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New "Half-Blood Prince" Cover released

Posted by: Catherine
July 19, 2013, 04:46 PM

Scholastic's new cover design for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince has been revealed. The cover was unveiled at Comic-Con 2013 in San Diego. These new covers will be on paperback editions of new Harry Potter books, while Mary GrandPre's original artwork will remain the dust jacket art of hardcover HarryContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Source of Galbraith Leak Revealed, JKR "Very Angry"

Posted by: brad
July 18, 2013, 05:02 PM

When The Sunday Times first broke the news about J.K. Rowling being the real author of The Cuckoo's Calling, it was mentioned that a tip on Twitter had led to the eventual reveal. According to the Huffington Post, that anonymous Tweeter has now been traced. London legal firm Russells stated on ThursdayContinued...

J.K. Rowling

New Website for Robert Galbraith Reveals Second Book to be Published Next Year, More

Posted by: brad
July 18, 2013, 04:13 PM

Robert Galbraith, otherwise known as J.K. Rowling, has a new official website, on which is an FAQ with author J.K. Rowling about the new book ("The Cuckoo's Calling"), her pseudonym, and the "labyrinthine" plans she had to keep her identity quiet.


Was revealing the true identity of RobertContinued...

Fan Sites

Warrant Issued for Leaky Owner's Cyber Stalker

Posted by: brad
July 18, 2013, 12:35 AM

Today the New York Daily News broke the story that a warrant has been issued for the arrest of a woman who has been cyber-stalking Melissa Anelli, the owner of The Leaky Cauldron and LeakyNews websites.

The FBI has secured a warrant for Jessica Parker, a resident of New Zealand. This newsContinued...

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JK Rowling's Twitter Response to "The Cuckoo's Calling"

Posted by: Catherine
July 15, 2013, 01:27 PM

J.K. Rowling has posted a tweet with a link to her website. The tweet's link is her personal statement about her decision to publish The Cuckoo's Calling as Robert Galbraith.

Tweet
 What I have to say about being Robert Galbraith and writing 'The Cuckoo’s Calling': Continued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling's New Book: Crime Novel Pseudonym Revealed

Posted by: Melissa
July 13, 2013, 06:43 PM

Like a book by a new crime writer named Robert Galbraith? Well, JK! It was Rowling!


Yep: J.K. Rowling has been publishing crime fiction under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith.

This is not a drill, guys: there is a new book written by J.K. Rowling available right now. You can have it on an e-reader,Continued...

Misc

Story Navigator Feature to be Introduced on Pottermore

Posted by: Mel
July 12, 2013, 08:41 PM

In addition to the release of the final installment of "Prisoner of Azkaban" sometime this summer, Pottermore plans to introduce several new features to the site, including the "Story Navigator":

For those who know the stories inside out, you might want to jump straight to parts of the booksContinued...

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The Many Faces of Emma Watson

Posted by: Catherine
July 11, 2013, 04:44 PM

Emma Watson recently participated in a W magazine photo shoot that captured her many different facial expressions. The shoot and magazine spred talked of Emma's career journey, and her growth as an actress. Photos may be seen here and a few may be seen below. The Improper reports:


Emma Watson isContinued...

Misc

Last Installment of "Prisoner of Azkaban" to be Released on Pottermore This Summer

Posted by: Mel
July 10, 2013, 08:40 PM

The Pottermore Insider has announced that the final installment of "Prisoner of Azkaban" will be released in the coming weeks. The Insider has also posted a teaser image from an upcoming Moment, which appears to be an image of the obstacle course for the Defense AgainstContinued...

Misc

Warner Bros. Studio Tour Diagon Alley Now on Google Maps

Posted by: Mel
July 04, 2013, 08:48 PM

Today, the Warner Bros. Studio Tour Twitter announced that you can now see Diagon Alley on Google Street View. Enjoy a glimpse into the studio here, and see if you can spot anything lurking in the shadows.

J.K. Rowling

J. K. Rowling to Answer One Fan Question on Goodreads

Posted by: Mel
July 04, 2013, 08:44 PM

Goodreads is hosting an opportunity for a fan to ask J. K. Rowling a question about "The Casual Vacancy." In honor of the paperback release of "The Casual Vacancy" readers can post their potential questions here until July 7th. Goodreads will compile the best questions into a poll, which readersContinued...

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Pottermore Donates "Philosopher's Stone" ebooks for Charity

Posted by: Catherine
July 04, 2013, 09:45 AM

London Evening Standard, and Barns and Noble's Nook, teamed up with Pottermore to donate 1,000 Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone ebooks to Beanstalk. Beanstalk is a "National Literacy Charity and Partner of the Get Reading Festival". Stephen Fry, who narrates the British Harry PotterContinued...

Cover Art

New "Order of the Phoenix" Cover Art Released

Posted by: Mel
July 01, 2013, 08:48 PM

We have more new cover art for Scholastic's 15th anniversary rerelease of the Harry Potter series! The new cover for "Order of the Phoenix," illustrated by Kazu Kibuishi, shows Harry and two others flying away from Hogwarts on thestrals.


Many thanks to SnitchSeeker for the tip!

Cover Art

New "Goblet of Fire" Cover Art Revealed

Posted by: Mel
June 30, 2013, 12:46 AM

In anticipation of the August 27th release of the new Kazu Kibuishi illustrated covers, the "Goblet of Fire" cover has been unveiled! It features Harry's triumphant capture of the golden egg from the First Task in the Triwizard Tournament.


You can read more about it here.

Radcliffe

Dan Radcliffe to Return to "The Simpsons"

Posted by: Mel
June 29, 2013, 02:44 AM

Dan Radcliffe will be voicing a new character on "The Simpsons" upcoming season. Previously, in 2010, he voiced a character for the Halloween episode, "Treehouse of Horror XXI":

In an episode airing this coming season, Bart will encounter Diggs (Radcliffe), a strange older boy with a passion for falconry,Continued...

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