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Fan Art Galleries

Leaky Presents...Fan Art!

Posted by: Melissa
February 04, 2007, 12:56 AM

In a week that's seen the announcement of a release date for the last Harry Potter, it's going to take a lot to get us excited. So, we're not. We're ecstatic to bring you our latest project, one we've been working on for more than eight months. Presenting...the Leaky Fan Art Galleries!
This is a fully featured,Continued...

Contests

New Valentine's Day Contest; Daily Prophet Winners

Posted by: Melissa
February 04, 2007, 12:03 AM

We've got a brand-new love-themed Valentine's Day Contest for you - about what an HP character of your choice might smell upon encountering the Amortentia potion. Full instructions and rules are here; essays have a limit of 150 words, a PG-13 maximum rating, and a deadline of Feb. 15.

TheContinued...

Wizards Rock for Charity with EP of the Month Club

Posted by: sue
February 03, 2007, 10:53 PM

There is a new charity effort underway in the wizarding rock community combining the love of two important things in our Harry Potter fandom, a love of great music and most especially, a love of reading and books. Lead by the group Harry and the Potters, they are announcing a new Wizard Rock EPContinued...

Scribbulus

Issue 13 of Scribbulus Now Online

Posted by: sue
February 03, 2007, 08:26 PM

Issue 13 of Scribbulus, TLC's essay collection is now online. We have a great variety of essays for you this month, including a timely piece involving the current struggles public schools are facing at keeping Harry Potter available for children, a very interesting (and funny) paper focusing on astronomy inContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Followup: JKR Signed Statue Reported to be of Hermes

Posted by: sue
February 03, 2007, 01:02 PM

There is a bit more information today about that statue J.K.Rowling signed in a hotel room in Edinburgh stating that she finished Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows on January 11. The Scotsman reports today the statue is a bust of the Greek god Hermes. (A fun fact for Potter fans is that HermesContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

New Deathly Hallows and Order of the Phoenix Countdowns

Posted by: Melissa
February 03, 2007, 01:12 AM

We waited a bit to announce that new book countdown you see on the right side of the page, because we were working on something better: With Harry Potter book and film so close together this year, we've made a combined countdown for your Web page, MySpaces, etc. Now you canContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Pre-Orders of "Deathly Hallows" Set Records

Posted by: sue
February 02, 2007, 10:16 PM

After the announcement of the July 21, 2007 release date for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, many people quickly took advantage of the available pre-orders for the book. Amazon.com announced that pre-orders for Deathly Hallows "were 547 percent higher than for its predecessor" Harry PotterContinued...

Radcliffe Interviews

New Interview with Dan Radcliffe on "Equus"

Posted by: sue
February 02, 2007, 02:59 PM

Actor Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) has given a candid and frank new interview where he discusses his upcoming role in the stage production of "Equus." Making his first remarks since those new revealing photos promoting his play appeared online last week, Dan says he has been working out at theContinued...

Rumor

Rumor: Harry Potter and the Lost Continent

Posted by: sue
February 02, 2007, 02:48 PM

Time out from the "Deathly Hallows" coverage for a bit of news now on those persistant reports that Harry Potter will become part of a theme park attraction. Screamscape.com is reporting today that they have sources confirming a deal has been made with Universal (as opposed to Disney as before)Continued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Press Coverage of "Deathly Hallows" Release Date

Posted by: sue
February 02, 2007, 01:07 PM

As you can imagine, there was strong reaction to the announcement of the release date for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, and it brought with it world wide media coverage on a variety of levels.
Scores of you let us know the AP ran this story about the excitement shared by Harry Potter fans, whichContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

CBBC Newsround: JKR Editing "Deathly Hallows"

Posted by: sue
February 02, 2007, 11:24 AM

Following on the earlier report today confirming the story regarding JKR completing "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" at a hotel in Edinburgh, Scotland, CBBC Newsround is is also now reporting that the book has "has been delivered to the companies who publish her books in the UK andContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Confirmed: "Deathly Hallows" Finished January 11

Posted by: sue
February 02, 2007, 07:11 AM

Now that we have an official release date for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows of July 21, 2007, it was only a matter of time before a variety of stories about the highly anticipated novel begin to hit online, including one making the rounds in the UK tabloids today regarding when the book was writtenContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

DEATHLY HALLOWS RELEASE DATE ANNOUNCED

Posted by: Melissa
February 01, 2007, 07:02 AM

J.K.Rowling.com has been updated to announce that the last Harry Potter Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, will be released on JULY 21, 2007. Pre-order at Amazon or B&N. (digg this)
(We've released a special PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast for the occasion: Get it on iTunes, or direct downloadContinued...

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