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Why Now Is The Best Time To Get Into (Or Re-read!) 'Harry Potter'

July 11, 2016 by Keren Leshem
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“Hi, I’m Keren, and I am addicted to Harry Potter…” Hi Keren. 

Over the past month and a half, I have managed to binge read the entire Harry Potter series, and it was freakin’ amazing. I’m gonna be honest – I am not part of the original cult of fans. My older sister was – and still is – and avid fan. I never got into the books when I was younger, and even worse, I refused to see the movies because I was too scared (sorry sis!). But as this summer approached, I felt like I needed a new summer read, and it just so happens that my sister brought along our copies of the first and second books on a family vacation, so I thought, why not?! I’ve always wanted to read them, so I thought now would be a good opportunity.

Well… little did I know that this decision would be one of my best ones yet. The most accurate word I have for the series is brilliant. J.K. Rowling created such an amazing, intricate, and intelligent series of novels – and if you think they’re just about kids doing magic, you are gravely mistaken. There is so much coming up in the world of Harry Potter that makes right now an amazing time to start reading. I have been telling all of my friends about the awesomeness that is Harry Potter and why they should read it, so now I’m telling you…

1) Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Yes, you read that right. There will be an eighth official installment to the Harry Potter series with this new stage play based on a story written by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and director John Tiffany. The story takes place 19 years after the events of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollowsand follows the life of Harry Potter and his younger son, Albus Severus Potter. The play premieres in London on July 30th, but you can pre-order the script to join in on the action.

2) Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. November 18, 2016 – be there. This film marks J.K. Rowling’s first time as a screenwriter and is sure to be a hit. The fictional book that this movie is based on, appeared in the first installment of the Harry Potter series, but then Rowling decided to bring that book to life in 2009. Now, the film, starring Eddie Redmayne, among many others, follows the life of Newt Scamander in 1926 NYC as a prequel to the full Harry Potter series. I. Can’t. Wait.

3) Just Do It. Last, the books are incredible, and you are truly missing out if you don’t read them. They’re not just for kids – the themes, plot lines, character developments, and symbols have so much deeper meaning. Reading it at the age of 21 was great – seriously, do it.

So, if you’ve ever thought about picking up Harry Potter, I can tell you that now’s your time to just do it. Don’t miss out on all of the cool upcoming events, not to mention the articles, news reports, celeb interviews, and press that’s going to surround them! So just go for it, you’ve got nothing to lose. And don’t just settle and watch the movies, the books are always better.

Be sure to check out These Celebrities Who Hate The Roles That Made Them Famous and These Celebrities Who Used To Be Edgy, But Then Sold Out

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