One-Minute Book Reviews

April 4, 2008

Today’s Gusher Award for Achievement in Hyperbole Goes to …

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“I literally couldn’t stop reading. I didn’t get up to eat breakfast. I didn’t take the dogs out. I just sat, curled up in my study chair, a glorious blue and gold Saturday morning blazing outside the window, and I read. I stopped a few times, forcing myself to go more slowly, wanting to savor the plot, but before long I was galloping along once more, flipping the pages in a blur …”

From a review of Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows in Entertainment Weekly,,20044270_20044274_20047649,00.html.


So the critic “literally” didn’t stop, but actually did?

© 2008 Janice Harayda. All rights reserved.


  1. Possibly vying for a personal meeting with J.K Rowling?

    Comment by ggelliott — April 4, 2008 @ 5:23 pm | Reply

  2. Figuratively speaking, I literally did nothing but read this book. Perception is reality, I guess.


    Comment by knightofswords — April 6, 2008 @ 2:36 pm | Reply

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