Favourite characters - the Trio, Fred and George Weasley, Remus Lupin, Luna Lovegood
Favourite plot - I guess the whole storyline of the third book with Sirius Black escaping from Azkaban was my favourite. Also liked Order of the Phoenix. God I wanted to slap Umbridge in the face! She is a right old toad.
Not sure about the Ron and Hermione relationship though. I always thought Hermione would end up with Harry as she was always loyal to him and stuck by him even when other people didn't, but some people said she wasn't paired with Harry in the books because they were both Muggle-raised and Harry saw her as a sister. Ron is funny but he comes across as an immature git sometimes. I guess Hermione was right when she said he had the emotional range of a teaspoon