Rereading HP: Prisoner of Azkaban

Prisoner of AzkabanAs I mentioned in my Harry Potter Tag post, I remember Prisoner of Azkaban being my favorite book in the series. And so far, I’d say that still sounds about right, though Sorcerer’s Stone is a close second!

Right off the bat, I loved how much groundwork for later in the book (and series) is laid in the opening pages, like the sneakoscope and Scabbers. And I completely forgot about the Monster Book of Monsters! Continue reading

Rereading HP: The Chamber of Secrets

Chamber of SecretsI still can’t get over how exciting it is to be back in the world of Harry Potter! As I mentioned in my Harry Potter Tag post, the Chamber of Secrets isn’t my favorite of the Harry Potter books, but that didn’t stop me from enjoying the trip back to Hogwarts.

I’m still so obsessed with these gorgeous editions. The colors of them all are just so vibrant and I love the foil detailing and the material of the covers. I also think these editions have my favorite illustrations of all the Harry Potter books. They’re seriously works of art! Continue reading

Rereading HP: The Philosopher’s Stone

Philosopher's StoneEeek! I’m having so much fun rereading Harry Potter! I don’t think I’ve picked up this series in more than five years, so it’s definitely time for a reread.

I first read Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone more than 15 years ago as a nine-year-old. I believe my mom started reading the series out loud to me and my siblings and cousins, but I quickly became invested and started reading ahead on my own. I’ve read the book innumerable times since then, but it’s been awhile since my last reread and I’m definitely overdue. Continue reading