My mom at 53 yrs is still a big Harry Potter fan and has read each one so many times over...Gosh! I still wonder...You enjoy ur gift and I wish bdays came more than once a year (of course without the age meter rising :)
I LOVE HARRY POTTER! I still reread the entire series nearly every time I go home. And how did you manage to get hold of the Scholastic versions? I have the Bloomsbury versions of the last three books, and I really want the scholastic, they're so much prettier. :)And happy birthday. :)
Suki: I am! :-DM@ria: But then they wouldn't be so special, would they?Sumedha: I'm so glad. I had a friend telling me I was weird for choosing this as my birthday gift. Well, I know I am, but that doesn't mean I enjoy it being pointed out. We ordered from flipkart.com. I love that site: free shippng, and discounts on most books. I actually think the Bloomsbury ones look nicer, got this because it was cheaper, and I care more about reading them than looking at them. Unfortunately the last one is Bloomsbury, so they don't match. They haven't come out with a set of all 7 yet. I waited for two years so I could buy all of them in paperback - wasn't going to wait any longer.
I have the 6-book set too, and the separate, 7th one in hard-cover. All packed and kept nicely in my cupboard. What to do, I had read all of them before I could get my hands on the almost-complete stack.The brand new set will be opened and read again, though! Enjoy it while it lasts.
I enjoy reading them more than looking at them too, but I don't know... somehow, the feel of reading the Scholastic versions is different from reading the Bloomsbury versions. And thanks for the tip: I shall check out the website. :)
but they are worth every bit!!!
LOL I started reading them when my kids first asked for them... :) I read somewhere there were objections to the witches and wizards having such good PR :)A very Happy Brthday (belated)to you :)
Am I jealous or what?!!!Though am done reading the entire series, I'd sell my right arm for the entire collection :)Have fun. Its one of the best book series ever :)
simplypallu: I'd read them all too, but not like this, all at one go. This is delicious.Sumedha: Yes, I know what you mean. The Scholastic ones seem more... different, special.@l@nkr1ta: Of course.IHM: (Belated) thanks to you! You know, when they started becoming popular way back, I read one (the first, I think) and didn't get what the deal was. But much later, I read "The Order of the Phoenix": I think that's the one where things start getting serious and it's less of a children's series. momofrs: I wouldn't sell my right arm, no, but I did lust after it for over two years before finally getting it!
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