Posts Tagged ‘harry potter’

YAuthor Stalking Tuesday: Melissa Anelli

January 19, 2010

Update: Be sure to check out the HP Alliance’s “Helping Haiti Heal” donate-a-thon ( in order to raise money for Partners in Health. Melissa Anelli and the Pottercast crew donated lots of items and even got J.K. Rowling to donate a signed set of books! Other prizes include: an autographed guitar by Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy), Where the Wild Things Are production art, signed Dexter DVDs, an original-never-before-seen story by John Green and more more more!

So where can you find all that YAuthor information? RIGHT HERE because it’s YAuthor Stalking Tuesday! Learn about your favorite authors, have a chat with them and then share your YAuthor adventures. This week is the delightful and clever Melissa Anelli–webmistress of The Leaky Cauldron, cohost of Pottercast, and author of Harry, A History!

Melissa Anelli and her book, Harry, A HistoryAuthor: Melissa Anelli
Books: Harry, A History: the true story of a boy wizard, his fans, and life inside the Harry Potter phenomenon

The Best Interview with J.K. Rowling EVER:

The 2nd best Interview with J.K. Rowling EVER:

Amber’s Melissa Anelli Adventure:
I have met Melissa Anelli FOUR TIMES–three times at Harry Potter conferences (Phoenix Rising, Terminus and Leakycon) and once at the Chicago Book Fair where my Harry Potter Reading Group and I went to listen to the live Pottercast. I will be also be meeting Melissa in the future at Leakycon 2011!

Harry Potter Reading Group meeting Pottercast

Harry Potter Reading Group meeting Pottercast

You know what is crazy? I think Melissa Anelli has met J.K. Rowling more times than I have met Melissa Anelli!!! Who does that?! She is apparently a way better YAuthor Stalker than I am!

Have you met Melissa Anelli? Do you have a YAuthor Adventure to share? Email Amber and we might post it on a YAuthor Stalking Tuesday!

Which Banned Book Should You Read?!

September 29, 2009

Should you read Harry Potter? or the Giver? or Adventures of Huckleberry Finn? or To Kill a Mockingbird? or 1984?

Take this short quiz to find out!

Gosh, I love quizzes.