Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Hello everyone today I want to talk to you about something that has been a huge part of my childhood! HARRY POTTER! It’s the story of the boy who lived, growing up orphaned after his parent’s death Harry lived with his aunt uncle and spoiled cousin! Just as he begins to give up hope of a life of happiness when he discovers something magical. “You are a wizard, Harry” Then begins the adventure of a lifetime.

An adventure filled with friendship, struggles, fear, and magic. This book series helped so many people grow up and gave us all hope that good really does triumph over evil. Helped us realize that a good friend can be your most valuable and that things are not always what they seem.

These books really did help raise me, although I never got my Hogwarts letter on my 11th birthday I still believe in magic and friendship. The Harry Potter series opened my world to reading and fantasy, to this day fantasy books are my first choice. Because of this love for Harry Potter, I have found books like the  Battle for Honor Series (Gates and Rebirth).

It is amazing how a single book can change the course of a person life.

Well known on to some exciting news!

J.K. Rowling has announced the 8th Harry Potter book release date!

JULY 31ST 2016!

 

The 8th Harry Potter book is called Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. It jumps forward 19 years; I can’t wait to know what Harry, Ginny, Ron, and Hermione are up to.  JK Rowling is a fantastic author and this time with the help of Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, it is sure to be another classic but why take my word.  Let’s allow Mr. Ollivander to describe it “But I think it is clear that we can expect great things from you.”

“It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn’t much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband and father of three school-age children. While Harry grapples with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs, his youngest son Albus must struggle with the weight of a family legacy, he never wanted. As past and present fuse ominously, both father and son learn the uncomfortable truth: sometimes, darkness comes from unexpected places.”

Well, mean less to say but my copy is pre-ordered!

While you wait for this new installment of Harry Potter, make sure you check out the Battle For Honor Series! (Gates and Rebirth)

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Rebirth

As you all know, I LOVE the Battle For Honor book series! I talked a lot about Gates in the past, but RJ Brousseau has done it again with the Sequel!

The sequel is called Rebirth! I am a strong believer that originals are usually the best but in this case, RJ Brousseau has stepped up to that challenge and wrote a sequel that has surpassed all my expectations! I honestly believe that Rebirth is even better then Gates.

Many of you had read Gates and Rebirth takes place right where we left off. Make sure you pick up Rebirth to learn even more about your favorite characters, as this book goes more in depth about each one of them.

A few of my favorite parts of this book are the way that RJ Brousseau approaches necromancers and vampires! He does not approach these in the typical cookie cutter fashion. He doesn’t fall into the typical stereotypes that come along with necromancers and vampires! The book introduces a new race and different classes that we have not seen before. Some of the elves are becoming unhappy with the way things are and just who is the shadow knight?

I do not want to give too much information away so that you are just as surprised as I was with all the unexpected twists and turns. I truly recommend picking up this fast paced book. Rebirth has a theme of never abandoning hope even through all the deception and betrayal. I think this is a great message for all of you because hope should never be lost.

Below is a synopsis of Rebirth as well as links to amazon for both Rebirth and the original Gates. I am anxiously awaiting the third installment of Battle For Honor!

The winds whip over the hallowed lands of Agora, as all they have ever known is now changing, everything sacred has been shattered and crushed to dust.  It has been six years since the dwarf capital Brinstone Gates fell to the invading elf army, but to many, it has been a lifetime.  Things haven’t been this bleak since the Great War oppression washed over the lands many generations ago.

The dwarfs have been allowed to establish a temporary home in MorBlanc, alongside the humans, yet they continue to be persecuted by both known and unknown forces.  Thorel is king and desperately tries to keep his people safe, while struggling with everyday politics.  Eagan, a former member of the human royal court, is now the sitting queen for the dwarfs, yet exactly where do her loyalties lie?  Thorel’s inner circle continues to support the king, although allegiances will be tested.

The elves prosper since their conquest, however life is now very different from before, and not everyone is happy.  Kenric is wrestling with his inner demons, unable to comprehend why he suffers as he rises to ultimate power.  He continues to remain obsessed with his plans to completely wipe out every dwarf, even as a larger goal is in his sights.  Celeste no longer speaks with the goddess, instead she longs for more power, and freedom from her ever distant husband.  Allies become enemies and alliances never before imaged surface, while the elves consolidate power, tightening their grip around the world’s throat.

The humans are growing tired of sharing their home.  Their troubled king, Travis, tries to find a way to deal with the public outcry over his decision to aid the dwarfs, all the while feeling his power slipping away.  The humans, as well as all the other non-elf races, are feeling isolated, and fear they may be the next on the elf king’s agenda.

The savior that descended amongst the dwarf people died by a single arrow, and with that, almost all hope died with him.  The avatars are once again dispatched to the physical plane, but this time without guidance.  Along with these heroes, a new evil is unleashed upon the world, known only as the shadow knight.

Magic is even more powerful, and more unstable.  Those that are able to control the energies are now able to accomplish great feats, or are consumed by the very powers they crave.  Witness the discovery of new races and lands, and watch the vampire clans unite to form an independent nation.

How does Thorel, the reluctant king of the dwarfs, respond to these new threats?  Who else will stand up against the elf conquest?

Click on the books below to be directed to the link!!  

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Finding Things you Love

Hello everyone sorry for my lack of posts again with classes picking up my September has been stuffed full of books, quizzes, and late night studying, but hey thats the joy of college right? Well anyway I have finally found a time to get back to all of you wonderful readers!!

When I was thinking about what I wanted to write about I was cleaning up my dorm room! I came across my paperback copy of Battle of Honor:Gates. And it got me thinking about things that I love to do and what helps me distress when I come across my book I realized that there are things that I do with out thinking to help me go back to my happy place when it seems far away.

One of the things i like to do is this! I love writing to all of you guys and even writing back to the emails I get giving advice talking to my readers it really does make me feel like I make a difference in the world and when I get tired it keeps me going. When I get really stressed I love toread too.  That particular book, Battle Of Honor:Gates, I’m kinda obsessed with I have read it so many times that I’m pretty sure that I could recite it in my sleep. But when you find something you really love you just cant get enough of it. And this book takes me to a different world one of sic-fi perfection RJ Brousseau you are a genius.

So I guess what I am trying to tell you is find things that you love because the world can get stressful and you will need an outlet. Also find something that you find you are good at or you feel makes you who you are because those things will make all the stress worth it.

love you all and remember stay who you are and don’t stress the small stuff

XOXO

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Educating and education

Hello my friends I wanted to write to you about a few important things today. This would be your education. You are all very lucky individuals who have the gift of reading, writing, and thinking for your selves. I understand that school is not for every one I personally did not enjoy high school but made it through and can look back and realize al that I have learned. 

What I would suggest to help you out on this mission is to just read! I don’t mean read your school books or the classics that many of you find boring but read what you are fascinated with. In my own experience I found that sic-fi and fantasy books are what gets my brain excited. For those interested in books like these I would recommend reading Battle Of Honor: Gates by RJ Brousseau its a great book that I enjoyed But weather you read that, Hunger Games, Sisterhood Of The Traveling Pants or Gossip Girl just read it will do so much for your life. And i want to see all of you succeed, soar, and fly!

xoxo

Michelle

Battle of Honor:Gates

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