J.K. Rowling Can Say What She Wants

By now, many readers and book bloggers are likely aware of a controversial statement that was made recently by J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter series, in an interview with a British entertainment magazine, Wonderland.  In the interview (conducted, amusingly enough, by Emma Watson, the young and talented actress who plays Hermione in the … Continue reading J.K. Rowling Can Say What She Wants

Review: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Final Verdict: 4.0 out of 4.0 YTD: 48 Plot/Story: 4 – Plot/Story is interesting/believable and impactful The seventh and final installment of the Harry Potter series is a whirlwind of great turmoil and great joy. There has been criticism in terms of how many fatalities Rowling employs, without much … Continue reading Review: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Review: Harry Potter and the Half-blood Prince by J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Half-blood Prince Final Verdict: 4.0 out of 4.0 YTD: 46 Plot/Story: 4 – Plot/Story is interesting/believable and impactful In Harry Potter and the Half-blood Prince, Rowling once again weaves multiple plot lines together to progress her larger story. Harry discovers a potions textbook which has been marked up by its previous … Continue reading Review: Harry Potter and the Half-blood Prince by J.K. Rowling

Review: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Final Verdict: 4.0 out of 4.0 YTD: 43 Plot/Story: 4 – Plot/Story is interesting/believable and impactful. The fifth book in the Harry Potter series, The Order of the Phoenix, is the true beginning of what J.K. Rowling had been preparing Harry and his readers for since The … Continue reading Review: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Review: Harry Potter & The Prisoner of Azkaban

Harry Potter & The Prisoner of Azkaban Final Verdict: 3.5 out of 4.0 Plot/Story: 3 – Plot/Story is interesting & believable. The third novel in the infamous Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling incorporates many of the same elements and characters as books one and two but amplified. In this installment, we are introduced to … Continue reading Review: Harry Potter & The Prisoner of Azkaban