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Feeling a bit uninspired this week, so I shall continue my commentary on The Goblet of Fire.

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On Pains Of Our Extreme Displeasure

I’ve been slowly working my way through the Chronicles of Narnia. “Slowly” being, I started over a year ago and I’m about halfway through The Voyage of the Dawn Treader.

I’m also reading Goblet of Fire. This is my fourth read of the series, but I wouldn’t call this “working my way through,” as for almost two years now, I’ve just been in a perpetual state of reading Harry Potter.

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The Saruman of Harry Potter

I saw a post recently that said, “Every fandom has that one character that just didn’t deserve it.” For example, Harry Potter has Remus Lupin.

I’m currently working my way through the series for the fourth time. I just finished readingĀ Prisoner of Azkaban, and boy, do I have some opinions.

(Spoilers, spoilers, blah, blah, blah.)

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Sonder (Pantheon of Authors: JKR)

I’m a bit unclear on whether this is a real word or not, but I saw it in like a Buzzfeed list or something that said it was the realization that other people have lives as complex as your own. That’s a concept people seem to struggle to grasp, even good people who are nice most of the time.

I think imagining others complexly, as John Green would say, is something that comes naturally to no one. People have to be taught to be compassionate. I struggle with empathy a lot. Not an “I can’t imagine what you’re going through” struggle with empathy. More like an “I can imagine what you’re going through so hard it’s making me sad/happy/angry/fill-in-the-blank.” I blame that on how much time I’ve spent reading. Continue reading

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I Find This Disconcerting

Can I tell you something? It’s a little weird. It’s not something I expected. It’s probably not something you would think about me if you met me and talked to me for a few minutes.

I hope you don’t think of me differently, but…

I think…

that I might be…

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K is for Keilana

I just finished reading the complete Harry Potter series last fall. Until then, I had only read through the Order of the Phoenix. I had heard (and now know for sure) that reading Half-Blood Prince and Deathly Hallows severely Continue reading


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