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Melissa is "The Most" Today on MSNBC

Posted by: sue
June 27, 2006, 11:01 AM

With all the recent press coverage stemming from Jo's new interview on the "Richard & Judy" show, Harry Potter is back in the spotlight. Today, our own Melissa Anelli will be appearing on MSNBC's "The Most" program hosted by Alison Stewart at 3:10pm (ET), which highlights the hottestContinued...

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Audio from JKR Interview on the "Richard & Judy" Show

Posted by: sue
June 26, 2006, 02:04 PM

Thanks to TLC reader Roonwit, we now have the audio version for download of Jo's brand new interview on the Richard and Judy show. Jo does discuss Book Seven, character deaths and much more. There are two parts to this; video coming soon.
Part one (mp3)

Part two (mp3)

Thanks very much to Roonwit!Continued...

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JKR on the Richard & Judy Show: Talks Book Seven Deaths and Reprieves

Posted by: sue
June 26, 2006, 12:06 PM

Author J.K. Rowling appeared today on the Richard & Judy talk show today where she discussed Book Seven, which she reiterates is still NOT finished. Jo said that the last chapter has changed slightly, and two characters die, who she did not originally plan for their demise.Continued...

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JKR Talks Book Seven and the End of a Saga

Posted by: sue
June 25, 2006, 06:00 PM

At the birthday party today for the Queen, author J.K. Rowling was asked about her thoughts and progress on Book Seven. She did not give any details nor clues about the book, but only said to Reuters:

"I am feeling sad as it is the last one. But so far, so good."

Pressed on when the book wouldContinued...

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Photos of Jo and Video from Queen's Party

Posted by: sue
June 25, 2006, 03:07 PM

Earlier today, author J.K. Rowling attended the special party for the Queen today at Buckingham Palace. Reuters is now reporting that Jo was met by many of her fans at the party.

As children's authors mingled with the guests, the biggest reception was given to JK Rowling, mobbed by children desperateContinued...


Calder of Bloomsbury: Book Seven "Likely" in 2007

Posted by: sue
May 25, 2006, 09:10 AM

Wire reports are now online of an interview with Liz Calder, Director of publishing at Bloomsbury, where she comments on JKR and the possibily of Book Seven coming next year. She does NOT say that a 2007 release is certain, but that she "hopes," and thinks it is "likely." J.K.Continued...


Wall Street Already Anticipating Book Seven

Posted by: sue
May 24, 2006, 09:57 PM

Wall Street is already anticipating the release of Book Seven as stocks of Scholastic rose today after a positive review of the company. The AP reports that Stifel Nicolaus reviewed several book publishers, and Scholastic stocks were rated as "buy," as they eye the future for the publishersContinued...

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Harry Potter Author J.K.Rowling Interview with GirlGuiding Scotland

Posted by: sue
April 29, 2006, 02:26 PM

A few weeks ago, we first told you there would be a new interview due with author J.K. Rowling and GirlGuiding Scotland. Included with a group of over 100 women, this interview with JKR is part of a "campaign by Girlguiding Scotland to inspire young women and girlsContinued...


Another Book Seven Release Date Rumor

Posted by: sue
April 10, 2006, 07:41 AM

Today the Guardian newspaper featured a piece on UK Harry Potter book publishers Bloomsbury, and there was a mention of Book Seven "probably" being released next year. The article highlighted again the future plans of the company after the last book comes out. Quotage:

The fact that Harry Potter andContinued...


Leaky Feature - What's Left in the HP Books

Posted by: Melissa
April 08, 2006, 04:53 PM

In February, we quietly introduced this feature on our book seven page, but now it's grown so much that it's on its own page and will soon be better categorized and organized: What's Left?, our master list of the remaining questions of Harry Potter.
We're seeking all your input. With onlyContinued...


Bloomsbury Set to Launch Special Harry Potter Box-Set, New Audio Series

Posted by: sue
April 04, 2006, 08:11 PM

In addition to the earlier news about their profits from the Harry Potter books, UK Publisher Bloomsbury also revealed some upcoming plans for the next five years related to the series. The AP reports that :

"The date for the seventh and final book has not yet beenContinued...

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Newsround Video Interview with J.K. Rowling

Posted by: sue
March 30, 2006, 11:54 AM

Lizo, from CBBC Newsround was at the British Book Awards last night, and he was able to get an quick interview with Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling. He asked Jo about the progress on Book Seven, where she said "I've done a bit. But there's nothing more I can tell you. Everything's aContinued...

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Half-Blood Prince Named British Book of the Year

Posted by: sue
March 29, 2006, 04:21 PM

Update: See pics now in our gallery, with hi-res on the way.
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince has been named "Book of the Year" at the British Book Awards held tonight in London. Jo is quoted by the BBC as saying "I'm delighted that Harry Potter continues to give soContinued...


New Interview with Actor Jason Isaacs in Xpose Magazine

Posted by: sue
March 25, 2006, 04:54 PM

The March issue of Xpose magazine contains a new interview with actor Jason Isaacs, who discusses his role as Lucius Malfoy in the Harry Potter movies. In this good four page interview which is titled "A Perfect Villain", Jason talks about his enjoyment of the role and possibleContinued...

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Forbes Again Names Jo Rowling Billionairess

Posted by: Melissa
March 11, 2006, 05:20 PM

Though J.K. Rowling said to Katie Couric this July that she is no such thing, magazine Forbes has again place Jo Rowling on its list of the World's Richest People, as a billionaire (which is more likely to be true in dollars than pounds). The short article says that 60 million Harry Potter booksContinued...