Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Review – Group Buddy Read!

About: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is a children’s fiction novel written by J.K. Rowling. It was published on 6/2/1999 by Scholastic Inc, 341 pages. The genres are fantasy, young adult, magic, adventure, etc. There are 7 books to this series in this order: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. The author also wrote an adult contemporary mystery series which I have yet to read.



BOOK2 Q&A from the group for ME!

Tiffany’s Question: Who is your favorite professor?

I like Professor Dumbledore but since he’s not teaching in this book, my next choice would be Professor Rolanda Hooch for flying lessons and Quidditch referee. I love reading the Quidditch game. It’s so exciting and always put me at the edge of my seats!

Stephanie’s Question: If you could drink Polyjuice Potion and turn into any character in Chamber of Secrets, who would it be and why?

I would definitely want to turn into Hermoine and start getting As in my classes. It feels great to know all the answers to all teachers’ questions.

Megan’s Question: Which book do you like better: The Sorcerer’s Stone or Chamber of Secrets? and why?

I like The Sorcerer’s Stone book more because everything is new. Flying the broom, Quidditch, the Hogwarts Express, Diagon Alley, Dumbledore with his Put-Out light, and the Sorting Hat. I love discovering Harry Potter!

Jodie’s Question: What was your favorite creature in the book and why?

I love Fawkes the Phoenix. It has magical healing tears and strength not visible to the eye.

Sammi’s Question: What Hogwarts house would you want to be sorted into? and why?

I want to be sorted into Gryffindor because the series is focused on this house the most. I also want to be brave and explore hidden passageways and in the know of everything that’s going on. (I am a rule follower, however, and it’s sucks because I’m missing out on all the fun/excitement/even detention. But that’s why I read books and live through those rule breakers lol).

Experience: This is my second time reading Harry Potter and I read it with a group of Harry Potter fans. Our group name is called HPBloggateers because all of us are bloggers too. There are 6 of us, Stephanie @ TeacherofYA, Tiffany @ Tiff the Book Nerd , Megan @ Bookslayer Reads, Sammi @ One Bookish Girl, Jodie @ For the Novel Lovers, and myself. We are from USA, UK, and Australia. We started reading Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets on 2/24/17 and finished it on 3/5/17. (We actually started reading before this and life got in the way so we pushed back and restarted again).

“Never trust anything that can think for itself if you can’t see where it keeps its brain.” p329

This book started out with some annoyance. I was annoyed by Dobby, Professor Gilderoy Lockhart, and Colin Creevey. Of course I am always annoyed by the Dursleys too. I really like Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. This school is so mysterious and always have some hidden passages to discover. I like how the author J.K .Rowling brought back Parseltongue when she first introduced it at the zoo in the first book. Re-reading is great because I noticed right away how she introduce Azkaban Prison for book 3. I love learning the creator of the original 4 houses and how Slytherin have created their own Secret Chambers.

“It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.” p333

I really like the magic of the diary. I love the Quidditch game. It’s so exciting to read. I don’t like to watch sports, but this is one game I love and it always put me at the edge of my seats! J.K. Rowling is truly a great writer. This book is easy to read and it’s so entertaining. I couldn’t put it down. When I find myself unable to read anything because of my Vertigo problem this month, I find myself reaching for Harry Potter. I love the brave and smart characters of Harry, Ron, and Hermoine. I like how He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named is resurfaced in this book. All events and adventures are worth reading. At the end, I grow a little fondness for Dobby.

Pro: magic, plot & characters, adventures, adrenaline rush, page turner, fast paced, couldn’t put down, humor, easy to read, mysteries, brave

Con: none

I rate it 5 stars!

Grab yourself a copy here: Book Depository

***Disclaimer: I bought this book with my own money and my opinions are honest.



14 thoughts on “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Review – Group Buddy Read!

  1. Melissa @ BookNerdMomo says:

    It seems like everyone is reread Harry Potter this year and it makes me wish I could join in. Too many books and so little time and all of that lol. Anyway! I’m so glad you’re enjoying your reread. Great review as always, Jasmine! 😊💕

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    • Jasmine says:

      We plan to re-read one book a month so it’s not too bad on time. And we read 2 chapters a day so it’s really manageable 🙂 You can easily gather a team to read together. There are lots of HP fans 🙂


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