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THE CUCKOO’S CALLING (CORMORAN STRIKE, BOOK #1) BY ROBERT GALBRAITH: BOOK REVIEW

The Cuckoo’s Calling Cormoran Strike, Book #1 By Robert Galbraith ISBN# 9780316206846 Author’s Website: http://www.robert-galbraith.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Caro Beware of Spoilers! Synopsis: When a troubled model falls to her death from a snow-covered Mayfair balcony, it is assumed that she has committed suicide. However, her brother … Continue reading

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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

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STRANGEST WORDS FROM HARRY POTTER SERIES: TOP 10

Brought to you by OBS staff reviewer Annabell Cadiz Through the Harry Potter novels, J.K. Rowling was able to venture into the world of not only creating charming and lovable characters, but fantastic words that makes us laugh and use our imagination! Quidditch: the sport held at Hogwarts featuring brooms, … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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

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HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE (HARRY POTTER #4) BY J.K. ROWLING

J.K. Rowling Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Harry Potter, Book #4 Review brought to you by OBS staff member Annabell Cadiz Synopsis: Harry wants to get away from the pernicious Dursleys and go to the Quidditch World Cup with Hermione, Ron, and the Weasleys. He wants to dream … Continue reading

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HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN (HARRY POTTER #3) BY J.K. ROWLING: BOOK REVIEW

J.K. Rowling Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Harry Potter, Book #3 Review brought to you by OBS staff member Annabell Cadiz Synopsis: “For twelve years, the dread fortress of Azkaban held an infamous prisoner named Sirius Black. Convicted of killing thirteen people with a single curse, he was … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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A – Z: HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS

HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS by J.K. Rowling Harry was left a mission before Dumbledore died; he had to find the horcruxes, destroy them and defeat the Dark Lord. Now, a month after the death of Hogwarts’ headmaster, Harry must wait at the Weasley’s house one last time until … Continue reading

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OBS PRESENTS: FAN ART MADNESS – ‘HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS BOOK COVERS’

As the date for the first part of the Deathly Hallows movie gets near, here at OBS we are still having fun bringing all sorts of fun Harry Potter related things, and this week Katie and I bring you some of the great fan made book covers that would have … Continue reading

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OBS PRESENTS: FAN ART MADNESS – ‘HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS’ EDITION

Here at OBS we just started our new Book Club of the month dedicated to one of the most beloved wizards of the last decade, ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows’. And in honor of the final seventh book of the series this week Katie and I bring you some … Continue reading

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A – Z: HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE

HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE (movie) Author: J.K. Rowling Directed by: David Yates 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 is absent from Hogwarts for long stretches of time, … Continue reading

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HARRY POTTER NEWS SEPT. 24TH: J.K ROWLING ON OPRAH

www.mugglenet.com: JK Rowling to appear on Oprah one week from today Oprah’s website has been updated with word that Harry Potter author JK Rowling will be on her show this Friday, October 1st. The interview will be a hour long and take place at Jo’s home. She’s expected to discuss … Continue reading

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WIZARDING WORLD OF HARRY POTTER MERCHANDISE NOW AVAILABLE

Wizarding World of Harry Potter merchandise now available from Universal Orlando’s online store www.insidethemagic.net: If you’ve been one of the thousands of Harry Potter fans wishing you could purchase items from our list of merchandise exclusive to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at the Islands of Adventure theme park, … Continue reading

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OBS SPEAKS OUT: WHY HARRY POTTER IS A TIMELESS SERIES

Why Harry Potter Is A Timeless Series By Farrha Khan A series that has inspired movies, encyclopedias, board games, video games, and even a theme park, JK Rowling’s Harry Potter is now inevitably a timeless piece. Some may argue that it isn’t a timeless piece and that it can not … Continue reading

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MORE HARRY POTTER?

ANOTHER HARRY POTTER BOOK? Source: csmonitor.com As we all know, children ask the best questions. And sometimes they get the best answers. Speaking at the White House Easter Egg Roll yesterday, Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling answered a child’s query about another Harry Potter book with a “maybe.” According … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS FOR MARCH 21ST: CARRIE RYAN AND J.K ROWLING

‘DEAD -TOSSED WAVES’ AUTHOR CARRIE RYAN MAKES US FACE OUR ZOMBIE FEARS Source: Hollywood crush Carrie Ryan had just found out that the paperback edition of her first book, “The Forest of Hands and Teeth,” made the New York Times Best-Seller List when she was whisked off to do her … Continue reading

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CHARACTER PROFILES: HARRY POTTER EDITION

Hello every one, OBS hopes you’re having a great weekend! With the first part of the final movie Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows on its way, it is good to start introducing the new fans and refreshing the minds of those already, and we know that J.K Rowling’s series … Continue reading

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HARRY POTTER & HIS DARK MATERIALS AUTHORS REJECT

Source: neowin Best-selling authors J.K. Rowling and Philip Pullman, along with several other major British writers, are voicing strong disapproval of a financial agreement Google is offering authors to make their books available online, reports Times Online. After settling a class action lawsuit in US courts, the internet media company has issued a … Continue reading

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MORE WOMEN ENTERING SCI-FI, FANTASY, CRIME NOVEL WORLD

www.fredericknewspost.com: According to a recent list posted on mania.com, the top 10 fantasy writers of all time are men. J.R.R. Tolkien, author of “Lord of the Rings,” and Robert E. Howard, creator of “Conan the Barbarian,” top the list. A similar list, “All-Time Top 20 Science Fiction Novels,” on Amazon.com … Continue reading

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HARRY POTTER NEWS JANUARY 1ST

New Hogsmeade entrance sign at Wizarding World of Harry Potter A rather noticeable new addition to the entrance of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter has been put up: a hanging black metallic sign introducing Hogsmeade village, with a silhouette of the town and a warning that states, “Please respect … Continue reading

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VAMPIRES: MYTHS, TRUE BLOOD AND VAMPIRES & CHRISTIANITY

Are Vampires Real? The Science Behind the Myth www.foxnews.com: From countless depictions of “Dracula” to recent movies like “Twilight” and “New Moon,” the vampire has been a staple in books and film. But is there a scientific basis for the folklore? Is there fact behind the myth of the blood-sucking creature … Continue reading

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HARRY POTTER NEWS FOR 11/19 TWI/HP/SIMPSONS PARODY & WIN TIX TO WIZARDING WORLD OF HP!

HARRY POTTER TO PARODY TWILIGHT ON THE SIMPSONS! www.moviesblog.mtv.com: I don’t know if you readers are familiar with SEO (search engine optimization), but that headline is a dream come true. You’ve got two of the biggest movie franchise phenomenons currently around combining with the longest-running American sitcom/animated series/primetime series (all three … Continue reading

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HARRY POTTER NEWS NOV 14TH

Harry Potter lexicon author returns to Monroe www.monroenews.com: Steve Vander Ark never thought he’d be a poster child for fair use of original published material. But that’s a label he earned as author of “The Lexicon, An Unauthorized Guide to Harry Potter Fiction and Related Materials” released in mid-January. Mr. … Continue reading

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