Rereading Harry Potter as an Adult: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, by J.K. Rowling

Harry competes in the Triwizard Tournament while Voldemort plans his return. Turns out there is still magic for adults in the Harry Potter books–once Harry gets a little older. … More Rereading Harry Potter as an Adult: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, by J.K. Rowling

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Book Review

“The truth is a beautiful and terrible thing, and should therefore be treated with great caution.” Kind of like how The Force Awakens calls back to the first Star Wars, Cursed Child introduces Harry Potter’s next generation with help from old heroes by revisiting all their greatest hits from the original series. And so we begin where Harry Potter … More Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Book Review

Book Review: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, by J.K. Rowling

I’ve had a curious relationship with Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. It’s a rollercoaster, really, and it all comes down to the ending of the book and the terrific movie adaptation by Alfonso Cuarón. You see, when I first read Prisoner fifteen years ago I didn’t really like it at all. I thought the ending was … More Book Review: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, by J.K. Rowling

Book Review: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, by J.K. Rowling

Although it’s the second book in the series, Chamber of Secrets was actually my first experience reading Harry Potter. Fifteen years ago I was 18 years old and attended a birthday party for one of my older sister’s college friends. Everyone spent the night at the friend’s house and in the morning I woke up … More Book Review: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, by J.K. Rowling

Book Review: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, by J.K. Rowling

Fifteen years have gone by since I first read Harry Potter when I was 18. I used to reread the books regularly but over time I began revisiting Hogwarts with less frequency. The fifteen year anniversary of my first reading seemed like a good time to do a little test to see how well J.K. … More Book Review: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, by J.K. Rowling