My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Great start of the series! The first book sets up the fantastical world where Wizardry secretly exists along modern society. When orphan Harry Potter discovers his magical heritage on his eleventh birthday his mundane life is changed forever. Harry goes to wizarding school where he makes new friends and some enemies. However, something sinister is lurking in the school. J.K. Rowling delivers great plot construction, humor and imagination in this magnificent tale.