This book is full of surprises!
Harry is made Quidditch Captain. Harry falls in love with Ginny, his best
friendís sister. He gets the Half Blood Princes old potions book which
has so many secret shortcuts for potions that makes him excel farther in
potions and better than any one else which makes his best friend Hermione
really mad. Harry also takes private lessons with Dumbledore, which involves
going into other peopleís memories to learn more about Voldemort. They
need to learn as much as they can so that when the final battle comes between
Harry and Voldemort, Harry knows everything he needs to defeat him. Through
the book Harry believes that Malfoy is planning something. Harry is not
sure what he is planning and even though he keeps telling people no one
seems to believe him. While Harry and Dumbledore are away the dark mark
is cast over the castle indicating that the death eaters have found a way
in the castle. How did they get in? Does it have something to do with Snape
and Malfoy? Can Harry and Dumbledore save the day? Youíll just have to
read it to find out. (David L. Smith Jr., Mansfield High School)
Harry is now a 6th year wizard
at Hogwarts and captain of the quiddich team. But Vondlemort is back along
with his death eaters terrorizing both the magical and muggle communities.
Cornelius Fudge has been sacked as Minister of Magic. Snape has finally
obtained his desired position as teacher of Defense against the dark arts.
Malfoy is mysteriously absent from creating havoc.
The secret of Vondlemortís
seeming immortality is revealed. Sides are revealed in the battle of good
and evil. Its time for Harry to grow up. (Colorado
Blue Spruce Young Adult Book Award Nominees 2007-2008)