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Fan of the Week: Shelby – March 1, 2015

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SHELBY Age 23 – United States Gryffindor How did you become a Harry Potter fan? I began reading the books as a kid. My mom and dad bought Chamber of Secrets for me first, and I got confused and didn’t read the books again for a while. Then my parents bought Sorcerer’s Stone for me and I read it and loved it. I began reading all the rest of the books after that. What is one theory you had about the books before they finished that you wish had come true? At one point I thought at the end Harry would wake up in a hospital and the last 7 years had been a dream. What was your reaction to the news about Fantastic Beasts & Where To Find Them? I’m so excited to see all the magical creatures! They were my favorite parts in the novels and movies. I think these films will be really great! If you could have one prop from the set of the films, which would it be? I’d love to have the sorcerer’s stone. Sorcerer’s Stone is my favorite book and movie, so having the central item to both the book and the film would be ... Read More »

MuggleNet March Madness: Ranking the seven books of Potterdom #MuggleNetMM

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Welcome to MuggleNet March Madness! Over the next several weeks a handful of MuggleNet staffers are going to be ranking the seven books of Potterdom from the best to the least best (in our opinions) and providing our analysis of why the books stack up the way they do (in our minds). But, MuggleNet March Madness is not just for the MN Staff. We want you to participate too. Throughout March, join in by posting your lists and reasons in the discussion section below each MuggleNet March Madness post. Who knows? Perhaps your comment will be featured in our March 31st March Madness Round-Up! Without further ado, MuggleNet March Madness, Round 1... Read More »

Five Reasons to Register for Expo Patronum

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  See special guests: Actors like Jessie Cave, Chris Rankin and Warwick Davis, as well as several behind the scenes crew members from the films will be at MuggleNet Live! This is your chance to meet them and hear more from the set of the Potter films. Immerse yourself in the fandom: Conventions are a great opportunity to spend more time with other fans who share your passion – MuggleNet Live is unique in that it allows you to focus on the Potter fandom, right where the series began! Make new friends: One of the best parts of hanging out with other fans is meeting fans who share your love of all things Potter. Experience London: While you’re in town for the Expo, why not explore the historic city? There’s plenty to see in London, Potter-related or not – Big Ben and the Eye of London are big tourist attractions; why not also stop by King’s Cross Station, or find the cafe where Jo began work on Sorcerer’s Stone> Keep the spirit of Harry Potter alive: Deathly Hallows will be 8 years old this July – but the fandom is still thriving! Help your fellow fans engaged and excited about ... Read More »

London Calling

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EDITORIAL. "London Calling." Mar 1, 2015. For this editor, Harry Potter and London will always be linked. With previous visits in 2004 and 2007 both dedicated exclusively to "Potter" events, I decided that my next trip there would be also. My next visit will be centered around a very special event, in April... Read More »