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PotterCast 198: Throw Down the Gnomes!

Posted by: Edward
July 01, 2009, 12:25 AM

  Recorded a few weeks ago shorty before the PotterCast 2009 Summer Tour, this episode of PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, features a heap of Harry Potter talk for your listening pleasure.  Our 198th episode starts off discussion of our recent LeakyCon 2009 Harry Potter conference, includingContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

From Scholastic: New Ad for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Paperback, Contest to Win Box Set

Posted by: sue
June 16, 2009, 04:43 PM

As readers will long know, the paperback of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows from US publishers Scholastic will be released on July 7th. As part of the July issue of Nick Magazine mentioned below, there is also a new ad for the final Harry PotterContinued...

Legal

Suit Filed Against Bloomsbury Regarding "Harry Potter and Goblet of Fire;" Bloomsbury States Claim is "Without Merit"

Posted by: sue
June 15, 2009, 03:02 PM

Today the estate of late children's author Adrian Jacobs filed a suit against Bloomsbury Publishing citing copyright infringement involving Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling. In a press release, the estate claims thatContinued...

Books

New Deluxe Editions of Prisoner of Azkaban, Goblet of Fire for France

Posted by: sue
June 14, 2009, 08:01 AM

Gallimard, publishers of the French editions of the Harry Potter novels by J.K. Rowling will be releasing two new versions of the books on June 25. Readers in France will now be able to purchase Deluxe editions of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban and Harry Potter andContinued...

Books

High Res Poster for Bloomsbury Relaunch of "Fantastic Beasts" and "Quidditch Through the Ages" by J.K. Rowling

Posted by: sue
June 04, 2009, 04:09 PM

Previously we told you Bloomsbury was re-releasing Harry Schoolbooks, aka "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them," and "Quidditch Through the Ages" written by Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling in support of the Comic Relief Charity. That relaunchContinued...

Books

Scholastic Updates with New Harry Potter Through the Years Poster, Sorting Hat Quiz

Posted by: sue
June 01, 2009, 10:35 PM

Scholastic, the US publishers of the Harry Potter novels, have updated their website with a lovely new poster called "Celebrating Harry Through the Years." The poster, available for download via this link (PDF), features a montage of artwork by Mary GrandPre as wellContinued...

PotterCast

PotterCast 196: Bother, Bother

Posted by: Edward
May 30, 2009, 12:19 PM

Our 196th episode of PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, is now online with special guest Neil Cicierega, from Potter Puppet Pals, who joins us for an episode packed with the latest Harry Potter news, discussion, and more.  Sue's News starts us off with the latest on the new Half-Blood Prince TV spots, theContinued...

PotterCast

PotterCast 195: Edible to the Point of Delicious!

Posted by: Edward
May 16, 2009, 11:00 AM

Today we have for you the 195th episode of PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, online for your listening pleasure.  Sue's News kicks off this week with information about the July 7th release date for both the Half-Blood Prince Soundtrack and Deathly Hallows paperback, filming of Shell CottageContinued...

Products

Weasley Clock Ticks Closer to Becoming Reality

Posted by: Edward
May 09, 2009, 09:03 PM

Those who desire a Muggle version of the Weasley family clock may not have much longer to wait for this type of technology to be available in their homes.  The Times is reporting this evening that researchers at Microsoft have completed user trials for their Whereabouts Clock.  As TLC reportedContinued...

Books

Chamber of Secrets to be Published in Cambodia

Posted by: sue
May 06, 2009, 11:21 AM

While the final installment in the Harry Potter series has been formally released in 2007, many countries continue to receive new translations of the wildly popular series. The New York Times is reporting today "J.K. Rowling has agreed to donate the rights to the second book in the series, Harry PotterContinued...

LeakyLounge

Leaky Lounge Book Club Reading Updates

Posted by: Edward
May 03, 2009, 03:04 PM

Two of our Book Clubs hosted over on the Leaky Lounge forums have opened up readings of two new books starting today.  First up, our Harry Potter Book Club has now started their reading of the forth novel in author J. K. Rowling's series, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.  Secondly, Jo's BookContinued...

Leaky

May Issue of "The Quibbler" Now Online

Posted by: Edward
May 02, 2009, 12:22 AM

For the month of May, the newest edition of The Quibbler, which contains "all the news you won't find anywhere else," takes a slightly different tone and honors those in the Harry Potter story that have fallen.  This issue takes you behind the veil as we come upon the eleventh anniversary of the BattleContinued...

Harry, A History

"Harry, A History" Event Reminder

Harry, A History
Posted by: Melissa
May 01, 2009, 03:27 PM

Quick reminder: I'll be at the Contra Costa Library in Concord, CA (near SF) this weekend, giving a keynote and doing a signing of my book, Harry, A History. It should be a fun day and I hope to see you there! You can RSVP to the event on my Facebook account (page here, event here) or by just taking down the followingContinued...

PotterCast

PotterCast 193: Mount Pellegrino!

Posted by: Edward
April 30, 2009, 01:20 AM

The 193rd episode of PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, is now online for your audible enjoyment.  This week, Sue starts off the show with a round up of the latest HP news including: Cherrybomb being screened as part of the Cannes Film Festival, Emma Watson on DH filming, new Half-Blood Prince photos, agingContinued...

Art

Danish Harry Potter Cover Art Up for Action

Posted by: sue
April 28, 2009, 01:38 PM

The seven original cover art work pieces of the Danish editions of the Harry Potter novels are now up for auction. As seen here, work done by artist Per Jørgensen, is up for auction starting this week and running until May 11th. The article on the auction gives some background and insight on how theContinued...

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