“Harry Potter” has a special place in each of our hearts – and it shows in our literature! Here are the seven best references to the Potterverse in the YA contemporary novel “Leah on the Offbeat” by Becky Albertalli.
- Mon, Oct 14
- Dumbledore shows Harry his memory of Tom Riddle at the orphanage
- Liz Hartswick's Birthday
- Wed, Oct 16
- Lavender's rabbit Binky dies
- Thu, Oct 17
- Filius Flitwick's birthday
- Guy Henry's birthday
- Fri, Oct 18
- Toby Regbo's birthday
- Sat, Oct 19
- Sir Michael Gambon's birthday
- Sun, Oct 20
- Veronica Clifford's birthday
- Dan Fogler's birthday
- Harry Potter: A History of Magic
- Harry Potter: A Journey Through a History of Magic
- Career of Evil book
- George Harris's birthday
- “You know, New York is considerably more interesting than I’d expected.”
- January 6, 2006 – Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is announced as the best-selling book of 2005 with sales tallying $7.02m – astonishing seeing as the book was released in July, halfway through the year.
Did You Know
- When Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban was released in the United Kingdom, the publisher asked stores not to sell the book until schools were closed for the day to prevent truancy.