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40 Gifts For Anyone Who'd Rather Reread "Harry Potter" Than Hang Out With You

They'll definitely ~slytherin~ to your shopping cart.

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2. Ankle socks for a good cause. All proceeds go toward SPEW: Society for the Promotion of Elfish Welfare

Promising review: "These are totally worth the money. Dobby is the best character anyways, and these go perfectly with my house sock collection." —Bree Hancock

Get a pack of five from Amazon for $16.95.


4. A heat-changing mug left behind by Moony, Wormtail, Padfoot, and Prongs. Like Google Maps, but for people.

You know, instead of tracking a location, you can track a person.

Promising review: "I got this mug for my best friend. She put it in my coffee machine, and cried from happiness when the map was revealed. I definitely recommend this to Harry Potter fans. Plus, it's not a small coffee mug: it's the perfect size." —Nevergone

Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

5. Or a heat-changing mug you won't even need to yell "Expecto Patronum" at. Your Patronus will just appear. Phew.

Promising review: "This mug is absolutely amazing. I bought this for my wife, and it literally brought tears to her eyes. The quality is spot-on, as are the graphics on the cup." —Chris

Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

7. A faux leather clutch with compartments to hold all the essentials: your Hogwarts student ID, Sickles, Galleons, etc.

Promising review: "Any Harry Potter fan will love this little purse: the details are great, and it's well-constructed." —Gary D. Payne

Get it from Amazon for $23.72.


8. A 16-piece dining set used in the Great Hall. Treacle tarts will magically appear on this dinnerware.

This set contains four place settings, a dinner plate, a salad plate, a bowl, and a cup for a member of each house. This means you'll have Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw, and Slytherin covered.

Get it from ThinkGeek for $80 (originally $99).

9. A magical cookbook that'll have you sipping on gin and [pumpkin] juice in no time.

Promising review: "I LOVE THIS. I'm no master chef, but this cookbook might change that: I might even become a master wizard chef! Anyways, the recipes are phenomenal. The book has a bunch of cute references, and my younger siblings go crazy whenever I make something from this book. I most recently made the meat and potato pies, which can be found on page 44." —Tigerlily

Get it from Amazon for $11.98 or Barnes & Noble for $12.57.

10. Subject notebooks to help differentiate between your notes. Divination and Magical Creatures, for example.

Ugh, I hate Divination. Pretending to see death omens in a lump of tea leaves is a bunch of hogwash, in my opinion.

Get it from Literary Emporium on Etsy for $5.48.

11. A Harry Potter-inspired Clue game with one objective: find the student who mysteriously disappeared from Hogwarts.

Promising review: "My family is obsessed with everything Harry Potter, so I bought this game for my daughter's 10th birthday. We love this game! It has the base of a regular Clue game, only instead of finding out who was killed, with what weapon, and where, you have to find out who made a student disappear from Hogwarts, with what spell or object, and in which room." —M. Shahar

Get it from Amazon for $36.97 or Jet for for $36.99.


13. An insult handbook you'll whip out every time Voldemort decides to passive-aggressively call you the "boy who lived."

That's right, I did live. AND AT LEAST I HAVE A NOSE.

Promising review: "I gave this as a gift to my brother, a fellow HP fan. We were cracking up over the phone while he hand-selected a few of the one-liners. This is definitely a great gift idea!" —EESA

Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

15. A checkers set favored by the goblins working at Gringotts. They hide this in vault 713 so that no one can steal it.

Promising review: "I got this for my father (now a grandfather) who is a big fantasy/sci-fi fan, including Harry Potter. He plays checkers with my nephew, and they both really loved this set for Christmas. The set itself is well-made, as are all the pieces." —Jeff the aeroE

Get it from Amazon for $29.95.


18. Chocolate frog molds for when you're too busy for a Honeydukes run. Hey, it happens.,

Trading cards unfortunately not included.

Promising review: "I'm not a baker, I'm not crafty, and I've never made anything with a mold before. When my friend wanted to throw a Harry Potter-themed party, I bought this mold and agreed to make chocolate frogs. They came out perfectly! I simply melted chocolate chips, poured it in the mold, and froze it until the frogs were solid." —Surreptrixus

Get it from Amazon for $5.19.

19. A coloring book filled with all sorts of magical things. Quidditch posters! Hogwarts! The Forbidden Forest!

So on, and so on, and so on.

Promising review: "My mother stole this book from me, if that's any indication of how wonderful this thing is. This is a beautifully illustrated book with some amazingly detailed images." —Jinxie G.

