When I was in my teens and early-mid 20s, Young Adult fantasy was IT for me. Harry Potter, Percy Jackson, Guardians of Time, The Midnighters; YA fantasy was my favorite genre for two decades. I also enjoy fairytale retellings, women-led stories, and was excited for diversity of characters – by all metrics, I should have […]
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The magic of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
With the 20th anniversary of the UK release of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone having just past last month, and today being the birthday of the titular character, Harry Potter, I want to discuss the magic that is Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. As a 27-year-old, this book has been a part of […]