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[[File:Hidden myths....jpg|thumb|''The Hidden Myths in Harry Potter: Spellbinding Map and Book of Secrets'' by David Colbert]]
There have been many unofficial guidebooks written about the world of ''[[Harry Potter books|Harry Potter]]'', its characters, its [[J. K. Rowling|author]], and the series in general. A fair number of these can be hard to find, and some of the others are only available digitally. Religious/Christian content can be found in some of the books outside of the religious section. There are no books that bash the Harry Potter Series in this list, but they are out there.
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There have been many unofficial guidebooks written about the world of ''[[Harry Potter books|Harry Potter]]'', its characters, its [[J. K. Rowling|author]], and the series in general. A fair number of these can be hard to find, and some of the others are only available digitally. Religious/Christian content can be found in some of the books outside of the religious section.
   
 
==Essays and Literary Critiques==
 
==Essays and Literary Critiques==
 
These include book analysis, studies, theories, philosophy, essay compilations, and literary criticisms.
 
These include book analysis, studies, theories, philosophy, essay compilations, and literary criticisms.
*''[http://www.amazon.com/The-Sociology-Harry-Potter-Enchanting/dp/1936294184/ref=sr_1_6?ie=UTF8&qid=1348766178&sr=8-6&keywords=zossima+press Harry Potter and Sociology: 22 Enchantating Essays on the Wizarding World]'' , editor Jenn Sims published by [http://www.wingedlionpress.com/hp_and_sociology.html Zossima Press]
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*''[http://www.amazon.com/The-Sociology-Harry-Potter-Enchanting/dp/1936294184/ref=sr_1_6?ie=UTF8&qid=1348766178&sr=8-6&keywords=zossima+press Harry Potter and Sociology: 22 Enchantating Essays on the Wizarding World]'', editor Jenn Sims published by [http://www.wingedlionpress.com/hp_and_sociology.html Zossima Press]
 
*''[http://harrypotterupdate.multiply.com/reviews/item/16 What Will Happen in Harry Potter 7: Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Falls in Love and How Will the Adventure Finally End]'' by [[Emerson Spartz]], [[Ben Schoen]], Andy Gordon, Gretchen Stull and Jamie Lawrence of [http://mugglenet.com/ MuggleNet.com]
 
*''[http://harrypotterupdate.multiply.com/reviews/item/16 What Will Happen in Harry Potter 7: Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Falls in Love and How Will the Adventure Finally End]'' by [[Emerson Spartz]], [[Ben Schoen]], Andy Gordon, Gretchen Stull and Jamie Lawrence of [http://mugglenet.com/ MuggleNet.com]
 
*[http://www.mugglenet.com/app/news/full_story/2371 ''Mugglenet.com's Harry Potter Should Have Died: Controversial Views from the #1 Fan Site''] by [[Emerson Spartz]] and [[Ben Schoen]], published by [http://www.ulyssespress.com/ Ulysses Press]
 
*[http://www.mugglenet.com/app/news/full_story/2371 ''Mugglenet.com's Harry Potter Should Have Died: Controversial Views from the #1 Fan Site''] by [[Emerson Spartz]] and [[Ben Schoen]], published by [http://www.ulyssespress.com/ Ulysses Press]
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*''[http://www.amazon.com/Critical-Perspectives-Potter-Elizabeth-Heilman/dp/0415964849 Critical Perspectives on Harry Potter]'' by Elizabeth E. Heilman
 
*''[http://www.amazon.com/Critical-Perspectives-Potter-Elizabeth-Heilman/dp/0415964849 Critical Perspectives on Harry Potter]'' by Elizabeth E. Heilman
 
*''[http://www.valuesofharrypotter.com/ Values of Harry Potter: Lessons for Muggles]'' by Ari Armstrong
 
*''[http://www.valuesofharrypotter.com/ Values of Harry Potter: Lessons for Muggles]'' by Ari Armstrong
*''[http://www.amazon.com/Bring-forth-best-robes-Logospilgrim/dp/1435736532 Bring forth the best robes]'' by Logospilgrim
 
 
*''[http://www.amazon.com/Harry-Potter-Tickle-Sleeping-Dragons/dp/0979422981 Does Harry Potter Tickle Sleeping Dragons?]'' by Nancy Solon Villaluz
 
*''[http://www.amazon.com/Harry-Potter-Tickle-Sleeping-Dragons/dp/0979422981 Does Harry Potter Tickle Sleeping Dragons?]'' by Nancy Solon Villaluz
 
