Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by JK Rowling

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by JK Rowling; 870 pages Summary: Voldemort is back. Except no one seems to believe Harry or Dumbledore. In fact, the Ministry is trying to make it seem like Harry is just some attention seeker and Dumbledore is losing his edge. And to make matters worse, the … More Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by JK Rowling

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by JK Rowling

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by JK Rowling; 734 pages Summary: The Tri-Wizard Tournament is being held at Hogwarts. Even after all the precautions put in place, Harry somehow manages to become a champion. Now danger awaits in every task and perhaps around every corner of the castle … My thoughts: This is … More Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by JK Rowling

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by JK Rowling 

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by JK Rowling; 435 pages  Summary:  Harry, Ron, and Hermione are set to start their third year at Hogwarts. Not too long before term is set to start, mass murderer Sirius Black breaks out of Azkaban, the wizarding prison, and he’s after Harry.  My thoughts:  “I solemnly swear … More Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by JK Rowling 

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by JK Rowling 

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by JK Rowling; 341 pages  Summary:  It is Harry, Ron, and Hermione’s second year at Hogwarts. Not too long after the start of the year, students start being attack and someone is leaving messages that the Chamber of Secrets has been opened … My thoughts: This is probably … More Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by JK Rowling 

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by JK Rowling 

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by JK Rowling; 294 pages Summary:  Newt Scamander has come to New York City with a case full of magical creatures. After some escape, he must hurry up and find them before they can be accused of causing the mayhem currently taking place on the streets of NYC.  … More Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by JK Rowling 

Must Read Monday

This weeks “Must Read Monday” is going to feature one of my all time favorite authors, JK Rowling!    Yes, she is most famous for writing the Harry Potter series but she did not stop there. The Harry Potter series is what propelled her into the spotlight, writing a series about a young wizard who lost … More Must Read Monday

The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith

   The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith; 455 pages  Lula Landry fell to her death from her apartment balcony on a cold winter night. The police said it was suicide. Her brother doesn’t believe so. He hires private investigator, Cormoran Strike to investigate her death. With the help of his new assistant, Robin, Strike is … More The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith