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“Alohomora!” Episode 114: “The Magnet Effect” – now available!

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MuggleNet's global book club, "Alohomora!", continues its reread of the "Harry Potter" series as we are forced to grieve, then shortly after watch an epic Dumbledore vs. Voldemort duel! Join Kat, Caleb, Rosie, and special guest host and author Lucy Saxon as they discuss Chapter 36 of "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix", "The Only One He Ever Feared." Read More »

“Alohomora!” Episode 113: “Broken Orbs, Legs, and Hearts” – now available!

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MuggleNet's global book club, "Alohomora!", continues its reread of the "Harry Potter" series as we make our way to the Ministry of Magic via Thestral! Join Caleb and Rosie, along with special guests Amanda and Zack, as they discuss Chapter 35 of "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix", "Beyond the Veil." Read More »

“Alohomora!” Episode 112: “Goosebumps” – now available!

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MuggleNet's global book club, "Alohomora!", continues its reread of the "Harry Potter" series, as we make our way to the Ministry of Magic via Thestral! Join Eric, Kat, Michael, and special guest host Keith Hawk as they discuss Chapter 34 of "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix", "The Department of Mysteries." Read More »

“Alohomora!” Episode 111: “Prejudice and Pride” – now available!

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MuggleNet's global book club, "Alohomora!", continues its reread of the "Harry Potter" series, as Hermione leads Harry and Umbridge into the Forbidden Forest. Join Eric, Michael, Alison, and special guest author Mindee Arnett as they discuss Chapter 33 of "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix", "Fight and Flight." Read More »

“Alohomora!” Episode 109: “Can I Retake This Exam?” – now available!

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MuggleNet's global book club, "Alohomora!", continues its reread of the "Harry Potter" series, as Hogwarts students prepare for their OWL exams. Join hosts Caleb, Michael, and Alison and special guest host Grace as they discuss Chapter 31 of "Order of the Phoenix", "OWLs." Read More »

“Alohomora!” Episode 108: “Bigger on the Inside” – now available!

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MuggleNet's global book club, "Alohomora!", continues its reread of the "Harry Potter" series, as everyone in Hogwarts reacts to the incredible departure of Fred and George Weasley. Join hosts Michael, Kat, Rosie, and Eric as they discuss Chapter 30 of "Order of the Phoenix", "Grawp." Read More »

“Alohomora!” Episode 104: “Naturally Oily” – now available!

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MuggleNet's global book club, "Alohomora!", continues its reread of the "Harry Potter" series as a certain "Quibbler" article goes viral at Hogwarts. Join hosts Kat, Michael, and Caleb and special guest host Xenia as they discuss Chapter 26 of "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix", "Seen and Unforeseen." Read More »

“Alohomora!” Episode 102: “Memory Madness” – now available!

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MuggleNet's global book club, "Alohomora!", continues its reread of the "Harry Potter" series with Episode 102: "Memory Madness." Join hosts Caleb, Michael, Eric, and special guest host Kayla as they analyze Sirius, Snape, and Harry's relationships as well as the newly introduced acts of Legilimency and Occlumency. Read More »

“Alohomora!” Episode 101: “An Original Do-bby” – now available!

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MuggleNet's global book club, "Alohomora!", celebrates "Christmas on the Closed Ward" this week! Join hosts Kat, Eric, and Michael and special guest host Justin as they laugh and sob their way Chapter 23 of Order of the Phoenix. Read More »

“Alohomora!” Episode 100: “Magical Bandwidth” – now available!

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MuggleNet's global book club, "Alohomora!", travels to St. Mungo's for the first time this week. Join hosts Caleb, Kat, and Rosie and special guest host Madeline as they learn more about Arthur Weasley's condition and celebrate their 100TH EPISODE> while discussing Chapter 22 of "Order of the Phoenix", "St. Mungo's Hospital for Magical Maladies and Injuries." Read More »

“Alohomora!” Episode 98: “The Little Spoon” – now available!

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MuggleNet's global book club, "Alohomora!", continues its reread of the "Harry Potter" series by journeying through "Order of the Phoenix". We finally see the return of our groundskeeper this week! Join hosts Noah, Kat, and Caleb and guest host Harrison as they hear about a dangerous journey in Chapter 20, "Hagrid's Tale"! Read More »

“Harry Potter” director David Yates in talks to return for “Fantastic Beasts”

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It seems like more and more of the old crowd is returning to help bring J.K. Rowling's "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" to the screen. Read More »

“Alohomora!” Episode 95: “Live at LeakyCon Orlando” – now available!

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MuggleNet's global book club, "Alohomora!", was live from LeakyCon Orlando this past weekend for a great special episode! Join Caleb, Eric, Kat, Laura, Michael, and Noah, along with the live audience, as we discuss J.K. Rowling moving forward with the "Harry Potter" canon! Read More »

“Alohomora!” Episode 94: “Definitely Not Subtle” – now available!

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MuggleNet's global book club, "Alohomora!", continues its reread of the "Harry Potter" series by journeying through Chapter 17 of "Order of the Phoenix". Join Eric, Rosie, Laura, and guest host Aradan as they stick it to Umbridge and fight back for our ever-growing community while discussing "Educational Decree Number Twenty-Four." Read More »

J.K. Rowling plans more than seven “Cormoran Strike” novels, halfway done with third

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J.K. Rowling revealed new details about her "Cormoran Strike" crime series, under the pen name Robert Galbraith, while at the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival. Read More »

“Alohomora!” Episode 92: “McGonagall’s Verbal Smackdown” – now available!

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MuggleNet's global book club, "Alohomora!", continues its reread of the "Harry Potter" series by discussing Chapter 15 of "Order of the Phoenix": "The Hogwarts High Inquisitor." Join hosts Caleb, Kat, and Michael and special guest host Megan of Magical Menagerie and Matthew-Lewis.com as they discuss the latest act of Ministry meddling at Hogwarts. Read More »

How we reacted to the new Diagon Alley park opening (with Selfies)

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This is how the MuggleNet staff reacts when we get excited about Diagon Alley opening up (Hint: We're just as nerdy as you are). Read More »

“Alohomora!” Episode 91: “Spies!” – now available!

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MuggleNet's global book club, "Alohomora!", continues its reread of the "Harry Potter" series by discussing Chapter 14 of "Order of the Phoenix": "Percy and Padfoot." Join hosts Eric, Rosie, and Jeanna and special guest host Maritere as they explore the difficulties of friends, brothers, and distant father figures. Read More »

“Alohomora!” Episode 90: “Chapter of Lies” – now available!

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MuggleNet's global book club, "Alohomora!", continues its reread of the "Harry Potter" series by discussing Chapter 13 of "Order of the Phoenix": "Detention with Dolores." Join hosts Kat, Caleb, Laura, and Michael as they sit through a couple rather horrible detention sessions with Harry in a kitten-filled office. Read More »

“Alohomora!” Episode 89: “Better with Friends and Biscuits” – now available!

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MuggleNet's global book club, "Alohomora!", continues its reread of the "Harry Potter" series by discussing Chapter 12 of "Order of the Phoenix": "Professor Umbridge." Join hosts Eric, Michael, and Rosie and fan host Tallie as they discuss the ins and outs of a day at Hogwarts and what truly matters to our young characters in their daily school lives. Read More »