Category Archives: Harry Potter

Books that Move

So, yeah, I got “tagged” by a friend on Facebook to list “Ten Books that Have Stayed With Me in Some Way”… Continue reading

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Allysonisms: An Overdose of Feels and the Awesomeness of Doors

Doors are awesome. Continue reading

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Who’s Driving These Search Engines?

You never know where a search engine will take you… Continue reading

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Dumb Ways to Die

Check out these singing Jelly Bellies… Continue reading

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Rodalena Reviews: The Casual Vacancy

J. K. Rowling’s “The Casual Vacancy” has earned itself a bad reputation, just like Harry Potter did… Continue reading

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Muggle Mecca

Gather your little bottomless bags, Harry Potter fans: the Holy Land awaits. Continue reading

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A Question for Book Lovers

Who knew a game of Jenga could start all this… Continue reading

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What Fear Steals

Fear can deprive us of very good things… Continue reading

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The Scandalous Power of the Great Story

I’m not supposed to like movies. Furthermore, I’m supposed to be Adamantly Against (as in willing to march with picket sign) Harry Potter. He’s Bad. Possibly Satanic. Continue reading

Posted in A. A. Milne, childhood, Christianity, Controversy, From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, Great Stories, Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, movies, Pooh Bear, pop culture, The Complete Tales of Winnie-the-Pooh, Tolkien, Truth | Tagged , , | Leave a comment