10 of Our Favorite Moments From the Harry Potter Series

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
July 31st is both J.K. Rowling and Harry Potter's birthdays. To celebrate, we're counting down 10 of our favorite moments from the series. Wands at the ready!

12 Novels About Dysfunctional Families

Column by Emmanuel Nataf
From the Middlesteins to the Lannisters — here are 12 novels about complicated, colorful, dysfunctional families that will make you laugh, cry, cringe, and reflect.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Memory

Column by Bart Bishop
Memory as physical object in the Harry Potter series and its role in forming identity, with special emphasis on 'The Cursed Child'.
What You Want To Know About The New 'Pottermore Presents' Books

What You Want To Know About The New 'Pottermore Presents' Books

News by Peter Derk September 7, 2016
Did Rowling write them? Are my favorite characters in there? What's the deal with these 'Pottermore Presents' books?
Depulso: The More Harry Potter You Read, The Less You Like Trump

Depulso: The More Harry Potter You Read, The Less You Like Trump

News by Peter Derk August 23, 2016
Do Harry Potter books contain the secret spell for stopping Donald Trump?
'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' is Here

'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' is Here

News by Emily Rose Lathrop
Between the London opening and the script book release, it's been a very Potter weekend.
Draco and Ginny Returning in ‘The Cursed Child’

Draco and Ginny Returning in ‘The Cursed Child’

News by Raine Winters
Wands at the ready, HP fanatics!
'Harry Potter And the Cursed Child' Book Coming This Summer

'Harry Potter And the Cursed Child' Book Coming This Summer

News by Peter Derk
Fans and Muggles Rejoice: New Harry Potter Book Coming This Summer.
'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' Casts its Harry, Ron, and Hermione

'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' Casts its Harry, Ron, and Hermione

News by Emily Rose Lathrop
'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' announces its Harry, Ron, and Hermione! Rejoice, Potterheads!
First Look at 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them'

First Look at 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them'

News by Riki Cleveland December 16, 2015
'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' is coming to a theater near you in November of 2016.
Warner Bros. to Hold Christmas Dinner at Hogwarts

Warner Bros. to Hold Christmas Dinner at Hogwarts

News by Raine Winters
Experience every muggle’s dream and dine in the Great Hall!
Former Ghostwriter Wins Award Over Stephen King and J.K. Rowling

Former Ghostwriter Wins Award Over Stephen King and J.K. Rowling

News by Raine Winters
And the Crime Writers’ Association’s Gold Dagger Award goes to … :::drum roll please:::
Adventures of Harry Potter to Continue in London Play

Adventures of Harry Potter to Continue in London Play

News by Raine Winters
I solemnly swear this article is up to no good.
J.K. Rowling Book made into HBO Miniseries

J.K. Rowling Book made into HBO Miniseries

News by Raine Winters
Alas, said series will not involve Harry Potter.

Five of the Juiciest Literary Lawsuits

Column by Jessica Meddows
The literary world is anything but free from lawsuit drama... read on for the most outrageous legal battles in literature.
J.K. Rowling Releases Halloween Short

Take Umbridge: J.K. Rowling Releases Halloween Short

News by Peter Derk
J.K. Rowling releases a short Halloween story featuring the cheerfully evil Dolores Umbridge.
 ‘Singing Sorceress’ Celestina Warbeck on Pottermore

J.K. Rowling Features ‘Singing Sorceress’ Celestina Warbeck on Pottermore

News by Riki Cleveland
New content featuring Celestina Warbeck is being featured on Pottermore.com.
J.K. Rowling to Create 'Fantastic Beasts' Film Trilogy

J.K. Rowling to Create 'Fantastic Beasts' Film Trilogy

News by Riki Cleveland
J.K. Rowling to pen new film trilogy based on short book 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find them.'
 ‘A History of the Quidditch World Cup'

J.K. Rowling Releases ‘A History of the Quidditch World Cup'

News by Riki Cleveland
J.K. Rowling releases a new story to her Pottermore website.
Lynn Shepherd

Author Hilariously Tells J.K. Rowling To Stop Writing "If She Cares"

News by Nathan Scalia February 24, 2014
Mystery author Lynn Shepherd demands that J.K. Rowling stop hogging the spotlight for authors everywhere in a somewhat bizarre HuffPo article.
JK Rowling

Sequel To Rowling's 'The Cuckoo's Calling' Coming In June

News by Nathan Scalia February 19, 2014
J.K. Rowling's new book, 'The Silkworm,' is set to come out in June, under her pseudonym Robert Galbraith.
Hermione Should Have Married Harry Potter

Hermione Should Have Married Harry Potter, says J.K. Rowling

News by Sean May February 3, 2014
The Harry Potter creator said in a recent interview that her female lead, Hermione Granger, should have ended up marrying the boy wizard.
Harry Potter ‘Early Years’ Stage Show Announced

Harry Potter ‘Early Years’ Stage Show Announced

News by Dean Fetzer
J.K. Rowling, creator of the series about the boy wizard, has revealed she will co-produce a new play about Harry’s early years — in the UK.
J.K. Rowling & Fantastic Beasts

J.K. Rowling Will Pen Original Film Series Set In Harry Potter Universe

News by Christopher Shultz September 12, 2013
Neither sequel nor prequel, this new series will nonetheless continue the author's beloved franchise.
‘Harry Potter’ Comes ‘From Satan’, Claim Teen Exorcists

Harry Potter Comes From Satan, Claim Teen Exorcists

News by Dean Fetzer September 12, 2013
In a scenario fit for the Syfy channel, three teenage black belts on a mission from God have condemned the children’s books, insisting the spells in them “are real and come from witchcraft”.