Get it from Amazon for $12.56 or Barnes & Noble for $11.43.


22. A sticker decal representative of the only song I want to sing at karaoke night, okay?

Promising review: "This sticker looks amazing on Remus (my car). It went on perfectly, the letters are crisp, and the font is perfect." —todwyer

Get it from Amazon for $4.98.

23. Spectrespecs you'll get for free with the current issue of The Quibbler. These bad boys will let you see wrackspurts.


Promising review: "These were perfect for my Luna Lovegood costume! They are really well-made, and don't look cheap at all." —Elise

Get them from Amazon for $13.95.


26. An infinity scarf to keep you warm while watching the Inter-House Quidditch Cup. POINTS TO YOU FOR STAYING WARM.

Promising review: "This is a subtle and classy way to show off your wizard-ness. Our daughter loved it!" —TinBat

Get it from Amazon for $14.95.

27. ...or an infinity scarf featuring The Marauder's Map. Disclaimer: this accessory is always up to no good.

Promising review: "This is a super cute, super soft infinity scarf! It's classy enough to go with any outfit, so you can be a nerd while looking fancy this fall. Total win!" —TINA

Get it from Amazon for $17.95.


28. A bookmark collection you should probably destroy. You know, with the rise of he-who-must-not-be-named and all.

Promising review: "These are such a wonderful, high-quality gift for the Harry Potter fanatic in your life. They're made of a sturdy metal, and don't look cheap at all. They look so cool! Such a great find." —C. Caseboldt

Get a set of seven from Amazon for $29.50.

29. A Hedwig statue willing to fetch your mail in the morning. What a saint, honestly.

Promising review: "This beautiful figurine of Hedwig is made with wonderful detail. She almost looks like a real owl! I love that she isn't on a random stand, but perched on a stack of school books guarding Harry's wand and the Marauder's Map. Hopefully, she'll start delivering my mail now!" —Anne

Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

30. Jewelry hooks that are actually pretty frustrating. They tend to fly away before you can hang anything on them. Ugh.

31. Cozy pajama pants perfect for Freeform Harry Potter weekends. Or for just re-reading the entire series.

I still find it weird that I can't say "ABC Family," but whatever.

Promising review: "I love my Ravenclaw pajamas! I even bought a pair of Slytherin ones for my boyfriend (I know, what is a Ravenclaw doing dating a Slytherin? He's an OK guy, really). These are super soft, comfy, and let me rep my favorite house." —roygbv

Get them from Amazon for $17.83+. Sizes: S-XXL. Also available in Hufflepuff, Slytherin, and Ravenclaw.


33. Wall banners to show off your house pride. For example, I'm a #Gryffindorforlife according to Pottermore.,

Promising review: "These are high-quality and look great in person! They're larger than I expected, too." —Daniella B.

Get it from Amazon for $11.29.

35. A book set complete with Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Quidditch Through the Ages, and Tales of Beedle the Bard.

You know, if you're in the mood for a bit of light reading.

Promising review: "My daughter is a huge Potterhead, and she almost cried when I gave these to her!" —Brenda Sanchez

Get it from Amazon for $21.44 or Barnes & Noble for $24.54.


36. A laundry sign on which you could hang all your mismatched socks. Do you know how many house elves you could free?

Promising review: "Prompt delivery and so cute! I gifted this as a housewarming gift and the recipient loved it." —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $24.95.

37. Playing cards featuring gorgeous HP-inspired illustrations: the Sorting Hat, Hedwig, and Scabbers, for example.,

...or should I say that the playing card features Peter?

Promising review: "This is such a great card set! There is a different Potter item on each card, but the cards are clear enough to use while playing conventional card games. I purchased two sets: one to play with, and the other to keep sealed as a collectible set." —Michelle

Get them from Amazon for $7.99.

39. The complete 8-film collection on DVD so you could see the splendor that is Hogwarts whenever you damn well please.

Promising review: "I bought this set for my husband and six-year-old to share. This was the cheapest set I could find brand new, and they were 100% as described!" —Mommyof3

Get it from Amazon for $54.98 or Barnes & Noble for $71.09.


40. Or a boxed set of all seven books in the series. Swoon. Sigh. Heart eyes. Necessary. Amazing.

Promising review: "I believe that anyone at any age will enjoy this set! I ended up reading this series again and again." —theReader278

Get it from Barnes & Noble for $54.93 or Amazon for $52.16.