Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1)

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Olivia YESSS!!!! It is definitely worth reading the books because, the thing is, you DON'T know what's going to happen. They leave loads of things out of the…moreYESSS!!!! It is definitely worth reading the books because, the thing is, you DON'T know what's going to happen. They leave loads of things out of the movies so the books are much more interesting. You should definitely read the books.(less)
Alyssandra In the United States, the term philosopher commonly refers to a scholar of philosophy, rather than an alchemist or magician.

Rowling and her American…more
In the United States, the term philosopher commonly refers to a scholar of philosophy, rather than an alchemist or magician.

Rowling and her American editors decided to change the name to Sorcerer because it had a deeper magical presence and would not misinform U.S. audiences of Flamel's occupation.

You can read a bit more about the change here: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0241527/f...(less)
Dodi Word of advice: Don't judge a book by its movie. The movies may not seem much but the books are incredible. Definitely worth your time :)
Shruthi Honestly the Harry Potter series is not dull at all. As the series progress, we are introduced to darker themes and nuances. Even if you aren't a fan…moreHonestly the Harry Potter series is not dull at all. As the series progress, we are introduced to darker themes and nuances. Even if you aren't a fan of the plot, the characters are developed wonderfully and there are plenty of surprises to keep you interested. Read it, you won't regret it. (less)
Alexandra Basically:
There's a boy named Harry whose parents (a witch and wizard) were killed by the dark wizard Voldemort when Harry wasn't even a year old.…more
Basically:
There's a boy named Harry whose parents (a witch and wizard) were killed by the dark wizard Voldemort when Harry wasn't even a year old. Somehow, Voldemort was defeated when he tried to kill Harry (not spoiling why or how). He went to live with his non-magical Aunt, Uncle, and Cousin who treated him horribly. One day, Harry finds out that he is actually a wizard and goes to a school called Hogwarts where he learns how to control and use his magic. The whole series is about Harry growing up and the fight against Voldemort, who returns near the middle of the series after being vanquished by Harry. But you MUST read the books...my summary doesn't do it any justice whatsoever.(less)

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