The final Harry Potter book comes out this weekend. I will get my copy at the midnight release at Prudential Center, in Boston, and plan to get back to my place immediately (or at least as soon as possible) so that I can read it.
I lost interest in this series with the release of the Lord of the Rings movies, which I still find to be a far superior series. But in the two years since the last Potter book was published, I got interested in it again. Ms. Rowling did indeed improve her style dramatically in books 5 and 6. These books, as has been pointed out, do not really read like children’s books.
Anyway, after getting interested in the series again, and digging into the books to theorize on how they might end, I’m going to post my best guesses on the major fan theories surrounding the final book. One week from now, after I presumably have finished the tome, I’ll go back and score myself. (Read more…)