I read this originally when I was in junior high and I hated it. I thought it was boring and slow. Since then, they made a movie, which I enjoyed and I listened to the audiobook. I think imagining some of the scenes from the movie made it a lot more enjoyable. Overall, I still think I would have disliked the audiobook if I hadn't seen the movie. Everyone I have talked to about reading or listening to the Harry Potter books say this is the hardest one to get through so I am eager to listen to the next one.