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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.

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

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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...


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...


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...


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...


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.

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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...


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...

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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!

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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.


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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New "Prisoner of Azkaban" Cover Revealed

Posted by: Mel
June 29, 2013, 12:50 AM

Yesterday, at the LeakyCon opening ceremonies, the new cover for "Prisoner of Azkaban" was unveiled. It features Harry casting a Patronus to ward off dementors and can be seen below.


Happy Birthday Matthew Lewis!

Posted by: Catherine
June 27, 2013, 02:34 PM

Matthew Lewis, who plays our beloved hero Neville Longbottom, turns 24 today! Please join us in wishing Mr. Lewis a very Happy Birthday!


Daniel Radcliffe's "Frankenstein" to be Released in October

Posted by: Catherine
June 27, 2013, 02:30 PM

Daniel Radcliffe's new film, 20th Century Fox's modern adaption of Frankenstein, has been given a release date. Frankenstein is set to debut October 17, 2014. In this adaption of Mary Shelly's novel, Radcliffe plays Igor, the "Hunchback". Radcliffe commented on his roles in FrankensteinContinued...


New "Prisoner of Azkaban" Cover to be Unveiled at LeakyCon

Posted by: Catherine
June 27, 2013, 02:19 PM

Scholastic has been releasing images of new covers for the U.S. editions of the Harry Potter series. New artwork for Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, as well as Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, was revealed on Good Morning America and at Book Expo America. Scholastic hasContinued...

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