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Unanswered Harry Potter Question #18: How Do You Kill a Dementor?

Unanswered Harry Potter Question #18: How Do You Kill a Dementor? (This article is humorous, not factual.) The answer can be found in a 1733 Daily Prophet article….

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5 Reasons to Read Books before Seeing the Movie

by Captain Lyaf Yarr Before we start I think I should let readers know that I’ve done both: seen the movie before reading the book and reading the…

Unanswered Harry Potter Question #12: How did Lily and James Potter thrice defy Voldemort?

Unanswered Harry Potter Question #12: How did Lily and James Potter thrice defy Voldemort? (This article is humorous, not factual.) Everyone thought Trelawney was a hack, but she…

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Movie Review: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone directed by Chris Columbus

Reviewed by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Director: Chris Columbus Run Time: 152 minutes Rated: PG Summary: Harry Potter gets a mysterious letter…

Book Series Protagonists Face-Off: Boy vs Girl

by First Mate Keira When it comes to reading book series everybody has an opinion on the different aspects of the story. Some readers prefer third over first…

7 Reasons Why Kids Should Read

by Captain Lyaf Yarr A lot of kids I know don’t like to read. They say “why should I read? It’s just a waste of time!” I firmly…

Should Parents Be Concerned About Kids Reading Fanfiction?

by First Mate Keira The diplomatic response to this question is yes and no. I have no way of knowing what fandom your child is reading in or…

Review: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling

Reviewed by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Author: J.K. Rowling Format: Hardback # of pages: 734 Grade Reading Level: 5.9; Ages 8+…

Unanswered Harry Potter Question #7: What is the Profession of Harry Potter’s Parents?

Unanswered Harry Potter Question #7: What is the profession of Harry Potter’s parents? (This article is humorous, not factual.) From a letter sent to Harry Potter from Remus…

How Big of a Harry Potter Fan are You?

Going to all the opening night releases for the books and movies? Priceless!

Unanswered Harry Potter Question #14: How Did the Bloody Baron Get Covered in Blood?

Unanswered Harry Potter Question #14: How Did the Bloody Baron Get Covered in Blood? (This article is humorous, not factual.) The following is an article in the Quibbler,…

Do You Own Every Harry Potter Book and Movie?

I own all the Harry Potter books and movies. I’m giving some serious thought to doing marathon reading and watching. I love this book series. I miss expressing…

Movie Review: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 directed by David Yates

Reviewed by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 Director: David Yates Run Time: 130 minutes Rated:PG-13 Summary: This is the second part…

Movie Review: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 starring Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1 Director: David Yates Run Time: 146 minutes Rated: PG-13 Summary: Deathly Hallows Part 1…

Unanswered Harry Potter Question #23: Has Harry Potter Ever Read a Book about Himself?

Unanswered Harry Potter Question #23: Has Harry Potter ever read a book about himself? (This article is humorous, not factual.) In my research on Harry Potter I’ve come…

Book Humor: Twilight, Harry Potter, Hunger Games

A friend shared these with me… you know they are awesome! I think I busted a gut laughing. Love it!

Review: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling

by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Author: J.K. Rowling Format: Hard Back # of pages: 652 Grade Reading Level:5.9; 4-8 grade Summary: The…

62 Books to Read if You Love Harry Potter

So I’m a die hard Harry Potter fan and you must be too if you’re here. Although, there is a slight chance you haven’t read the books. If…

How to Host an Audio Book Club or Party

by First Mate Keira A real fun reading activity to put together is an Audio Book Club or Party. Here’s how you put one together: Who to Invite:…

Movie Review: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince directed by David Yates

Reviewed by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Director: David Yates Run Time: 153 minutes Rated: PG Summary: Harry’s 6th year of Hogwarts begins…

4 Reasons to Never Skip to the End of a Book

by First Mate Keira, guest blogger Are you the sort of person who must absolutely be spoiled before you start a book? I know it’s tempting but going…

Lycanthropy – Disease or Genetics?

When it comes to paranormal world building there are two major philosophies on how a character can have lycanthropy. Both, depending on the author, have some connection with…

Halloween Costumes of Your Favorite Characters

Halloween is so much fun for dressing up as your favorite characters from movies and TV shows. But what may be the most enjoyable aspect of it all…

Harry Potter World, Universal Islands of Adventure (Pictures & Commentary)

by First Mate Keira If you are planning to go to Harry Potter World check out the photos below and read the tips. They should make your trip…

Unanswered Harry Potter Questions – Upcoming LYAF Event

LYAF is going to have a Harry Potter blog event starting June 1, 2011 going to July 15, 2011. We’re going to share humorous answers to a whole…

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