*''[http://www.amazon.com/Harry-Potter-Imagination-Between-Worlds/dp/0982238517/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1326936418&sr=8-1 Harry Potter & Imagination: The Way Between Two Worlds]'' by Travis Prinzi
 
*''[http://www.amazon.com/Harry-Potter-Imagination-Between-Worlds/dp/0982238517/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1326936418&sr=8-1 Harry Potter & Imagination: The Way Between Two Worlds]'' by Travis Prinzi
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*''[http://www.amazon.com/New-Clues-Harry-Potter-Book/dp/0972393625/ref=sr_1_7?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1341269368&sr=1-7&keywords=ultimate+unofficial+guide+to+the+mysteries+of+harry+potter New Clues to Harry Potter Book 5: Hints from the Ultimate Unofficial Guide to the Mysteries of Harry Potter ]'' by Galadriel Waters, E. L. Fossa, and Astre Mithrandir
 
*''[http://www.amazon.com/New-Clues-Harry-Potter-Book/dp/0972393625/ref=sr_1_7?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1341269368&sr=1-7&keywords=ultimate+unofficial+guide+to+the+mysteries+of+harry+potter New Clues to Harry Potter Book 5: Hints from the Ultimate Unofficial Guide to the Mysteries of Harry Potter ]'' by Galadriel Waters, E. L. Fossa, and Astre Mithrandir
 
*''[http://www.amazon.com/Teaching-Harry-Potter-Classroom-Elementary/dp/0786472014/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1349484679&sr=1-2&keywords=harry+potter Teaching with Harry Potter: Essays on Classroom Wizardry from Elementary School to College]'' by Valerie Estelle Frankel
 
*''[http://www.amazon.com/Teaching-Harry-Potter-Classroom-Elementary/dp/0786472014/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1349484679&sr=1-2&keywords=harry+potter Teaching with Harry Potter: Essays on Classroom Wizardry from Elementary School to College]'' by Valerie Estelle Frankel
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*''[http://www.amazon.com/Scholarly-Studies-Harry-Potter-Literature/dp/0773460101/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_nS_nC?ie=UTF8&colid=1OR5G5DCD8933&coliid=I2QL7IZBDUERLC Scholarly Studies in Harry Potter: Applying Academic Methods to a Popular Text (Studies in British Literature)]'' by Cynthia Whitney Hallett
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*''[http://www.amazon.com/J-K-Rowling-Potter-Casebooks/dp/023000850X/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_S_nC?ie=UTF8&colid=1OR5G5DCD8933&coliid=I7I6C838Y5H7B J.K. Rowling: Harry Potter (New Casebooks)]'' by Cynthia J. Hallett and Peggy J. Huey
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*''[http://www.amazon.com/Phoenix-Rising-Collected-Papers-Potter/dp/0615195245/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_S_nC?ie=UTF8&colid=1OR5G5DCD8933&coliid=I176PCDW12KNMJ Phoenix Rising: Collected Papers on Harry Potter, 17-21 May 2007]'' by Sharon K. Goetz
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*''[http://www.amazon.com/Terminus-Collected-Papers-Potter-August/dp/0982680708/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_S_nC?ie=UTF8&colid=1OR5G5DCD8933&coliid=I1T8NE2CEQJ9BD Terminus: Collected Papers on Harry Potter, 7-11 August 2008]'' by Sharon K. Goetz
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*''[http://www.amazon.com/Ivory-Tower-Harry-Potter-Perspectives/dp/0826215491/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1373508816&sr=1-1 The Ivory Tower and Harry Potter: Perspectives on a Literary Phenomenon]'' by Pat Pinsent
   
 
==Guides, Folklore, Mythology==
 
==Guides, Folklore, Mythology==
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*''[http://www.amazon.com/Sorcerers-Companion-Guide-Magical-Potter/dp/0307885135/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1341268485&sr=1-1&keywords=the+sorcerers+companion+harry+potter The Sorcerer's Companion: A Guide to the Magical World of Harry Potter]'' by Allan Zola Kronzek & Elizabeth Kronzek
 
*''[http://www.amazon.com/Sorcerers-Companion-Guide-Magical-Potter/dp/0307885135/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1341268485&sr=1-1&keywords=the+sorcerers+companion+harry+potter The Sorcerer's Companion: A Guide to the Magical World of Harry Potter]'' by Allan Zola Kronzek & Elizabeth Kronzek
 
*''[http://www.amazon.com/Field-Guide-Harry-Potter-Duriez/dp/0830834303 Field Guide to Harry Potter]'' by Colin Duriez
 
