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The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling

My Rating: 4 stars In a novel vastly different from the widely known ¬Harry Potter phenomenon, The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling follows the lives of multiple people who live in the small town of Pagford. After the sudden, very shocking death of Barry Fairbrother (that’s Barry, not Harry), a chain reaction travels throughout Pagford. […]

“The Casual Vacancy”

I know I am very behind on this, but on Thursday, J.K. Rowling announced the title of her new novel for adults, called “The Casual Vacancy” and a brief synopsis of the book. “When Barry Fairweather dies unexpectedly in his early forties, the little town of Pagford is left in shock. Pagford is, seemingly, an […]

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

My Rating: 5 stars **If you haven’t read previous books, don’t read!** In the final book, Harry, Ron and Hermione do not return to Hogwarts for their final and seventh year of wizard training. They continue out what Dumbledore would have wanted them to do: find and destroy the rest of Voldemort’s Horcruxes, which are […]

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling

My Rating: 5 stars **If you haven’t read previous books, don’t read!** In this sixth installment of Harry Potter’s life, the war with Voldemort is not going well at all. People check the newspapers daily to see if they recognize any names. Even the Muggle governments notice something’s not right. Dumbledore is taking many prolonged […]

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling

My Rating: 5 stars **If you haven’t read previous books, don’t read!** Harry’s fifth year at Hogwarts has finally arrived, and there are many things he isn’t looking forward to. Well, first of all, there was an incident over the summer involving some dementors in his Muggle neighborhood. But, in this year at Hogwarts, the […]

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

My Rating: 5 stars **If you haven’t read previous books, don’t read!** Harry and is friends are entering their fourth year at Hogwarts, and everything is changing, and change isn’t in favor of the good. They all attend the Quidditch World Cup in the summer, and after the match, Death Eaters invade the camp and […]

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling

My Rating: 5 stars **If you haven’t read previous books, don’t read!** During his third year at Hogwarts, Harry’s experience is much different than it was the previous years. First of all, he has a new, mysterious Defense Against the Dark Arts teacher, who used to be friends with his father. Also, Mr. Weasley, Ron’s […]

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

My Rating: 5 stars **Spoiler Alert! If you haven’t read the Sorcerer’s Stone, don’t read!* In his second year at Hogwarts, Harry Potter faces more problems. Well, first of all, while he is at his aunt and uncle’s over the summer, he receives a visit from a mysterious house elf. The elf, Dobby, tells Harry […]

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

My Rating: 5 stars This is the first book in the amazing Harry Potter series. What can I possibly say? This series is my all-time favorite. J.K. Rowling is an amazing writer. In the beginning of this book, young Harry Potter is living with his cruel Uncle Vernon, Aunt Petunia, and cousin Dudley. He wishes […]