I’m willing to give the people following my blog and any one reading it the ability to pick the next book I read on my Kindle. Below, you’ll find a list of all the e-books I currently have my Kindle Fire. They’re listed in alphabetical order by author. I only ask for two things when choosing a book from the list….
One, please choose a book that I haven’t read already. I’ve put an asterisk next to the books I’ve already read to make it easier for you to pick a book from the list. Two, if you are going to choose a book that is part of a series then please don’t pick a book out of order. Please choose the first book in the series that I haven’t read yet.
If you have any questions, hit the “contact” button and I’ll be happy to help. Otherwise, leave your pick in the comments below. Thank you in advance!
A Haunting by L. I. Albemont * Gum Town Detective Agency by David Banks The House with a Clock in Its Walls by John Bellairs * Gwendy’s Button Box by Richard Chizmar & Stephen King Gwendy’s Magic Feather by Richard Chizmar The Haunting of Gillespie House by Darcy Coates The Folcroft Ghosts by Darcy Coates Craven Manor by Darcy Coates Quarter to Midnight by Darcy Coates The Haunting of Ashburn House by Darcy Coates * The House Next Door by Darcy Coates * Small Horrors by Darcy Coates The Carrow Hunt by Darcy Coates The Haunting of Rookward House by Darcy Coates Ghost Camera by Darcy Coates Night Music (Nocturnes Volume II) by John Connolly The Haunting of Lannister by Amy Cross The Ghost of David Brook by Amy Cross Aberrations (The Beast Awakens) by Joseph Delaney Aberrations (The Witch’s Warning) by Joseph Delaney Murder has a Motive by Francis Duncan * Murder for Christmas by Francis Duncan * So Pretty a Problem by Francis Duncan In at the Death by Francis Duncan Behold a Fair Woman by Francis Duncan Winterhouse by Ben Guterson The Secrets of Winterhouse by Ben Guterson The Winterhouse Mysteries by Ben Guterson The Magician’s by Lev Grossman The Magician’s King by Lev Grossman The Magician’s Lang by Lev Grossman The House of Dies Drear by Virginia Hamilton * The Mystery of Drear House by Virginia Hamilton * The Small Hand by Susan Hill Full Throttle by Joe Hill Pet Sematary by Stephen King * 1922 by Stephen King The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye by David Lagercrantz The Girl Who Lived Twice by David Lagercrantz The Vanishing by Bentley Little The House by Bentley Little Darker Daze: The Storms Within Volume I by A. L. Mabry Hell House by Richard Matheson * Dark Halls by Jeff Menapace Viper’s Daughter by Michellle Paver (won’t be downloaded till 04.02.2020) A Journey Through Charms & DADA by Pottermore Publishing A Journey Through Potions & Herbology by Pottermore Publishing A Journey Through Divination & Asterology by Pottermore Publishing A Journey Through Care of Magical Creatures by Pottermore Publishing Awake by Natasha Preston The Lost by Natasha Preston Mirror Image by Michael Scott & Melanie Ruth Rose Nightmares by Jason Segel & Kirsten Miller Nightmares: The Sleepwalker Tonic by Jason Segel & Kirsten Miller Nightmares: The Lost Lullaby by Jason Segel & Kirsten Miller The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater Blue Lily, Lily Blue by Maggie Stiefvater The Raven King by Maggie Stiefvater The Screaming Staircase by Jonathan Stroud The Whispering Skull by Jonathan Stroud The Hollow Boy by Jonathan Stroud The Creeping Shadow by Jonathan Stroud The Castle in the Attic by Elizabeth Winthrop * The Battle for the Castle by Elizabeth Winthrop * The House on Foster Hill by Jaime Jo Wright
I know this is a little different than what I’ve done in the past but I thought I could make my own little soundtrack for one of the books I’ve read recently. The book in question is one I’ve read a couple of days ago called “The Castle in the Attic” by Elizabeth Winthrop. So, if you have a few minutes to spare, go ahead and have a listen….
