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HBook Podcast 1.2 – What House Are You?

Podcast the second in which Roger and Siân talk about Harry Potter, jury duty, and Hufflepuff Pride.

Warning: there are a few mildly annoying but not terrible crackles after the 18 minute mark (because someone—Siân—just HAD to sort Roger on her phone)

Books we talk about:
J. K. Rowling, The Cursed Child and the Harry Potter series (and audio by Jim Dale)
J. R. R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings series
Susan Cooper, Dark is Rising series
Madeleine L’Engle, Time Quintet series
Elizabeth Wein, Code Name Verity

Pottermore test
Some Hufflepuff pride

Things we talk about:
Michael Thomas Ford
Scooby Doo
Monty Python
The Princess Bride
The Bulletin of the Center of Children’s Books
Vicky Smith, Kirkus Reviews
The Children’s Bookshop, Brookline MA
Publisher’s Weekly

Siân Gaetano About Siân Gaetano

Siân Gaetano is assistant editor for The Horn Book, Inc. Follow her on Twitter @KidLitChick.



  1. Great podcasts! OMG I keep wanting to leap in and join the discussion.

    The Harry Potter audiobooks are narrated by Stephen Fry in the UK. Don’t know if that would make for a better or worse listen, but it’s an option worth throwing out there.

  2. I’m so glad you’re enjoying the podcast, Elizabeth! And please! Leap in and join any time you want! Let me know 🙂

  3. Elizabeth Wein says:

    oooh. I’ll keep that in mind! 😀

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