Ginny Weasley Is Not Impressed

Sarah Gailey wrote an amazing essay about Ginny Weasley (of Harry Potter fame) at Tor.com. Often considered a more minor character, Sarah looks into how truly awesome Ginny really is, and why she. Is. Not. Impressed. As I’m doing¬†another Harry Potter re-read of...

Literary Girls: Momo (Momo)

Momo, or Momo and The Grey Gentlemen is the translated title of a book by the German author Michael Ende. Ende also wrote the famous fantasy novel which was re-imagined into the 1984 film The Neverending Story. Momo is a philosophical work of fantasy fiction which can...

Literary Girls: Hermione Granger (The Harry Potter Series)

‚ÄúI hope you’re pleased with yourselves. We could have been all killed — or worse, expelled.‚Äù -Hermione Granger, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer‚Äôs Stone That was me in elementary school. I‚Äôll never forget the day my mother brought home my first copy...

Literary Girls: Katniss Everdeen (The Hunger Games Trilogy)

For those who don’t know, Katniss Everdeen is the heroin of the trilogy of books written by Suzanne Collins and is played by Jennifer Lawrence in the movie adaptation of the series. The Hunger Games, Catching Fire and Mockingjay are set in a dystopian future...

Literary Girls: The Girls of The Baby-Sitters Club

Ann M. Martin’s series The Baby-Sitters Club first came out when I was about six, and I probably started reading them when I was 9 or 10. I adored all the girls, admired their entrepreneurial ways, and considered them some of my best literary friends. I liked...

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