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Bloomsbury.com: Half-Blood Prince Screensavers, More

Posted by: sue
May 10, 2005, 08:23 AM

Bloomsbury.com has added some very cool features on their website, including Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince screensavers and countdown clock for download in their "Fans" section of their Harry Potter website . There is a choice between the UK Children's book coversContinued...

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Jim Dale talks HBP's US Audio

Posted by: Melissa
May 09, 2005, 12:36 PM

Casey let us know that HP US audiobook reader Jim Dale recorded a little message about the upcoming audio book on BN.com.

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HBP Audio Books Available for Pre-Order

Posted by: Kristin
May 09, 2005, 05:38 AM

You can now pre-order the audio HBPs through Amazon by clicking over to the Cauldron Shop (Click for: US, UK, Canada, Germany and France. Please note that in Germany and France, the editions are still being sold in English. Translations will be published later in the year).
Leaky reader Matthew reminded usContinued...

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HBP Audio Book to Go on Sale July 16, Read by Jim Dale

Posted by: Melissa
April 28, 2005, 11:56 AM

The Scholastic version of HBP will go on sale July 16 in America and Canada, according to a press release by Listening Library, the division of Random House that has published the previous five HP audio books.
The book will be read by the Grammy winner and MBE Jim Dale (read TLC's last interviewContinued...

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Amazon: 700,000 Copies of Half-Blood Prince Pre-Ordered

Posted by: sue
April 27, 2005, 10:55 AM

Amazon has announced that they have received 700,000 pre-orders for the new Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince book, which is due to be released on July 16. Amazon also said that HBP has been the top selling book for 18 straight weeks. Previously Amazon announced that the ordersContinued...

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Bloomsbury.com: HBP Audio Book News, Redesign

Posted by: sue
April 20, 2005, 04:37 PM

The Harry Potter section of Bloomsbury.com has a new look and some news for us today.
First the news. The U.K. audio books of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince are set to be released on August 25th. While we do not yet have any news about the release dates of the US versions from Scholastic, thereContinued...

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Pic of HBP Computer-Generated: Book Not Yet Printed

Posted by: Melissa
April 11, 2005, 12:49 AM

Thank you for all the notifications about Australian bookseller Dymocks.com.au's apparent image of a printed HBP.
We can exclusively put the speculation to rest: this is not a real HBP - unshakable sources say the book has NOT yet been printed and it is impossible for that image to have beenContinued...

Media

New issue of Movie Magic focuses on HP Books, Movies, Fandom

Posted by: Melissa
April 10, 2005, 10:33 AM

The Spring 2005 issue of Movie Magic Magazine has just hit newsstands with about 40 pages of stories on Harry Potter, with a focus on Book Six, Movie Four and various fandom projects as well (thanks to Jenna at DanRadcliffe.com for the Table of Contents scan). The issue includes my follow-upContinued...

JKRowling.com

JKRowling Updates Site

Posted by: Melissa
April 06, 2005, 10:08 AM

There's some updating going on at JKRowling.com's Rumors section - check it out...she answers some questions about time travel (knocking down a very popular fan theory, sorry Milly), about Nicholas Flamel, Lupin's papers, Snape's Crosswords, and the Creevey brothers as Quidditch players.
And the updates continueContinued...

The Cauldron Shop

The Floo Network Announces: The Cauldron Shop!

Posted by: Melissa
April 05, 2005, 10:45 PM

Update: Many of you complained that the calendars were too expensive, so Ila, our WB Rep, had their prices slashed to half, right here - just an example of how your feedback works!

After almost 30 forum pages and more than 800 comments of fan speculation, the time has come to announce what we've beenContinued...

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Scholastic "100 Days of Harry " Countdown Clock

Posted by: sue
April 05, 2005, 06:14 PM

Here comes 100 days of Harry! To help us pass the time waiting for the release of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Scholastic.com has now posted their "100 Days of Harry" Countdown Clock . Besides the countdown calendar it features Potter facts and web alerts. These features will startContinued...

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Amazon: HBP to Arrive on July 16

Posted by: Melissa
April 05, 2005, 11:58 AM

Putting to rest recent speculation that the book would arrive as late as July 23, Amazon.com has announced that all orders of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince will arrive on July 16, for no extra shipping charge. The book will be delivered via United Parcel Service Inc. and the U.S. Postal
Service, and the companyContinued...

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ON TLC: New GrandPre Artwork on HBP Standup

Posted by: Melissa
March 30, 2005, 09:19 AM

We've got the hi-res HBP new artwork for you, which should take the guess-work out of just what or who (or maybe what AND who?) is in the new portion. And that's all we're saying about that until you see it for yourself!
Again, if we are to keep these images unwatermarked we ask that otherContinued...

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Scholastic "100 Days Until Harry" Campaign to Begin April 7

Posted by: Melissa
March 30, 2005, 08:59 AM

Scholastic has sent TLC a press release describing its HBP campaign, set to kick off on April 7, when there are 100 Days Until Harry. The multitiered campaign will include a national advertising campaign; a first-time ever Harry Potter crossword puzzle in The New York Times; online activitiesContinued...

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HBP to Have All-Time High Initial Print Run - 10.8M Books

Posted by: Melissa
March 30, 2005, 12:57 AM

USA Today announces today that the Scholastic (US) edition of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince will have an all-time high initial print run of 10.8 million books, shattering the last record of 8.5 million - set by OotP in 2003.
The article also mentions Leaky, and they fixed the linkContinued...