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On “Harry Potter” and media sensationalism

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Pottermore’s Christmas announcement led to confusion for "Harry Potter" fans, but it wasn’t their fault. Media sensationalism is leading readers astray, and this is hardly the first time. This is one journalist’s argument on how the media is treating "Harry Potter" fans unfairly. Read More »

Rumor control: A Pottermore Christmas

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It seems that media outlets all over the world have taken pages out of Rita Skeeter's playbook. Take a look at what will actually be released from the site and J.K. Rowling beginning on December 12 as Pottermore sets the record straight! Read More »

Christmas surprises coming to Pottermore

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Get into the festive spirit with brand new Christmas surprises coming to Pottermore! Read More »

Social Roundup: All Hallows’ Eve

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This Friday brought with it much Halloween mayhem. In case you missed something, here is our latest social media roundup, complete with some fabulous costumes. Read More »

J.K. Rowling releases new Pottermore short story on Dolores Umbridge

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As we learned last week, J.K. Rowling has written a new story on Dolores Umbridge, arguably one of the most disliked characters in the series, as part of Pottermore's Trick or Treat Celebration. Today, that new story has been released! Read More »

Pottermore releases first set of “Order of the Phoenix” chapters!

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Over the past week, Pottermore has been teasing its followers on social media and the Pottermore Insider that "all will be revealed" today, October 31, Halloween. And indeed, they did make quite the reveal! As many fans could have guessed, that Halloween secret was the release of all-new moments from "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix". Read More »

J.K. Rowling to release new story on Halloween!

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As part of Pottermore's Trick or Treat Celebration leading up to Halloween, it has been revealed that J.K. Rowling will release a new 1,700-word story! Read More »

Pottermore Moments Revisited: This is what disappointment looks like

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As Christmas comes to Hogwarts, Harry suffers some major disappointments. He also learns some interesting information that is sure to have consequences later. Read More »

Pottermore Moments Revisited: Broomsticks, Dementors, and maps, oh my!

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The next two chapters are some of the most action packed in this book. However, Pottermore doesn't offer much in the way of interaction... Read More »

Ravenclaw wins sixth Pottermore House Cup!

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Ravenclaw has won the sixth Pottermore House Cup, making them the first house to win twice in a row! Read More »

Pottermore Moments Revisited: You go, Remus Lupin

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In this installment of Pottermore Moments Revisited, Lupin proves to be the best teacher around while Snape is nothing but a bully. Sirius Black is in the castle; is he looking for Harry? Read More »

Pottermore Moments Revisited: Madam Pomfrey’s got a lot to do

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It's back to Hogwarts for Harry and his friends, but the first day is anything but smooth. Pottermore offers us some beautiful artwork for this eventful day, but what is there for us to do? Read More »

Pottermore Moments Revisited: Out in the great wide world

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Harry has run away from the Dursleys, and he's off in the world on his own. What will Pottermore show us of this expanding wizarding world? Read More »

Pottermore Moments Revisited: Off to a short start

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As we begin the third book on Pottermore, we find that though Harry is having quite the explosive summer, there's not much happening in these moments. Read More »

Pottermore Moments Revisited: Dobby is freeeeeee!

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As we wrap up the second book in the series, Harry descends into the Chamber of Secrets to discover the Heir of Slytherin. Read More »

Pottermore Moments Revisited: Spiders and serpents

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In this installment of Pottermore Moments Revisited, we take a look at that chapters that caused so many fans to develop two major fears. Read More »

J.K. Rowling hints at upcoming Patronus test on Pottermore

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In response to a fan's tweet about the lack of an official Patronus test, J.K. Rowling teases that Pottermore will solve this problem. Read More »

Five “Potter” characters’ stories Jo should cover on Pottermore

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Since the books ended, fans have been hungry for more info on the many characters of the Harry Potter series. While we have gotten a glimpse into the personal histories of characters like Remus Lupin and Minerva McGonagall, there are several other fascinating characters whose lives and loyalties haven't been fully explained in the canon. I've compiled a list of five characters I hope JK Rowling will cover in subsequent Pottermore chapters so the fandom can get to know some minor characters in the series better. Read More »

Pottermore Moments Revisited: Secrets of all types

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As we head towards the climax of this book, there are secrets abounding in this Pottermore Moments Revisited! Read More »

Pottermore Moments Revisited: Risky business

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Harry, Ron, and Hermione take some serious risks in our latest installment of Pottermore Moments Revisited! Read More »