Rereading Harry Potter as an Adult: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, by J.K. Rowling

Harry competes in the Triwizard Tournament while Voldemort plans his return. Turns out there is still magic for adults in the Harry Potter books–once Harry gets a little older. … More Rereading Harry Potter as an Adult: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, by J.K. Rowling

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Book Review

“The truth is a beautiful and terrible thing, and should therefore be treated with great caution.” Kind of like how The Force Awakens calls back to the first Star Wars, Cursed Child introduces Harry Potter’s next generation with help from old heroes by revisiting all their greatest hits from the original series. And so we begin where Harry Potter … More Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Book Review

You Only Live Twice, by Ian Fleming: Book Review

“You only live twice: Once when you are born And once when you look death in the face.” Twelve books into Ian Fleming’s James Bond series, the strain to keep things interesting is showing. This is a Bond novel that laughably pretends rock, paper, scissors can be a high stakes game like Bond’s casino showdown with … More You Only Live Twice, by Ian Fleming: Book Review

On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, by Ian Fleming: Book Review

“Why not make it for always?” You may remember that I nearly broke up with the James Bond series after the misogynist shit show that was The Spy Who Loved Me. I mean, truth be told, you probably don’t care, but let’s pretend for a moment that you do. To summarize, I had been willing to … More On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, by Ian Fleming: Book Review