Tagged: J.K. Rowling

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“Potter” and Politics: Why Hope Prevails

With themes from the “Potter” series teaching us about love, acceptance, and fighting for what is right, it has given this generation the tools necessary for shaping our world for the better with just a vote.

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Seven Times J.K. Rowling Was a Boss

Back in 2013, the news surfaced that a new author, Robert Galbraith, was actually J.K. Rowling writing under a pseudonym. This is probably one of my favorite J.K. Rowling moments, just because she had us all fooled. Had someone not leaked the information, we probably would have all gone on thinking that she had yet to publish any new work after “The Casual Vacancy”. It’s just so typically, sneaky Jo, and I love it.

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Waterstones Launches Contest to Win a Signed Copy of “Cursed Child”

Those of us who are unable to make it London to see “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” are counting down the days until the script is released – it won’t be long now! To celebrate this momentous occasion, Waterstones is hosting a drawing to win one of seven copies of the book signed by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, and Jack Thorne!

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My Role Model Hermione Granger

Even though she was bullied by her teachers and peers, Hermione Granger always stayed true to herself. Watching her walk courageously through Hogwarts’s halls helped me embrace my geekiness and overcome the bullying that came with it.