Five Under-rated Potter Characters


We all love Harry, Ron and Hermione, but sometimes we celebrate their contributions to defeating Voldemort while forgetting some minor characters who also helped the trio along the way; a slew of magical creatures, professors, and students from every house helped Harry defeat Voldemort - here are just five of my overlooked favorites. Read More »

Book Review: The Iron Trial

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In "The Iron Trial," co-authors Holly Black and Cassandra Clare have begun a series that's bound to soon have legions of followers. The first book of the Magisterium series follows twelve-year-old Callum Hunt after he is admitted to a school of magic. At the Magisterium, Callum not only faces the trials of learning magic, but also of discovering details of his own identity that his father kept from him. Read More »

Fan of the Week: Amanda – September 28, 2014


AMANDA Age 22 – Detroit, MI Gryffindor How did you become a Harry Potter fan? 8 years old, cross legged on the floor of my 2nd grade classroom – my teacher was hosting yet another one of her story times. Usually Mrs. Ebling would create her own plots, having each of us close our eyes and imagine ourselves as the heroine of the adventure – but that day was different. That day she decided to ... Read More »

Against All Odds… “Mudbloods” Make A Name for Themselves


The new "Mudbloods" movie is one to watch. Read More »

WOULD YOU RATHER…Be Stranded in Hagrid’s Hut or 12 Grimmauld Place? Let us know with #MNWYR

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This week, in our final post for the “stranded in” series, we would like to know: Would YOU rather be stranded in Hagrid’s Hut or 12 Grimmauld Place? But, before you choose, consider the following... Read More »

Pottermore Moments Revisited: You go, Remus Lupin

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In this installment of Pottermore Moments Revisited, Lupin proves to be the best teacher around while Snape is nothing but a bully. Sirius Black is in the castle; is he looking for Harry? Read More »

Fluffy’s Political Representation in a Dog-Eat-Dog-Eat-Dog World


Any Potter fan interested in politics? Here's a look at some possible political meanings to Fluffy, Hagrid's giant three-headed dog! Read More »

Fan of the Week: Laura – September 21, 2014


LAURA Age 22 – Toronto, Canada Slytherin How did you become a Harry Potter fan? I read the books growing up and fell in love with them. I took them on every trip and related them back to anything that was happening in my life. Hogwarts is my happy place. I jump into any conversation I overhear about the series and my best friend and I vlog about it on The Late Night Low Down! ... Read More »

Pottermore Moments Revisited: Madam Pomfrey’s got a lot to do

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It's back to Hogwarts for Harry and his friends, but the first day is anything but smooth. Pottermore offers us some beautiful artwork for this eventful day, but what is there for us to do? Read More »

WOULD YOU RATHER… Be Stranded in Knockturn Alley or The Chamber of Secrets? #MNWYR

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The Dark Arts or the home of the Basilisk? Read More »