*''[http://www.amazon.com/Field-Guide-Harry-Potter-Duriez/dp/0830834303 Field Guide to Harry Potter]'' by Colin Duriez
*''[http://zossima.com/the-deathly-hallows-lectures/ The Deathly Hallows Lectures: The Hogwarts Professor Explains the Final Harry Potter Adventure]'' by John Granger
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*''[http://www.amazon.com/Deathly-Hallows-Lectures-Professor-Adventure/dp/0972322175/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1355363552&sr=1-1&keywords=deathly+hallows+lectures The Deathly Hallows Lectures: The Hogwarts Professor Explains the Final Harry Potter Adventure]'' by John Granger
 
*''[http://www.amazon.com/Harry-Potters-Bookshelf-Hogwarts-Adventures/dp/0425229793 Harry Potter's Bookshelf: The Great Books behind the Hogwarts Adventures]'' by John Granger
 
*''[http://www.amazon.com/Harry-Potters-Bookshelf-Hogwarts-Adventures/dp/0425229793 Harry Potter's Bookshelf: The Great Books behind the Hogwarts Adventures]'' by John Granger
 
*''[http://www.amazon.com/Character-Education-Novels-Critical-Educators/dp/1880830701/ref=cm_lmf_tit_36_russss0 Character Education: The Legacy of the Harry Potter Novels. A Critical Review and Guide to Character Education for Parents and Educators]'' by Stefan Neilson
 
*''[http://www.amazon.com/Character-Education-Novels-Critical-Educators/dp/1880830701/ref=cm_lmf_tit_36_russss0 Character Education: The Legacy of the Harry Potter Novels. A Critical Review and Guide to Character Education for Parents and Educators]'' by Stefan Neilson
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*''[http://www.amazon.com/Art-Quidditch-Ellen-Marie/dp/1140669214/ref=sr_1_31?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1330155693&sr=1-31 The Art of Quidditch]'' by Ellen Marie
 
*''[http://www.amazon.com/Art-Quidditch-Ellen-Marie/dp/1140669214/ref=sr_1_31?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1330155693&sr=1-31 The Art of Quidditch]'' by Ellen Marie
 
*''[http://www.amazon.com/Unofficial-Harry-Potter-Companion-Persons/dp/1470003481/ref=sr_1_5?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1342395969&sr=1-5&keywords=harry+potter+unofficial The Unofficial Harry Potter Companion: The Persons, Places and Things in the Harry Potter Series of J.K. Rowling]'' by Duane M. Searle
 
*''[http://www.amazon.com/Unofficial-Harry-Potter-Companion-Persons/dp/1470003481/ref=sr_1_5?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1342395969&sr=1-5&keywords=harry+potter+unofficial The Unofficial Harry Potter Companion: The Persons, Places and Things in the Harry Potter Series of J.K. Rowling]'' by Duane M. Searle
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*''[http://www.amazon.com/An-Immortal-Science-Alchemys-Deathly/dp/3847347810 An Immortal Science: Alchemy's Role in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]'' by Will Angel
   
 
==Franchise and Fandom==
 
==Franchise and Fandom==
Books based on the sucess of the actual series, franchise, and fandom.
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Books based on the success of the actual series, franchise, and fandom.
 
*''[http://www.wingedlionpress.com/hp_still_recruiting.html Harry Potter, Still Recruiting: An Inner Look at Harry Potter Fandom]'' by Valerie Estelle Frankel - [http://www.wingedlionpress.com/index.html Zossima Press] .
 
*''[http://www.wingedlionpress.com/hp_still_recruiting.html Harry Potter, Still Recruiting: An Inner Look at Harry Potter Fandom]'' by Valerie Estelle Frankel - [http://www.wingedlionpress.com/index.html Zossima Press] .
 
