Uppercase Box – November 2016

The November Uppercase Box featured a book I’ve been eagerly anticipating all year long!

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Short Stories from Hogwarts by J.K. Rowling (Review) 

Short Stories from Hogwarts of Power, Politics and Pesky Poltergeists (Pottermore Presents, #2)Short Stories from Hogwarts of Heroism, Hardship and Dangerous Hobbies (Pottermore Presents, #1)Hogwarts: An Incomplete and Unreliable Guide (Pottermore Presents, #3)

I am proud to reveal my review of the three new releases from J.K. Rowling, Short Stories from Hogwarts.  I’ve broken down my reviews per book and be warned:

THERE ARE SPOILERS AHEAD.

Though these books are not stories and are actually the history of the characters/places/objects from the series we’ve all come to know and love, I don’t want anyone upset that I ruined these three new releases for them.  That said – brace yourself!

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15 Years Later – In Memory of 9/11.

When 9/11 happened, I was six years old.  I was in my third week as a second grader and that is about all I remember regarding my life at that time.  I remember I got to leave school early.  I remember my mom wouldn’t let me turn on the TV.  I remember everyone whispering around me and my younger brother.

But I don’t remember IT.  It being the thing everyone was trying to keep hidden from us.  We weren’t allowed to know and the adults in our lives tried to preserve our innocence a little longer before they told us a few times, trying to keep us from fearing everything but still trying to get us to understand just how serious this was.

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