When I first read the synopsis of Katherine Howe’s Conversion, it caught the attention of my curiosity. I’m a fan of fantasy books. After the Harry Potter craze, I’m very open to reading about witches and witchcraft. As a Halloween lover, I even have a fascination with the Salem Witches Trials, having done my own research or watched documentaries about them. I was pretty excited to read this book at first, but I’m going to have to be honest, I stopped reading after the one hundredth page. Continue reading
Much like Harry Potter becoming a household name in the wizard world in the books, he has become one too in ours, the Muggle world. The novels had become a phenomenon, paving the way for other children and young adult novels to take the spotlight and become franchises too. It was a great experience being a part of the Harry Potter generation, having grown up with the books.
It’s been nearly 14 years since I last opened and flipped through the pages of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. And I’m happily doing a Harry Potter re-read with some blogger friends, reliving the stories and experiencing them in a new way.
Most people know the story, so I thought I’d go the fun route and answer a few questions about the kind of first year Hogwarts student I would have been. Continue reading