(Note: Just for the record, I don’t own any of this music and I don’t claim the rights to any of it in any way, shape or form. I just think the music would make some great music for this book, especially if this book were to be made into a movie.)
Merry Christmas everyone! Thanks to my wonderful hubby, I got a lot of wonderful things this year for Christmas. I got the illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Luigi’s Mansion 3 for the Nintendo Switch, an Amazon gift card and a gift card to the local bookstore. I also woke up with quite a few things in my stockings….a Michael Myers plush doll, a few Harry Potter items and an assortment of candy.
I also got quite a few things from different family members and friends. Some more gift cards to the local bookstore, a new wallet, a pair of warm house shoes, a necklace, a bracelet, a 2 year planner, one of those adult coloring books and many more.
I managed to collect the Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger Hallmark ornaments yesterday. I had already purchased the Harry Potter ornament (along with the Hallmark Power Cord to be able to connect the 3 ornaments together because I knew I would get all three of them at some point). I now have all of Hallmark’s ornaments from the Harry Potter collection for the 2019 year (including the Hogwarts tree topper). Each one of them interact with each other and will play scenes from “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” when they are plugged in. I can’t wait for Christmas to get here so that I can put all them out on the tree.
Sirius Black was different from the rest of his family in the fact that he didn’t buy into the “pure blood mania” like some pure blood wizards/witches did. He ended up being disowned by his family for this and he even broke tradition by being sorted into Gryffindor when he went to school at Hogwarts instead of being sorted into Slytherin like the rest of his family.
“When this is all over, we’ll be a proper family. You’ll see.” (Order of the Phoenix)
“If you want to see what a man’s like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.” (Goblet of Fire)
“We’ve all got both light and dark inside us. What matters is the part that we choose to act on. That’s who we really are.” (Order of the Phoenix)
“What’s life without a little risk?” (Order of the Phoenix)
“The ones who love us never really leave us, you can always find them here.” (Prisoner of Azkaban)
Today, I came home to find out my hubby had purchased the Hogwarts Castle Christmas tree topper from Hallmark. It plays “Hedwig’s Theme” when you push the button on it. It is also suppose to interact with the Harry, Ron and Hermione ornaments that you can get from Hallmark as well. I’ve already got Harry this month. I’m going to get Ron next month and then get Hermione in October (Hermione doesn’t come out till October 5th so I have to get her last). Just to let you know, in order to get the ornaments to interact with one another, you have to buy a cord to connect them all together. You can connect up to 7 ornaments with this cord and it works with ornaments from 2017 and later. It cost me an extra $11.99 and I purchased it at the same time I got my Harry Potter ornament.
There are a couple of other ornaments that you can get that don’t interact with the tree topper or the other ornaments. One of them is the Weasleys’ Wizard Wheezes shop. That one is out already and I purchased that last month. The other one looks like the book cover from “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets”. This one won’t be released until November 8th so I’ll have to wait till after I’ve purchased Hermione to get it.
So, have any of you visited Pottermore yet? If so, have you found out which Hogwarts House you belong in? Which wand you should have? What your Patronus is? Which House in Ilvermony you belong in? Have you ever been curious about any of these things?
I got curious and joined Pottermore so that I could found the answers to these questions (my results are listed below). I got my hubby signed up on Pottermore because I was curious to see what his answers were to the same questions (I won’t share his unless he gives me permission to do so).
I’m pretty happy with the results I got. I was surprised on which house I was sorted into. I thought I would be sorted into Hufflepuff, to be honest. I didn’t have any expectations on the other things prior to answering the questions. The only thing I wished they’d have is which pet should you have while in school. That I’d be curious to see….
Hogwarts House: Gryffindor
Patronus: Tortoiseshell Cat
Wand: Ebony Wood with a dragon heartstring core, 12 1/2″ and slightly springy flexibility