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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Rowling, J. K.

(Paperback - 2002)
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
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Fourteen-year-old Harry Potter joins the Weasleys at the Quidditch World Cup, then enters his fourth year at Hogwarts Academy where he is mysteriously entered in an unusual contest that challenges his wizarding skills, friendships and character, amid signs that an old enemy is growing stronger.

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Publisher: New York : Scholastic, [2002], c2000
ISBN: 0439139600
9780439139601
Branch Call Number: J FIC R
Characteristics: xi, 734 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Additional Contributors: GrandPré, Mary

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Jan 17, 2015
  • anthoniejohnston rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

great book must read

Dec 24, 2014
  • Violet_Butterfly_951 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

How does she do it? J.K. Rowling has accomplished the impossible: written a book that tops all her extraordinary others, which is an amazing feat in itself. Another outstanding stunt she pulled off is in the story itself; you'd think that after three 500-something paged books, she'd start running out of ideas. But every book, (and I can promise you this, as I've read and re-read every single book and watched and re-watched every movie in the series countless times) she always solves a couple of problems, half-solves a few more, and makes each situation raise a bunch. Plus, Rowling seems to posses an impressive imagination as she tells us about this world of hers in such detail it practically comes alive. I read the first book at age 7-I must've read this at around 8, and even as an inexperienced 7 year old I feel in love with this series (and that's saying something, because I hated reading in the first place in those days). My eight year old self relished this book, and my thirteen year old self still does. This is the "rising action" in the whole series, the conclusion which changes the course of all the characters, and the book itself, completely. If you haven't read the series yet, do it NOW!! (Just make sure to read and watch in order-it's essential!)

I watched the movie.

Sep 19, 2014
  • Jailen_8 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I read this when i was 8

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The villains of the series show their disturbing cruelty, while the heroes confront social prejudices and early romance. Best for older readers.

It is an addicting book, you won't be able to stop until the end!

I absolutely love Harry Potter! If I could I'd live in the wizarding world! But I guess that's what Pottermore is for :)

Aug 09, 2014
  • Jennabella1721 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

this book like all the others is amazing, and at pg 730- how nice of them!

Aug 05, 2014
  • AngelFire101 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Loved this book! Great plot and character development.

Aug 05, 2014
  • kiko34 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Re read this book for the second time and I'm still amazed by JK Rowling's uncanny ability to write such a page turning novel!

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Sep 23, 2014
  • violet_panda_1398 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

violet_panda_1398 thinks this title is suitable for 11 years and over

Sep 11, 2014
  • blue_bird_1230 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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Sep 02, 2014
  • red_cat_4644 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

red_cat_4644 thinks this title is suitable for 8 years and over

Jul 31, 2014
  • Aglika rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Aglika thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

Jul 31, 2014
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Jul 31, 2014
  • Auto957 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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Jul 24, 2014
  • FantasticBeast rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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Dec 24, 2014
  • Violet_Butterfly_951 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

"Bow to death Harry."-Voldemort
"It might even be painless, I would not know, I have never died"-Voldemort to Harry
"Your father's coming, it'll be alright, just hold on for your father..." -Lily to her son Harry Potter
"Get back to the Portkey, it'll take you back to Hogwarts...do you understand Harry?" James to his son Harry Potter
"Dark and difficult times lie ahead"-Dumbledore to Hogwarts students
"He would have gone on" -Nearly Headless Nick, alias Sir Nicholas de-Mimsy Porpington, to Harry

Aug 28, 2014
  • baljot rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

“We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided.”- Albus Dumbledore

Aug 09, 2014
  • Jennabella1721 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Ron: Poor old Snuffles, he must really like you Harry imagine having to live off rats pg. 534

Harry: Who is he lecturing me about being out-of-bounds after all the stuff hr did at school!
pg. 572

He IS mental Fred said in an almost awed voice pg 733

Aug 09, 2014
  • Jennabella1721 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

“Understanding is the first step to acceptance, and only with acceptance can there be recovery.”

“Don't talk to me."
"Why not?"
"Because I want to fix that in my memory for ever. Draco Malfoy, the amazing bouncing ferret...”

“Who're you going with, then?" said Ron.
"Angelina," said Fred promptly, without a trace of embarrassment.
"What?" said Ron, taken aback. "You've already asked her?"
"Good point," said Fred. He turned his head and called across the common room, "Oi! Angelina!"
Angelina, who had been chatting with Alicia Spinnet near the fire, looked over at him.
"What?" She called back.
"Want to come to the ball with me?"
Angelina gave Fred a sort of appraising look.
"All right, then," she said, and she turned back to Alicia and carried on chatting with a bit of a grin on her face.
"There you go," said Fred to Harry and Ron, "piece of cake.”

“Anyone can speak Troll. All you have to do is point and grunt.”

Jun 28, 2014
  • BrianT rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

action-packed!

