Follow Friday (5)

Friday, September 2, 2011

This week the featured blogger at Parajunkee's View is: Lisa @ Lisa Loves Literature

If you could change the ending of any book (or series), which book would you choose? Why and to what?

Okay - you might want to skip over my question this week if you haven't read ALL of the Harry Potter books...

I love(d) Harry Potter. I read and followed HP since I was 9 years old, in the 4th grade. This is a series I grew up with. Needless to say, I was super mad when some of my favorite characters kept getting killed off! First, Sirius. I remember 8th grade Spring Break, I spent crying over Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix when Sirius is killed. Eventually, I settled myself down, I was like hey, it will be ok, she'll bring him back somehow, and you still have Lupin after all. Or not, seeing as he was killed off too! I have this running joke with my friends that all the characters I like get killed, which happens way too much for me. It all started (I think) with The Outsiders. Dally and Johnny were my two favorites -- and where are they now you might ask?! Ahem. There you have it...

This week's feature blogger at Alison Can Read is: Molli @ Once Upon a Prologue


Audris said...

worst feeling ever when the characters you love get killed off. I completely flipped when Sirius was killed. So many great characters died in the Harry Potter series. :|

new follower :]

Julie Lynn Hayes said...

Hi Samantha! New follower here, Happy Follow Friday!

I so agree with you! I totally expected her to turn around and reveal the truth of his not being dead in the sixth book. I cried my eyes out, and then refused to read the last one after I saw what she did with Remus and Tonks and the evil ship, as I put it. I would so bring Sirius back and let him and Remus be together forever.

Come by and say hi - Full Moon Dreaming!

Tia said...

Happy Follow Friday! Just hopping through!

My Follow Friday

Rumana said...

So many characters die in Harry Potter, I know! And Johnny was my favourite character in The Outsiders, so I can relate to you! Feel free to check out my FF here. New follower!

Rumana @ Relook the Book

Fran said...

Hahah I was pretty upset too when Sirius and Lupin died!!!

Great post, new follower:D

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Emma Michaels said...

I am an old follower!
Hope you will stop by and check out my new multi-author blog 'The Writers Voice' with myself, Kristie Cook, Jamie Magee, Kim Richardson, Keary Taylor, Victoria Simcox, Jessica Sorensen, Brenda Pandos, Samantha Young, Jayde Scott, Megg Jensen, Danyelle Leafty and guest authors!

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Samantha said...


Pepca said...

I haven't yet Harry Potter yet. Old follwer:) have a great weekend!

Samantha said...

Hope you have a great weekend too! :)

Deb Nance at Readerbuzz said...

I would not change any endings of any books, no matter how much I might want to.

Here's my list of books I'm looking forward to this fall!

And it's time for
Readerbuzz's September Giveaway! A $25 Amazon Giveaway! and It's Time for the Indie Lit Awards!

Stop by! I always follow back.

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