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« on: January 13, 2012, 02:57:36 AM »
As a long-time fan of the HP series, I was wondering...what was your favorite of the books? Mine would be 4. The whole thing was so immense, and epic, and it felt like we'd reached a new level of the series. Anyways what was yours?

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« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2012, 04:22:54 AM »
I was stuck between either Goblet of Fire or Order of the Pheonix. They're both my favourites out of the series, but I went for OotP. The story was really good, it has one of my favourite characters (Umbridge) and I remember first reading it at the start of a school summer year so I'll always have good memories tied to it.

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« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2012, 05:08:22 AM »
Definetly the first one. The further the story advanced the less inspired it got.

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« Reply #3 on: January 13, 2012, 05:17:57 AM »
Book 3. For some strange reason, it was my favorite.

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« Reply #4 on: January 13, 2012, 05:44:12 AM »
Just moving this topic to the appropriate section :)  As for me, I like book 3 the best. The introduction of Sirius Black (great character) and many creatures which we had not heard of in earlier books. Second place comes the final book.

Also: The deathly hallows is one book, only the film is separated in two parts, so I changed that too.

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« Reply #5 on: January 13, 2012, 04:22:41 PM »
This was one of the few series where the last one really blew me away. Despite being a long-time fan, it still exceeded all of my expectations!

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« Reply #6 on: January 13, 2012, 05:11:47 PM »
I am bad at picking favorites, but I did like "The order of the Phoenix" very much.

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« Reply #7 on: January 13, 2012, 06:56:26 PM »
I think I'd say the first 3 were the books I liked best.

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« Reply #8 on: April 20, 2013, 04:35:38 PM »
Order of the Phoenix was my favourite. Things really got going in that one. I probably like it due to nostalgia too - I used to listen to it on audio book every night before I went to bed. Having Stephen Fry read it was amazing too.  :blink:

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« Reply #9 on: April 20, 2013, 06:45:10 PM »
I like book 5 the most. But 6 and 7 are great, too as well as the other books :)

Firstly I like 5 the most because it's the longest book  :lol It has a lot of great fighting scenes and I like the idea to found the Order of the Phoenix.I like the relationship of Harry with Cho(sad that they broke up, but well...Ginny + Harry is better I think...)
Umbridge is a great character! I like that the DA is founded.
That are some points I especially like(now I want to read them again :lol)
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« Reply #10 on: April 20, 2013, 08:56:20 PM »
Looking back over it I like the first 2 best.  3 to an extent though I dislike certain bits of it.  I didn't like 4 onwards to much.

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« Reply #11 on: April 21, 2013, 03:18:04 AM »
Haha am I the only one who found 5 boring? :p I just couldn't get through the piles of information being thrown at my head.

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« Reply #12 on: April 21, 2013, 08:03:22 AM »
Eh, I got that with the 7th. Then I reread it, and it makes more sense.  :lol

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« Reply #13 on: April 21, 2013, 08:05:01 AM »
I liked Half-Blood Prince a lot as well. I liked how Ron and Hermione were finally getting it on... ;)

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« Reply #14 on: April 29, 2013, 09:37:51 PM »
I've only read books 1-4 and 6 all the way through. Out of those, 4 was the best! :smile

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« Reply #15 on: June 16, 2013, 10:26:19 AM »
I pick 6 of them but the best is the Book 2 of Harry Potter. :lol  :smile  :DD
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« Reply #16 on: June 27, 2013, 09:29:19 PM »
I guess the third one, Prisoner of Azkaban, is the one I like the best. I'll admit that I only care for the first four books for the worldbuilding. The books getting more into the plot was what made me lose interest, actually.  :smile

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Haha am I the only one who found 5 boring?
I thought book five was hard to read because Harry spent most of it yelling in ALLCAPS! I know there was a reason for him to be angry, but still.  :bang

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« Reply #17 on: June 28, 2013, 08:03:14 AM »
In book 5 Harry Swore but in the movie they didn't add it in. I read all the books I liked Book one a lot. Read it a few times. Book 5 also I like how it got darker and so on.

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« Reply #18 on: April 04, 2015, 12:49:09 PM »
Goblet Of Fire and Prisoner Of Azkaban were - and still are - my favorites. :)
I agree with you on the 4th book, I got the same impression of it, like it was nothing we had yet seen in the stories.
The 3rd one appealed to me for the mystery factor, and of course the wonderful surprise with Sirius at the end (um, I'm assuming most people have read it by now, so I don't have to worry about using spoilers, right? XD )