Tag Archives: Harry Potter

A Moving Story

The question this week is: If we had one of our stories made into a movie, who would we like to see cast and who would we want to direct? Unfortunately, that is not a very realistic question because the … Continue reading

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Before the advent of backlighting…

Before the advent of backlit reading devices, I had to read at night with <gasp> a light on. From my childhood on, this light took many forms. In middle school, I slept on the top bunk of my bed and … Continue reading

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Double Vision

No, not crossed eyes…two people’s visions! This week’s topic of what we read with our loved ones really strikes a chord with me. I was read to quite a bit when I was little, so my mother and aunt chose … Continue reading

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Good Books,Good Movies?

This week’s question is: What books do we think would make good movies? That is harder to answer than I first thought. There is usually a great deal of change between book and getting it to the screen. In some … Continue reading

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Cinema Magic, Book Enchantment

This week we are talking about books that we have read after seeing a movie on which they were based . I was surprised to realize I had done this quite a bit. Last week I brought up a sort … Continue reading

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The Egg and I

This week we are talking about movies we have seen because we read the books on which they were based, Next time, we’ll discuss reading books after having seen its movie. I am not only an avid reader, I love … Continue reading

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Overbooked

Free Week and I meant to have a guest, but an author I asked had a lot of commitments, so she asked me to check back with her, but…guess whose mind got pre-occupied? Very occupied, not just my mind, but … Continue reading

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“A Confession of Character” [R.W. Emerson]

This week we are talking about what character in a famous novel we’d like to be, (temporarily). Toughy! Although I might daydream about places or characters from stories, I never put myself in one as  a character. I might want to … Continue reading

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Breakfast with Hermione Granger

Confession time.  You know how in school we had to read all those books like Moby Dick and The Scarlet Letter and Catcher in the Rye and Slaughterhouse Five and a whole bunch of others that I don’t remember the … Continue reading

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