Always. Rest in Peace, Alan Rickman.

Today, we were saddened to hear about the sudden passing of beloved Harry Potter actor Alan Rickman -- aka Severus Snape. His family said he died from cancer; he was 69. I think it's safe to say that Rickman's fans included the entire Harry Potter fandom community, as his perfect and moving portrayal of Snape... Continue Reading →

Middle Grade Book Review: The Unwanteds by Lisa McMann

The beauty of The Unwanteds by Lisa McMann is that it is classic middle-grade; a colorful, creative children’s adventure that celebrates imagination, fantasy, and fun. The key is to approach it as such.  Admittedly, with reviews touting this dystopian fantasy as the next The Hunger Games and Harry Potter, my expectations were not only too high,... Continue Reading →

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