Tuesday, July 31, 2007

A Book

Originally uploaded by SheReads
I finished Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows last Tuesday. Don't worry I won't mention anything that will spoil it for those of you who haven't finished yet. In the past week, I have seen people at the park reading, people in the campsite next to ours reading, people carrying earlier books in the series. It amazes me and makes me wonderfully happy that a series of books has gotten so many people excited about reading. I hope that this is not isolated to the Harry Potter Series and that other books get the world excited about reading. Who would have thought before Harry Potter that there would be midnight releases of a book?! I sure wouldn't have guessed it and I love to read.

The photo collage is part of my 365 day project from the day Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows arrived. Yes, I am wearing a witch's hat on my front stoop and yes, my mailman caught me! He even skipped my neighbor's house to give me my mail first. He said that he had 20 copies to deliver on his route alone and he has to walk! I have ordered the last three books from Amazon because they guarantee delivery on the release date. The boxes all have made me laugh and I can only imagine what the post office looked like on Friday night with the piles of books in their special boxes. On Saturday, July 21st I enjoyed a relaxing afternoon of reading in Riverside Park with a couple of friends. The weather couldn't have been more perfect!

I look forward to discussing the the book with all of you as you finish it. And if you haven't read any of the Harry Potter books I strongly recommend that you try--they are wonderfully written, entertaining and just plain good! Happy Reading!


Madame Rubies said...

I am doing 365 as well. Cool. I will start reading HP soon, I think.

Julie said...

You are inspiring me. I think I am going to shoot for once a week though. I refered to you on my blog. Hope that is ok. I love what you have so far! Keep up the awesome work.