Tag Archives: books

July 27

My Favorite Changes in the Harry Potter Movies

By: Meg Humphrey I recently binge watched the Harry Potter movies before embarking on my boyfriend’s first journey to the written world of Hogwarts (he had seen the movies, but hasn’t read the books). Here are my happy-face thoughts about what the movies made their own. Neville gave Harry the gillyweed for the second Triwizard […]

July 20

What the Harry Potter Movies Shouldn’t Have Changed

By: Meg Humphrey I recently binge watched the Harry Potter movies before embarking on my boyfriend’s first journey to the written world of Hogwarts (he had seen the movies, but hasn’t read the books). Here are my frowny-face thoughts about what the movies passed over. Dudley never thanked Harry. A recurring theme in Harry Potter […]

July 25

New Jedi Order: an Overview

By: Meg Humphrey   I recently finished my first read through of the New Jedi Order. New Jedi Order is a nineteen book long series within the Star Wars Legends Universe (formerly known as the Expanded Universe) that takes place between twenty-five and twenty-nine years after the Battle of Yavin. I had read the first […]

March 10

Nothing’s Scarier than Real Life: Meg’s Favorite Murder Books

By: Meg Humphrey I spent my college years behinds stacks and stacks of books about sociology, criminology, and justice. After I graduated, the habit of reading about crime stuck with me except this time I was able to choose what I was reading. There’s an endless amount of options out there – from pulpy retellings […]

January 13

Breaking into the Star Wars Expanded Universe

 By: Meg Humphrey Those who keep up with Star Wars news will know that Disney is working on the mighty decision of creating a canon timeline for the Star Wars universe. We know it will obviously include the movies, but there’s also a bevy of video games, comics, and novels (oh my!) to deal with. […]

December 11

Gift Guide: Book Nerd

Gift Guide: Book Nerd By: Terra Clarke Olsen Our gift guide continues! Today we’re featuring the perfect gifts for the book lover in your life. 1.) Banned Books Mug  $12.95; Unemployed Philosophers Guild 2.) READ Scrabble Tile Pillows $60; littlehousefrau on etsy 3.) Library Letters $20; Anthropologie  4.) Nerd Bookends  $62.99; KnoobCreekMetalArts on etsy  5.) Pride and […]

November 15

Dune Spiced up My Sea Life

Dune Spiced up My Sea Life By: Jen Richards I started working on cruise ships after college because I wanted to see the world. I had only been outside of the US once- a six week trip to Europe where I sipped cappuccino by the Eiffel Tower, Island hopped in Greece, kissed a British guy […]