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LeakyCon: 10 Harry Potter Signed Books Preview

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Posted by: Melissa
April 29, 2009, 02:19 PM

LeakyCon 2009 is around the corner, so here is a sneak preview of that special one-of-a-kind collection of Harry Potter books, donated by Scholastic and signed by J.K. Rowling, that one lucky LeakyCon registrant will win. Here are some pics (you can see them all in our galleries (they are heavily watermarked for security):

 






The books, as you can see, came with security/authenticity tags, and are individually wrapped in bubble paper for safety; they will stay this way until they change hands with their new owner.

We've also put up a video on today's PotterCast Vlogs (it has just gone live, so the HD portion will begin shortly):



Remember that you may only enter to win this set as a registrant at LeakyCon. Register here.




Other important info:

Remember our tickets are selling out fast, and if you're waiting at all now's the time: Register here.

REMINDER: Tickets to ALL of our keynotes are going fast (and keynotes do not clash with ANY other programming: there is no chance that when signing up for one you will miss anything else). Here, again, are the links to our other two terrific panels:

Editors and Authors: Cheryl Klein and John Green - click here to read about it, click here to register.

Nosh with the Nerdfighters - click here to read about it, click here to register.

Q&A with Michael Goldenberg - click here to read, click here to register.

REMINDER ABOUT OUR TWITTER CONTEST: We are extending the Twitter contests for our Keynote presentations. If you twitter the following phrases you or the registrant of your choice (so tell your friends to do it) may win a free ticket to the corresponding keynote. (And do not wait to see if you've won to buy a ticket: if you already have a ticket and you win, we will refund you; the winners will be announced the week before the conference). Copy and paste these into your twitter:

#1:
Michael Goldenberg, screenwriter on HP5, is keynoting @leakycon2009! Go here for details: http://tinyurl.com/d9ba8g - more @leaky!
(don't worry, the first phrase we asked you to use will enter you as well)

#2:
Nerdfighters @leakycon2009! Go here for details: http://tinyurl.com/cd4eb8 - more @leaky!

#3:
Cheryl Klein and John Green on writing @leakycon2009 - go here for details: http://tinyurl.com/cmjk2w - more @leaky!

Thanks and good luck!

Don't forget, the main LeakyCon registration includes:

Welcome Feast
Leaving Feast
The Rocking Charity Ball
THREE enormous wizard rock shows with more than 15 bands performing
All in-conference programming
Vendor Room
Podcasts, including live PotterCast, Spellcast, Spinnerscast and more
Film screenings
And a lot more - an unbelievable value that is unparalleled anywhere. LeakyCon is a charity conference, with all proceeds benefiting Book Aid International and the HP Alliance.

We will see you there!

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83 Comments

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660 Points

I think I’d have to buy a special environmentally controlled space if I won these. You know, something like where the Declaration of Independence is stored. It would be great!

Posted by Noble Birth Descending on April 29, 2009, 05:21 PM report to moderator
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872 Points

I wish I could go to LeakyCon!

Posted by Heavenly_Horcrux on April 29, 2009, 05:42 PM report to moderator
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3134 Points

Oh, snap! That is one helluva prize! Wow.

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1661 Points

I want one!!! Wow! Talk about a prize! If I won one of those it would seriously make my life! lol.

Posted by cghambright on April 29, 2009, 05:59 PM report to moderator
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4151 Points

i wish i could go. :[ cries lol not really but i’m still sad! but it’ll be way cool for the people there :]

Posted by mai {beatnik owl} on April 29, 2009, 06:03 PM report to moderator
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3455 Points

i have one word for who ever wins those: LUCKY!!!!!! it would be such an honour to hold those books in my hands! let alone own them! i wish i could go this year!!!!!! i hope Jo does something like this for leakycon 2011!

Posted by Catherine ( *SQUEE!*) on April 29, 2009, 06:04 PM report to moderator
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24135 Points

To win those books would be the best thing ever!

Posted by hermyone*ROAR* on April 29, 2009, 06:08 PM report to moderator
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2573 Points

That would be amazing!

Posted by ErinM {Roar} on April 29, 2009, 06:09 PM report to moderator
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791 Points

not fair!
not fair!
not fair!

this is not nice to tourture me like this!

Posted by DanielleD on April 29, 2009, 06:24 PM report to moderator
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3186 Points

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Posted by FrancescaElle on April 29, 2009, 06:44 PM report to moderator
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3186 Points

i wish i could go

Posted by FrancescaElle on April 29, 2009, 06:45 PM report to moderator
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550 Points

I wanna go so bad! Whoever wins will be the luckiest person ever!!!! :(

Posted by on April 29, 2009, 06:48 PM report to moderator
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10001 Points

I can’t go as well!!!!!!

Posted by Pottercastfan ∞∆ROAR!∆∞ on April 29, 2009, 06:54 PM report to moderator
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10001 Points

I would LOVE that! sob, I can’t go

Posted by Pottercastfan ∞∆ROAR!∆∞ on April 29, 2009, 06:55 PM report to moderator
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1040 Points

Want want want… I am overcome with book lust for that set, OMG how amazing that would be!

Posted by Headmistress LemonFaerie on April 29, 2009, 07:01 PM report to moderator
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