[Harry Potter Book Challenge] Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban – Thoughts and Links

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Month three of the Harry Potter Book Challenge has ended and it’s time once again to share your thoughts/links for Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. Since this is coming in a bit late (sorry about that) I will keep things short this time. My question for the month is: “What is your favorite part of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban?” I’ll […]


April Fools’ Day 2011: Literary Jokes Roundup

| Apr 1 | 1 Comment

Happy April Fools’ Day! From a fake Harry Potter TV show to a fake book cover from Maggie Stiefvater, today has been a good day for literary themed pranks. Here’s a roundup of my favorite book related April Fools’ Day jokes. In the category of pranks I desperately wish were real, check out the trailer for The Aurors, a TV Show inspired by the Harry […]


Who’s Your Favorite Marauder? [Harry Potter Book Challenge]

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“I solemnly swear that I am up to no good…” So begins Harry Potter’s journey in to the Marauder’s Map. Given to him by the Weasley twins, the Marauder’s map will turn out to be a very special and very important tool for Harry. Not only does the map show him all over Hogwarts including the secret passages, but it also can show him everyone […]


[Harry Potter Book Challenge] Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets – Thoughts and Links

harry potter and the chamber of secrets book

We have reached the end of month 2 of our Harry Potter Challenge! Did you all enjoy reading/re-reading Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets? This is only the second time that I have read the book, and there was so much I didn’t remember, I loved rediscovering the characters. If you haven’t signed up for the challenge yet you can get all the details […]


The Business Behind Young Adult Novels

| Feb 11 | 12 Comments

Many of us were SHOCKED this week to learn that Vampire Diaries author L. J. Smith has been fired from writing forthcoming books in her popular series. How can an author possibly be fired from writing her own books? Well, it turns out that Alloy Entertainment, a book packager, actually owns the rights to the Vampire Diaries as well as a few other of the […]


[Harry Potter Challenge] Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone – Thoughts and Links

Harry Potter Challenge

Can you believe we have already reached the end of the first month of our Harry Potter Challenge? That means we’re ready to hear all about your experience reading or re-reading Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. Hope you all had a lot of fun, I know I did and I can’t wait to read all about it. If you haven’t signed up for the […]


Match.com + Goodreads = BOOX Affinity

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Have you ever dated…. a book? No. Well, a french web site BOOX Affinity (“Boox” Pronounced in French sounds like “Books”) has come up with a model that is soon to be seen here as it sounds pretty awesome. Their motto says it all: “BOOX Affinity – The first dating site where a reader meets their book.” (sounds better in french :)) The concept of […]


Harry Potter and The Sorcerer’s Stone Guide Part 2

Welcome back to your intro into the Harry Potter universe! If you’re just joining us, there is still time to enter into our Harry Potter contest over here at Daemon’s Books! You can also jump into our Harry Potter movie challenge over on Daemon’s Movies! We’d love to have you; and you’ll be able to win cool prizes each month! Last week, we looked at […]


What Books Do You Consider Comfort Reads?

| Jan 21 | 5 Comments

The snowy weather last week prompted a lot of discussions on Twitter and Facebook about the best book to curl up with on a snow day. But it wasn’t until I read this great post on Girls Gone Reading that I realized there’s a name for books like these: comfort reads. I love it! Everyone always talks about comfort food (mmm…. mashed potatoes), but I […]


Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Guide

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Welcome to the first month of our Harry Potter book challenge! We’re about halfway through January, and we at Daemon’s Books wanted to see how you were doing with your Harry Potter challenge! Hopefully a few of you have had a chance to carve out some time to read (or start reading!) Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, but if you haven’t no worries! There […]