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Beautiful Thai ‘Harry Potter’ 20th Anniversary Edition Covers Revealed!


Apr 06, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Art, Books, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, News, Paperbacks, Publishers, Translations

New 20th Anniversary cover editions are now available to preorder via Nanmeebooks. These Thai editions are absolutely glorious, so we wanted to show them off! The covers are incredibly detailed. With cover artwork by artist Apolar, who said this is “a dream come true” via their Facebook page. Preorder via Thai booksellers Nanmeebooks at this link early to get …read more!

Clip of Ezra Miller Interacting with Fan Prompts Backlash


Apr 06, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

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A short video clip appearing to show Fantastic Beasts actor Ezra Miller has emerged, in which they appear to choke an individual and pull them to the ground. There has not yet been any reaction statement from any individuals involved. The video appears to show Ezra putting their hands on, or around, an individual’s neck, then slowly pulling them to the …read more!

Looking for a Little Mischief? Explore This Hogwarts Digital Escape Room!

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Apr 06, 2020

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Fandom, Fans, Fun, Games, Interactive, News

Every young witch or wizard anxiously awaits the arrival of their Hogwarts acceptance letter. That letter is the key to unlocking a world of magic. It takes you to Diagon Alley for books and cauldrons and robes. It takes you to Ollivander’s and its shelves of long slender boxes, each filled with a one-of-a-kind wand, …read more!

J.K. Rowling & Others Share COVID-19 Stories & Recoveries

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Apr 06, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, Lynch, News, Sudol

J.K. Rowling today told fans via Twitter that she had been experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 (coronavirus), but has now “fully recovered”. She said she had suffered “all the symptoms” of COVID-19 for the last two weeks, taking advice from her husband (a doctor) on how to relieve respiratory symptoms: Please watch this doc from Queens …read more!

Theater Round-Up: Jack Thorne Treated for Possible Coronavirus, Sonia Friedman Calls Theatre Industry Resilient


Apr 05, 2020

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Actor Interviews, Anthony Boyle, Broadway, Fandom, Fans, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, HP Cast, Interviews, Jack Thorne, News, Noma Dumezweni, Radcliffe, Round-Up, Sonia Friedman, Television Programmes, Theater, Theater Round-Up, West End

Theater news has slowed since the spread of the coronavirus led to theater closings around the world, however, there are a few notable stories for theater fans and fans of Potter alums. Jack Thorne tweeted last week that he is being treated for a possible case of the coronavirus, and producer Sonia Friedman penned an …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Daniel Radcliffe on Life in Lockdown, Helen McCrory’s Feed NHS Scheme & More!


Apr 05, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Gleeson, Harry Potter Round-Up, HP Cast, Leung, McCrory, News, Radcliffe, Round-Up, Staunton, Tennant, Thewlis, Watson

Despite the COVID-19 lockdown, news just keeps rolling in! J.K. Rowling launched a new hub for Harry Potter readers, we released an interview with Jason Isaacs on The Tales of Beedle The Bard audiobook, we shared Transfiguring Adoption’s call for support, and we announced a new giveaway of The Wand Collection.  In this week’s round-up we share Helen McCrory’s new …read more!

Free ‘Harry Potter’ Audiobook & More at J.K. Rowling’s New ‘Harry Potter At Home’ Hub

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Apr 01, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Audio Books, Books, Fandom, Fans, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, J.K. Rowling, News, Pottermore

J.K. Rowling announced via Twitter today that a new Harry Potter hub had been launched via WizardingWorld.com: Harry Potter At Home! You might remember Rowling and The Blair Partnership announcing that they had granted an open licence for teachers to read Harry Potter to their class online. Now, thanks to collaborations with Audible, Scholastic, Pottermore Publishing, Bloomsbury and OverDrive, …read more!

EXCLUSIVE: Jason Isaacs Discusses ‘The Tales of Beedle The Bard’ Audiobook, Lumos & The Power of Storytelling

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Mar 31, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Audio Books, Books, Charity, Companion Books, Davis, Exclusives, HP Cast, Interviews, Isaacs, Isaacs Interviews, J.K. Rowling, Law, Lumos, Lynch, News, Noma Dumezweni, Pottermore, Tales of Beedle the Bard, Wright

The Tales of Beedle The Bard audiobook, written by J.K. Rowling and released via Audible, released TODAY, and we had the chance to interview Jason Isaacs on narrating one of the stories in the collection, and his work with Rowling’s children’s charity, Lumos (whom the collection benefits). The audiobook unites the voices of Noma Dumezweni …read more!

Adopt an Owl Plushie and Help Transfiguring Adoption Support Foster & Adoptive Families!


Mar 30, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Charity, Fandom, Fans, News

Our friends at Transfiguring Adoption are doing vital work to support foster and adoptive families, and several projects in the pipeline for them have been affected by lockdown procedures protecting the public against the Covid-19 virus. Find out how you can get involved in supporting their projects, in turn supporting foster and adoptive families below (and …read more!

“Harry Potter: The Wand Collection” coming in paperback—Enter to win a copy here!

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Mar 30, 2020

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Books, Contests, Fun, Fun - Contests, News, Paperbacks, Props-Sets

The Muggle world is on a nearly global lock-down in an effort to stop the spread of a novel coronavirus. The global economy is grinding to a halt, with longterm consequences for employment, education, politics, healthcare, demographics, and the looming fear of a recession. A record 3.3 million people filed for unemployment in the U.S. …read more!

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