Ever wonder what Rubeus Hagrid's Rock Cakes are like?
Guys. This book isn't for everyone. It's beautifully written, full of quick images that speak to every sense and short scenes that pack a punch. But...
The point of these wands are that they're cheap, quick, and you can do them in bulk for parties, Harry Potter bookstore events, or so that you can toss them in handfuls to strangers (I don't recommend that last one, you might put someone's eye out).
Only weeks from her thirtieth birthday, Althea Bell returns to her home in Mobile, Alabama after a year spent recovering from her pill addiction. But the home she grew up in is barely one she recognizes...
Whether you work in retail and can commiserate, or have somehow made it through life without working with the public and need an idea of what is and isn't acceptable, this list is for you.
One of my favorite traditions we had back home at my first bookstore was Harry Potter Day. One year, when I was a little more acclimated to the store, I decided to get everyone excited for the in-store holiday by making wands. This is how!
Monday nights are—no real shocker here—rather slow in bookstores. This Monday night was no different; people were coming through cashwrap in spurts, but for the most part, it was slow enough that we had all of our tasking finished by seven, a good three hours before close. It was during one of these spurts, however, that you showed up.