Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Book and Movie review for Harry Potter #4. (You can find review of #1 here and #2 here and #3 here.)  This book is still by far my favorite in the Harry Potter saga.  Fast paced from the Quidditch World Cup in the beginning to the Mad Eye Moody conclusion.  I still find myself not wanting to put it down when I pick it up to reread.  Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Book and Movie review for Harry Potter #3. (You can find review of #1 here and #2 here.)  I can’t say this is very high on my favorites.  This one was more of a bridge or sideline plot in the Harry Potter saga…at least it seemed that way to me.  I liked it well enough, and it does move the story along by giving a few more pieces of the puzzle regarding what happened to Harry’s parents…but it wasn’t my favorite. Continue reading

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Book and movie #2 in the Harry Potter saga.  (You can read my review of #1 here.)  This is the one where Dobby is introduced and Ginny takes a bit more of a role.  Dobby, admittedly, is probably my favorite character.  He’s a lot like the faithful, loyal puppy that tries hard to please but usually ends up tripping everyone up instead.  Plus I love his crazy love for mismatched socks!  FireBird went through a phase of not wanting to ever wear matching socks.  I was a bit sad when she stopped. Continue reading

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

We’ve been enjoying a Harry Potter marathon over the last few weeks with CareBear.  GadgetMan and I had decided long ago that our kidlets would need to read the books before watching the movies…on many of the made from books movies that seem to be so popular.  CareBear read through the Harry Potter books like a whirlwind…and we’ve had a blast watching the movies with her. Continue reading