Author: Mary GrandPré

Harry Potter and the Deathly..

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by JK Rowling (Read by Jim Dale)

4 Nuts HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS is a big deal. Not so much because of its content but because of what is represented. Deathly Hallows was the culmination of years of work for JK Rowling and the majority of my childhood as a young reader. It was the end of the series that […]

September 14, 2017

Harry Potter and the Half-bl..

Harry Potter and the Half-blood Prince by JK Rowling (Read by Jim Dale)

Of the 7 books in the Harry Potter series (I still contend that Cursed Child isn’t a Harry Potter book), HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE is my favorite. Now, maybe it’s not the best narratively (that’s probably PRISONER OF AZKABAN) but it’s the best to me. And why is that? I can explain in […]

September 11, 2017

Harry Potter and the Order o..

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by JK Rowling (Read by Jim Dale)

3.5 Nuts What? I’m only giving Order of the Phoenix a 3.5? HOOOOOW? I know, sacrilege right? But first let me point out that 3.5 isn’t that bad and I have plenty of reasons. When I first read this book as a kid, I think I was in middle school, it was like the pinnacle […]

September 8, 2017