Category: J.K. Rowling

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…

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…

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…

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….

Review: Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Final Verdict: 3.75 out of 4.0 YTD: 42 Plot/Story: 3 – Plot/Story is interesting & believable. The Goblet of Fire is the fourth book in the famous Harry Potter series. This is the point, in my opinion,…

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…

Review: Harry Potter & The Chamber of Secrets

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Final Verdict: 3.25 out of 4.0 Plot/Story (3 of 4): “3 – Plot/Story is interesting & believable.” In the second book of the series, Harry and his friends – Ron and Hermione- find themselves again involved in…

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