These 12 Literary Mugs Will Help You Sip Your Troubles Away

These 12 Literary Mugs Will Help You Sip Your Troubles Away

If there’s one thing bookworms love more than a good book, it’s a good cup of coffee…or some other kind of drink inconspicuously poured into a coffee cup.   Lucky for readers everywhere, there is no shortage of awesome literally-inspired coffee mugs. From mugs decked out with your favorite book phrase, to mugs representing your love of all things books, here are some cup ideas to plan out your next reading session!   1. $11.09, You Can Find it on Etsy Here     2. $10.67, You Can Find it on Etsy Here     3. $12.95, You Can Find …

The Weasley That Never Was

The Weasley That Never Was

It has come to light that Mafalda Weasley, Ron and co’s unpleasant cousin was supposed to be in Harry, Hermione, and Ron’s year in Hogwarts. She was, however, supposed to be sorted into Slytherin…   The daughter of Molly Weasley’s second cousin, a stockbroker in the muggle world, Mafalda was supposed to be as academically brilliant as Hermione, sparking a rivalry between the two. She originally served the purpose that Rita Skeeter ultimately fulfilled, of leaking information surrounding the Goblet of Fire.    Via Fanpop   “Rita was always going to be in the book,” said Rowling, “but I built …

You Might Have Been Saying Ginny Weasley’s Name Wrong

You Might Have Been Saying Ginny Weasley’s Name Wrong

Now, before you freak out, it’s a common mistake. Much like Hermione Granger, often pronounced “Hermany” or “Hermeeone,” Ginny Weasley’s name seems to be a little difficult to say. Ginny’s real name, which we all thought was Ginerva like Minerva McGonagall, is actually G-I-N-E-V-R-A. In case you missed it, the ‘r’ is after the ‘v’.   via GIPHY   This was realized on a Reddit thread, which also questioned whether the name should be pronounced like Guinea or Jinney. We are more confused than ever and I guess we have to wait until J.K. Rowling confirms the real pronunciation! Oh and …

14 Fantastic Things That Can Happen at a Library

14 Fantastic Things That Can Happen at a Library

Originally published on Early Bird Books   For all of you readers who love and support your local libraries, we’ve created an index of 14, magical, fantastic things that can happen when you step inside the library doors.   1. You can take home any book at all. For free.     2. More than one, even.       3. Movies, too!       4. You may rediscover an old favorite.     5. Or stumble upon something entirely new.     6. You can research answers to your questions.     7. And access the resources you need …

‘Prisoner of Azkaban’ Style Escape Room Comes to Pennsylvania

‘Prisoner of Azkaban’ Style Escape Room Comes to Pennsylvania

Wands at the ready. You have one hour to escape Azkaban — err, rather, a Prisoner of Azkaban-inspired escape room in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania. Groups of eight participants will be given the chance to see if they can escape the infamous dark prison, like Sirius Black once did. Except, of course, they have much less time. Here’s the nitty gritty: The game’s story is that participants have been tricked by dark wizards and forced to take their spots in the wizard prison. Players have to use potions, spells and magic to escape.   The escape the room game is open to …