• Source Harry mulls over what he heard about Sirius Black, almost everyone has gone on holiday, Harry, Ron and Hermione go to visit Hagrid, find him distraught about Buckbeak’s hearing before the Committee for the Disposal of Dangerous Creatures, and they begin seeking precedents… Read More
• Source Harry spends the weekend in the hospital wing, Professor Lupin returns to class and tells Harry about Dementors, and Fred and George Weasley give Harry the Marauder’s Map. Harry uses a secret passage to join Ron and Hermione in… Read More
• Source The students are gathered in the Great Hall for the night, Quidditch practice continues, DADA classes are taken over by Professor Snape when Professor Lupin falls ill, Peeves wakes Harry, Quidditch match between Gryffindor and Hufflepuff in a thunderstorm, Harry sees… Read More
• Source WW refers to series of essays written by Rowling giving detailed biographical information about various witches and wizards in the Harry Potter books. Most of these essays originally appeared on Pottermore. Celestina Warbeck Celestina Warbeck fact file Sir Cadogan… Read More
• Source OWLs and NEWTs are coming up and everyone is studying, exam week arrives, Buckbeak’s appeal is scheduled, Professor Trelawney unknowingly predicts the return of the Dark Lord, Harry, Ron and Hermione use the invisibility cloak to visit Hagrid, try to… Read More
• Source Both Harry and Ron are angry with Hermione for reporting the Firebolt to Professor McGonagall, Oliver Wood tries to get it back, classes resume, Professor Lupin teaches Harry the Patronus Charm to use against Dementors, Harry asks repeatedly about his Firebolt… Read More
• Source Severus Snape threatens Remus Lupin and Sirius Black with the Dementors, Harry, Ron and Hermione disarm Snape with a spell, Lupin and Black tell the truth about Harry’s parents’ deaths, Scabbers reverts back to Peter Pettigrew, the truth comes out… Read More
• Source Ron and Hermione’s anger grows, Quidditch practice resumes, Gryffindor plays Ravenclaw and wins despite Slytherin’s attempts to sabotage the match by dressing as Dementors. Gryffindor celebrates into the night while Hermione studies. Sirius Black gets into the dorm and apparently slashes… Read More
• Source Hagrid loses his case and Buckbeak is sentenced to death, Ron and Hermione make up, Hermione slaps Draco Malfoy, misses Charms class and storms out of Divination. Tensions rise as the Gryffindor vs Slytherin match approaches. When it comes, it is… Read More
• Source Rowling writes about having created backstories for many characters and details about the Wizarding world which never appeared in the books. She refers to these as ‘ghost plots’ and says that they are as real to her as the plots that made it into the books themselves. Read More
• Source Harry awakens from a bad dream with his scar burning, we recap his previous adventures, and Harry writes a letter to his godfather.    … Read More
• Source Apparition is discussed, Fred and George Weasley are caught with toffees, and everyone sets off via Portkey for the Quidditch World Cup site. Read More
• Source They travel via Portkey back to the Burrow, Harry tells Ron and Hermione about his dream, Mr. Weasley returns home from the Ministry to report problems with Rita Skeeter’s articles in The Daily Prophet, and Fred, George, Harry, Ron, Hermione… Read More
• Source They arrive at the campsite, erect their tents, tour the camp, meet Ludo Bagman (with whom Fred and George Weasley bet on the upcoming match), and excitement rises as game time draws near.  … Read More
• Source Harry awaits the arrival of the Weasleys, who arrive by Floo powder and must blast their way out of the blocked-off fireplace. The twins drop some toffees, then Floo back to the Burrow with Harry’s trunk. Just as Harry is about to leave, Dudley… Read More
• Source Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, the fourth book in the series, was published in 2000. For the first time, bookstores held midnight release parties. The Harry Potter phenomenon was in full swing. Unfortunately, the scene in the graveyard provoked a strong anti-Potter response from some conservative Christian groups who… Read More
• Source Harry dreams about Quidditch, some wizards run amok, Ministry wizards attempt to stop them, and Harry, Ron and Hermione hide in the forest, encountering Draco Malfoy along the way. Harry discovers that he has lost his wand. they meet Ludo Bagman, hear noises in… Read More
• Source The students learn about the Triwizard Tournament after dinner in the Great Hall. Next morning Fred and George fail to fool the Goblet of Fire. Harry, Ron and Hermione visit Hagrid, discovering that he fancies Madame Maxime of Beauxbatons. Read More
• Source The Triwizard Tournament judges try to decide how Harry was selected, argue and finally accept the fact. Few believe that Harry did not enter his own name; Ron is not one of the few. Read More