Books, Life

My Identity Crisis with the Harry Potter Sorting Hat Quiz

Lately I've been diving back into Harry Potter. I'm going through some changes in my life -- I'll fill you in soon! -- and that leads to stress, which leads to this need for something familiar. Something safe. That's where Harry Potter comes in. A lot of people say they re-read the Harry Potter books or watch the… Continue reading My Identity Crisis with the Harry Potter Sorting Hat Quiz

Books

Escaping Reality with Outlander: “Dragonfly in Amber” Review

I've always liked books that transport me far away from today's world. It's rare that I'll read a contemporary novel -- give me an epic fantasy in another realm, a science fiction adventure on an other planet, or a historical romance set in another time. Lately, the Outlander series of novels by Diana Gabaldon have been… Continue reading Escaping Reality with Outlander: “Dragonfly in Amber” Review

Books, Movies

What Harry Potter Means to Me

I was a little late to the Harry Potter game. Though the books started coming out when I was a preteen -- which would have been the perfect time to read them -- I was devouring Lord of the Rings and Dune back then. And Harry Potter wasn't high on the reading list at my school. Maybe the silliness of some… Continue reading What Harry Potter Means to Me