289 Following

Portable Magic

Reading, for me, is entertainment and an escape from the real world. But it can also inform and stretch the boundaries of the life I live.

Currently reading

The Hidden Staircase
Carolyn Keene
Progress: 31/128 pages
The Mayor of Casterbridge
Thomas Hardy
Progress: 71 %
Flowers for Algernon
Daniel Keyes
Progress: 289/311 pages

HP & the Cursed Child: progress - 89/319 pages

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child  -  Parts I & II (Special Rehearsal Edition) - J.K. Rowling, John Kerr Tiffany, Jack Thorne

Just finished Act 1. I'm feeling underwhelmed so far. I don't feel any particular connection with any of the characters or sympathy for the kids' mission, and I'm not finding this play's version of Harry, Ron, or Hermione to be a very convincing grown-up version of the three kids from JKR's stories. 


The thing with the bookshelf sparked my imagination a little, though.