Harry Potter Book Series

The Harry Potter series, written by J.K. Rowling, follows the magical journey of a young wizard, Harry Potter, and his friends Hermione Granger and Ron Weasley, as they attend Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. The overarching plot centers around Harry's struggle against the dark wizard Lord Voldemort, exploring themes of friendship, bravery, and the battle between good and evil in the wizarding world.

  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

    4.9
    115 000 ratings
    Recommended by: Emma Watson, Ariana Grande

    On his 11th birthday, Harry discovers that he's a wizard, accepted to the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. While at Hogwarts, he makes friends, gets to know his infamous background, and his link to the dark wizard Voldemort. Harry, along with his friends Hermione and Ron, tries to solve the mystery of the Sorcerer's Stone, which gives the owner a life lease. They are presented with a lot of different magical challenges in order to save the stone from falling into the wrong hands. This is a tale of bravery, friendship, and the battle between good and evil.

    Book 1 of 7: Harry Potter.

  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

    4.8
    92 206 ratings
    Recommended by: Emma Watson, Ariana Grande

    In his second year at Hogwarts, Harry Potter faces a dark threat when students are mysteriously turned to stone. Later, Harry learns about the legend of the Chamber of Secrets with the help of his friends Ron and Hermione; only the Heir of Slytherin can control a monster that lives in it. And now, with the school teetering on closure, Harry must face down his enemies and get to the root of the attacks. Using their courage and friendship, he and his friends journey deep into the past of the school that is closed and hidden to save the school and break the evil that lurks in wait.

    Book 2 of 7: Harry Potter.

  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

    4.9
    88 189 ratings
    Recommended by: Emma Watson, Ariana Grande

    In this enchanting tale, a young wizard goes back to school for his third year at a school for witchcraft and wizardry, but finds out that a vicious prisoner has escaped and is coming after him. As secrets unravel, he gets to know more about the past of his family and also the truth of the prisoner who is not at all how he appears to be. With the help of his friends, he faces his fears and shows the magical world the way to outlook. This is a story about friendship and bravery – about trust and forgiveness – about questions to self-identity.

    Book 3 of 7: Harry Potter.

  • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

    4.9
    80 778 ratings
    Recommended by: Emma Watson, Ariana Grande

    In the fourth year of Harry Potter's term at Hogwarts, he unexpectedly becomes an entrant in the dangerous Triwizard Tournament. In his minority and unprepared, Harry has no other way but to carry out bloody tasks, to fight the dragons and Dark Wizards. Wrestling with the challenges, he stumbles upon a dreadful conspiracy that compromises the whole wizarding world. With his best mates Ron and Hermione's assistance, Harry digs deeper into the mystery—only to make an astounding discovery about his most terrible foe, Lord Voldemort. This thrilling adventure tests Harry's courage and reveals the power of friendship and loyalty.

    Book 4 of 7: Harry Potter.

  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

    4.8
    81 257 ratings
    Recommended by: Emma Watson, Ariana Grande

    This is where Harry Potter is spending yet another long summer with his relatives when the news reaches him. Even though Voldemort has been restored to his body in the climax of the Triwizard Tournament, practically no one believes it yet, and many refuse to believe it has even happened. He starts learning much more about his past, about that one he shares with Voldemort, even with his friends creates a secret group that no one had been forming for so long—the Order of the Phoenix, fighting the increasing darkness. Balancing exams, teenage angst, and prophetic visions, Harry has to use all his resilience and courage in the battle for truth and justice.

    Book 5 of 7: Harry Potter.

  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

    4.9
    76 253 ratings
    Recommended by: Emma Watson, Ariana Grande

    As Harry Potter begins his sixth year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, he discovers an old book marked mysteriously "This book is the property of the Half-Blood Prince" and begins to learn more about Lord Voldemort's dark past. Harry stumbles on an old potions textbook that he later discovers was once the property of the "Half-Blood Prince," and therein the answers to deeply buried secrets about Voldemort's past are revealed. With Dumbledore's help, Harry delves into the key in order to outwit the Dark Lord, which takes them into very dangerous territory. Friends and loyalties will be tested as Harry risks everything in a final battle with the ultimate evil.

    Book 6 of 7: Harry Potter.

  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

    4.9
    91 379 ratings
    Recommended by: Emma Watson, Ariana Grande

    The series' greatest adventure – it all begins with Harry, Ron, and Hermione leaving their final year at Hogwarts to find and destroy the remaining Horcruxes – the key to Voldemort's immortality. The magical world is now in a state of war, and the trio faces trials and loses way more unimaginable. All this, against the discovery of the ancient and powerful magical objects known as the Deathly Hallows. Loyalties will be tested, sacrifices will be made, and the final showdown between Harry and Lord Voldemort draws to a close. The epic battle between good and evil reaches its conclusion with friendship, bravery, and the power of love.

    Book 7 of 7: Harry Potter.

Harry Potter books in chronological order to read.