Tuesday marked the end of Mardi Gras. Perhaps you've been or just witnessed it on the internet. Either way, you'll probably agree it's a spectacle. It also gives a glimpse into the the unusual, mystical city itself. In a way, Mardi Gras is the anthem of the musical opus of New Orleans.
I am new to the Harry Potter-verse and just finished book 1 (Sorcerer's Stone). I successfully survived reading it without breaking any of my daughter's rules for reading her book. Therefore, to celebrate finishing the first book and kicking off my introduction into the world of Harry Potter, here are my Top 10 favorite quotes from the first book!
I wrote a book about witches (The Travelers) and it includes magic, prophecies, tarot readings and such.You know, the things witches are made of. As I wrote the book, I did a little bit of research on the internet regarding tarot cards and their meanings. Beyond that, I just used my imagination. Now, I'm working on book 2 of The Travelers and I want to take my research beyond the internet. What better way than to find a real tarot reader, right? Totally easy, right? Wrong.
Guess what I'm doing tonight? I'm starting on New Year's Resolution #1 - I'm starting the Harry Potter series.
I have a confession, a reading-related confession. Prepare yourself to be shocked. I've never read the Harry Potter books. I know it seems crazy that a YA fantasy author and a lover of books has never read Harry Potter. (Please don't hold it against me.) So, I'm going to make a active choice now, my first New Year's Resolution - I will read the Harry Potter series...