So~ what did I think?
I liked it. I wasn't blown away, but I wasn't let down. I've been told that the series really takes off after book three so I've kind of expected the first three to feel like they are for a younger audience and maybe the others will be a bit more complex.
Before I read the book I wasn't sure I wanted to read them because of the hype. But I also wanted to know what the hype was about. So far I don't really have any opinion about that. This book wasn't enough for any hype, in my opinion. But I still trust that the series will pick up and become worthy of it's hype.
Before I read it I felt like it was for little kids, ONLY because this was a book I got for my little brother YEARS ago. I guess I had tried to read it then and just wasn't into it. That was BEFORE the hype and I just put it aside not really caring. Do I still feel like it's for little kids? Well, I felt like the book felt like it was aimed at younger kids, but once again I have confidence that as Harry grows older the books will grow in depth and complexity.
So my over all rating? I'm a bit torn. I wasn't blown away, but I enjoyed the story. I guess maybe a 3.5?
Have you read Harry Potter yet? What are your thoughts?
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