*''[http://www.amazon.com/Muggles-Magic-Unofficial-Rowling-Phenomenon/dp/1571744126 Muggles and Magic: An Unofficial Guide to J.k. Rowling and the Harry Potter Phenomenon]'' by George W. Beahm
 
*''[http://www.amazon.com/Muggles-Magic-Unofficial-Rowling-Phenomenon/dp/1571744126 Muggles and Magic: An Unofficial Guide to J.k. Rowling and the Harry Potter Phenomenon]'' by George W. Beahm
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*''[http://www.amazon.com/Love-Harry-Potter-Sharon-Moore/dp/031226481X/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1341269923&sr=1-1&keywords=we+love+harry+potter We Love Harry Potter!]'' by Sharon Moore
 
*''[http://www.amazon.com/Love-Harry-Potter-Sharon-Moore/dp/031226481X/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1341269923&sr=1-1&keywords=we+love+harry+potter We Love Harry Potter!]'' by Sharon Moore
 
*''[http://www.amazon.com/Harry-Potter-Still-Recruiting-Fandom/dp/1936294176/ref=la_B004KMCLQK_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1349484965&sr=1-4 Harry Potter, Still Recruiting: An Inner Look at the Harry Potter Fandom]'' by Valerie Estelle Frankel
 
*''[http://www.amazon.com/Harry-Potter-Still-Recruiting-Fandom/dp/1936294176/ref=la_B004KMCLQK_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1349484965&sr=1-4 Harry Potter, Still Recruiting: An Inner Look at the Harry Potter Fandom]'' by Valerie Estelle Frankel
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*''[http://www.amazon.com/Diary-Harry-Potter-Addict-Darby/dp/1463625367/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_nS_nC?ie=UTF8&colid=1OR5G5DCD8933&coliid=I1KLXODA47G46V Diary of a Harry Potter Addict]'' by Darby Romeo and Kerin Morataya
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*''[http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/articles-on-harry-potter-websites-including-hephaestus-books/1110092678?ean=9781243010438 Articles on Harry Potter Websites]'' by Hephaestus Books
   
 
==Trivia, Fun, Cooking, and Crafts==
 
==Trivia, Fun, Cooking, and Crafts==
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*''[http://www.amazon.com/Unofficial-Harry-Potter-Party-Book/dp/1461037875/ref=sr_1_3?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1315279014&sr=1-3 The Unofficial Harry Potter Party Book: From Monster Books to Potions Class!: Crafts, Games, and Treats for the Ultimate Harry Potter Party]'' by Jessica Fox
 
*''[http://www.amazon.com/Unofficial-Harry-Potter-Party-Book/dp/1461037875/ref=sr_1_3?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1315279014&sr=1-3 The Unofficial Harry Potter Party Book: From Monster Books to Potions Class!: Crafts, Games, and Treats for the Ultimate Harry Potter Party]'' by Jessica Fox
 
*''[http://www.amazon.com/Charmed-Knits-Projects-Harry-Potter/dp/0470067314/ref=cm_lmf_tit_12_russss0 Charmed Knits: Projects for Fans of Harry Potter]'' by Alison Hansel
 
*''[http://www.amazon.com/Charmed-Knits-Projects-Harry-Potter/dp/0470067314/ref=cm_lmf_tit_12_russss0 Charmed Knits: Projects for Fans of Harry Potter]'' by Alison Hansel
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*''[http://www.amazon.com/Unofficial-Harry-Potter-Insults-Handbook/dp/1480280674/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_nS_nC?ie=UTF8&colid=1OR5G5DCD8933&coliid=I1D1UN0DVNH1Y1 Unofficial Harry Potter Insults Handbook: 101 Comebacks for the Slytherin in Your Life]'' by Birdy Jones and Laura J. Moss
   
 
==Guides to Merchindise and Collectibles==
 
==Guides to Merchindise and Collectibles==
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==Religion==
 
==Religion==
===Christianity:===
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===Christianity===
 
*''[http://www.amazon.com/Harry-Potter-Sermons-Biblical-Illustrated/dp/0971204144/ref=cm_lmf_tit_35_russss0 Harry Potter Sermons: Biblical Truths Illustrated By The Harry Potter Series]'' by Rev. John Zingaro
 
*''[http://www.amazon.com/Harry-Potter-Sermons-Biblical-Illustrated/dp/0971204144/ref=cm_lmf_tit_35_russss0 Harry Potter Sermons: Biblical Truths Illustrated By The Harry Potter Series]'' by Rev. John Zingaro
 
*''[http://www.amazon.com/Lord-Hallows-Christian-Symbolism-Rowlings/dp/1432741128 The Lord of the Hallows: Christian Symbolism and Themes in J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter]'' by Denise Roper
 
*''[http://www.amazon.com/Lord-Hallows-Christian-Symbolism-Rowlings/dp/1432741128 The Lord of the Hallows: Christian Symbolism and Themes in J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter]'' by Denise Roper
 
*''[http://www.amazon.com/Looking-Harry-Potter-John-Granger/dp/1414306342/ref=ntt_at_ep_dpt_3 Looking for God in Harry Potter]'' by John Granger
 
