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Harry Potter, The Comic Book?

Posted by: sue
March 23, 2007, 10:32 AM

Now that the title and release date for the last Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, has been announced, much speculation has begun on what could happen next for the beloved series that many do not want to see come to an end. For example, one comic book site has a new article online asking if theContinued...

Books

Severus Snape and a Fandom Enthralled

Posted by: sue
March 21, 2007, 09:18 AM

Severus Snape. The mention of his very name immediately gets attention and never fails to conjure up a strong reaction among Harry Potter fans, especially given the events in Half-Blood Prince. The Baltimore Sun has a new article online featuring the nefarious Potionsmaster and how this character has becomeContinued...

LeakyLounge

Death Eaters Take Over Leaky Lounge

Posted by: sue
March 17, 2007, 12:07 PM

Today is a dark day here in the Leaky Cauldron, as Death Eaters have made their mark on our forum. The sign of the Dark Lord hangs over our Leaky Lounge, and help is needed in resisting this nefarious band of followers of Voldemort. There are DADA classes to help fend off the likes of Snape, Bellatrix LestrangeContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Raincoast Books Preparing for "Deathly Hallows" Release

Posted by: sue
March 16, 2007, 10:03 PM

In the wake of the big announcement this week from US Harry Potter publishers Scholastic on their plans for the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, comes word now that Canadian publishers Raincoast are still in the final stages of planning how they will go about promoting the launchContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

"There Will Soon Be 7" Official Scholastic "Deathly Hallows" Countdown Begins in April, More on Deluxe Edition

Posted by: sue
March 14, 2007, 08:09 AM

We have a bit of news today from Scholastic, the US publishers of the Harry Potter novels. They have updated their Harry Potter website with a new area indicating the launch of a full countdown and more to the release of Harry Potter and theContinued...

Movies

Beware Harry Potter Publicist Scam

Posted by: Melissa
March 13, 2007, 08:49 AM

A word of caution: There's an e-mail going around from someone impersonating the unit publicist of Harry Potter, claiming they're opening Daniel Radcliffe's Official MySpace profile and seeking input. This is a fraudulent e-mail. Daniel Radcliffe is not opening a MySpace (and just for extra measure,Continued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Time Magazine on Harry Potter, the Movement

Posted by: sue
March 12, 2007, 07:45 PM

Time magazine has a short new article this week spotlighting the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Noting that "what began as a book is ending as a movement," this article points out that it has been ten years since the first novel, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, wasContinued...

Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Doris Herrmann!

Posted by: sue
March 10, 2007, 03:42 PM

TLC would like to wish a (belated) Happy Birthday to our own Doris Herrmann, TLC's project coordinator. Amazingly Doris is getting younger this year ;-) , but still manages to keep up her great work on the many projects and new features Leaky continues to bring you. Cheers! (and happy surfing!)

Contests

Leaky and the Liquid Luck Contest

Posted by: sue
March 07, 2007, 09:51 AM

Looking for a bit of Liquid Luck this March? Then TLC has the solution for you, of sorts. We are pleased to announce our newest contest that would make Professor Slughorn proud. This contest consists of stories written by you, involving some of your favorite characters from the Harry Potter novels, and what wouldContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

"Deathly Hallows" and the Not So Happy Campers

Posted by: sue
March 04, 2007, 07:09 PM

The arrival of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows may result in a few not-so-happy campers this year, campers at summer resident camps that is. Newsweek magazine has a new article online discussing how summer camps are going to handle the release of the last Harry Potter novel, and their campers whoContinued...

LeakyLounge

Sorting for "Order of the Phoenix" Reading Group Today in Lounge

Posted by: sue
March 03, 2007, 07:32 AM

There will be a new round of sorting today for the reading groups on our forum as we take on the fifth novel in the Harry Potter series, "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix." If you are interested in joining one of these free (and fun) reading groups, be sure to stopContinued...

Leaky

Reminder: Harry Potter Fan Gathering and Live PotterCast Tomorrow

Posted by: sue
March 02, 2007, 05:46 PM

A reminder that tomorrow in London, England there will be a chance for Harry Potter fans to gather, discuss the upcoming "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" book, films, and much more as PotterCast will be podcasting live at the Charing Cross Road Borders Bookstore. ThisContinued...

Scribbulus

Issue 14 of Scribbulus is Now Online

Posted by: sue
March 01, 2007, 05:06 PM

Issue 14 of Scribbulus, TLC's collection of essays about the world of Harry Potter, is now online. This month we have ten different essays for you to enjoy, ranging from personal essays, to thoughts about Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, and one paper prompted by a time travel theory discussed on PotterCastContinued...

Books

Harry Potter Books Rank Fourth This World Book Day

Posted by: sue
March 01, 2007, 07:03 AM

Today is World Book Day, and to mark the occasion, a survey was conducted asking readers to nominate "The ten books you can't live without." The Harry Potter books came in fourth place, with 12 percent of the votes. The top spot went to Pride and Prejudice, the great classic novelContinued...

Contests

Winners of "Deathly Hallows" Book Cover Fan Art Competition

Posted by: sue
February 26, 2007, 10:28 PM

Previously, we told you about a contest for fans to design a Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows book cover. After going through the many wonderful entries, we can now announce the winners of this contest. The names of the winners are listed below, and you can also see their entries hereContinued...

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