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by Shiloh Adlar
Tue Sep 25, 2018 2:30 am
Forum: Monthly Book Discussions
Topic: The Hero and the Crown * Part 1 - Chapters 7 - 11
Replies: 3
Views: 46

Re: The Hero and the Crown * Part 1 - Chapters 7 - 11

This may actually be the reason that I am having difficulty with this book. The time hopping that is happening is very hard for me to keep up with and events are getting lost in my head. I'm left more confused than anything and getting extremely frustrated with it. The final two chapters in this par...
by Shiloh Adlar
Mon Sep 24, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: Monthly Book Discussions
Topic: The Hero and the Crown * Part 1 - Chapters 1 - 6
Replies: 2
Views: 47

Re: The Hero and the Crown * Part 1 - Chapters 1 - 6

I'll admit, this book is very difficult for me to read. I've had to re-read everything twice, and I don't know if it's the long paragraphs that are at a constant or the typeface, but it gives me a headache and it's frustrating me. The story itself appears to be a good one, one that I would be into, ...
by Shiloh Adlar
Sun Sep 23, 2018 3:34 am
Forum: Bulletin Board
Topic: Happy Birthday, Katelin
Replies: 6
Views: 36

Re: Happy Birthday, Katelin

I'm late, but happy birthday Katelin! :D
by Shiloh Adlar
Tue Sep 11, 2018 10:56 pm
Forum: Fantastic Beasts
Topic: Favorite Characters in Fantastic Beasts
Replies: 0
Views: 25

Favorite Characters in Fantastic Beasts

I had the privilege of getting to go to LeakyCon this year and sit in three panels with Dan Fogler, Jacob Kawolski and Alison Sudol, Queenie Goldstein. Two of them were solo panels and the other was a panel that included both of them titled Doughnuts and Strudel, and it was amazing. When I first saw...
by Shiloh Adlar
Tue Sep 11, 2018 10:34 pm
Forum: Discussions
Topic: Where do you find your Energy?
Replies: 2
Views: 33

Re: Where do you find your Energy?

Meditation and yoga are my go to relaxation techniques when I need to re-energize after a long week or even a tiring day. I spend a lot of mental energy every day just trying to keep myself appearing normal that most of the time when I get home, not only am I wide awake because my mind is on super a...
by Shiloh Adlar
Tue Sep 11, 2018 10:24 pm
Forum: General Class Discussions
Topic: So, What Are You Taking?
Replies: 10
Views: 199

Re: So, What Are You Taking?

I had a really hard time picking out classes this year that fit within the scope of what I'm capable of doing for max points since too many long writing or research options are difficult for me. (I almost didn't make it though OWLS last year because of that, but yay, I finished them). I finally deci...
by Shiloh Adlar
Sun Sep 02, 2018 10:49 pm
Forum: Muggle Studies for Beginners
Topic: Received Assignments Fall 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 39

Received Assignments Fall 2018

Assignment 1


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Assignment 4


Final


Project
by Shiloh Adlar
Sun Sep 02, 2018 10:49 pm
Forum: Quidditch - The Wizarding Way
Topic: Received Assignments Fall 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 22

Received Assignments Fall 2018

Assignment 1


Assignment 2


Assignment 3


Assignment 4


Final


Project
by Shiloh Adlar
Sat Sep 01, 2018 1:05 am
Forum: Bulletin Board
Topic: Happy Birthday, Shiloh!
Replies: 5
Views: 62

Re: Happy Birthday, Shiloh!

Thank you. :)
by Shiloh Adlar
Thu Aug 30, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: Harry Potter Talk
Topic: Harry Potter Gear and Magical Meets!
Replies: 3
Views: 46

Harry Potter Gear and Magical Meets!

