Tom Recommends: Harry Potter (The Books)

Gabbing Geek Tom Recommends v2I’ve been a little hard lately on some prominent YA franchises.  I gave the last Hunger Games movie a so-so review, and really haven’t had a kind word to say about Divergent at all.  Heck, I’d never even heard of supposed best-seller The 5th Wave until that silly-looking trailer came out.

But I actually do like some YA books and movies, so long as they are actually, you know, good.  That’s one of the big strengths of the 800 pound gorilla in the library, J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series.

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Break Out The Bat Signal, Because DC Halloween Pumpkins Are On The Loose!

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Na na na na na na na na – PUMPKINS! All week we’ve been featuring awesomely geeky pumpkin designs just for your viewing pleasure like, Harry Potter, Marvel, & Star Wars. Today’s carvings are from the dark and sinuous Gotham City, plus a couple of other heroes we love. See everything from the Flash, to Superman, to (of course) the Dark Knight.

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Bubble, Bubble, Toil, And Trouble: Harry Potter Halloween Pumpkins

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LUMOUS MAXIMA! Accio carving knife, because it’s time for your daily dose of pumpkin geekery! We’ve been featuring brilliantly carved pumpkins all week and today’s theme is the wonderful world of Harry Potter. See everything from Snape, to Dumbledore and even a little Buckbeak! Like what you’re seeing? Then check out our Marvel or Star Wars posts, we posted earlier this week.

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