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Quiz: Which Marauder from Harry Potter Are You?

After Harry, Ron, and Hermione, the most famous friendship from Hogwarts is certainly the four Marauders. Take this Harry Potter ...

To Fantastic Beast…or Not

One Rioter muses on whether her love for Newt Scamander or her distaste for the issues surrounding the movie will make her decision to see it.

Literary Quotes for Autumn

"Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall." - F. Scott Fitzgerald

Meditation on Murder Mysteries

A reader considers her all-consuming love for murder mysteries, and her intolerance and dislike for any media involving serial killers.

Why Luna Lovegood is the Perfect Ravenclaw

She's inquisitive, never satisfied with just a little bit of knowledge, and drawn to mysteries.

New Harry Potter Movie about Voldemort Gets Warner Bros. Approval

Harry Potter lovers rejoice! A film prequel about how Tom Riddle became Voldemort will be released in 2017.

As a Teacher I Don’t Play Favorites, Except When Kids Love Harry Potter

A teacher connects with her students over a mutual love of the Harry Potter series

Can the Villain Be Redeemed?

Does having a tragic past/upbringing justify ultimately evil actions, or is a villain just a villain?

Pen Names: Cheap Trick or Creative Tool?

Pen names: yay or nay?

Cold Weather Oldies

What books do you return to when the weather gets cold?

What to Expect at the CURSED CHILD Midnight Release

Don't go to your first Harry Potter midnight release party without this handy guide.

I Wish JK Rowling Would Leave Harry Potter Alone

I remember when the first new story came out on Pottermore. My dad emailed it to me right away, thinking, ...

My Bookish Mix Tape

The Venn Diagram of three of my most loved passions—books, road trips, and rock and roll—intersects most perfectly with the ...

Comic Book Character Names We’re Obviously Mispronouncing

In light of the recent revelation from J.K. Rowling that we’ve all been mispronouncing Voldemort this whole time, I began ...

LitKnits: Nine Literary Hat Patterns

Here in Maine, we’re smack-dab in the middle of a heatwave… but we’ll be firing up the woodstove soon enough, ...