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News About Companion Books, New Secrets, and More Revealed on JK

Posted by: sue
October 31, 2007, 04:43 PM

Well it is not quite a huge trick, but there are a few new goodies this Halloween found on our favorite author's website. In addition to the new Wizard of the Month and Door Opening archive we first told you about this morning, there is an update in the news section now on writesContinued...

New Wizard of the Month, Door Opening Archives on

Posted by: sue
October 31, 2007, 10:31 AM

Our favorite author has taken a cue from Madam Pince it would seem, and has now launched a reference of sorts with new Wizard of the Month, and Door Opening archives on Harry Potter fans can now visit Jo's site, and be able to access previous Wizard of the Months viaContinued...

Character Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Molly Weasley

Posted by: sue
October 30, 2007, 12:01 AM

October 30 brings a birthday wish on the calendar via, and gives us all a chance to wish Molly Weasley a very HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Cheers to you Molly, a wonderful mother, a true Gryffindor, and someone who is not afraid to fight for what she believes in (and loves).

Character Birthdays

Happy Birthday Filius Flitwick!

Posted by: Edward
October 16, 2007, 11:00 PM

The calendar on author J. K. Rowling’s official site has been updated for October 17th giving Happy Birthday wishes to Charms Professor and Head of Ravenclaw House Filius Flitwick. May he have a day full of crowd-surfing fun! ;) Cheers Professor!

A Wizard to Beat All Wizards of the Month

Posted by: sue
September 30, 2007, 10:59 PM

Here’s to Harry, the boy who lived! Be sure to check out for a very special new Wizard of the Month for October!

Note: Spoilers for the post “Deathly Hallows” era, and some fabulous new canon!

New Wizard of the Month on

Posted by: Edward
August 31, 2007, 11:01 PM

Our favorite author’s website calendar has been updated for the month of September, which just dawned in the UK, with a brand new Wizard of the Month. Be sure to check out this most brilliant of wizards now.

Happy Birthday, Percy Weasley!

Posted by: sue
August 21, 2007, 11:14 PM

Mind your glasses and toasts everyone, for as the calendar on now reads ”’Happy Birthday, Percy Weasley”, there is celebrating to be had for August 22. Cheers Percy!

Beautiful! New Witch of the Month on

Posted by: sue
August 01, 2007, 02:19 AM

Behold! The last of the four Hogwarts founders to be so honored, there is a beautiful and bejeweled new Witch of the Month for August on

Character Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Neville Longbottom!

Posted by: Edward
July 29, 2007, 11:04 PM

Birthday cheers go out to Neville Longbottom today, as the calendar on has changed with declaration of this celebration. Happy Birthday Neville! Cheers!

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

First Author Signed Copy of "Deathly Hallows" Shown In New York

Posted by: Edward
July 20, 2007, 06:45 PM

The first copy of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” signed by author J.K. Rowling was unveiled today at a press conference in New York. Presented by editor Arthur A Levine of US Potter publishers Scholastic, you can see some photos of this event here.

Also as a reminderContinued...

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J.K. Rowling Honored with Gold Blue Peter Badge, Answers Children's Questions

Posted by: Melissa
July 20, 2007, 02:25 PM

During her appearance on the BBC children’s television show Blue Peter, which airs today at 4:30 p.m. British time, J.K. Rowling was presented with the program’s highest honor, a gold Blue Peter badge. See video footage of the appearance here.

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J.K. Rowling Posts Potter Acknowledgements

Posted by: Melissa
July 20, 2007, 09:10 AM

On this last golden day of ignorance, J.K. Rowling has opened her “Do Not Disturb” door on her web site. The door is simply open: No games or puzzles to get inside. There is a heartfelt note waiting there, alone, in which she gives her last acknowledgments to the people who have helped her writeContinued...

JKR Updates Diary, Asks Fans to Ignore "Deathly Hallows Spoilers"

Posted by: sue
July 18, 2007, 05:50 PM

Our favorite author has just updated her website with a new diary entry, where she asks fans to ignore all the purported Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows spoilers. Jo writes:

We are almost there! As launch night looms, let’s all, please, ignore the misinformation popping upContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling Asking Booksellers for Help in Case of Young Madeleine

Posted by: sue
July 16, 2007, 06:54 PM

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling is continuing in her efforts to help locate a young girl from the UK who went missing from her family while on holiday a few months ago. The case of four year old Madeleine McCann has generated world wide response, including early response fromContinued...

New Wizard of the Month on

Posted by: Edward
June 30, 2007, 11:02 PM

The full moon is high over England now, which means it is July 1st and the calendar on has been updated to reveal the latest Wizard of the Month. Be sure to check it out.