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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Harry Potter, #6)
4.48
What stands out in book 6:

* The introduction of the Horcrux.
* Molly Weasley asking Arthur Weasley about his "dearest ambition." Rowling has always be...more
Jan 2006
Oct 22, 2007
 
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter, #5)
4.41
What stands out in book 5:

* Harry's outburst to his friends at No. 12 Grimmauld Place. A combination of frustration over being kept in the dark and fe...more
Jan 2003
Oct 22, 2007
 
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Harry Potter, #4)
4.47
What stands out in book 4:

* Hermione's disgust at the reception for the veela (Bulgarian National Team Mascots) at the Quidditch World Cup. Rowling's...more
Jan 2001
Oct 22, 2007
 
Betsy-Tacy (Betsy-Tacy, #1)
4.10
The Betsy-Tacy series may be the most influential set of books I ever read. I reread them over and over, because they never lose their beauty. Betsy-T...more
Jan 1996
Oct 22, 2007
 
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter #2)
4.29
What stands out in book 2:

* The de-gnoming of the Weasleys' garden. Harry discovers that even wizards have chores--gnomes must be grabbed (ignoring an...more
Jan 2001
Oct 20, 2007
 
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1)
4.38
What stands out in book one:

* Harry's first trip to the zoo with the Dursleys, when a boa constrictor winks at him.
* When the Dursleys' house is sudd...more
Oct 2001
Oct 20, 2007
 
Betsy and Joe (Betsy-Tacy, #8)
4.32
Finally, love for Betsy! We've waited patiently and now we are rewarded with some romance between Betsy and the irresistable Joe Willard. Betsy Ray ha...more
Jan 1996
Oct 22, 2007
 
Betsy and Tacy Go Downtown (Betsy-Tacy, #4)
4.25
This is the last of the "younger" Betsy books, taking us to turn of the century Minnesota, horse-less carriages, and many wonderful new friends. BTGD...more
Jan 1996
Oct 22, 2007
 
Deerskin
3.85
McKinley's writing is amazing, dreamlike, gutwrenching & heartwarming. This book is not for everyone. It has a very dark tone & the first few...more
Jan 1997
Oct 22, 2007
 
Betsy's Wedding (Betsy-Tacy, #10)
4.35
Lovelace ends the stories of Betsy's childhood with a warmly written story about the triumphs and misadventures of being a wife. The story continues t...more
Jan 1996
Oct 22, 2007
 
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
3.90
This thin little volume is an excellent supplement to the popular Harry Potter series. All of the magical species mentioned in the series are covered...more
Jan 2004
Oct 22, 2007
 
Betsy-Tacy and Tib (Betsy-Tacy, #2)
4.20
Betsy-Tacy and Tib" is the follow up to the popular "Betsy-Tacy". The book pretty much picks up where "Betsy-Tacy" leaves off. In this book, the girls...more
Jan 1996
Oct 22, 2007
 
Mapping the World of Harry Potter: Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers Explore the Bestselling Series of All Time
4.20
"Mapping the World of Harry Potter" is a great addition to any Harry Potter collection. The essays are diverse and hit many subjects, some obvious, li...more
Jan 2006
Oct 22, 2007
 
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Harry Potter, #3)
4.47
What stands out in book 3 (this is my favorite of the series btw):

* Ron's attempt to use a telephone to call Harry at the Dursleys'.
* Harry's first e...more
Jan 2001
Oct 22, 2007
 
Heaven to Betsy (Betsy-Tacy, #5)
4.30
This is the first book in the series of "older" Betsy even though it is actually the 5th book in the series. Heaven to Betsy is one of the most charac...more
Jan 1996
Oct 22, 2007
 
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter #7)
4.57
What stands out in book 7:

* The Dursleys have a heart afterall (sort of)
* Harry comes of age and is now no longer protected by the spell that his moth...more
Jan 2007
Oct 22, 2007
 
Betsy and Tacy Go Over the Big Hill (Betsy-Tacy, #3)
4.19
Betsy and Tacy Go Over the Big Hill is the third book in the timeless Betsy-Tacy-Tib series. In this latest chapter in the trio's childhood, the girls...more
Jan 1996
Oct 22, 2007
 
Betsy in Spite of Herself (Betsy-Tacy, #6)
4.34
Betsy in Spite of Herself is a chronicle of Betsy Ray's sophomore year of high school, in which she decides to shed her wholesome image in favor of a...more
Jan 1996
Oct 22, 2007
 
Fact, Fiction, and Folklore in Harry Potter's World: An Unofficial Guide
4.17
This book contains a plethora of Harry Potter information all HP fans must add to their growing collections! In this "encyclopedic" HP source/referenc...more
Jan 2005
Oct 22, 2007
 
Little Women (Little Women, #1)
3.99
The story of four sisters, Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy is one that will forever be a part of American liteary culture. Set in the mid-1800s in a small New...more
Jan 1994
Oct 22, 2007
 
Betsy and the Great World (Betsy-Tacy, #9)
4.34
I have to say that this is probably my least favorite of the series. I still love it, but there are things lacking such as all the fun surrounding the...more
Jan 1996
Oct 22, 2007
 
Betsy Was a Junior (Betsy-Tacy, #7)
4.34
Betsy Was a Junior is perhaps the most fun-filled book of the entire Betsy-Tacy series. It opens with Tib's return from Milwaukee, which is met with j...more
Jan 1996
Oct 22, 2007
 
The Magical Worlds of Harry Potter: A Treasury of Myths, Legends, and Fascinating Facts
3.89
This book was a great one for those who find words and the origin of words and ideas fascinating. This book opened up the mind of J.K. Rowling in term...more
Jan 2006
Oct 22, 2007
 
Quidditch Through the Ages
3.77
If you are any kind of true HP fan, then you must read this book. It gives a detailed history of the wizard sport that we love and all secretly wish w...more
Jan 2004
Oct 22, 2007
 
I Walked to Zion: True Stories of Young Pioneers on the Mormon Trail
4.17
History buffs will love it, even those who arent into history will get a kick out of it. All these stories are actual events that happened to youth an...more
Jan 1996
Oct 22, 2007
 
Growing Up in Zion: True Stories of Young Pioneers Building the Kingdom
4.33
A great companion book to "I walked to Zion". Amazing stories of courage, endurance, and faith. A must read for LDS history fans.
Jan 1996
Oct 22, 2007
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