Posts Tagged ‘Stephenie Meyer’

What I am reading:

“Twilight” by Stephenie Meyer – Don’t judge me, I like it when I don’t put my critical English graduate head on!

What I have finished reading this week:


Other Bookish Things:

I love Harry Potter (in case you hadn’t gathered by the amount of posts I write mentioning the series) and only recently have I started reading headcanons and fan theories about it. The latest one I found is regarding the numbers of student at Hogwarts being difficult to work out, as JK Rowling said there’s 1000 kids in the school but the maths doesn’t add up when you consider how many first years there are in the first film. See the article on Glamour magazine’s website for the full theory!

This theory actually makes a lot of sense! It’s very sad though.

I’ve never really thought too much about the number of pupils before – I just assumed that Harry shares a boys’ dorm with 4 others (Ron, Neville, Seamus and Dean), and we never hear of any other Gryffindor boys, and then there must be 5 Gryffindor girls as well (although I can only recall Hermione, Lavender and Parvati) so that’s 10 students for their House, so maybe there’s 10 in the other 3 houses too, so that makes Harry’s year a total of 40.

I’m probably wrong as it’s unlikely there would be an equal number of boys and girls in all Houses as the number of students depends on how many magical kids were born in that year group – and not all of them necessarily went to Hogwarts, as you could go to another school (but why wouldn’t you go to Hogwarts!)

Day 29: “A book everyone hated but you liked”

It’s kind of difficult, but I suppose I could pick the “Twilight” books because the literary world seems to think the books are awful, but they were still bestsellers. I was given the series by my friends for Christmas one year and I actually really enjoyed them! I have since read countless reviews by people who point out the flaws in the books, and if I let my critical inner English student review them, I too see the flaws in the books. I still like the books though! I don’t care if you judge me!

About the Challenge:

30 Day Challenge – Books (via mylittlebookblog – click photo to visit blog)

On the eighth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me…

Eight sparkly vampires!

The Cullens from “Twilight” by Stephenie Meyer

Seven deadly Horcruxes,

Six Lost Boys,

Five Famous Friends,

Four Little Women,

Three Weird Sisters,

Two Lovers’ Daemons,

And Mr Darcy in a wet shirt!