My Favorite Movies #64 – Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone 2001 Directed by Chris Columbus Netflix says...¬†On his 11th birthday, orphaned Harry Potter learns he's a powerful wizard -- with a place waiting for him at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As he learns to harness his newfound powers, he uncovers the truth about his parents' deaths. … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #64 – Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Title: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Author: J.K. Rowling Published: 2007 I knew what was going to happen. I had that vague recollection of all the events that would unfold over the course of these 759 pages. But as with books 5 and 6 before it, I devoured this book the first time I … Continue reading Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Title: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Author: J.K. Rowling Published: 2005 Before re-reading book six, it was probably the installment that I was least familiar with in the Harry Potter series. As with books four and five, I only read through this one once. And that was back in 2005 when it first came … Continue reading Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Title: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Author: J.K. Rowling Published: 2003 As I've mentioned in my previous posts about the Harry Potter series of books, I've attempted to read through the series a few times. But for some reason, I would get to the end of book 3 and just give up. … Continue reading Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Title: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Author: J.K. Rowling Published: 2000 Wow. I had not even picked up this book to begin reading it since it was first published 15 years ago. Sure, there have been times when I've said that I was going to go back and re-read the entire series, usually … Continue reading Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Title: Harry Potter and the Prizoner of Azkaban Author: J.K. Rowling Published: 1999 For a long time I've had my mind made up that J.K. Rowling's third installment in the Harry Potter series was my favorite. It's also the last of the books that I've read multiple times. When it comes to books 4-7, I've … Continue reading Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Title: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Author: J.K. Rowling Published: 1998 In my post about Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, I mentioned that this was my least favorite installment in the series of books. That doesn't mean I think it's a bad book. There's just so much else that happens in the … Continue reading Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets