Its been nearly 11 years since the release of the final chapters of The Deathly Hallows, but the idea of flipping through more pages set in the enchanted wizarding world of Harry Potter is still so exciting. We’ve got our Hufflepuff gear on and our ready for the new Harry Potter books that are coming soon! While these aren’t new narrative extensions of the universe (J.K. Rowling please stop tweeting and get to writing), we found plenty of reasons to anticipate these releases. From stunning photos captured on the movie sets, to coloring books, to guided journals, you may need an assist from the Sorting Hat to narrow it down to just one purchase. We could keep writing Hogwarts jokes for the next 3 paragraphs; instead, we’ll jump into details on all the new Harry Potter universe books.
From the Films of Harry Potter: Mini Book of Spells and Charms
Ever awkwardly find yourself wandering through the streets of Hogsmeade in Universal Studios at a complete loss for useful spell vocab? Stuff this pocket-sized guide to the spells and charms of Harry Potter in your bag and blend in with the wizarding pros. Releases 10.6.20, $12 Amazon.
Harry Potter: The Dark Arts
Maybe you’re a bit more likely to be searching for the next Death Eater meeting spot over paling around with the good kids. Tap into all your Slytherin feels with this Darks Arts pocket-sized companion. Learn more about Voldemort’s favorite slithering creatures and the curses that are well…unspeakable. Releases 9.29.20, $8 Amazon.
Harry Potter: Christmas at Hogwarts
HOGWARTS CHRISTMAS…I repeat…Hogwarts Christmas?! ::pants heavily:: Now that we’ve got that out of our system, we can discuss our excitement for this book. It details all the magic of the Yule Ball, Hogwarts seasonal decorations, and of course, Mrs. Weasley’s famous knitted sweaters. Releases 10.6.20, $20 Amazon.
Harry Potter: Travel Magic
Just about every Potter-head has dreamed of holding a ticket to Platform 9 and 3/4s in their hands before. Get your hands on a ticket to the ride of a lifetime (on the Hogwarts Express, of course) and find dozens more magical artifacts in Harry Potter: Travel Magic. A Whomping Willow bookmark was everything we never knew we needed in our lives. Releases 10.13.20, $23 Amazon.
Harry Potter: Coloring Wizardry
Introduce some blissful zen into your life while coloring in stills from the Harry Potter films. We never thought we’d spend hours agonizing over what color is just right for Dudley’s birthday blazer, but it seems that day has come. Releases 10.13.20, $13 Amazon.
Harry Potter Guided Journals (Gryffindor, Ravenclaw, Slytherin, Hufflepuff)
House colors run deep – connect to your chosen house through a year-long guided journal. With writing prompts and daily activities, you’ll emerge even more sharp-witted, courageous, loyal, or ambitious (depending on house preference.) Does this mean we get a Founder relic to kickoff 2021? Releases 10.27.20, $20 Amazon.
Any of these books make an excellent gift for the Harry Potter fan in your life, and it never is too early to start that Christmas shopping list! Are you scoring any of these new releases? Let us know in the comments below!
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