Mobile Menu

Powered by Ajaxy
Powered by Ajaxy

EXTREME ‘HARRY POTTER’ WEDDING

Extreme Harry Potter Wedding Your wedding day is arguably the most magical day in your life, and Harry Potter fans Craig Fisk-Millband and Laura Younger made sure their union was especially enchanted by transforming the venue into Hogwarts. The British couple, who are both obsessed with J.K. Rowling’s fantasy book … Continue reading

Filled under : News Blog
Author : hmhibbit
Comment Number : No Comment Yet

HARRY POTTER MOVIE POSTERS: TOP 5/10

Brought to you by OBS reviewer Annabell Cadiz     Let’s take a look at some of our favorite Harry Potter movie posters that were shown to us throughout the years of enjoying these films and seeing the books brought to life. Enjoy!   Which one of these posters was … Continue reading

Filled under : News Blog , Top 5/10
Author : Caro
Comment Number : No Comment Yet

HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS QUOTES: TOP 10

Brought to you by OBS staff member Annabell Cadiz It is not time to let go of the Harry Potter series yet. This Sunday, the MTV Movie Awards will be taking place and among the nominees for Movie of the Year, ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows part 2’ makes … Continue reading

Filled under : News Blog , Top 5/10
Author : Caro
Comment Number : No Comment Yet

WILL ‘TWILIGHT’ AND ‘TRUE BLOOD’ REPLACE RELIGION IN TEENS?

Supernatural Shows Replacing Religion? Brought to you by OBS staff member Heidi Young people have become increasingly irreligious in countries such as Denmark, yet they still ponder the big questions: Is there a heaven? What happens to us when we die? Will we turn into vampires? Well, perhaps not that … Continue reading

Filled under : News Blog , OBS Speaks Out
Author : hmhibbit
Comment Number : No Comment Yet

TOP 5 STORIES WITH THE “MOST IMPORTANT PERSON IN THE UNIVERSE”

Top 5 stories with the “Most Important Person in the Universe” brought to you by OBS Staffer Erin 1) Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy: Zaphod Beeblebrox He’s placed in the Total Perspective Vortex and instead of going insane (like everyone else) he realizes how important he is. 2) Futurama: Philip … Continue reading

Filled under : News Blog , Top 5/10
Author : Dawn
Comment Number : No Comment Yet

FOOD IN FICTION: HARRY POTTER INSPIRED, #1-BUTTERBEER

Who doesn’t love a good Harry Potter recipe? These are inspired but what is arguably the most famous treat to come out of Hogsmeade: Butterbeer. Enjoy! Butterbeer Cupcakes via Amy Bites After Amy and her boyfriend went to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and had real Butterbeer, she decided … Continue reading

Author : Dawn
Comment Number : No Comment Yet

OBS SPEAKS OUT: THANK YOU, HARRY!

Thank You Harry Written by OBS Staff Member Libby An era has sadly come to an end. Everyone who has followed Harry Potter through his transformation from muggle to wizard that brings an end to You-Know-Who can’t help but feel like a piece of them is gone. We’ve laughed with … Continue reading

Filled under : News Blog , OBS Speaks Out
Author : Dawn
Comment Number : No Comment Yet

HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS (HARRY POTTER #7) BY J.K. ROWLING: BOOK REVIEW

J.K. Rowling Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows Harry Potter, Book #7 Review brought to you by OBS staff member Annabell Cadiz Review: Harry is now seventeen years old. Everything he has faced over the last six years–every battle with the Death Eaters, every close call at death’s door, every … Continue reading

Filled under : Book Reviews , News Blog
Author : hmhibbit
Comment Number : No Comment Yet

HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE (HARRY POTTER #6) BY J.K. ROWLING

J.K. Rowling Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Harry Potter, Book #6 Review brought to you by OBS staff member Annabell Cadiz Synopsis: The war against Voldemort is not going well; even Muggle governments are noticing. Ron scans the obituary pages of the Daily Prophet, looking for familiar names. Dumbledore … Continue reading

Filled under : Book Reviews , News Blog
Author : hmhibbit
Comment Number : 3 Comments

HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX (HARRY POTTER #5) BY J.K ROWLING: BOOK REVIEW

J.K. Rowling Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Harry Potter, Book #5 Review brought to you by OBS staff member Annabell Cadiz Synopsis: There is a door at the end of a silent corridor, and it’s haunting Harry Potter’s dreams. Why else would he be waking in the … Continue reading

Filled under : Book Reviews , News Blog
Author : hmhibbit
Comment Number : No Comment Yet

HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS (HARRY POTTER #2) BY J.K ROWLINGS

J.K. Rowling Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Harry Potter, Book #2   Review brought to you by OBS Staff member Annabell Cadiz Synopsis: The Dursleys were so mean and hideous that summer that all Harry Potter wanted was to get back to the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and … Continue reading

Filled under : Book Reviews , News Blog
Author : hmhibbit
Comment Number : 2 Comments

HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER’S STONE (HARRY POTTER #1) BY J.K. ROWLINGS: BOOK REVIEW

J.K. Rowlings Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Harry Potter, Book #1 Review brought to you by OBS staff member Annabell Cadiz Synopsis: Harry Potter has never played a sport while flying on a broomstick. He’s never worked a cloak of invisibility, befriended a giant, or helped hatch a dragon. … Continue reading

Filled under : Book Reviews , News Blog
Author : hmhibbit
Comment Number : No Comment Yet

TOP 5 HARRY POTTER CRAFTS

The final Harry Potter movie is approaching! I’ve never gone to a midnight showing of a Harry Potter movie, and since this is my last chance, I’m going all out (I got a Gryffindor Quidditch jacket in the mail today because of a Craftster swap!). So what can you do … Continue reading

Filled under : News Blog , Top 5/10
Author : Dawn
Comment Number : No Comment Yet

MOVIE HOTLINKS FOR MARCH 7TH, PART 1: PERCY JACKSON SEQUEL, BLADE RUNNER, HARRY POTTER, SUPERMAN, DEVIL MAY CRY, AND CHRISTOPHER NOLAN TRIBUTE

Fox Diving Into Percy Jackson Sequel With Sea Of Monsters via Spin Off “Most of lead actors, led by star Logan Lerman, are expected to reprise their roles. (Lerman signed a three-picture deal, but has said he’d like to make the entire series.)…Shooting could begin as early as this summer.” … Continue reading

Filled under : Movie News , News Blog
Author : Dawn
Comment Number : No Comment Yet

OBS PRESENTS: FOOD IN FICTION- HARRY POTTER, MUGGLE FOOD

One of the things that can endear a book to me is descriptions of food. It provides a way to bond with the characters and their world; especially in fantasy books. Even if most of us will never do magic or save the world, we can still eat like our … Continue reading

Filled under : Book News , Food in Fiction , News Blog
Author : Dawn
Comment Number : No Comment Yet

HAPPY BIRTHDAY PROFESSOR SEVERUS SNAPE!

Open Book Society wants to congratulate the fictional character Severus Snape to his birthday! Professor Snape was born January 9th, 1960 and died May 2nd, 1998 during ‘The Battle of Hogwarts’. Over the course of the ‘Harry Potter’ book series, written by J.K. Rowling, his portrayal evolves from that of … Continue reading

Filled under : News Blog
Author : Dawn
Comment Number : 1 Comment

BOOK HOT LINKS FOR JAN 7TH: TRUE BLOOD COMIC, HUGO AWARDS VOTING, HARRY POTTER PLAGARISM CASE, AND MORE

New ‘True Blood’ Comic Series On the Way via The Flick Cast Hey, almost in time for Valentine’s Day! Will you read these while you wait for the new season to start? Potter plagiarism case dismissed in U.S., on in UK via Reuters I’m glad it was thrown out here, … Continue reading

Filled under : Book News , News Blog
Author : Dawn
Comment Number : No Comment Yet

MOVIE NEWS DEC. 11TH: HARRY POTTER, NARNIA, HUMGER GAMES, PETER PAN & JOHNNY DEPP

Johnny Depp Promises ‘Outside And Strange’ Vampire In ‘Dark Shadows’ moviesblog.mtv.com: For almost as long as Johnny Depp and his collaborators have been developing an adaptation of the deeply strange ’60s soap opera, “Dark Shadows,” they’ve been talking publicly about what a truly complex task it is. Movie Trailers – … Continue reading

Filled under : Movie News , News Blog
Author : Caro
Comment Number : No Comment Yet

OBS PRESENTS: FAN ART MADNESS – HARRY POTTER FAVORITE MOVIE SCENES

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows has been a big success and one of my favorite movies of the seven so far. It followed the book more than the others, with a few changes, but yet it was good. And since we’re are still thrilled about it this week Katie … Continue reading

Filled under : Fan Art Madness , News Blog
Author : Caro
Comment Number : No Comment Yet

HARRY POTTER NEWS FOR NOV 20:HP FAN VIDS, THE MAN BEHIND POTTER MAGIC AND AT HOME AT HOGWARTS

The best Harry Potter fan videos, comedy sketches, and other viral oddities Source:IO9.COM Given that the entire planet’s been in throes of Pottermania for over a decade, the internet’s churned out tons of funny (and profoundly bizarre) video tributes to J.K. Rowling’s boy wizard. Here are some of the best. … Continue reading

Filled under : News Blog
Author : Dawn
Comment Number : No Comment Yet

HARRY POTTER RELATED NEWS NOV 19: REAL QUIDDITCH TEAM AND STARS ‘TALK’ AMERICAN

Real Life Quidditch Team Source: CSMonitor Whether it’s in fan fiction, quidditch leagues, or searching the galaxy for the perfect – and actually edible – recipe for rock cakes, the legions of Harry Potter lovers have taken that world to heart and pushed it back out into their own worlds. … Continue reading

Filled under : News Blog
Author : Dawn
Comment Number : No Comment Yet

TV NEWS FOR NOVEMBER 10TH, PART 2: DOCTOR WHO, FALLING SKIES PREVIEW, AND TRUE BLOOD

Watch what happens BETWEEN the eps in 2 new Doctor Who webisodes By Nathalie Caron at Blastr Ever wonder what the Time Lord and his companion get up to BETWEEN the episodes? Doctor Who: The Complete Fifth Series came out today on DVD and Blu-ray, answering that question with two … Continue reading

Filled under : News Blog
Author : Dawn
Comment Number : No Comment Yet

MOVIE NEWS FOR NOVEMBER 9TH: SKYLINE INTERVIEW, DAWN TREADER AND SUCKER PUNCH PREVIEWS, DUNE, AND MORE

Colin Strause and Liam O’Donnell Interview: Skyline, science-fiction, the studio system and more by Luke Savage at Den of Geek How excited should we be about Skyline? Quite excited, if those trailers are anything to go by. The second film from special effects gurus-turned-filmmakers Colin and Greg Strause (should we … Continue reading

Filled under : Movie News , News Blog
Author : Dawn
Comment Number : 1 Comment

BOOKS NEWS FOR NOV 6 PART ONE: LIT LISTS, HOW VIDEO GAMES AFFECT WRITING AND MORE

Source: litlists LIT LISTS: TOP 10 SUPERNATURAL FAMILIES Jennifer Lynn Barnes has been, in turn, a competitive cheerleader, a volleyball player, a dancer, a debutante, a primate cognition researcher, a teen model, a comic book geek, and a lemur aficionado. She graduated from Yale University with a degree in cognitive … Continue reading

Filled under : Book News , News Blog
Author : Dawn
Comment Number : No Comment Yet

OBS TOP 5/10: DUMBLEDORE QUOTES

Top five Albus Dumbledore quotes, brought to you by Chris 1. “Your mother died to save you. If there is one thing Voldemort cannot understand, it is love.” 2. “Fear of a name increases fear of a thing itself.” 3. “Remember Cedric. Remember, if the time should come when you … Continue reading

Filled under : News Blog , Top 5/10
Author : Dawn
Comment Number : No Comment Yet
1 2 3 6
Page 1 From 6