Review: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by JK Rowling Harry Potter #7 Bloomsbury/Raincoast Books 2007 Hardback 607 pages Children’s Fantasy; YA Fantasy

This review contains spoilers.

I made a promise to myself that I wouldn’t read my review from 2007, when the book first came out, until after I’d published this one. I want […]

Review: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by JK Rowling Harry Potter #6 Bloomsbury 2005 Hardback 607 pages Children’s Fantasy; YA Fantasy

It is the summer holidays and Harry is once again whiling away his time at his hated aunt and uncle’s house in Little Whinging, Surrey, but this time his time there is short: Albus […]

Review: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

This is probably my favourite of the series. I love how involved and detailed it is, how it gets immersed in life at the school, and how complex the world has really become. […]

Review: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J K Rowling Harry Potter #4 Bloomsbury 2000 Hardcover 636 pages Children’s Fantasy/YA Fantasy

This review contains spoilers.

This is one I’ve only read once, when it first came out, and I’ve only seen the movie once too, so there was lots of “new” details for me […]

Review: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by JK Rowling Harry Potter #3 Bloomsbury 1999 Trade Paperback 317 pages Children’s Fantasy/YA Fantasy

Harry’s summer with his Aunt Petunia and Uncle Vernon ends badly, with him accidentally-on-purpose magically inflating his uncle’s obnoxious sister, Marge. Fleeing the Dursley’s house on Privet Drive with all his belongings, Harry […]

Review: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by JK Rowling U.S. title: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Harry Potter #1 Raincoast Books 2000 (1997) Trade Paperback 223 pages Children’s Fantasy

There’s nothing like re-reading absolute favourites, is there? This is only my third reading of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, and it’s amazing how […]

Harry Potter Read-Along 2011

I finally got to watch Part 1 of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows recently – the first HP movie I haven’t seen in the cinema – and while I was watching it and thinking of how much I love the books, and how long it’s been since I read them (and all the […]