So sorry for not writing last week, it was a though one I had only read one book (barely), therefore I was feeling extremely tired and stressed and a bit embarrassed about that but we’re just entering a new month and I feel hopeful I’ll be reading more books. Let’s keep our fingers crossed! Anyways, during the last two weeks I did read 3 lovely books from the Harry Potter series by the talented author J. K. Rowling, so I hope you enjoy these honest and raw reviews.
The first book was the second in the series, I’m talking about ‘Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets‘.
It’s Harry’s second year attending Hogwarts but during al the holidays he never received a letter from his friends so he feels lonely, this has a hidden meaning that will make this year a hard one for him when sudden attacks hunt the castle and its students. It will be Harry’s job to unveil this mystery as well as his own abilities.
ANOTHER BOOK FULL OF ENTERTAINMENT.
This time I’m not so mad with the Hogwarts’ staff but with the Minister of magic, he actually didn’t care until parents started to complain about the kids’ safety after the attacks. Besides this, I loved the ridiculous character of Gilderoy, he was a unique goof specially with the Valentine’s Day ordeal, I wish we could have seen that in the film adaptation. In other things, it was lovely to know more about little naive Ginny, and the fact that Percy actually owns a beating heart after all.
The second book I read in 4 days was ‘Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban‘.
A dangerous and demented wizard has escaped from the most guarded jail in the world, a vicious murderer who follows that one who shall not be named, who is looking for someone in particular: 13 year old Harry Potter, who’s just starting his new year with warnings and injustices, he’ll start finding out more about his past than he wished he did because there are some memories meant to be forgotten by its owners.
I BECAME A BIT EMOTIONAL WITH THIS.
There was so much character development, we saw a side of these children resurge from their deepest feelings and states of mind: like the stress driven Hermione slapping the crap out of Malfoy (Tyrion Lannister style), or the pain driven Harry willing to kill to stop the memories of her mother’s screams. Anyways, it was so nice finding out all those hidden details that the movie never showed neither dared to explain, like the nicknames of James Potter’s group or the exact last words of Lily Potter, or even the fact Crookshanks is a smart cat and was trying to save Ron all this time from sneaky Petegrew. I literally felt the emotions Harry was experiencing, I felt awful with him and I mourn his heartbreaking goodbye to Sirius; this boy might have unveiled a dark prophecy by accident but he kept his morals up and follow his heart. Which as freaking cool to know.
The third and final book I finished reading this morning was ‘Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire‘.
It’s a new year and Harry is excited for the Quidditch’s World Cup, but this won’t be the only major event he’ll be attending to with his friends since the ancient tradition of The Triwizard Tournament is coming back to Hogwarts where 3 brave student from other schools as well will participate to gain prizes and honour, and a possible negligent death. But this doesn’t worry him since only seventeen year olds can enter, so he’ll be safe from harm or will his latest nightmares come true?
Wow to everything that happened here and the film adaptation got wrong. Characters’ personalities were splendid and so diverse, rich and credible in their written form like Paravati’s envious girl aptitude or Cedric’s honest good heart; but the twists and fantastic turn of events were the ones that kept me reading from the edge of my book, and I’m not talking about the seriously frightening Voldemort encounter but the whole Barty ordeal, how he came to be and how all his family was involved in his secret and dirty existence. Besides it was nice reading from the perspective of early teens with Harry’s irresponsibility, Ron’s insecurity and Hermione’s priorities. It was a fortunate pleasure to read this for sure.