'Potter' best book of 2005 in USA Today reader poll

  December 28, 2005 at 11:34 PM ET
  Cheeser     Veritaserum (via USA Today)
  harry potter and the half-blood prince


Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince was votedopens in new window the best book of 2005 in USA Today's Readers' Choice poll.

While editors placed it at eighth, they offered another interesting choice: "Best book for kids not yet ready for Harry Potter." (It's Leonardo, the Terrible Monster by Mo Willems.)

Other categories include "Worst book by a celebrity," "Best unmasking of a historical monster" and "Most overstated title."

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