Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Enhanced Edition) - J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Enhanced Edition)

Artist J.K. Rowling

  • Release Date: 2015-11-20
  • Genre: Action & Adventure
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 163 Ratings

Description

"'You are sharing the Dark Lord's thoughts and emotions. The Headmaster thinks it inadvisable for this to continue. He wishes me to teach you how to close your mind to the Dark Lord.'"

Dark times have come to Hogwarts. After the Dementors' attack on his cousin Dudley, Harry Potter knows that Voldemort will stop at nothing to find him. There are many who deny the Dark Lord's return, but Harry is not alone: a secret order gathers at Grimmauld Place to fight against the Dark forces. Harry must allow Professor Snape to teach him how to protect himself from Voldemort's savage assaults on his mind. But they are growing stronger by the day and Harry is running out of time...
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Reviews

  • best book evaaa

    3
    By Javier el cangri
    i just love harry potter so much that i will die if there is no harry potter movies or books!!!!!!
  • Harry Potter - a fantasy classic.

    4
    By The Literary Phoenix
    Confession: I like some Harry Potter books better than others. I have read Prisoner of Azkaban a couple dozen times. … I have read Order of the Phoenix three times. First, when it came out. Second, right before the movie came out. Third, this time. This time was by far the best, and for one glaring reason: CAPSLOCK!Harry is a lot more tolerable when you can’t see all the angry capital letters. There are aspects of OotP that are so cool, and the cast of characters is great, but this is still my least favorite in the series. That said? Still four stars. Considering the fact that OotP introduces Luna Lovegood, who is one of my favorite characters in the series, you’d think that this would get a star. Considering how perfectly unlikable Umbridge is, and how well-written she is, you’d think this would get a star. Fact of the matter is, most of the characters in this book are really good… but Harry. Harry Potter is the most frustrating, angry, selfish kid. I get that he’s gone through a lot, and I have to give so many props to Ron and Hermione for putting up with him. I dislike Harry so much in this book that it took it down a star for me. The world of Harry Potter continues to enchant. In as far as setting goes, OotP is one of my favorites, because we get to explore a new corner of the world in the Ministry of Magic. I love the Department of Mysteries and I feel like there are so many possibilities and stories within the objects the friends come across. You also really get the feeling that they’ve only begun to brush the surface. If there was a series that followed a Department of Mysteries employee, I would absolutely read it. A bit of a mini-rant here – most of the Department of Mysteries was cut from the film version of this book and while I generally like the movie quite a lot, I think the loss of that magic does the story a disservice. The breakdown of the wizarding government and Hogwarts staff is essential to transition the wizarding world into this new, darker shade. For what it is, it’s done very well, developing characters and showing the true colors of people. Rowling has a theme to her plots where the ultimate endgame in all of them is “stop Voldemort” (excepting Prisoner of Azkaban) and even though it’s been used, we look forward to it. Of particular interest this time is that Harry doesn’t go in alone and play the hero. SPOILERS! I really, really love that Neville is the last man standing with Harry in the showdown in the Department of Mysteries. Despite all odds, we finally get to see what this character is made of, and we see a sampling of what ultimately becomes book seven. As much as CAPSLOCK!Harry bothers me, he actually makes perfect sense and the stylistic choices in this book were good ones to suit the characters. As a narrator, Jim Dale also continues to do an excellent job. I have a bit of a pet peeve with his female voices (I mentioned this in the SS/PS review with Hermione), and I’m not crazy about Luna’s and Bellatrix’s, but I have a suspicion that I will get used to them. I sympathize – there’s only so many female voices a male reader can do, and I can always tell who is talking… he doesn’t use them twice. Actually, I’m going to give extra props to Jim Dale on his reading, because I am simultaneously listening to The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern, which he also narrates. Between the two different books the voices still all feel different. He masterfully uses tone and accent to differentiate between people. Ten points to Gryffindor! This books is a series of extremes for me. I really don’t like Harry. I really love Fred and George. I really find it frustrating that Harry forgot about that incredibly useful mirror the entire story that could have fixed everything but he doesn’t even realize that. I love that Umbridge is a pink-cardigan, kitty cat plate villain everyone loves to hate. The two merge together to make a pretty good book, but it comes up short compared to the rest of the series. Fred and George’s war against Umbridge is one of my favorite parts of the entire series, so it gets props for that as well.
  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

    5
    By Neon_Horcrux
    This book is AMAZING my favorite out of all.
  • BEST ONE YET!!!

    5
    By Peacegirl_34
    J.K Rowling. Has done it again! This tale of heartbreak and adventure was marvelous! And I simply love the mysterious end involving Sirius!
  • VVV

    5
    By ILikeTurtes
    Hey you under me, yep the one about the illustrations. Quick statement for you the Harry Potter series is not a picture book they're novels.
  • An Understanding

    5
    By HanaLife4Ever
    The book was really good. I'm a huge fan of the Harry Potter series and I loved it. I have a strange like for Luna Lovegood 🙂 and I like to see J.K Rowling's transformation in each and every book. But, the formatting was terrible. I love novels, but I was excited to see a lot of pictures in the book. It was a waste of money and many parts of the book were missing. There were barely any illustrations, the book took forever to download. I think it's a ripoff. To anyone reading this, the book is great. Just get the paperback copy at your local bookstore.
  • Harry Potter

    5
    By Bananachessman
    The best ever
  • Good

    4
    By cscz3329
    At this point, I just need to finish the series
  • HARRY POTTER

    5
    By ChubaccaGames
    I'm almost done with the fourth book and can't wait for the fifth. All I know is that it is going to be an amazingly awesome experience!!!!!!! :) !!!!
  • Book flawless, formatting is not

    3
    By 1PhoneX
    So like the title implies I've been reading all past books on my iPhone 6 and when my phone is vertical it seems to skip some lines, because it is not formatted correctly. I noticed it at the end of the book and had to turn it sideways to read the rest of the story. Who knows how many details I missed or my brain filled in as I read this entire book. Very disappointing

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