Capn Design

Rating: 8 of 10

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

If this were an episode in a t.v. show, you would call the Half-Blood Prince a set-up episode. Rowling's style and voice were impeccable as always, but this edition set up a doozy of a story for the final book. I couldn't imagine it being any less than 1,000 pages.

As you might guess, I liked books four and five better but it's still Harry Potter. In no way do I regret picking up the book at midnight on the night of its release. When else will I get to see a crazy fan dressed up as Dumbledore riding around B&N on a segway? Exactly.