To read or not to read?

Ever since I was a little girl, my older sister, Maryam, would always try to convince me that reading the Harry Potter series would change my life. She would constantly glue her face to the novels, and explain the story to my other sister, Zainab, and me. I would constantly shrug her comments away, saying that it was a waste of my time and I’d rather just watch the movies to understand the story.

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