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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

The fifth novel in J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series.

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the one where everything gets a lot harder for little old harry.

  • Jul 10, 2010
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i may spoil some parts of the book for those of you who have not read it yet. that being said lets get on with it=).

Harry Potter is not your normal kid now is he? if youve read the first couple, or now, seen the movies, you will know that hes always had wierd things happen to him, and that now he attends hogwarts school of witchcraft and wizardry. in the fifth year, everything starts to change. the order of the phoenix has there own headquarters at sirius blacks house, harry is being possessed by voldemort through a connection they both have in there heads. wierd dreams haunt harry and make him believe that he is becoming voldemort himself. the wizarding world has to deal with voldemort returning to life and power, and harry has to deal with nobody believing him about it. a crazy, ministry of magic lady who has the appearance of those froggish neighbors from rockos modern life shows up to "teach" the students and also be a government backed tyrant to the school. secret meetings of students teaching each other defense, called the "dumbledores army" in the room of requirement make the story a little more interesting, but mostly just builds up the relationsshit between harry and cho chang, eventually leading to there moist make out session under the mistletoe. a battle between children and death eaters at the ministry of magic and a prophecy about harry and voldemort that changes everything. all around one of the greatest harry potter stories in the series. a few of the only flaws are that it is very long winded, around 800 something pages when the story would probly take 6 if you cut it down a little bit. other than that a very good book and i would read it again, though i already have 10-15 times.

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review by . January 26, 2010
I titled my review of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Book 4) "Harry Potter grows up" because J. K. Rowling had done a masterful job of bringing Harry from a little boy to a strong young man over the course of the four books of the series. I titled this review as I did because in the Phoenix J. K. Rowling herself shows her maturing skill as a writer in penning the longest of the seven books of the series. This is the point at which I stopped admiring the framework of the story, and fell into …
Quick Tip by . October 14, 2010
There's a lot of exciting stuff that happens in this book. However, there's also a lot of political stuff. The book is an interesting hodge-podge of exciting action/adventure/thriller story and a political treatise of the World of Magic.
Quick Tip by . September 29, 2010
Another classic--dark and strong, like good coffee and rich chocolate.
review by . July 07, 2010
   The beginning pages of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix are filled with teenage angst. Harry is constantly sulking, heavily burdened by the last experiences of his previous year of schooling and furthermore confused by his friends' vague responses in the letters they write him. He spends most of his time avoiding his relatives in whatever ways he can, and eavesdropping on the news, listening for tell-tale signs of the return of Voldemort.      Consequently, …
Quick Tip by . September 04, 2010
There's a lot of politics in this book. I like the plot, but the political motivations and goings-ons of the magical world dragged the story down for me.
Quick Tip by . July 19, 2010
Loved this book. I read it before Harry Potter even became popular.
review by . July 15, 2010
Brilliant Book And Movie!!!!
Harry potters name is filled with magic..I was sooooo happy when i read this book..Theres soo much and soo muny great things go on these books..I am very happy and proud to have such great authors around..and i love these books...I loved to meet the cast and the author really bad...Herminey is really gorgeous...I wish i  could be one of the wizards in the movie too...LOL..They are really great actors specially harry...I liked the part where harry is sitting on the swing..i am soo crazy abouttt …
Quick Tip by . July 13, 2010
Read this entire series. Great take on the magic world.
Quick Tip by . July 04, 2010
the longest and most drawn out harry potter book known to man, almost, i repeat, almost as bad as eragon. but that didnt change how anyone felt about hp as a whole. i literally stayed up all night reading about harrys "possesion" by voldemort when they cover all that in five minutes in the movie.
Quick Tip by . July 03, 2010
you cant help but hurt with harry when his godfather dies. its a good book but has a sad ending.
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As his fifth year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry approaches, 15-year-old Harry Potter is in full-blown adolescence, complete with regular outbursts of rage, a nearly debilitating crush, and the blooming of a powerful sense of rebellion. It's been yet another infuriating and boring summer with the despicable Dursleys, this time with minimal contact from our hero's non-Muggle friends from school. Harry is feeling especially edgy at the lack of news from the magic world, wondering when the freshly revived evil Lord Voldemort will strike. Returning to Hogwarts will be a relief... or will it?

The fifth book in J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series follows the darkest year yet for our young wizard, who finds himself knocked down a peg or three after the events of last year. Somehow, over the summer, gossip (usually traced back to the magic world's newspaper, the Daily Prophet) has turned Harry's tragic and heroic encounter with Voldemort at the Triwizard Tournament into an excuse to ridicule and discount the teen. Even Professor Dumbledore, headmaster of the school, has come under scrutiny by the Ministry of Magic, which refuses to officially acknowledge the terrifying truth that Voldemort is back. Enter a particularly loathsome new character: the toadlike and simpering ("hem, hem") Dolores Umbridge, senior undersecretary to the Minister of Magic, who takes over the vacant position of Defense Against Dark Arts teacher--and in no time...

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ISBN-13: 978-0613999168
Author: J. K. Rowling
Genre: Juvenile Fiction, Fantasy
Publisher: Scholastic
Date Published: August 10, 2004
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