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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Time Magazine Feature on Scholastic Effort to Keep "Deathly Hallows" Secret and Special for Fans

Posted by: sue
June 29, 2007, 01:37 AM

Time magazine has a new in- depth feature on the efforts used by the team at US Harry Potter publishers Scholastic, as they have gone about preparing for the release of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.” Detailing the steps the companyContinued...

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"Deathly Hallows" PaperBack Due July 2008, Box Set from Bloomsbury to be Released October 1, 2007

Posted by: sue
June 28, 2007, 03:45 PM

Today, UK Harry Potter publishers Bloomsbury announced that export orders for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows “were up 17% on book number six.” The BBC reports that the company will also release a special box set edition of the novelsContinued...

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Scholastic to Hold "Harry Potter Place" Street Celebration for "Deathly Hallows" Release

Posted by: sue
June 27, 2007, 12:15 AM

US Harry Potter publishers Scholastic issued a press release today about their plans to hold a "Harry Potter Place" street celebration party for the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Taking place at their headquarters in New York City, ScholasticContinued...

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Will Voldemort Be Defeated?

Posted by: sue
June 26, 2007, 01:06 PM

Will Voldemort be defeated? This is what Scholastic is asking in week six of their series of questions leading up to the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. The US publishers have also updated their Harry Potter site with a new poster of Half-Blood Prince, as well as a bookmark of the latest question. BeContinued...

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Winners Picked in Scholastic's Midnight Signing with JKR Contest

Posted by: Edward
June 22, 2007, 02:28 PM

In a press release, US Harry Potter publishers Scholastic announced the seven lucky US fans that have won a three day/night trip to London to attend the midnight reading and signing of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows on July 21st. With more than 40,000 entries submitted, theseContinued...

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"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" Hacker Hoax

Posted by: Edward
June 21, 2007, 02:00 AM

Rumors have been floating around the internet today concerning a ‘hacker’ obtaining a digital copy of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows from a Bloomsbury computer and posting the alleged ending on the web. Reuters is reporting this evening that a Bloomsbury spokesperson ‘declinedContinued...

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Australian Publishers Allen and Unwin Open JKR 'Midnight Signing' Competition

Posted by: Edward
June 20, 2007, 01:30 AM

Along with US and UK Harry Potter publishers Scholastic and Bloomsbury, Allen and Unwin, who publish the series in Australia, have opened their ‘J. K. Rowling and the Midnight Signing’ contest. Similar to the US and UK contests we previously told you about,Continued...

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Bloomsbury's JKR "Midnight Signing" Winners Beginning to be Notified

Posted by: Edward
June 19, 2007, 05:43 PM

As we previously reported, Bloomsbury’s competition for fans in the UK to attend the “Midnight Signing” with author J. K. Rowling has closed and the very, very lucky winners are starting to receive word that they have been selected. Owls have been going out withContinued...

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Scholastic Updates with Knight Bus Fan Videos

Posted by: sue
June 14, 2007, 11:38 PM

As promised, US Harry Potter publishers Scholastic have now updated their website with a montage of some of the first fan videos made during the Knight Bus tour. You can see these videos of lucky fans who are visiting the purple bus (just like the one from the books) as it makes its way across theContinued...

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J.K. Rowling to Tour in US, October 2007

Posted by: sue
June 14, 2007, 11:37 AM

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J.K. Rowling has updated her website with the news she would be touring here in the United States in October of 2007. Jo says "The Open Book Tour" will include "four events, three to be held for schoolchildren in Los Angeles, New Orleans and New York City and one event in New York City forContinued...

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