It sparked the revival of reading in children, and later, the explosion of fanfictions and very strange couplings (like, Draco and Harry). It has also made popular the activity of lining up for six hours in costume outside a bookstore of movie theater for a new release.
It has caused many a strife, whether it be between Harry-Hermione and Ron-Hermione shippers, or between Twilighters and HPers. Also, many boys who tend to look like Harry Potter (that is, dark hair and with glasses, no matter the color of his hair or eyes) are split with being extremely annoyed by it or being very honored.
It is common knowledge among the Harry Potter community that Harry Potter is better than Twilight, that Rubert Grint is now officially the hottest ginger and Tom Felton the hottest blond in the world, and that Cedric Diggory died and was turned into a sparkly vampire.
Recently, the Harry Potter craze has redirected from the finished books to the website My Life is Average and the musical A Very Potter Musical.
My childhood ended when I finished reading Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.
I'm gonna start a Quidditch team at my school! I'm so cool!
Friend: Is that supposed to be an INSULT?!?!?!
J.K. Rowling is a genius for creating the story and I personally would like to thank her for bringing joy to my life with the books and movies.
Healthy Obsessed Me: Thats funny, I thought you just called my pride and joy stupid. Ya know what else is funny? My foot in your ass!
Although Lord of the Rings is entirely original, and very good, it's no good for young kids because of the slower-moving plot.
Harry Potter is better for younger people.
The five books out now are:
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
There are two more books left to come.