Read: August 2001
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is perhaps the most popular of all the series, marking a transition from the magical early books to a slightly darker, complex, and psychologically disturbing series it became. It also introduces us to Sirius Black and Remus Lupin, two of Harry's most enduring and important accomplices. It is here where Harry begins to demonstrate his skill with magic, and find continuity with his father, in the form of his patronus. The events in the Shrieking Shack reveal great secrets, and offer one of the most exciting scenes in the entire series. If you haven’t become a Harry Potter fanatic by the end of the first chapter of the first book, then it is here where you will find that you cannot put the books down.
8 out of 10