Books

The Harry Potter trio, often called the Golden Trio, was one of the best parts about the series. The friendship they had was an integral part of the series, growing over the course of the seven books. Although they came from very different backgrounds, they came together to help each other survive their very intense […]
The 20th anniversary of Harry Potter is upon us, and I cannot believe it’s been that long. These books (and films) have touched the lives of so many people. The character that touched me the most was Hermione Granger. The incredibly smart, sassy, and bold girl was the epitome of everything I wanted to be. […]
We love highlighting fierce women in pop culture here at Pure Fandom—see our last feature on The Originals writer Carina MacKenzie, who is also helming the Roswell reboot. Our latest feature takes a dive into the literary world with award-winning writer Kameron Hurley. An author, futurist, geek, and Hugo Award-winner Kameron is behind some of the most fascinating sci-fi […]
We all know about Fifty Shades of Grey, and we all know about the sugary sweet romances of Nora Roberts (not that there’s anything wrong with that), but I’ve been looking for something… more. I listen to or read about four books a week, and lately, I’ve delved into the world of romance novels. Weeding […]
TV and film are primarily sources of entertainment. Great TV and film not only entertain, but inspire thousands through literature, music and art. Fan artists allow their followers to go beyond their imaginations and visually see all sorts of creative character portraits and ship fantasies played out in illustrations. As a fellow fan artist myself, […]
On this day in the world of Rick Riordan, Perseus “Percy” Jackson was born! There is no shortage on things to love about the two-time saviour of Olympus. He is brave, he is loyal, and he has dozes of sarcasm. However, these traits are all well-known. Here are three subtler but no less commendable characteristics […]
One thing every Percy Jackson fan has in common this summer is that we all wish that we were actually at Camp Half-Blood, training and getting assigned quests. Well, unfortunately for us, unless you actually have a godly parent, you don’t really know how to get there. But, we have learned enough about the camp […]
Harry Potter is the franchise that has defined a generation. We poured over the books and lined up for the movies, all while dressed in the uniform of our favorite Hogwarts house. Harry Potter occupies a unique and permanent place in the heart of many – something most stories are unable to accomplish. Here are […]