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Favorite of the Series

Sorcerer's Stone
16
9%
Chamber of Secrets
6
3%
Prisoner of Azkaban
47
27%
Goblet of Fire
27
15%
Order of the Phoenix
29
16%
Half Blood Prince
27
15%
Deathly Hallows
24
14%
 
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Post by Mely918 » 03 Jun 2018, 16:15

The fifth one is my absolute favorite. It's J.K. Rowling's best work in my opinion. Her writing was at the top of her game there.

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Post by KatSims92 » 01 Jul 2018, 15:57

I am always up for a Harry Potter reread! As hard as it is to choose, I may have to say Book 7 is my favorite just because it wraps it all up so nicely, and the stakes are higher than ever. Plus, that was the first book I ever cried from, and wow did it make me emotional!

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Post by Michael Lilly » 05 Jul 2018, 10:46

It was actually a toss-up for me as to whether The Sorcerer's Stone (or The Philosopher's Stone, as it was titled in England) and Order of the Phoenix. I ended up going with Sorcerer's Stone, though, as it was the more innocent and had more of the feel of playful wonder about magic of the two.

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Post by Vscholz » 18 Jul 2018, 18:00

I am VERY SLOWLY rereading Philosopher's Stone--I read a chapter in English and then I read the same chapter in French, which takes twice as long because I am not exactly fluent. (I took some French in high school and minored in it during my undergrad studies; I don't get to use it and I thought it would be a big personal accomplishment to read a novel--other than Camus's L'Etranger--in another language). I adore this series so much!

The very first final paper I wrote for my doctoral studies was over the Harry Potter series, specifically Goblet of Fire and Order of the Phoenix. It ended up being my first published scholarly article. While I was writing it, I read the two books a couple times (mostly as refresher) and watched Order SO. MANY. TIMES. Because of this experience, I have a difficult time deciding which is my favorite. By default, I always say Goblet is my favorite, but... the series got so much darker beginning with Order and I feel like I know it so intimately that I almost want to say it is my favorite, but not by much. It is probably 51% Order and 49% Goblet.

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Post by Fuzaila » 19 Jul 2018, 01:56

My favorite is the third book as well. I haven't reread the entire series, but I've read Prisoner of Azkaban so many times, I've lost count. And the Deathly Hallows four times, and Order of the Phoenix twice. Would love to reread the series as a whole once more :D
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Post by DakotaA » 16 Sep 2018, 09:18

I'm so surprised that most people's favorite is Prisoner of Azkaban! I wonder if it's because it is the only book that doesn't revolve around Voldemort?

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Post by kaja_1237 » 20 Sep 2018, 10:21

I love Harry Potter series. Might be time to read all the books again.
Although I like all of them, I have to say my favorite one has to be Half Blood Prince.

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Post by HailKingEbi » 25 Sep 2018, 07:12

The prisoner of Azkaban is the best HP movie in my opinion. I haven't had time to re-watch the series but I really want to. I'm in love with the Harry Potter books and I recommend it to anyone who will listen.
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Post by HailKingEbi » 25 Sep 2018, 07:13

The prisoner of Azkaban is the best HP movie in my opinion. I haven't had time to re-watch the series but I really want to. I'm in love with the Harry Potter books and I recommend it to anyone who will listen.
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Post by Jsovermyer » 13 Oct 2018, 22:48

I read the entire series as they came out and own hard copies of all them. We went to the parties to get them the night they came out. Yes, we were Potter nerds. But I've never reread them. Sounds like a good idea.

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Post by Zimall » 29 Oct 2018, 08:33

Mine favourite is sorcerer's stone..i also like the book ron more than the movie ron..
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Post by jevvel » 29 Oct 2018, 09:19

kirple93 wrote:
29 Feb 2016, 17:13
I'm halfway through the Goblet of Fire, again :D My favourite is a toss up between Azkaban and the Half-Blood Prince but I'd probably go for Azkaban just because it's a bit different from the rest of the series.

I prefer book Fred and George to their film versions, I think Ron was played quite well, but they should have put more of his Quidditch career in there :lol:
I prefer reading the Sorcerer's Stone :D

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Post by Gotyourbakula » 28 Nov 2018, 12:28

I think Goblet of Fire is by far the best book but the worst movie. I mean, in rewatching I like the movie, but SO MUCH information is left out. It isn't as exciting as the others until the end, but all the other stuff is what Harry Potter is all about.

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Post by Gotyourbakula » 28 Nov 2018, 12:29

Is it possible that the Dursley's hated Harry so much and were so mean to him because he was a horcrux and we all know how he reacted to the locket.

Maybe they weren't so bad afterall.

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Post by r_bhavika » 30 Nov 2018, 05:40

I absolutely love Harry Potter. I can't decide which book from the series is my favorite, but I'll say Deathly Hallows. I like how the golden trio goes to a quest to destroy the Horcruxes and the connection of the Deathly Hallows. Brilliant. I will throw everything away for rereading.
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