Tag: British literature

Pottermore Presents by J.K. Rowling

Pottermore Presents by J.K. Rowling

A few months ago, it was announced that J.K. Rowling would be writing three short stories about the Wizarding World. So I decided to take a look at the Pottermore Presents series. I’ll admit, at first I wasn’t that enthusiastic about it since I was Read more

One Day by David Nicholls

One Day by David Nicholls

One Day is a novel that took me about nine months to finish. Why would it take me nine months? Because about halfway through the book, I started my reading slump, which has lasted from about the beginning of last September to the beginning of Read more

American Gods by Neil Gaiman

American Gods by Neil Gaiman

I read American Gods for two reasons. One I LOVE Neil Gaiman, he has become one of my favorite authors in such a short time it amazes even me! And two, I’m watching the TV Show, and there hasn’t been a new episode in more Read more

The Magician’s Nephew by C.S. Lewis

The Magician’s Nephew by C.S. Lewis

The Magician’s Nephew is the lesser-known beginning of the Chronicles of Narnia. What you see and what you hear depends a great deal on where you are standing. It also depends on what sort of person you are. The Magician’s Nephew Synopsis: NARNIA…where the woods Read more

King Lear by William Shakespeare

King Lear by William Shakespeare

I read King Lear for my British literature class this semester. And tomorrow I’ll have my final on it. It was the first Shakespeare that I read in English. It was way harder than when I read it in French because, in French, they tried Read more

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling

To continue on my previous post on the first Harry Potter book, I’ll do my review on Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. I finished reading it on October 30th this year when I was in London to visit my best friend. I thought Read more

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

I’ll admit it. I’m a huge Harry Potter fan. I even got a tattoo of the deathly hallows on my ankle, but I’m ashamed to say it, until this year, I hadn’t read any of the books except the last. So when I decided to Read more