Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
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The tagline says it all: this is the world's #1 Harry Potter fan site.
Another incredibly popular Harry Potter site, with just about everything you'd need to know about Potterdom.
Probably more than you'll ever need to know. Excellent.
J.K. Rowling's cool website, with fun tidbits about the author and her books.
This Universal Studios amusement park based on the Harry Potter universe looks incredible. We can't wait to go!
Quiz yourself on Deathly Hallows!
A fan site looks at the origins of names of spells, people, creatures, and places found in the Harry Potter series.
The website for Harry Potter's UK publisher, which includes useful FAQs, info on Rowling, details on the myths that inspired some Harry Potter characters, and a fun trivia site that allows you to "Swot up on Potter."
A great site from the American publisher, including a Pronunciation Guide (for those of us who can't figure out how to say "Firenze" properly, and who long ago needed help with such basics as "Hermione") and a Trivia Challenge.
Find out more about Mary GrandPre, the illustrator for the Scholastic editions of all of the Harry Potter books.
Wish that Snape and Lily ended up together? Or maybe Hermione and Krum? Check out alternate versions of the Harry Potter stories through (tons) of fanfiction. (We'll just stick with the originals, though. Hermione and Ron are just too cute together.)
Movies or TV Productions
OMG OMG OMG. We. Cannot. Wait. For. This. Deathly Hallows is so long and action-packed that it's being made into two movies; the first installation of the final movie is coming out in November 2010.
…yeah, and we're pretty darn excited about the end, too.
A documentary that focuses on Rowling as she finishes Deathly Hallows.
A hip documentary about the musical acts inspired by Harry Potter, released in 2008.
Famous literary critic Michiko Kakutani's review in The New York Times.
A sassy blog commentary on the new Book 7 trailer, courtesy of The New York Times.
We've got to admit it, we're a little jealous of visitors to the new Harry Potter-themed amusement park in Orlando. If only Shmoop would believe our claim that a visit is a totally necessary research expense…
J.K. Rowling reveals what happens next for her beloved characters.
An absolutely amazing online collection of J.K. Rowling's interviews and TV appearances since 1997. A real treasure trove!
Check out a list of the differences between Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows in the UK and US versions.
Here it is – the thrilling, terrifying, amazing trailer for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, at the official website. We can hardly contain our excitement!
Starring the director and producer of the new movie.
Watch J.K. Rowling's speech at Harvard University's commencement on June 5, 2008.
Rowling reads the opening pages of Deathly Hallows on the night the novel was released.
A 40-minute interview with Rowling on Dateline, just after she released Book 7.
Purchase and download the Audiobook from Random House Audio
The cover of the Bloomsbury (British) edition.
We all know that there's no age limit for enjoying the Harry Potter books, but to make them more appealing to adults, a special cover was produced.
The American edition cover, unfolded mural style.
The film poster, featuring the mysterious silver doe.