Category: Three Broomsticks

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The Suspects of Cuckoo’s Calling

by hpboy13 One of the most impressive things about Rowling’s books is how cleverly she leaves clues throughout the text, which we then find on rereads and just think to ourselves, “Damn, she’s brilliant!” ...

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Review: The Silkworm

The Silkworm is Jo’s follow-up to The Cuckoo’s Calling, and while it’s a solid book, it’s not quite as good as its predecessor. This is my review of the second Cormoran Strike novel; I shall strive to keep it spoiler-free, but if you want to avoid even vague hints, click away now.

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Headmasters in the Canon

by hpboy13 The recent news of a Fantastic Beasts film has gotten us all in a tizzy – when I saw the headline, I assumed it was an April Fool’s joke, before remembering it...

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Three Broomsticks editorial: “Headmasters in the canon”

In this most recent editorial found within the comfortable confines of The Three Broomsticks, our favorite editorialist – affectionately known as hpboy13 – has come up with a clever discussion on the Headmasters of Hogwarts and what we should come to expect, or hope to see, within the new Fantastic Beasts film series.

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Rowling’s back!

I’m somewhat ashamed, but I didn’t read The Cuckoo’s Calling as soon as it came out. I was wary of being disappointed as I had been by Casual Vacancy. But I am beyond thrilled to say that Cuckoo’s Calling is a return to form for Jo, a spectacularly written mystery that utterly engrossed me!

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Albus Dumbledore and the Sorcerer’s Stone

By hpboy13 At the end of Sorcerer’s Stone, there is a brief exchange among the Trio that first introduces us to the idea of Dumbledore’s omniscience: “D’you think [Dumbledore] meant you to do it?”...