JK Rowling’s new update about Harry, Ron, Hermione, and friends.
It was quite fun
Whooo! Whoo! A Harry Potter Story.
Library and literary miscellany from your pals at Library Journal.
Dementors are now real—and they’re coming to sting your soul.
The City of Boulder, Colorado is hiring a Principal Librarian. From the job description that sounds like a library director position. Most of the requirements are fairly typical, such as at least 5 years of supervisory experience. But one could be a potential disqualifier. You can’t be like Irma Pince, the librarian at Hogwarts in the Harry Potter series:This job has nothing to do with being that severe authority figure wandering the hallways of your elementary school.
As coeditors Linda Roghaar and Molly Wolf have illustrated in their books KnitLit and KnitLit (too) and as Interweave’s popular Jane Austen Knits attest, there are exponential pleasures when knitting and reading are combined. Here are five titles that link the companionship of characters to the creative outlet of knitting—all of which invite displays that link both together.
Neal Wyatt’s latest column will knock your socks off. And yes, Harry Potter fans, there’s a knitting book for you too!
The Harry Potter films will live again. According to Variety, Warner Bros, the studio behind the Potter films, is working on a new feature series in conjunction with author JK Rowling, based on Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the first-year textbook that Potter uses at Hogwarts school in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.
YER A WIZARD HARRY
Always weed horcruxes.
gawd, i hate it when ppl try to return horcruxes to the library, it’s really a hassel to have to run around tracking down magical objects to destroy them with and i would feel really irresponsible just sending them to the friends of the library, undestroyed, for the book sale.
Before I begin my Defense of Draco, I’d like to make clear that we’re talking about post-Hallows Draco here. Because we’re not perverts. And because, frankly, nobody at Hogwarts made good boyfriend material during the war.
I love this.
So she let him embrace and then kiss her. She closed her eyes, climbed on top of him, and imagined herself riding Jake on a deserted white beach, nineteen years old to his twenty-one. She came while imagining Miles watching them, furiously, through binoculars, from a distant pedalo.
Last but CERTAINLY NOT least, from The Dursleys Talk Dirty: the Top 10 Most Memorable “Adult” Moments in The Casual Vacancy.
Okay, this is my favorite quotation, more than even the spectacularly strange “Father Christmas” passage. Miles is this woman’s husband, the man she is actually having sex with in this passage. Jake is a handsome and much younger member of an unnamed boy band. I had to look up a pedalo and it is a paddle boat. A paddle boat.
He climbed on top of her; this, he knew, was real life.
Just to clarify, not wizard life.
Humongous bouncing jubblies,” Fats said loudly, into the scowling, crumpled face. “Great big juicy double-F mams.
Jubblies sounds like a kind of wizard candy. Mams does not.