The Fangirl’s Guide To The Galaxy

The Fangirl’s Guide to the Galaxy is a non-fiction book written by Sam Maggs.  It is a great book for all geek girls and aspiring fangirls alike.  If you’re new to the fandom world, it gives you great ideas where to start, and if you’re more familiar with it like myself, it can open up your fandom world even more.  If you’re an expert?  Well, it’s still a very entertaining read.

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Magnus Chase: The Sword of Summer

Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard is the newest series from Rick Riordan.  The first book in this series is called The Sword of Summer.  It focuses on the cousin of Annabeth Chase who is the son of Norse God, Freyr, the god of fertility.  The series is heavily influenced by Norse mythology, just as the Percy Jackson series was influenced by Greek mythology and Heroes of Olympus relied on both Greek and Roman mythology.

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Heroes of Olympus Series

Following the completion of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, Rick Riordan started a new series, The Heroes of Olympus, continuing the adventures of Percy Jackson and adding new characters to the expanding universe they inhabit.  Since I enjoyed the Percy Jackson series, I decided to check this one out as well.  It was an enjoyable series and not one to miss for fans of the original series.

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The Percy Jackson Series

I wish I could remember how I was introduced to the Percy Jackson series.  The only thing I can really remember was that I had finished reading the Harry Potter series and was looking for something new to read.  I’ve always been a fan of Greek mythology and this was something that sounded interesting.  These books are a bit shorter than the Harry Potter series but just as imaginative.  Below, I summarized each of the books and give an overall review of the series, as well as a brief look at the two movies that were adapted from the novels.

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Jane Austen Super Post

I thought I would start off my new blog with talking about my favourite author of all time, Jane Austen.   There are so many things to talk about when it comes to her and her works that this may end up being one of my longest posts ever.  Perhaps once we get to the end of it, we’ll know for sure.  I will start off talking about the novels themselves before getting into other book adaptations and unauthorized sequels.  Lastly, I will talk a little bit about some of the movies that are adaptations of the books or inspired by them.

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