*''[http://www.amazon.com/Looking-Harry-Potter-John-Granger/dp/1414306342/ref=ntt_at_ep_dpt_3 Looking for God in Harry Potter]'' by John Granger
*''[http://www.amazon.com/How-Harry-Cast-His-Spell/dp/1414321880 How Harry Cast His Spell: The Meaning Behind the Mania for J. K. Rowling's Bestselling Books]'' by John Granger
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*''[http://www.amazon.com/How-Harry-Cast-His-Spell/dp/1414321880 How Harry Cast His Spell: The Meaning Behind the Mania for J. K. Rowling's Bestselling Books]'' by John Granger (Updated Version of Looking for God in Harry Potter)
 
*''[http://www.amazon.com/Gospel-According-Harry-Potter-Spirituality/dp/0664226019 The Gospel According to Harry Potter: The Spiritual Journey of the World's Greatest Seeker (Gospel According to)]'' by C. W. Neal
 
*''[http://www.amazon.com/Gospel-According-Harry-Potter-Spirituality/dp/0664226019 The Gospel According to Harry Potter: The Spiritual Journey of the World's Greatest Seeker (Gospel According to)]'' by C. W. Neal
 
*''[http://www.amazon.com/Jesus-Potter-Harry-Christ-Fascinating/dp/0615430937/ref=sr_1_50?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1315618928&sr=1-50 Jesus Potter Harry Christ: The Fascinating Parallels Between Two of the World's Most Popular Literary Characters]'' by Derek Murphy
 
*''[http://www.amazon.com/Jesus-Potter-Harry-Christ-Fascinating/dp/0615430937/ref=sr_1_50?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1315618928&sr=1-50 Jesus Potter Harry Christ: The Fascinating Parallels Between Two of the World's Most Popular Literary Characters]'' by Derek Murphy
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*''[http://www.amazon.com/flawed-master-lessons-Professor-taught/dp/0557172543/ref=cm_lmf_tit_26_russss0 The flawed master: lessons Professor Snape taught me]'' by Logospilgrim
 
*''[http://www.amazon.com/flawed-master-lessons-Professor-taught/dp/0557172543/ref=cm_lmf_tit_26_russss0 The flawed master: lessons Professor Snape taught me]'' by Logospilgrim
 
*''[http://www.amazon.com/Bring-forth-best-robes-Logospilgrim/dp/1435736532/ref=la_B0032BXDP8_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1342304284&sr=1-2 Bring forth the best robes]'' by Logospilgrim
 
*''[http://www.amazon.com/Bring-forth-best-robes-Logospilgrim/dp/1435736532/ref=la_B0032BXDP8_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1342304284&sr=1-2 Bring forth the best robes]'' by Logospilgrim
===Judaism:===
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===Judaism===
   
 
*''[http://www.amazon.com/Morality-Muggles-Ethics-Bible-Potter/dp/1602801835/ref=sr_1_12?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1319419296&sr=1-12 Morality for Muggles: Ethics in the Bible and the World of Harry Potter]'' by Moshe Rosenberg
 
*''[http://www.amazon.com/Morality-Muggles-Ethics-Bible-Potter/dp/1602801835/ref=sr_1_12?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1319419296&sr=1-12 Morality for Muggles: Ethics in the Bible and the World of Harry Potter]'' by Moshe Rosenberg

Latest revision as of 17:42, September 17, 2013

Hidden myths...
The Hidden Myths in Harry Potter: Spellbinding Map and Book of Secrets by David Colbert
ThorningAdded by Thorning

There have been many unofficial guidebooks written about the world of Harry Potter, its characters, its author, and the series in general. A fair number of these can be hard to find, and some of the others are only available digitally. Religious/Christian content can be found in some of the books outside of the religious section.

Essays and Literary CritiquesEdit

These include book analysis, studies, theories, philosophy, essay compilations, and literary criticisms.

Guides, Folklore, MythologyEdit

Guides and facts based in the book series. Includes encyclopedic books.

Franchise and FandomEdit

Books based on the success of the actual series, franchise, and fandom.

Trivia, Fun, Cooking, and CraftsEdit

Guides to Merchindise and CollectiblesEdit

ScienceEdit

Leadership and BusinessEdit

VocabularyEdit

ReligionEdit

ChristianityEdit

JudaismEdit

Mental Health and PsychologyEdit

LawEdit

PoliticsEdit

J. K. RowlingEdit

Foreign LanguageEdit

External linksEdit

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