The Literary Phoenix

Funny, the damage a silly little book can do. Especially in the hands of a silly little girl.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling Harry Potter is facing another summer at the Dursleys, but it’ll all be over soon as the World Cup looms on the horizon!  There, he enjoys the expert flying of the world’s best Quidditch players, and sees the Dark Mark cast into the sky the …

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Any reader will be hardpressed to find a novel with a female protagonist whose romantic relationship doesn’t overflow the entire plot.  Authors embrace this formula for heartbreak and success in a variety of ways:  Anita Blake author Laurell K. Hamilton overthrew her supernatural plot of necromancy and sleuthing to highlight Anita’s relations as the only …

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