Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone(Harry Potter #1)-Book Review

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1)Harry Potter’s life is miserable. His parents are dead and he’s stuck with his heartless relatives, who force him to live in a tiny closet under the stairs. But his fortune changes when he receives a letter that tells him the truth about himself: he’s a wizard. A mysterious visitor rescues him from his relatives and takes him to his new home, Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

After a lifetime of bottling up his magical powers, Harry finally feels like a normal kid. But even within the Wizarding community, he is special. He is the boy who lived: the only person to have ever survived a killing curse inflicted by the evil Lord Voldemort, who launched a brutal takeover of the Wizarding world, only to vanish after failing to kill Harry.

Though Harry’s first year at Hogwarts is the best of his life, not everything is perfect. There is a dangerous secret object hidden within the castle walls, and Harry believes it’s his responsibility to prevent it from falling into evil hands. But doing so will bring him into contact with forces more terrifying than he ever could have imagined.

Full of sympathetic characters, wildly imaginative situations, and countless exciting details, the first installment in the series assembles an unforgettable magical world and sets the stage for many high-stakes adventures to come.

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling


Author: J.K. Rowling

Pages: 320

Publishing Date: June 26th, 1997

Publisher: Scholastic Inc


When you read a book 21 years after its publication, You don’t have the idea how to review it plus if you are most probably the last one then you REALLY don’t have any idea what to say. Let me try.

I’ve watched movies a couple of time and loved these, I can’t even remember how many times people suggest me to read HP but I was reluctant because stacks were too high, and from my past experience I know that hype books don’t do much good for me, I succeeded in resisting for 1 year and 2 months but  not more, I gave up.

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My opinions were different for many characters like Harry is over-rated he doesn’t do anything and he can’t except Hermione and Ron, and I couldn’t understand snape.

After reading the book I realized how wrong I was.

“It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.” 

I start to like Uncle Vernon and Aunt Petunia, or should I say now I understand their character, They aren’t that bad as they seem in the movie.

Harry is not useless as I used to think, Hermione was a little mean in the start, Ron is not that much dull. Neville got more role in the book…Malfoy is fun.

McGonagall really cares, Hagrid is coconut, Snape is not that much complex when you know all the details, Dumbledore is an ideal headmaster one can get.

“It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.” 

How can I forget Weasley family, I am sure Harry can’t be Harry without them, They are the most ideal and loving family. They got every flavor in their family from Bill to Ginny.

I loved this book so much and regret so much Why I haven’t read it before.

“To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.” 

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54 thoughts on “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone(Harry Potter #1)-Book Review

  1. Xandra @ Starry Sky Books says:

    I’m glad you’re liking Harry Potter so far! ♥️ I promise it gets more complex and interesting from here, and you’ll understand the characters more as you learn more about them. Even a decade after I read the series for the first time, I’m still discovering new things I didn’t notice before!
    Can’t wait to see what you think of the next books!

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  2. ranjanireviewsreads says:

    Harry Potter is amazing! Wait till you read the others! So much more to learn about each character; they’re all so complex, just like people in real life. Really liked the review


  3. shahenda thebookgeek says:

    I like to think that one day I would read the harrypotter whole series but I am afraid that the movies messed up the whole thing. Like what’s the point of reading a book I already know it’s end.

    Anyway, I liked your review and thankyou so much for writing 😍

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  4. Bookworms corner blog spot says:

    I have no idea how many times I have read or listened to the audiobook of this series. (Stephen Fry as the narrator is amazing) I am one of those crazy fans. I even have a wand rack with wands from HP and Fantastic Beasts. I don’t think that anyone can get the full story of Harry Potter without reading the books. Glad you enjoyed them too. Dumbledore is amazingly quotable.

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  5. Kati 👩🏻 (@KatisBRR15) says:

    Amazing review, I am so glad and happy to see you are fully and really loving and enjoying The Harry Potter series I actually first read the Harry Potter series when I was 30 years old. So I was also a really late blommer for reading the Harry Potter series as well. Thank you so much for sharing your awesome post.

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  6. Freya Yuki says:

    I was also late in getting into the Harry Potter series. When I finally tried reading book 1, I actually found the beginning kind of boring, so it was a bit of a struggle to get through. But things became a lot more interesting when I got to the part where Harry finds out he’s a wizard and gets to go to Hogwarts.

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