My adoration of a good mystery is no surprise. I have written often of my love for the genre, particularly the works of the Queen of Mystery, Agatha Christie. When it comes to crime fiction, I tend to live exclusively in the past. Modern mystery thrillers, in the mould of those by John Grisham, just … Continue reading Review: The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith (J.K. Rowling)
Was anyone truly surprised upon hearing the news that I was going to be spending a day at the Warner Brothers Studio Tour? After meeting Anjali from the fabulous blog From L&P to English tea and discovering a shared passion for all things Harry Potter-related, we decided that nothing could be more appropriate for a first … Continue reading Literary Excursion: Warner Brothers Harry Potter Studio Tour
This week started with some intense Harry Potter-related excitement. I know that you are all still waiting with bated breath to see my Warner Brothers Studio Tour Literary Excursion post, and I can assure you that the wait will soon be over (on Tuesday, to be precise). In the meantime, however, I wanted to assist you all … Continue reading Just For Fun Friday: A Homage To Harry
Well, what an amazing couple of days it has been. One of the greatest things about starting The Book Habit has been becoming part of a fantastic community of bloggers. Having formed a firm friendship with Anjali from From L&P to English tea over the past few months, we finally realised our ambition of meeting and … Continue reading Monday Musing: 18/11/13
Tomorrow marks the birthday of sorceress of storytelling, JK Rowling. As a member of the lucky Harry Potter generation, Jo's books have been a big part of my life since Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone first graced the UK's bookshelves. As my family will attest, my obsession with the world of Harry Potter remains a dominant … Continue reading Happy (early) Birthday JK Rowling!
Happy Monday! Continuing on yesterday's J.K. Rowling theme, here's a quote to get you going for the week. Enjoy!
For the past week, the literary world has been possessed by the news that J.K. Rowling secretly published a book earlier this year, under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith. Choosing to do so in order to escape the inevitable, and often biased, scrutiny that accompanies her publications, The Cuckoo's Calling ends a year of debate regarding … Continue reading Review: The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith (J.K. Rowling)