Ah yes! That's better.
Everyone deserves a second chance, and I am pleased to say that Rowling
has redeemed herself after the disappointment that was "book 5
." Getting the plot rolling again after the introduction of Umbridge stagnated it, and then advancing it to the point where it is actually ready to be completed in the following book was no small task. The Half-Blood Prince
handles it beautifly though, and even manages to add in some backstory while its doing it too. I don't think its quite on the level of The Goblet of Fire
or The Deathly Hallows
but it's pretty damned