Top 11 Harry Potter Gifts of 2014

The top 11 Harry Potter gifts of 2014,  updated with some Christmas cheer!  1. Harry Potter Artefacts Box Manufactured by the Noble collection and officially authorised by Warner Bros, this set includes: HOGWARTS Acceptance Letter, Sirius Black Wanted Poster, QUIDDITCH World Cup Ticket, Lily Potter Letter to SIRIUS, HOGWARTS Express Luggage Tag, Order of the Phoenix […]

J.K. Rowling Refutes Severus Snape Rumor

The author also reveals what was in some of her earliest Harry Potter notes. Things are getting festive at Pottermore, with today’s new piece of content in J.K. Rowling’s series of new Harry Potter tales. Today, solve the (potentially easiest) riddle and you’ll be granted access inside Professor Slughorn’s exclusive holiday party, complete with house […]

Harry Potter Monopoly Game?

This custom-made set, by Etsy seller CustomLumos, caught our eye recently. “Wizard’s Monopoly” comes in a lovely wooden trunk, with a board made up of locations from throughout the wizarding world. It’s a beautiful presentation, though the $1000 asking price is ridiculous, even if you take into account the necessary legal fees the creator will […]

Harry Potter Returns In New J.K. Rowling Story

JK Rowling, writing as gossip columnist ‘Rita Skeeter’ for the Pottermore site, exposes his first grey hairs and Ron Weasley’s now-thinning thatch. Harry Potter is back — mysterious, married, and going gray. J.K. Rowling has given fans a glimpse of the grown-up boy wizard in a new story posted Tuesday on her Pottermore website. It’s […]

Gringotts Comes Alive at Harry Potter’s Diagon Alley

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter-Diagon Alley opens to the public July 8 at Universal Orlando Resort in Orlando, Fla. Diagon Alley expands the park’s original Harry Potter attraction, which was modeled after Hogsmeade Village and opened in 2010. Guests at the new attraction will have the opportunity to experience the sights and sounds made […]

11 Quotes by J.K. Rowling | You Will Love the Last One

J.K. Rowling is such an inspiration for all of us, and apart from her wonderful Harry Potter series, she is credited with many inspiring quotes, brought out through her own experiences of life. We are pleased to put down the 11 of them:   I was set free because my greatest fear had been realized, […]

Emma Watson Graduates From Brown University

It wasn’t a Hogwarts-style ceremony, but a degree from a top Ivy League university is just as good, right? Emma Watson walked across the stage at Brown University on Sunday in Providence, R.I., where she graduated with a degree in English literature. The renowned actress, who is most well known for her role as Hermione […]

Fan-Made Harry Potter MOOC Does Hogwarts Better Than Pottermore

A group of intrepid Harry Potter fans have made your childhood wish come true, creating a website called Hogwarts Is Here, where you can take free, online classes in the same subjects studied by Harry, Ron, and Hermione. HiH (as the site refers to itself) has turned Hogwarts into a series of Massive Open Online Courses, letting […]

21 Harry Potter covers from around the world

The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling has been translated into 67 languages and has sold over 450 million copies worldwide. To reach a global audience, the series has had a slew of different covers. We wanted to share this cool mash up depicting 21 of the cover styles – including one made by a fan – […]

Harry Potter Alliance brings together fans to affect social change

The Harry Potter Alliance is a nonprofit coalition whose work so far has included creating a YouTube video titled ‘The Hunger Games Are Real’ which aims to raise awareness of poverty and hunger in the US. Thought “Harry Potter” and “Hunger Games” were just fun and games? Think again. Today the series’ famously cult-like fans […]

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