Series: Harry Potter

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling

Posted January 18, 2017 in Reviews // 0 Comments

  One thing I particularly appreciate about the Harry Potter series is that Rowling never portrays the adults as stupid.  In a lot of children’s books, the children have to go and unravel everything because the adults are too blind to see a hand in front of their face.  In this series, they’re trying, but it just seems Harry has all the breaks.  Oh well. I remember reading this book when I was younger and Chamber was definitely low down on my list of favorites.  In retrospect, I think that’s because (spoiler) Hermione’s out-of-commission for most of the book.  Like both Sorcerer’s […]

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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling

Posted December 29, 2016 in Reviews // 1 Comment

  Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is my second favorite of all the Potter books, and for good reason – it’s filled with action, new characters, and it’s the turning point of the series.  Listening to the audiobook just made it better.  Narrator Jim Dale continues to improve his voices.  I particularly enjoyed his choice for Madame Maxime.  I also continue to enjoy his choices for the Weasley twins, Professor McGonagall, and Professor Snape.  I think a good narrator really brings the characters to life. As for the story itself, I think that GoF is most enjoyable because […]

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J. K. Rowling

Posted July 13, 2011 in Reviews // 2 Comments

  What is there to say about a book which speaks for itself? Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is a very different adventure than the rest of the books in the series – as it should be. Times have changed, and so has Harry. It is important for the reader to know that going into the book. This is not just an adventure through a mysterious hidden chamber beneath the halls of Hogwarts – this book bears several heavy themes. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is not exclusively a children’s book – it is more. Rowling doesn’t disappoint. […]

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