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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince - Community Reviews back

by J.K. Rowling, Mary GrandPré
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Url Phantomhive
Url Phantomhive rated it 3 months ago
The review below was based on my first read of the Harry Potter books, ages ago and in Dutch. Updated reviews will follow after a reread (in English) I plan to do. After the first time I read the series, this has remained one of my favourites, even though the ending must have been spoilt to me at ...
A Scottish-Canadian Blethering On About Books
Of all the books in the series so far, this is by far the one with the unhappiest, and least satisfying, ending. It seems to me that it is in fact the first half of a two-book arc rather than a closed tale in itself, which is not in any way uncommon in fantasy fiction, but took me slightly by surpri...
Linda78
Linda78 rated it 10 months ago
Seriously, he figures out Draco's a Death Eater based on absolutely nothing but suspicion, but he can't figure out the potions master did all the scribbling and refining of potions instructions in the old potions book. *sigh* Oh, Harry, Harry, Harry. Also, Snape's an ass for never sharing those r...
A Catty Babble of Books
A Catty Babble of Books rated it 1 year ago
Reread.
Jennifer's BOOoooOOOks
Jennifer's BOOoooOOOks rated it 1 year ago
This: But also a lot of this:
Dang Rover: Cover to Cover
Dang Rover: Cover to Cover rated it 1 year ago
Snape is revealed. Draco is used. Harry is alone. And now, the end.
NerdyBirdie
NerdyBirdie rated it 1 year ago
When people tell me that they read Harry Potter in their childhood I will now feel extremely concerned because how can someone READ something like that when they’re like, EIGHT YEARS OLD?!?! WERE YOU SO TRAUMATIZED WHEN YOU WERE EIGHT YEARS OLD?!? [spoiler] DID YOU NOT GO INTO DEPRESSION WHEN YOU W...
YA Fanatic
YA Fanatic rated it 1 year ago
There's a new Minster of Magic, the ministry finally believes that Harry and Dumbledore are telling the truth about Voldemort. But its a little too late, the Dementors have joined evil forces as have the giants. Harry must take lessons and this time with Dumbledore to finally learn about Voldemort a...
The English Student
The English Student rated it 1 year ago
So the plot of Half-Blood Prince is "Harry cheats at Potions and Dumbledore infodumps". That, bar some snogging and an extremely drawn-out and overwrought ending, is it. That is all Rowling thinks is necessary to include in a 600-page book. I actually quite enjoyed the first half: I think for me...
Sorry kids, no feet.
Sorry kids, no feet. rated it 1 year ago
I cry like a baby every time.
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