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July 22, 2007
Potter Blog: The end

That's it. Done.

Absolutely done.

Sadly, done.

It's hard to believe it's really the end, but the end it is.

And, yes, I teared up. Several times, in fact. For many, many reasons. I also let out several more shrieks. Again, for many different reasons.

There were also plenty of "A-ha!" moments and several "Wait, what just happened?" parts, too.

Sorry, I'm just not going to tell you how it all wraps up. True Harry Potter fans, I think, want to get there on their own. For the rest who are merely curious - keep movin' along; nothing like that to see here.

I will say this: The book definitely exceeded my expectations - both as a superfan and as an objective critic.

I'm curious to see what the rest of you think - feel free to post comments here at 21Q. But, for the love of all that is J.K. Rowling, please:


But I didn't really have to remind you of that, now did I?

Also, on Monday, check out the Scene section in The Bee or's Harry Potter page for my review.

Final tally:

Hours read: Roughly 16.
Coffee consumed: Nine cups.
Diet Cokes consumed: Three.
Sugar consumed: Too much to count.

Finally, this Harry Potter read-a-thon is officially dedicated to my cat Sophie. I know she can't wait to find out how it all ends and she's the only pers-, er, living being that I'm going to tell.

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