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Eileen Jones

Married with 2 dogs, living in South Eastern Idaho.
I first picked up the Sorcerer's Stone at a book fair when I was in the sixth grade. Still hooked today, almost 20 years later.

Eileen Jones (EJ)
Hogwarts HouseRavenclaw
Ilvermorny HouseHorned Serpent
Calls HomeIdaho
Favorite HP BookHarry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
Favorite HP FilmFantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Favorite CharacterMolly Weasley
Posted by in Characters / Harry Potter Lexicon Minute
I have to start off this Minute with telling you that this is one of my favorite chapters of the series. We are getting a close up look at my favorite wizarding family: the Weasleys. I love their overflowing, disorganized, warm and crowded home, and their family… Read More
Posted by in Harry Potter Lexicon Minute
Narcissa Malfoy is a rude and racist witch, but there are several moments in the series that I think show Narcissa’s better side. In Spinner’s End, chapter 2 of Half Blood Prince, Narcissa is desperate to keep her son safe. Despite her sister’s warnings and Voldemort’s instructions to… Read More
Posted by in Birthdays / Harry Potter Lexicon Minute
In today’s minute I’ll be discussing Chamber of Secrets Chapter 1 The Worst Birthday. Here are some of my thoughts: I wonder what birthdays were like for Harry the nine years between being dropped off on his aunt and uncle’s doorstep and finding out he was a wizard. Harry would… Read More
Posted by in Canon discussion / Harry Potter Lexicon Minute
How does the portrait world with in the Harry Potter books work?  Here are some things that I wonder about: Are all of the paintings connected, just one painting blending seamlessly into the next? Or is there blank space, equal to the distance from painting… Read More
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In my latest re read of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets this question just hit me: Is Dobby really necessary to the end result of book 2? To be clear this is a different question than asking if he is essential to the… Read More
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Today I’d like to talk to you about how, in the end, Bane didn’t need to get mad. When Bane gets mad at Firenze for saving Harry, he says “…we are sworn not to set ourselves against the heavens. Have we not read what is to come in the movements… Read More