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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

"Deathly Hallows" Receives Andre Norton Award at 2008 Nebula Awards

Posted by: Edward
April 29, 2008, 03:30 PM

A follow up today as the seventh book, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,” won the 2008 Andre Norton Award at the Annual Nebula Awards Ceremony which took place in Austin, Texas this past weekend. As we first told you previously, the Science Fiction and Fantasy WritersContinued...

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New Documentary on JK Rowling Due on ABC this November

Posted by: sue
April 21, 2008, 03:29 AM

There is news tonight that a new documentary on J.K. Rowling is being prepared by ABC News. This behind the scenes documentary will include “several interviews, the book tour for the final “Harry Potter” installment, and a tour of locations that inspired her characters. ItContinued...

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Video Showing "The Tales of Beedle the Bard" Security Measures and More Now Online

Posted by: Edward
April 18, 2008, 03:12 AM

There is a new video online this evening from Yahoo!News which gives a closer look at “The Tales of Beedle the Bard,” the handwritten and illustrated book by J. K. Rolwing containing five stories referenced in “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.”Continued...

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Book Containing JKR Signature Helps Raise £10,000 for UK Church

Posted by: Edward
April 17, 2008, 07:54 PM

A church in Tutshill, Gloucestershire, England has raised £10,000 ($19,909) after a viewing of a Visitors’ Book containing the signature of Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling. ThisIsGloucestershire is reporting the money was raised during a fundraising launch where the book wasContinued...

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"Deathly Hallows" Wins 2007 Berkshire Children’s Book Award

Posted by: Edward
April 15, 2008, 03:26 PM

The seventh book in author J. K. Rowling’s series, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,” has won with 2007 Berkshire Children’s Book Award after votes were cast by some 1,000 students across 33 schools in Berkshire county in the UK. GetReading.co.uk is reporting “DeathlyContinued...

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Confirmed: Extract of Deathly Hallows, New Illustrations in Book for Prince Charles

Posted by: sue
April 10, 2008, 11:45 AM

Earlier we told you that author J.K. Rowling would contribute to a book to be published in honor of the 60th birthday of Prince Charles. Reps for JKR have now confirmed to TLC that there will indeed be an extract of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows containedContinued...

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Amazon Contest: Win a Trip to London and Read "The Tales of Beedle the Bard"

Posted by: sue
April 09, 2008, 11:42 AM

Today, Amazon has announced a fantastic new contest that is sure to appeal to the serious Harry Potter fans. The online retailer has announced a new contest to win a trip for two to London, England for the weekend, where you will be able to read the special handwritten “TheContinued...

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Scholastic Special Edition Wizard Challenges

Posted by: sue
April 04, 2008, 12:52 AM

Thinking caps and mouses at the ready everyone! Scholastic has updated their Harry Potter site with the latest in their special series of Wizard Challenge quizzes. The newest edition, “Humoring Harry,” features questions our favorite pranksters, Gred and Forge would appreciate. In case youContinued...

JKR Interviews

JKR: Snape and Dumbledore Two of the Most Important Characters in "Deathly Hallows"

Posted by: sue
April 03, 2008, 03:10 PM

Back in February, we told you Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling was a guest at the James Joyce Awards in Dublin, Ireland. Thanks to La Gazetter du Sorcier there is a new report online containing a many of her remarks at this event. Answering a range of questions, JoContinued...

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Cover Art for Japanese Translation of "Deathly Hallows" Revealed

Posted by: Edward
March 31, 2008, 07:42 PM

The publishers of the Harry Potter novels in Japan, Say-zan-sha, have released the cover art for their edition of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. You can view the cover art right here in our image galleries. This edition of the seventh novel in author J. K. Rowling’sContinued...

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JK Rowling Nominated for Children's Choice Book Award

Posted by: sue
March 25, 2008, 02:55 AM

Author J.K. Rowling has been nominated for an award given by the Children’s Book Council. The School Library Journal reports that Jo is nominated for her book Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows as a “2007 Author of the Year” along with Anthony Horowitz (Snakehead), RickContinued...

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PotterCast 143: Of Two Minds

Posted by: Edward
March 17, 2008, 01:32 AM


The 143rd episode of PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, is online this evening with a lengthy discussion about the recent confirmation of a two part “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” film, with Director David Yates and Screenwriter Steve Kloves returning as well. As it is the big news of the week,Continued...

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New J.K. Rowling Interview: Confirms Working on "Scottish Book," Reflects on Dumbledore, Homophobia, Fundamentalism, Future Writing Projects and More

Posted by: sue
March 08, 2008, 10:11 PM

J.K. Rowling has given a new interview with the Edinburgh "Student" newspaper, where the Harry Potter author gives her thoughts on future writing projects, the reaction to the news on Dumbledore's sexuality,Continued...

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New UK Harry Potter PaperBack Set, Half-Blood Prince 2009 Calendar, Cauldron Shop Update and More

Posted by: sue
March 06, 2008, 05:59 PM

We have several updates today regarding some books and merchandise from Harry Potter series.

First UK publishers Bloomsbury have announced that a special new box set of all seven of the Harry Potter books in paperback will be available in October. WithContinued...

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PotterCast 141: Oh Frak!

Posted by: Edward
March 04, 2008, 06:59 AM


Tonight we bring you the 141st episode of PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, with none other than Frak subbing for our academically involved John this episode. In the news this week, Melissa, Sue, and Frak talk about Dan Radcliffe’s win for his role in “Equus” at the WhatsOnStage Theatre Awards alongContinued...