Harry Potter: Do You Consider Yourself A Muggle

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Muggles Do you consider yourself a Muggle? If you 're wondering what a Muggle is, then you can be certain that you are one. If you are one of the millions of people that have become entranced by the Harry Potter book series, then this question is not so perplexing. If you are not, there 's no need to get stressed out; being called a Muggle isn 't an insult, unless you 're a student of Hogwart 's School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Does all of this sound confusing? Well then, step into the magical world of Harry Potter and it will become clear. The adventures of Harry Potter have become world renowned, while renewing children 's interest in reading. The first book of the series, entitled Harry Potter and the Sorcerer 's …show more content…
After many months of her urging me to read it, I finally conceded. From the moment I picked it up, I was absorbed in Harry 's plot. I 'm proud to admit that I am anxiously awaiting book number six also. Possibly there 's still a whisper of a child deep down in all of us. It 's certainly heartening to believe so. After all, it doesn 't seem all that long ago that we were Harry 's age. Who among us wouldn 't be intrigued by a schedule that includes: Charms, Potions, Defense Against the Dark Arts, Herbology, History of Magic, Divination, and the Care of Magical Creatures? Apparently, I am not the only person captivated by Rowling 's tales. According to the New York Times ' web site, all five books in the Harry Potter series have maintained top ratings on the bestseller list. Book number five, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, was Amazon.com 's largest pre-ordered item ever. Prior to its release date in June 2003, there were more than four hundred twenty thousand copies pre-ordered. The sixth book in the series, Harry Potter and …show more content…
Forbes magazine has estimated that J. K. Rowling is worth over one-billion dollars. This anything but small feat is making her the "first billion-dollar author." BBC News reports that Harry Potter has the "Midas touch." The series has sold more than 275,000,000 books which have been translated into 62 different languages, produced 3 major Hollywood blockbusters thus far, as well as, numerous video games, toys, sweets, clothing and other paraphernalia. It 's no wonder that the Harry Potter series has generated so much attention; Rowling 's ability to keep the reader guessing is astonishing. The characters of her story, just as real life characters, are not always what they seem. As a result, Harry learns painfully that you can 't always trust the ones closest to you. Rowling keeps the adventures progressing at a steady pace and magically transports the reader with

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