recommendations – Slytherin
With a lion as its crest and Professor McGonagall at its head, Gryffindor is the house which most values the virtues of courage, bravery and determination. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighbourhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is … Continue reading Hogwarts House Book Recommendations – Gryffindor
Good morning my dears, I bet you weren’t expecting this post from me today…? Well, I was not expecting to be writing it either. On Saturday night, while picking up my next read for my pile, I realised that I’d made a fatal error. I had been picking the books at random, rather than following the rule of reading the A, E then O books. … Continue reading My N.E.W.T.S TBR, again!
Good morning my dears! What do you know, my O.W.L.S wrap-up and N.E.W.T.S TBR is late. Honestly, one day I will get better at getting things done on time and procrastinating less…. Anyway, I digress. Today’s post is my N.E.W.T.S TBR, while my O.W.L.S wrap-up will be coming soon. The month of July was not a particularly good reading month for me, I did however manage … Continue reading N.E.W.T.S TBR
Hufflepuffs value hard work, patience, loyalty, and fair play. The house has produced its share of great wizards – not least Newt Scamander, author of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them The Common Room The Hufflepuff common room is entered from the same corridor as the Hogwarts kitchens. Proceeding past the large still life that forms the entrance to the latter, a pile of … Continue reading My Pottermore Sorting