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by Lisette Westerveldt
Fri Aug 17, 2012 12:04 am
Forum: The Great Hall
Topic: The Topic For Introductions!
Replies: 1419
Views: 96390

Hey everyone! I'm Lisette, Liz for short, and I'm currently a second-year Ravenclaw. In the year or so I've been here, I don't believe I've ever introduced myself in this forum, so I figured that posting in this thread was long overdue ^^ IRL, I'm 17 years old. I'll be starting my first year of univ...
by Lisette Westerveldt
Sun Feb 05, 2012 9:39 pm
Forum: Discussions
Topic: Where Do You Live?
Replies: 895
Views: 59085

I'm from Massachusetts, USA!
by Lisette Westerveldt
Sun Nov 13, 2011 3:27 pm
Forum: The Great Hall
Topic: How Do You Pronounce Your Name?
Replies: 1021
Views: 69910

Lisette is pretty easy. It's just LIZ-ETTE.

And Westerveldt is phonetic, so it's pronounced the same way it's spelled, which is WEST-ERR-VELDT.
by Lisette Westerveldt
Sat Sep 24, 2011 3:04 pm
Forum: Book Talk
Topic: What Book Are You Reading?
Replies: 202
Views: 17354

I'm currently reading Hamlet and Super Freakonomics, and am re-reading Einstein's Dreams. :D
by Lisette Westerveldt
Sat Sep 24, 2011 3:01 pm
Forum: Book Talk
Topic: The Host
Replies: 8
Views: 813

While I am not a fan of Twilight (I hate it), I absolutely adored The Host. I love how she mixed romance and science fiction, how she made the characters so realistic and three-dimensional, and especially how she raised a lot of philosophical questions throughout the book, especially regarding what ...
by Lisette Westerveldt
Sat Sep 24, 2011 2:54 pm
Forum: Book Talk
Topic: How Many Books Do You Read Per Year
Replies: 223
Views: 18628

Agreed. I usually don't have time to read new, non-school related books, due to massive amounts of homework, extracurriculars, sports, etc...

But I do a lot of re-reading of my books, as well as large amounts of reading on fanfiction ^^
by Lisette Westerveldt
Wed Sep 07, 2011 12:21 am
Forum: Book Talk
Topic: Twilight
Replies: 73
Views: 6219

I second what North Ellwood said. While the books aren't completely awful, the overall plot and love triangle get extremely irritating as the series progresses. Likewise, I find a lot of the characters to be extremely Mary Sue-like and not very realistic. But in spite of that, there's enough drama a...
by Lisette Westerveldt
Tue Sep 06, 2011 11:36 pm
Forum: Harry Potter Talk
Topic: Maybe Eight Book In 10 Years
Replies: 93
Views: 12453

I don't know about Hogwarts, A History, but I do know that J.K. Rowling is definitely planning on publishing a Harry Potter encyclopedia with information on pretty much everything and anything regarding the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. I think she's actually in the process of it right now, but a...

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