Harry Potter: All Books, From Worst to Best (ranking)

In 2021, the movie of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone completed 20 years of existence, marking the anniversary of one of the biggest movie franchises in the world. The wizard’s eight feature films are inspired by the seven-book saga, which was written by JK Rowling, and is hugely successful among children, youth and adults.

Started in 1997, the history of Harry Potter and book launches lasted until 2008, when it had sold around 300 million copies worldwide. In the year 2018, book sales reached half a billion copies.

To celebrate the film’s anniversary and the success of the book saga, check out our ranking of JK Rowling’s works, ranked from “worst” to best!

7. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

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the position of Secret chamber it is a consequence of some factors. The second book in the saga lacks the luster of being the first about the magical world and the story of Harry Potter. The story about the basilisk, the introduction of the term “mudblood” and the presence of Dobby are the strong points of the story.

Even being the first contact with the Horcrux universe and having a plot twist that adds a lot of literary value, the importance for the development of the saga’s story ends up being a little less than the five following books.

6. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

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O Prisoner of Azkaban is an important book for the saga Harry Potter, featuring Sirius Black, the Marauders — a strong point for the work — and a little more about Potter’s family history.

Placing the book in 6th position can be painful, considering the importance it has for Harry’s life, but it turns out that it ends up serving more to prepare readers for the joys, transformations, pains and emotions of the following books.

5. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

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As Prisoner of Azkaban, Prince’s enigme it ends up with a function of preparing the reader and creating the environment for the last book in the saga. In this situation, it was surprising how Harry’s love and personal life turns out to be a highlight during the narrative.

The book is in front of Prisoner of Azkaban e Secret chamber for happening more at the climax of the story. Another aspect in favor of the work is the fact that it introduces the Horcruxes and deepens the connection between Harry and Dumbledore, who dies at the end of the book, being another important event for Harry.

4. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

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The fifth book in the saga is known for some factors, including being the longest work among the seven, which ended up affecting a little of the story that ended up in theaters. The book marks a change in reality for Harry, with the return of Voldemort and the signs of a war between wizards increasingly evident.

In the work, Harry learns a little more about the connection between himself and the Dark Lord, as he begins to prepare for a dark future. The book shares light and student moments with a dark reality and a war within Harry.

3. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone

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One thing is indisputable: Philosophical stone is the most important book in the saga. He was responsible for launching the universe and introducing the world of magic to fans around the world. If it weren’t for him, we wouldn’t have the book sequels or the movies from Harry Potter.

I Philosophical stone, we know Platform 9 3/4, Diagon Alley, the school of Hogwarts and the beginning of friendship between Ron, Hermione, Harry, Dumbledore and the other characters in the saga.

2. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

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The last book in the saga is second on our list. The book is the conclusion of the story of Harry and his friends, being the culmination of the wizard war. The narrative is dense, full of tension and doubt for Harry, Ron and Hermione, who need to leave Hogwarts and go after Voldemort’s Horcruxes.

The conclusion of Potter’s trajectory is full of emotions and adventures, with remarkable deaths, beautiful stories and a lot of magic. Deathly Hallows it is a golden-key conclusion to the story built during the six previous works.

1. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

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The first place on the list is Goblet of fire! The fourth book in the saga is a clear watershed, being a crucial work for the dynamic between Harry and Voldemort. Furthermore, it is the transition from a magical and childlike world to a younger and darker reality.

Some factors that add to the book are, without a doubt, the Triwizard Tournament and the return of the Dark Lord and Death Eaters. Another important aspect to the story is Harry’s personal and teenage life, with love interests and a coming of age as a wizard. All of this expanding the universe of witchcraft beyond Hogwarts.

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