Pottermore Presents by J.K. Rowling

Pottermore has always been a poor substitute for “The Scottish Book” – the Harry Potter encyclopedia J.K. Rowling once planned to write. Don’t get me wrong, I love the Sorting and wand choosing elements of Pottermore hugely, mostly for the repeated affirmation that I am a total and utter Ravenclaw nerd. But the rest of […]

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Lyra’s Oxford by Philip Pullman

This is a lovely little story, but somewhat lacking in substance. Given the ending of The Amber Spyglass, it’s fantastic to be able to check back in on Lyra and Pan two years down the line and follow them around for one more adventure. It’s just a very compact, bitesize little adventure, that isn’t quite […]

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