Harry Potter: Not As Perfect As You Think

I have a rather fond memory of Harry Potter, oddly enough. As much as I tend to dislike a number of elements of the story, I have a plethora of fond memories and good things to say about it. That doesn’t stop me from calling out the faults within it to remind people it isn’t…

Returning to Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Now that I’ve settled in a bit, I’m back to do some writing, and since it’s been over a month since The Force Awakens was shown in theatres, I think I can openly talk about the film and, in this case, the novel. Before I begin: SPOILER ALERT! If you don’t want anything from Star…

Continuing the Journey to The Force Awakens: A Review of Aftermath

One of the perks of being a librarian: you can make “suggestions” as to what is ordered for the collection. As long as you can get enough people to agree with you and have enough circulations to support it, you’re golden. I pulled that card for the new Star Wars novels, knowing that there would…

Journey to The Force Awakens: A Review of Lost Stars

Growing up as a Star Wars fan, I’ve read a large number of the novels that were once called the Expanded Universe. I would read between one and three of these novels a week in school, and have some fond memories of our favorite characters. Now that the EU is listed as “Legends,” and a…