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10 August 2009 @ 09:00 pm
Goblet of Fire  
Still trying to read this book. Still not enjoying it :(
 
 
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Library Alterna-Chick ;): Sirius Livesjedishadowolf on August 11th, 2009 02:23 am (UTC)
That's the beginning of the end for the HP books. Stop reading it, watch the movie. Movie was pretty good. :) In fact from here on out just watch the movies, they're much more enjoyable than the rest of the books.
Seisachtheiaclaudiapriscus on August 11th, 2009 06:40 am (UTC)
I very much agree with this. *especially* regarding book 5/ movie 5.
Working for the Mandroid: Bedside (SPN)moonshayde on August 11th, 2009 10:39 am (UTC)
Wow, and see I heard a lot of people didn't like the fifth movie.
Seisachtheiaclaudiapriscus on August 11th, 2009 04:21 pm (UTC)
The only thing the movie lost was about 200 pages of teenage whining. :-p I remember teenage wangsting well enough to not need the refresher course.

Truthfully though, the HP books are some of the only ones where I've generally liked the movies more than the books. And mostly, that has to do with the fact that while the books are fun and all, in my opinion there're some weaknesses in the writing that detract from the story, which the movies can gloss over or improve on.
Working for the Mandroid: Chuck and Casmoonshayde on August 11th, 2009 10:38 am (UTC)
Really? That's a little depressing. Do the next few books just have bad plot or something? I am spoiled for some character death, so that doesn't bother me so much even if I like a couple of the characters. Amazingly, I am very unspoiled for the last book.

I started reading the books after I watched every movie - except for 5 as I haven't watched it yet - and that never stopped my enjoyment. I'm just not sure why I can't get into this one.