Category Archives: Books

Thoughts on the Women of Game of Thrones, Pt 1

The quintessential “strong female character” usually has a checklist of traits: She wears makeup, but not too much and she’s never vain. She’s “one of the boys”. She’s a good shot. She doesn’t cry. She uses “girl” as an insult. … Continue reading

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Be My (Hella Late) Valentine

So the wonderful Engie @ Musings From Neville’s Navel tagged me in a Valentine’s Day thingy and I didn’t see it until yesterday. I am trash. But even though I’m really not sure this even still counts, I’ll do it … Continue reading

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On Canons and Headcanons

So a while ago, I got a comment on one of my Harry Potter metaposts basically questioning why I bothered to write meta at all, since actual HP canon couldn’t be changed because Rowling had already written it, and questioning … Continue reading

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No one loves Snape like Snape loved Lily…

Because Snape wasn’t in love with Lily. He was obsessed, and that’s a really big difference from being in love with a person. But anyway, this is a character analysis (aka meta post) about Severus Snape, because I felt like … Continue reading

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What affects an Animagus?

If a dog Animagus were to eat chocolate in his human form, then turn into his animal form, would he die? This was the question posed to me by a young Potterhead in my neighborhood who had spotted me rereading … Continue reading

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Yet more theories

I hoped you liked the previous theory/headcanon post. If  you did, here are some more. Today we will be continuing with Harry Potter, and stretching out into some pretty strange headcanons. I’d love it if you were to comment. So, … Continue reading

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Theories

Ah, so WordPress has changed their layout again. I..don’t like it. Ah, well. I suppose I’ll get used to it. I’ve got some announcements to make: First, the CoA series will be put on hold because I have commitment issues … Continue reading

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An assortment of Oddness

This post will contain an assortment of Oddness. You have been warned. Firstly, I was on Wordle the other day procrastinating attempting to be creative, and I started thinking about Doctor Who. In case you’ve been hiding under a rock … Continue reading

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Roonil Wazlib: Dark Wizard or Pollywog Trainer?

The title of this post is ‘Roonil Wazlib: Dark Wizard or Pollywog Trainer?’. If you’re a Harry Potter fan, you might recognize the words ‘Roonil Wazlib’ from somewhere. Fred and George once swapped out one of Ron’s quills for a … Continue reading

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The Pope’s Stone is a great book. (Giveaway)

The Pope’s Stone by Marc Kuhn is absolutely, mind-blowingly, brilliantly written. YOU GUYS SHOULD GO READ IT. Now, before I get too excited and dump a bunch of book praise on you, I’m supposed to provide information on The Pope’s … Continue reading

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