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by Vanessa Tilley
Tue Dec 11, 2018 10:18 pm
Forum: The Bookshelf
Topic: Presenting Author: J. K. Rowling
Replies: 1
Views: 16

Re: Presenting Author: J. K. Rowling

Title: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Author: J. K. Rowling Series: Harry Potter (Book 2) Genre: YA, Fantasy Audience: Young Adult and on Another wonderful book in the Harry Potter series! This book is full of adventure, magic, fantasy and twists. I loved it! It is so fun getting to know al...
by Vanessa Tilley
Tue Dec 11, 2018 10:17 pm
Forum: The Bookshelf
Topic: Presenting Author: J. K. Rowling
Replies: 1
Views: 16

Presenting Author: J. K. Rowling

Name of the author: J. K. Rowling Main genre: Fantasy Main audience : Young adults on Main books: Harry Potter series Short summary of the author: J. K. Rowling was born July 31, 1965 and from an early age knew that she wanted to be a writer. She had already written her first book at age 6 and her ...
by Vanessa Tilley
Sat Dec 08, 2018 1:00 am
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Winter Reading Challenge 2018/2019
Replies: 6
Views: 102

Re: Winter Reading Challenge 2018/2019

I will start with a 3 book pledge 😁


Edit: Book One - Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets:
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by Vanessa Tilley
Sat Dec 08, 2018 12:58 am
Forum: The Bookshelf
Topic: Book Review: The Bear and the Nightingale
Replies: 3
Views: 45

Re: Book Review: The Bear and the Nightingale

I actually just finished this book today!

I found it to be a little slow to start but I am glad I hung in there because it was worth it. I love Vasya and I look forward to seeing what the next book brings!
by Vanessa Tilley
Fri Dec 07, 2018 1:17 am
Forum: Quidditch
Topic: Unfogging the Quidditch Pitch
Replies: 6
Views: 10596

Re: Unfogging the Quidditch Pitch

*Which team will get the first All Chasers? Hufflepuff
*How many total blocks will the Keepers get? 18
*Will the answer to the last question contain the name of a character? No
by Vanessa Tilley
Thu Dec 06, 2018 10:24 pm
Forum: Music Talk
Topic: Alison Sudol aka: Queenie
Replies: 1
Views: 50

Re: Alison Sudol aka: Queenie

I had NO IDEA that Alison was a singer but I'm not surprised. I am going to have to go look her up now though!
by Vanessa Tilley
Thu Dec 06, 2018 10:22 pm
Forum: Movie Talk
Topic: Lights! Camera! Action! Pitch your own movie plot!
Replies: 5
Views: 896

Re: Lights! Camera! Action! Pitch your own movie plot!

Broadway zombies with jazz hands! Need I say more :P
by Vanessa Tilley
Thu Dec 06, 2018 10:21 pm
Forum: Movie Talk
Topic: What movie coming in out in 2018 are you most excited for?
Replies: 15
Views: 903

Re: What movie coming in out in 2018 are you most excited for?

I am so excited for Venom and Aquaman! Anyone else? Oddly enough, I am not a huge superhero fan but looking forward to them anyway :wub:
by Vanessa Tilley
Thu Dec 06, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: Book Talk
Topic: Close to Home
Replies: 2
Views: 69

Re: Close to Home

I try to read books that hit close to home because I do feel I can relate to the characters better. Sometimes, I don't like talking about what I am feeling even with my husband because I know he just won't understand. However, when I read about someone who is in my situation and knows what it feels ...
by Vanessa Tilley
Thu Dec 06, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: Book Talk
Topic: Advice Books
Replies: 1
Views: 32

Re: Advice Books

Well, currently, all my advice and self-help books have been focusing on art specifically colour mixing and watercolouring. I have been trying to get better at watercolouring because I have a horrible habit of thinking I am just not good enough and giving up. I amworking on going through some books ...
by Vanessa Tilley
Thu Dec 06, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: Book Talk
Topic: Book Suggestions
Replies: 206
Views: 15578

Re: Book Suggestions

If you are a fan of fairy tales or A Series of Unfortunate Events, I highly recommend The Grimm Sisters series!
by Vanessa Tilley
Tue Dec 04, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Flash Fiction
Replies: 38
Views: 1252

Re: Flash Fiction

Miranda was having a hard time focusing on the softball game today. She was excited and nervous because it was almost time for her very first harp lesson! Miranda hoped that she didn't stink because she loved the harp. (39 words)
by Vanessa Tilley
Sun Dec 02, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: Secret Elf Present Exchange
Topic: Sign ups
Replies: 10
Views: 242

Sign ups

Hello all you wonderful and lovely little elves! We are so looking forward to this event and we hope you are too. Now since we are an online community, these will be virtual not physical presents such as puzzles, book recommendations, beans maybe even a shiny new signature/avatar for the forums. :wu...
by Vanessa Tilley
Sun Dec 02, 2018 1:02 am
Forum: Music Talk
Topic: Holiday Music in December
Replies: 2
Views: 47

Holiday Music in December

Hello everyone! I can't believe we have already entered the month of December! Time is just flying by. I know that HOL is world wide so I am interested in seeing do you have any holiday songs that you have to listen to when you celebrate the holidays? For me, I live in the USA, so we celebrate Chris...
by Vanessa Tilley
Mon Nov 19, 2018 2:12 pm
Forum: Bulletin Board
Topic: Happy Birthday Gail Allen!
Replies: 6
Views: 121

Happy Birthday Gail Allen!

I hope you have the most amazing birthday you wonderful Eagle!!! Happy birthday!!!!! Love you bunches! :wub:
by Vanessa Tilley
Fri Nov 16, 2018 1:37 am
Forum: Bulletin Board
Topic: Happy Birthday, Patrick!
Replies: 6
Views: 112

Re: Happy Birthday, Patrick!

Happy birthday Patrick!!!
by Vanessa Tilley
Sun Oct 28, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: The Great Hall
Topic: The Gryffindor Paw Print is Back!
Replies: 3
Views: 193

Re: The Gryffindor Paw Print is Back!

Yay!! So excited!!!!
by Vanessa Tilley
Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:21 am
Forum: Bulletin Board
Topic: Happy Birthday, Dario
Replies: 11
Views: 457

Re: Happy Birthday, Dario

Happy Birthday!!!
by Vanessa Tilley
Tue Oct 02, 2018 1:38 am
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Flash Fiction
Replies: 38
Views: 1252

Re: Flash Fiction

She looked down at the animal footprint. It was close. She stepped cautiously up to the mighty oak tree and looked around the trunk. There was the buck that would be able to feed her family for a month. She took out an arrow and aimed. (48 words)
by Vanessa Tilley
Mon Oct 01, 2018 1:36 am
Forum: Monthly Book Discussions
Topic: The Paladin Prophecy - October Monthly Book Discussion
Replies: 1
Views: 139

Re: The Paladin Prophecy - October Monthly Book Discussion

Yes! I WILL read this month. Failed last month though may try to read it again and post anyway lol.

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