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My friend refuses to read Harry Potter, Help!

Hey,

My best friend for about two years refuses to read the Harry Potter series, or even watch the movies. My other friend and I have been trying to persuade her for a while now but she still refuses.

I need some tips on how to get her into Harry potter, please help me!

14 comments

zitongbooks

Tell your friend that you are no longer going to be friends with them if they refuse to read Harry Potter. Or just keep nagging them so that they’ll give in eventually.

19th Mar, 19
chelcyg

Yeah but I’ve been doing that for nearly 2 1/2 years now but I’ll keep trying lol

20th Mar, 19
strangergab

Hey!! I loooovvvveee Harry Potter And fourtunetly my friends also love it but I had one friend in primary school who hated it, I was so annoyed because she would roll her her eyes whenever my friend and I spoke about it. In the end her sister is not obsessed with it and I suppose karma got to her 😂

20th Mar, 19
chelcyg

haha yeah, Karma is great sometimes!

21st Mar, 19
imosshelf

Get them to watch the movies and then tell them the books are better ;/

20th Mar, 19
chelcyg

Yeah maybe :)

21st Mar, 19
ladybird

Just keep trying!! It took me 6 years to make my best friend read them. Now she loves them too!

20th Mar, 19
chelcyg

Okay that's a fair point. persistence is key!!

21st Mar, 19
inky Centre for Youth Literature

The audio books! Read by Stephen Fry!

21st Mar, 19
chelcyg

Yeah one of my friends is blind so she used these to read it, I'll have to get her to give them to my other friend

21st Mar, 19
bookwithbane

What are their reasons? Sometimes people don't want to be too "mainstream" from principle

23rd Mar, 19
chelcyg

No, apparently she doesn’t like fantasy books, but she’ll read dystopian things like the hunger games and whatever which have got some fantasy vibes to them you know and I think if she would give Harry Potter a go she’d enjoy them.

24th Mar, 19
bookwithbane

In reply to chelcyg

Check when Harry Potter's on TV and then invite them and go, crap there's no other movies. Or if you have siblings pretend that your siblings want to watch and you can't argue with them. Spring it on your friend

24th Mar, 19
chelcyg

In reply to bookwithbane

Good Idea!

24th Mar, 19