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August 18 2016

Come Slyther In: Why Snape Might be the Best Character in the Harry Potter Universe

  Severus Snape as played by Alan Rickman If you haven’t read The Harry Potter Series—where have you been for the last 20 years? Needless...
August 11 2016

Ranking the Women of the Harry Potter Universe, A Potterverse Hotness Scale

Who Are the Hottest Women in the Potterverse? NOTE: The below contains some slight, mostly indirect, spoilers for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Continue at your own risk. Yes, the...
August 4 2016

Ranking the Men of the Harry Potter Universe, A Potterverse Hotness Scale

  Who's your hottest Harry Potter character? Who are the best Harry Potter male characters? One of the great joys of reading is falling...
August 1 2016

A History of How Ron and Hermione Got Together—Hogwarts, A Love Story

WARNING: Spoilers for The Cursed Child Ron and Hermione’s relationship can be described in many ways, but I believe the best word for it is tumultuous. Throughout JK Rowling’s...
May 5 2013

First Look: Jocelynn Drake’s Dead Man’s Deal (May 7, 2013)

Jocelynn Drake Dead Man’s Deal Harper Voyager / $11.98 print / $9.78 digital / May 7, 2013 In a gritty urban fantasy world where elves, faeries, trolls, werewolves, and vampires swim...
March 18 2013

Alternate Mythologies from Lost Girl, Hearne, Moning, and More!

It’s probably safe to say that vampires and werewolves have had their fair share of literary exposure over the years. Werewolves first appeared around 61 AD, in The Satyricon by Petronius. Vampires,...
February 21 2013

A Heart’s a Heavy Burden: The Simple Love of Hayao Miyazaki

I've a confession to make. I, Christopher Charles Morgan, love cartoons. There is nothing nearly as comforting as cartoons when you are feeling crappy. During a particularly rough week in grad school,...
November 12 2012

First Look: Suzanne Johnson’s River Road (November 13, 2012)

Suzanne Johnson River Road Tor / $24.99 print/$11.99 digital / November 13, 2012 Hurricane Katrina is long gone, but the preternatural storm rages on in New Orleans. New species from the...
October 10 2012

Charmed, I’m Sure: Witches and Wizards from Butcher, Moning, King and More!

Like many of us, I've always been fascinated by magic and those who could wield it. I grew up watching Bewitched and I Dream of Jeannie; I adored the comical situations these magical woman managed...
August 10 2011

Dating Dresden: Why Harry Dresden Would Make a Great Boyfriend

Jim Butcher’s Ghost Story (the 13th in the Dresden Files) has toppled George R.R. Martin’s A Dance with Dragons from the top spot of the hardcover fiction bestselling list this week, and while...
March 23 2011

For The Love Of . . . Paying Outrageous Sums For Books?

Yesterday, Team H & H announced the formation of the Harry Potter Virgin Club, where redline_ and lizmaverick have agreed to read the Harry Potter series—all of it—for the first...
March 22 2011

Harry Potter Virgin Club Announcement

We have a confession. Two of us here at H&H (lizmaverick and myself, redline_) missed the Harry Potter boat. Big time. As in, we’ve never even made it through the first book. When we were...