Author Archives: Michele

Fan of the Week: Phoebe – Aug 24, 2014

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PHOEBE Age 16 – United States Hufflepuff How did you become a Harry Potter fan? After somehow being exposed to it when I was about four years old, I was Harry Potter for Halloween. Then I had a Harry Potter party, being just immediately attracted to the magic of Harry Potter. I descended into full fan mode though when I read the first book in second grade and I still to this day remember what ... Read More »

Fan of the Week: Robert – August 18, 2014

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ROBERT Age 14 – New Brunswick, Canada Ravenclaw How did you become a Harry Potter fan? My family of six has always been heavily involved with the books and movies since I was 3 or so, but I never read the books or watched the movies until the age of seven, when I watched the first movie and tried to read the first book. I found I had a lot of trouble reading it, because ... Read More »

Fan of the Week: Sienna – August 10, 2014

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SIENNA Age 12 – Missouri, USA HUFFLEPUFF How did you become a Harry Potter fan? I remember when I was younger seeing bits of the movies on TV, and in 1st grade I tried to check out the audio books at my school library, only to discover that you had to be in 3rd grade to check anything Harry Potter related out. Sadly, by the time I reached 3rd grade, I had pretty much forgotten ... Read More »

Fan of the Week: Laura – August 4, 2014

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LAURA Age 27 –  Pampalona, Spain GRYFFINDOR How did you become a Harry Potter fan? n December, 1999, when the first book had just been translated to Spanish, my best friend told me she had read the first part of what was supposed to be a series of seven books. She told me that magic, wizards, witches and fantasy at its best made their performance into it. She even spoiled me the end, but I ... Read More »

Fan of the Week: Johanna – July 27, 2014

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JOHANNA Age 16 –  United States GRYFFINDOR How did you become a Harry Potter fan? I became a Harry Potter fan through my sister. When I was in kindergarten she started to read the books and we would act out the scenes together, even though I had never read the books or even knew what I was doing. I don’t remember the first time I read a Harry Potter book, I just know they have ... Read More »

Fan of the Week: Maddy – July 20, 2014

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MADDY Age 14 – CT, United States RAVENCLAW How did you become a Harry Potter fan? When I was in 4th grade (age 9) I had a huge writing assessment coming up the next day. I asked my dad to read me a bit of Harry Potter and The Sorcerer’s Stone for some writing inspiration, but I was scared to actually start reading the books myself. After my dad read me a random couple of ... Read More »

Fan of the Week: Madeline – July 13, 2014

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MADELINE Age 27 – Netherlands HUFFLEPUFF How did you become a Harry Potter fan? Harry Potter 1 came to me on my 14th birthday in 2001, I loved it, borrowed books 2 en 3 after a sleepover and soon owned them plus book 4 myself, in Dutch. It became a happy escapism for teenager me. An obsession that sometimes slept but always ignited again. Then 3 book releases (6 if you count the Dutch ones) 8 ... Read More »

Fan of the Week: Caitlin – July 6, 2014

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CAITLIN Age 22 – USA RAVENCLAW How did you become a Harry Potter fan? Originally, I wasn’t. I started reading them (yes by myself) when I was 8- in 2000. It was after a spelling test, and I had finished really quickly, so my teacher had me pick a book off the shelf. A few of my classmates’ parents had been reading the books to them, and they said they were good, so I figured ... Read More »

Fan of the Week: Caitlyn – June 29, 2014

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CAITLYN Age 13 – USA RAVENCLAW How did you become a Harry Potter Fan? I became a Harry Potter fan from my mother. She had loved Harry Potter since the very beginning, and I just got so interested in it. She made me watch the movies first, because at the time, I wasn’t old enough to read a 400 page novel. I was mesmerized by all the graphics and magic, and I just kept watching ... Read More »

Fan of the Week: Dana – June 22, 2014

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DANA Age 24 – USA GRYFFINDOR How did you become a Harry Potter Fan? Originally I had read the first four books only once in order to impress my older sister. I didn’t really remember the storyline or even had enjoyed it. Seeing the first movie the day it came out in theaters, I went home that night and started rereading the first book. Something inside me clicked and I instantly fell in love with ... Read More »