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New Harry Potter short story from JKR

Posted by: Catherine
July 08, 2014, 03:27 PM

As she promised at the beginning of Pottermore's Quidditch World Cup coverage, J.K. Rowling has published a Harry Potter short story. Like most new material from the Potter Universe, this short story has been posted on Pottermore as extra content. However, this time the new content is a short story of HarryContinued...

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J.K. Rowling tweets about release of "The Silkworm", Plus Exclusive Excerpt

Posted by: Catherine
June 04, 2014, 04:56 PM

As reported previously, Robert Galbraith, J.K. Rowling's "very, very close author friend", is releasing The Silkworm on June 19. The Silkworm is the second crime novel in Galbraith/Rowling's Cormoron Strike mystery series. With the approach of the release date, J.K. RowlingContinued...

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Bloomsbury to give Potter books a Makeover

Posted by: Catherine
March 21, 2014, 02:29 PM

As reported previously, Scholastic gave the paperback editions of the Harry Potter novels a whole new look. Recently, Bloomsbury has decided to follow suit and apply new cover art to the UK paperback editions of the series. Johnny Duddle will be giving the books new front cover, spine, and back coverContinued...

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Full "Wonderland" Interview Reveals Ron/Hermione Shippers Can Relax

Posted by: Melissa
February 07, 2014, 10:05 AM

The full text of the Wonderland issue that caused a Ron/Hermione vs. Harry/Hermione shipping riot this week is now out, and rumors of the death of the canon pairing have been greatly exaggerated. J.K. Rowling repeats previously made comments that there are certain characteristicsContinued...

Charity

Win a Harry Potter Book Signed by J.K. Rowling and Donate for the HPA!

Posted by: Melissa
October 06, 2013, 06:38 PM

We're entering the final week of the Harry Potter Alliance's Equality FTW fundraiser, and the amazing donation perks just Keep. Getting. Better. Today, it was announced that JK Rowling has donated a full set of the Harry Potter series books to the Harry Potter Alliance. An autographedContinued...

Fantastic Beasts

David Heyman to Produce "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them"

Posted by: Melissa
October 02, 2013, 01:50 PM

MTV News Correspondent Josh Horowitz brings us the latest development in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them news:

Artwork for Seventh Harry Potter Book Released

Posted by: brad
July 31, 2013, 06:11 PM

Today on Harry's (and J.K. Rowling's) birthday, Scholastic revealed the final cover from artist Kazu Kibuishi. The unveiling was done at their flagship in New York City, at birthday celebration for the boy who lived. In attendance were Kibuishi, editor Arthur Levine, and Leaky! (If you follow our instagram, you already knew that.)

Here'sContinued...

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J.K. Rowling's "The Cuckoo's Calling" sales leap

Posted by: Catherine
July 25, 2013, 09:48 AM

Since the veil was lifted on Robert Galbraith, and J.K. Rowling was discovered, sales figures have grown in leaps and bounds for The Cuckoo's Calling. The week before Ms. Rowling's pseudonym was uncovered, the book sold 43 copies (within that week) in the UK. In the days after the news broke, sales jumpedContinued...

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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...

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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...

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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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Rare "Philosopher's Stone" on Display

Posted by: Catherine
June 01, 2013, 04:09 AM

As you may recall, a special J.K.Rowling-annotated copy of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone was auctioned off for charity. For those of us longing to see it, the book will be on display. It has become apart of the Bodleian's Exhibition--Magic Books: from the Middle Ages to Middle-Earth. It willContinued...

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J.K. Rowling's Personal Annotated "Philosopher's Stone" to be Auctioned for Charity

Posted by: Catherine
May 19, 2013, 04:34 AM

A very rare copy of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone is going to be put up for auction on Tuesday. The auction is to aid the writers' association, English PEN. The auction will sell numerous novels annotated by their authors, including an incredible first editionContinued...

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"The Casual Vacancy" Sells 499,000 Copies

Posted by: Catherine
October 03, 2012, 03:49 PM

Numerical sale statistics are starting to emerge for The Casual Vacancy. It has been reported that J.K. Rowling's new adult novel has sold 374,000 copies in the USA, and 124,000 copies in the UK, since its release last Thursday. Hypable reports:

Sales numbers for The Casual Vacancy’s first weekContinued...

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