The children arrive at their new school with a new mission, a little excited and a lot nervous.
More decrees, more changes, and a growing movement among the students.
Hmmm...what to name a band of young secret agents.
Harry and Cho's first date!
What is the terrifying thing that is coming?
Private lessons with Professor Snape - what could be more fun than that?
Time to brush up on Morse code!
A merry day for Sirius and an illuminating visit to St. Mungo's.
Intruder alert! Intruder alert!
Harry Potter & the Order of the Phoenix, Chapter 22, St. Mungo’s Hospital for Magical Maladies and Injuries
Dumbledore, Sirius, Tonks and Mad-Eye make sure the Weasleys escape to the hospital to check on Mr. Weasley. And Harry overhears something shocking on the Extendable Ear.
Mr. Benedict starts to reveal the alarming truth about secret, nefarious messages infiltrating the brains of...everyone.
Confusing first kisses and very scary visions.
Meet Mr. Benedict and find out what narcolepsy is (it's a real thing).
Welcome back Camilla S, our favorite guest reader direct from London, England! And guess who else is back? Hagrid!
More mysterious tests and a very odd house.
Just when things are looking up, the Slytherins play dirty, and a Quidditch match ends in disaster.
Things are looking up for Harry and his new army of friends.
Reynie is not the only student to "pass" the first couple of tests.
Students have been recommending this book to me for years! Happy to finally be reading it. Nothing like a good mystery in the middle of summer. Enjoy Chapter 1!
Umbridge is at it again - this time, outlawing everything fun.
Hatching plans at the local pub.
Okay, Professor Umbridge is a horrible person, but doing her voice is loads of fun.
Oh Percy, Percy, Percy....what has happened to you!
Yikes, without doubt the worst detention ever.
There are teachers who change your life, and then, there's Professor Umbridge.
Welcome back guest reader, Camilla S from London, UK!
All aboard the Hogwart's Express for another school year, and some unique new friends.
Ron gets a BIG surprise.
One of my all-time faves, Jackie & Me is part fantasy, part historical fiction, part love letter to baseball, and an all-out tribute to the courage of American hero, Jackie Robinson. Enjoy!
Harry gets his day in court. Will he be expelled? or worse?
Freedom and family. The end of Grace's story as a slave, but the beginning of a new life free of the chains of human bondage. To learn more about the thousands of escaped slaves who made a new life in the Great Dismal Swamp, go here: https://99percentinvisible.org/episode/great-dismal-swamp/
Coming up tomorrow, a new novel, in honor of baseball (I miss it so much) and the one and only Jackie Robinson!
Inside the hallowed halls of the Ministry, Harry must face Fudge and his cronies at last.