The Makings of a Slytherin Witch

For one Christmas, I can’t remember which, I received my first Harry Potter books. It was the first boxset, the one that contained Sorcerer’s Stone through Goblet of Fire. Before then, I hadn’t known or cared what Harry Potter was. I was unimpressed by the intricate Golden Snitch presented to me by a classmate on stark white computer paper. Looking back, I’m not sure how or why I avoided the topic for so long.

But one does not spurn a gift of books, and my mother knew my tastes well enough. Before long I had devoured them, tore through them like Dudley through his birthday presents.

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Sweet Treats to Celebrate Harry Potter Book Night

Tonight, Bloomsbury UK is hosting its second Harry Potter Book Night. Last year, over 10,000 celebrations were held around the world! Whether you’re attending a local event or hosting your own, these tasty recipes will help you set the perfect mood.

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