I know there is already a topic on Harry Potter merch, but this is more on gear and carrying gear with you or wearing it out places like when you go to school or work. Some people are absolutely into the cosplay or Harry Potter everywhere thing, and I'm starting to get that way myself after experien...
by Shiloh Adlar
Sun Aug 26, 2018 4:40 am
Forum: Music Talk
Topic: When the Universe is Made Up of Music
Replies: 0
Views: 53

When the Universe is Made Up of Music

I recently read a book called The Violinist's Thumb by Sam Kean and in it, he describes the makeup of DNA which everyone who has made it through high school biology is familiar with. Something that I have heard about before but never really looked into is scientists composing DNA melodies by transla...
by Shiloh Adlar
Sun Aug 26, 2018 4:22 am
Forum: Between the Pages
Topic: Inspirational Literary Characters
Replies: 5
Views: 335

Re: Inspirational Literary Characters

I finished Destined another House of Night novel by P.C and Kristen Cast recently, and there is a new character that has been introduced that I find inspiring in a way. Aurox comes into the picture as a tool of Neferet, a gift she says came from Nyx but really she received from the White Bull with a...
by Shiloh Adlar
Tue Aug 21, 2018 4:41 am
Forum: Between the Pages
Topic: Getting to Know You
Replies: 3
Views: 250

Re: Getting to Know You

As a follow up to my above post, I also read The Violinist's Thumb by Sam Kean. Perhaps this is an even better book to understand more about me. As the last one focused on the periodic table of elements, this one focuses on genetics and specifically our DNA. Once again, Kean goes through explaining ...
by Shiloh Adlar
Tue Aug 21, 2018 4:27 am
Forum: The Bookshelf
Topic: Presenting Author – Mark Twain
Replies: 3
Views: 174

Re: Presenting Author – Mark Twain

I also recently read The Adventure's of Tom Sawyer . I grabbed the copy my library had, and it's a newer version written specifically for younger readers while still not abridging anything. In other words, the language that Maxim was discussing has been taken out. I was aware of such things before s...
by Shiloh Adlar
Tue Aug 21, 2018 4:10 am
Forum: Between the Pages
Topic: Inspirational Literary Characters
Replies: 5
Views: 335

Re: Inspirational Literary Characters

This may be a strange post for some as the novel Before the Storm by Christie Golden is based off of a MMORPG called World of Warcraft. However, I still consider the characters literary as they are written into 18 novels, at least 2 novellas that I know of, and of course comics. I have read many of ...
by Shiloh Adlar
Fri Aug 17, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: The Great Hall
Topic: Gold Spirit Award 2018-19
Replies: 20
Views: 473

Re: Gold Spirit Award 2018-19

1. Earn at least 8 quills
2. Earn 2500+ points
3. Assist 3 classes
4. Submit to at least 2 house papers
5. Participate in at least 1 HOL wide activity.
by Shiloh Adlar
Mon Aug 13, 2018 2:01 pm
Forum: Harry Potter Talk
Topic: LeakyCon 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 65

LeakyCon 2018

I was so happy this year to be able to attend LeakyCon 2018. I got back home late last night after an incredible weekend of Harry Potter greatness and getting to see some awesome Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts cast members! Alison Sudol and Dan Fogler were there and they were incredible together ...
by Shiloh Adlar
Sat Aug 11, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: Bulletin Board
Topic: Happy Birthday Silas Hipolito Crist!
Replies: 6
Views: 129

Re: Happy Birthday Silas Hipolito Crist!

Happy birthday, Silas!
by Shiloh Adlar
Sun Aug 05, 2018 4:36 am
Forum: Bulletin Board
Topic: Happy Birthday, Cosmo!
Replies: 6
Views: 135

Re: Happy Birthday, Cosmo!

Happy birthday!!!
by Shiloh Adlar
Sat Aug 04, 2018 12:33 am
Forum: Between the Pages
Topic: Giving a book another chance
Replies: 8
Views: 769

Re: Giving a book another chance

I keep coming back to the House of Night series and while I have been disappointed with the last few books I read, Dragon's Oath , a House of Night novella set between Awakened and Destined was quite good. I was intrigued to learn more about Anastasia's and Dragon's relationship and honestly with th...

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