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A Deathly Hallows Year in Review

Posted by: sue
December 31, 2007, 09:27 PM

Ten Years, Seven Books, One Story. 2007 saw the last chapter in the Harry Potter series brought to life with the publication of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows on July 21. It was quite the journey to reach that remarkable day; please join us as we take a look back at the year in books.

January

As we beganContinued...

Charity

Abe Books Auctions Signed "Deathly Hallows" for Charity

Posted by: sue
December 05, 2007, 10:49 PM

Abe books will be auctioning off a special signed copy of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows for charity. The bookseller obtained an autographed copy of book seven when they attended the Open Book Tour in Toronto, Canada, and have put the book up for auction with proceeds to benefit the UnitedContinued...

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling Visit to Canada October 23

Posted by: sue
September 17, 2007, 03:07 PM

For those disappointed that they will not be seeing Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling on her Open Book Tour next month, fear not! Fans now have another chance to see our favorite author as there is news today that Jo will be appearing in Toronto, Canada on October 23.

The Globe and Mail reports that a newContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Allen and Unwin Announce Winners In 'Midnight Signing' Competition

Posted by: Edward
June 29, 2007, 03:52 PM

As we reported last week, the Australian publishers of the Harry Potter series Allen and Unwin, had opened their ‘J. K. Rowling and the Midnight Signing’ contest for Australian and New Zealand fans to enter. The competition has now closed and the winners have been announcedContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Bloomsbury Closes JKR "Moonlight Signing" Contest

Posted by: sue
June 12, 2007, 08:12 AM

Previously we told you that Bloomsbury was holding a competition for lucky fans in the UK to hear author J.K. Rowling read from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows at the midnight release of the novel in July. The competition is now closed. However, please note similar competitions being held byContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Raincoast Books Preparing for "Deathly Hallows" Release

Posted by: sue
March 16, 2007, 10:03 PM

In the wake of the big announcement this week from US Harry Potter publishers Scholastic on their plans for the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, comes word now that Canadian publishers Raincoast are still in the final stages of planning how they will go about promoting the launchContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

New "Deathly Hallows" Release Date Poster from Raincoast

Posted by: sue
February 21, 2007, 04:00 PM

In addition to the Scholastic and Bloomsbury posters marking the release date of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows we told you about previously, Canadian Potter publishers Raincoast have now released their version of this poster. It features the blue placeholder art for the cover of DeathlyContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Pre-Orders of "Deathly Hallows" Set Records

Posted by: sue
February 02, 2007, 10:16 PM

After the announcement of the July 21, 2007 release date for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, many people quickly took advantage of the available pre-orders for the book. Amazon.com announced that pre-orders for Deathly Hallows "were 547 percent higher than for its predecessor" Harry PotterContinued...

Raincoast

Fifth year, $1.7 Million Raised through Potter Schoolbooks in Canada

Posted by: Melissa
March 11, 2006, 12:44 AM

March 12 is the fifth anniversary of the publishing of the Canadian versions of Quidditch Through the Ages and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them; to celebrate, The Globe and Mail will publish an ad today noting that to date, $1.7 million have been raised for Comic ReliefContinued...