First Book: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
Sample Chapter: Chapter 1, The Sorcerer’s Stone
Harry Potter thinks he is an ordinary boy. He lives with his Uncle Vernon, Aunt Petunia and cousin Dudley, who are mean to him and make him sleep in a cupboard under the stairs. (Dudley, however, has two bedrooms, one to sleep in and one for all his toys and games.) Then Harry starts receiving mysterious letters and his life is changed forever. He is whisked away by a beetle-eyed giant of a man and enrolled at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. The reason: Harry Potter is a wizard! – See more at: http://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/harry-potter-and-the-philosophers-stone-9781408810545/#sthash.RiiPEnlm.dpuf
Many adults have avoided this series because they are considered to be “kids’ books.” A more accurate description may be that these books are good fantasy books which are also appropriate and enjoyable for kids. There is a reason J.K. Rowling has sold 450,000,000 copies and kept readers hanging on through 8 books. If you enjoyed the movies and are looking for an exciting adventure in an amazingly creative world pick up a copy of The Sorcerer’s Stone today. You won’t be disappointed.