Book Review: “The Replaced” (The Taking #2) by Kimberly Derting


The Replaced is the second book in the Taking series. Derting wastes no time, the Replaced begins exactly where The Taking ended. Read More »

Sir Kenneth Branagh discusses casting “Cinderella” and the challenges he faced


Recently Sir Kenneth Branagh (Professor Lockhart) spoke at the Loyola Marymount University School of Film & Television, as part of the Hollywood Masters sessions. Kenneth was in discussion with Stephen Galloway, a reporter for the "Hollywood Reporter", and also answered questions from the audience. Read More »

Fan of the Week: Shelby – March 1, 2015


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

March Madness

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). Without further ado, MuggleNet March Madness, Round 1... Read More »