What Makes a Bestseller Series?

Although the book is usually better than the movie, the true success of a best seller is its ascension into the world of cinema. Popular chronicles of fiction are frequently adapted to the movie screen in order to reap the rewards of a larger audience; in today’s era, your average consumer will almost always prefer to pay for a movie ticket than a bunch of pages. It can be argued that a good book has the capacity to provide more value over a longer period of time; however, the idea is that the reader has the time and necessary attention span to dissect the written story. Watching a movie takes an afternoon or an evening – some books can take days, weeks, or even months. For that reason, it is almost always optimal to turn a best seller into a blockbuster, even if that means removing some of the meat that makes that story special.

The Harry Potter Series

Take the Harry Potter series, for example. The books were fantastic, and began a cultural phenomenon that still holds the hearts of many die-hard readers and critics alike. JK Rowling made it effortless to picture Harry’s adventures in your mind, making the reader feel as if they were in another world. The extent of detail, even beyond just aspects of the plot, was incredible. Most of the utility detail (the basic detail provided by the author to describe something the reader can’t actively sense) was matched by the beautiful imagery of

Best Seller: JK Rowling

The Harry Potter Series | Ultimate Best Seller

The Harry Potter series by JK Rowling is heralded as one of the best selling fantasy chronicles of all time. The adventures of Harry Potter and his friends revolve around a mythical world of magic, wizards, witches, and outlandish beasts. The first book, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s stone, was published in the United Kingdom in 1997. It gained an enormous cult following, as many English locals were fascinated by the stories conjured by Rowling. As Rowling wrote more books, the series grew in popularity – a movie based on the first book premiered in 2001 and was critically acclaimed. It began a cultural phenomenon all over the world, as Harry Potter books, movies, and licensed merchandise began to hit the shelves in a variety of different languages. You couldn’t go far in the early 2000’s without hearing about the Harry, Ron, and Hermione’s latest magical escapades.

all of the harry potter books together

The story of Harry Potter begins with an introduction into the sad life of orphan, Harry. He is introduced as a child of misfortune who lost both of his parents in an unnamed event, and is now forced to stay with his aunt, uncle, and cousin that all treat him very poorly. He also has a strange lightning bolt-shaped scar that pulses randomly throughout his life. It doesn’t take long for the book to reveal that Harry’s parents were actually wizards, a bizarre subgroup of humans capable of performing world defying magical spells. After