Tag: J.K. Rowling

prisoner of azkaban

Review: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling

Reviewed by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Author: J.K. Rowling Format: Hardback # of pages: 435 Grade Reading Level: 5.9; Ages 11+…

If You Could Meet Any Fictional Character, Who Would You Choose?

by First Mate Keira I’ll go first! The fictional characters I’d most want to meet are the twins Fred and George Weasley. They count as one person, don’t…

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+…

Review: Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix by J.K. Rowling

Reviewed by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix Author: J.K. Rowling Format: Hard Back # of pages 870 Grade Reading Level: 5.9; 4-8…

Review: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

Reviewed by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Author: J.K. Rowling Format: Paperback Pages: 309 Grade Reading Level: 5.3, Ages 9+ Summary: An 11…

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

Reviewed by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Author: J.K. Rowling Format: Hardcover # of pages: 341 Grade Reading Level: 4-8 Grade Summary:…

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…

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…

Why Harry Potter and Ginny Weasley are the Least Romantic Literary Couple of the Age

This post was written in response to the Miami Book Examiner’s defense of Harry Potter and Ginny Weasley as one of the five most romantic literary couples. Point…

Horcruxes 101

The following is a quick guide to Horcruxes: what they are, how to create them, how to eliminate them, and their powers. “Of the Horcrux, wickedest of magical…

4 YA Book and Movie Trailers I’m Excited About

by First Mate Keira I don’t know about you but 2010 has a lot of exciting things happening in the YA sphere. Here are 4 trailers that I’m…

Review: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling

Reviewed by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Author: J.K. Rowling Format: Hard Cover # of pages: 784 Grade Reading Level: 4-8 Summary: Dumbledore…

Welcome to Literature Young Adult Fiction

Literature Young Adult Fiction is a brand new book blog run by a sister duo team. Our goal is to help you navigate the murky waters of publishing…

Fantasy with a Dash of Romance

“Every age embraces the vampire it needs,” said Mike Deloney. Read on here. The Top 3 Young Adult Books From 2008: in no particular order… Breaking Dawn by…

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