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review 2017-03-30 20:07
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Book Review
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay - J.K. Rowling

This is written so much better than Cursed Child (which was obvious that Rowling didn't write). I hated that one and like to pretend it doesn't exist. But Fantastic Beasts has all of Rowling's humor and writing style. I don't really like this whole screenplay thing, I'd much rather her take the time to write another book but I did enjoy reading the scenes of the movie, which I also enjoyed very much. 

 

Enjoyable, but I want a full book by Rowling (Marauder's series please????). 

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review 2016-12-14 20:00
Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay - J.K. Rowling

I cannot see this screenplay without also thinking about the movie. I saw the movie twice and read the book in less than a week, I think this goes to show how much I was enjoying it.

I've to admit that I don't mind reading screenplays, which might hold some people back. The story in the screenplay was however, a lot better than I expected it to be. I was a bit wary before seeing the movie that I would be heavily disappointed but instead I really, really liked it.

The characters were really great. Even if all of them actually fit into one type or another, they were great and I was cheering for them. Also the 1920s setting worked really well for me. My friends and I are already discussing what the other movies/screenplays are going to be about.

I can't wait for them to get loose (preferably somewhere close to me)!

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text 2016-12-02 06:34
November Wrap-Up
Me Before You - Jojo Moyes
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them - J.K. Rowling
Dorothy Must Die - Danielle Paige
The Rest of Us Just Live Here - Patrick Ness
Six of Crows - Leigh Bardugo
The Wave - Morton Rhue,Todd Strasser

I read a total of 6 books during the month of November. Not that good ! I'm still trying to adapt to my new home/job/life and I don't have as much time to read as I would like. Still, I enjoy all the books I read this month!

 

3 Stars

 

    

 

4 Stars

 

    

 

5 Stars

 

 

 

I'm still 6 books behind on my reading challenge, I'm not sure I'll be able to complete it this year... We'll see :)

 

I hope you had a great month! December is here, which means.. Christmas time!!

 

Thanks for reading,

 

Line.

 

 

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review 2016-10-21 12:45
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Review
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them - J.K. Rowling

I read this in one morning. It’s not a long book. In fact, it’s more of an encyclopaedia for the bests of Harry Potter (although I’m not too sure if it’s a complete one as there aren’t that many). Now, if you read this book expecting a novel, well I am going to tell you now, go to your local library and read it. It’s not worth buying (unless you want to support the publisher and the charity).

I can’t say much about ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’. I mean, I read through it and thought the creatures were interesting, but now, writing this review, I’ve forgotten most of the creatures and what they do. I really like J. K. Rowling’s graphical descriptions and the magical words she oozes so easily. One day, I hope to be as magical as her.

Other than what’s above, the book is really short. I read it in an hour… or an hour and a half. Somewhere around that. That’s really fast for me. So, it’s not that long. But if you really like J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter world, and you want to add this to a collection you’re building, I’ll go ahead and recommend it. I recommend a read (from your library or where ever) in any case for all fans of the books.

Source: www.amaitken.com/book-review/fantastic-beasts-and-where-to-find-them-review
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review 2016-02-24 21:45
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them - J.K. Rowling

This is written as Harry Potter's own textbook for Hogwarts. Obviously, it's J.K. Rowling writing as a character from Harry's world. It serves more as a reference to readers of the Magical Creatures in the series.

The movie that is coming out by the same name in November of this year (2016) is based on some of the creatures referenced in this book. I do believe the main character in the movie is actually the "author" of this book, Newt Scamander... And, I cannot begin to describe how excited I am after watching the trailer. The movie is basically the reason I read the book. view here

 

It's a super fast read. As in, it took less than an hour and half. It's a cute little fun companion to the series. It reads like a encyclopedia so it's not super exciting but it's nice to try and remember all the magical creatures from the Harry Potter books. I think it's profits goes to charity of some kind.

 

It also made me want to re-read the series which I plan to begin very soon!

 

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