4.24.2007

Book Review: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix



Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling

I wanted to reread the last couple of Harry Potter books prior to the release of Deathly Hallows on July 21, and to this movie to be released on July 13.

I remember absolutely tearing through this title when it first came out, and as a result didn't remember much of it. On second reading, I love seeing the threads get weaved ever tighter around Harry, and was just as crushed with the ending as I was upon the first reading. In this one, Harry acts like a 15 year old boy, just as he should - sulky, concerned with girls, ratty at times, but that didn't bother me as it did some readers.

This series is utterly fantastic, and I'm reading to reread #6 in eager anticipation of the end of it all...

And I can't WAIT to see how they make the movie of this one...

2 comments:

Jalehlabad said...

I totally agree with you on the Harry acting like a fifteen year old boy. Some people were so up in arms about his bad tude. I recall saying several times, "he's acting like most fifteen year old boys that I have known." Sigh. I am getting ready to start book two. They are so adorable in books one and two.

Anonymous said...

WB has released the trailer: http://www.the-leaky-cauldron.org/ for many links to it. It looks AMAZING. I love the casting for Umbridge and the scene where Fred and George leave Hogwarts put a lump in my throat! Plus, Harry is looking mighty fine! (what!? he's legal, right?)
Best, Pat