'vote for Cedric Diggory, Potter stinks"
-the slytherins and Hufflepuffs

Jun 19, 2012
  • SAPPHIREBEAR15 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Remember, if the time should come when you have to make a choice between what is right, and what is easy, remember what happened to a boy who was good, and kind, and brave, because he strayed across the path of Lord Voldemort.

Jun 19, 2012
  • SAPPHIREBEAR15 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.

Jun 19, 2012
  • SAPPHIREBEAR15 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

What’s comin’ will come and we’ll meet it when it does.

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Dec 24, 2014
  • Violet_Butterfly_951 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

MAJOR SPOILER ALERT!!!!!

The book opens up with the spying on Voldemort by muggle Frank Bryce. He manages to hear as far that Voldemort's deepest desire was to murder a boy named Harry Potter, whoever he was, and he had killed in the past with no remorse-before he was discovered and killed himself. The boy who was also spying, though unconsciously, and in his sleep, the very person who was target of Voldemort's murderous desires, was not discovered.

Harry became incredibly worried at this vision and that his lightning scar, mark of the first, but certainly far from last, attempt at slaughtering him by Voldemort. Was Voldemort growing stronger, as all signs seemed to indicate? Harry didn't dwell on it for about two days (spent by the Weasleys and watching the Quidditch World Cup). But at the end of that he was seriously alarmed and alert, because Voldemort's sign, the Dark Mark, had appeared again after thirteen years, after a riot which was heavily suspected of being made by the remainder of the Death Eaters (Voldemort's supporters). His fears weren't baseless either, as somebody had put his name into the Goblet of Fire against his will, and Alastor "Mad-Eye" Moody, dulusional ex-Auror thought someone had done it to get him killed in the process.

This book is great ! The best harry potter book I would say !

Jul 10, 2014
  • jollygirl rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Somebody has placed Harry Potter's name in the Goblet of Fire. As an underage wizard to play in the Triwizard Tournament, he is chosen as a champion and must participate in it. These stages may mean death and somebody wants Potter dead - and that person is within Hogwarts. This mystery and light romance book is the start of Voldemort's return. Find out more by digging yourself into the entire Harry Potter series!

Jul 09, 2014
  • mazharthegreat rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

4th masterpiece in the Harry Potter series, written by J.K.Rowling. It features Harry in his 4th year at Hogwarts and his unexpected entry in to the Triwizard Tournament, which ultimately causes the rise(resurrection) of evil(the Dark Lord)

Jun 28, 2014
  • BrianT rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

A young wizard who has many cool and action-filled adventures:Harry Potter.

The Goblet of Fire is a great book and movie, but still not my favourite!

Jun 23, 2012
  • i_love_harry_potter rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Harry Potter starts his fourth year at Hogwarts with a shocking turn of events - Hogwarts is hosting the Triwizard tournament, where three witches and/or wizards compete in an epic battle to claim the Triwizard cup. When Harry unexpectedly becomes the fourth champion of this competition, he is shocked. Who put Harry's name in the Goblet of Fire, the cup in which Dumbledore (the headmaster) draws the names of the contestants who compete from the three schools (Hogwarts, Beauxbatons, Durmstrang) ? And why does his scar throb so painfully? Mysteries await in this fourth installment to the Harry Potter series, mysteries that end in something unspeakable.

Jun 19, 2012
  • SAPPHIREBEAR15 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Harry Potter as he wakes in the night with a throbbing pain in his scar. The next morning, Harry's Uncle Vernon receives a letter from the Weasleys asking Harry to join them at the Quidditch World Cup, and reluctantly agrees to let Harry go. Harry is brought to The Burrow the next day. Early the next morning, the Weasleys, Harry and Hermione head off to the Quidditch World Cup. They travel by Portkey, an object which wizards use to travel quickly to another linked destination. While traveling, they meet Cedric Diggory, another Hogwarts student. At their seat, Harry, Ron, and Hermione meet Winky, a house-elf who says she is saving a seat for her master, Bartemius 'Barty' Crouch. That night, after the game, a crowd of Death Eaters (followers of Voldemort) destroy the campground and torture its Muggle owners. Harry, Hermione and Ron escape by fleeing into the woods, where Harry discovers that his wand is missing. Moments later, someone fires Voldemort's symbol, the Dark Mark, using Harry's wand. Winky is found holding Harry's wand at the scene of the crime; Mr Crouch fires her as punishment for associating his name with the Dark Mark. Later at the Burrow, Cedric's father brings news that a man named Mad-Eye Moody attacked an intruder at his house, forcing Arthur to sort it out.
Upon arriving at Hogwarts, Professor Dumbledore announces that the Triwizard Tournament will take place at Hogwarts throughout the school year. The Tournament is a competition between three delegates, or "champions", one from each of the three great European schools of magic - Hogwarts, Beauxbatons, and Durmstrang. These champions compete in three tasks and they are given scores by the judges based on their performance

Jul 26, 2011
  • henein rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

watch harry potter when he gets in onoter adventure or a contest and tries towin the cub but something bad happens.

Oct 26, 2009
  • MrsStrange rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

The most fun to read Harry Potter book!

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