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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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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

DIGG this news!

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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J.K. Rowling to Appear on Jonathan Ross, Today Show

Posted by: sue
June 13, 2007, 09:19 AM

While we are still pondering over the third and final WOMBAT which now available on JKRowling.com (yes yes the third time is the charm, as the door is FINALLY OPEN, so go take that test now!) there is some additional news about Jo this morning. NBC's The Today Show announced they will be airingContinued...

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Amazon.com "Deathly Hallows Kid Correspondents" Videos Now Online

Posted by: sue
June 12, 2007, 12:03 PM

Previously we told you about the contest online retailer Amazon.com had asking young Harry Potter fans to submit videos about their love of the series in the buildup to the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. The first of these videos is now online, including one fromContinued...

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Scholastic Asks: Where are the Horcruxes?

Posted by: sue
June 12, 2007, 08:30 AM

In the fifth of their countdown questions leading up to the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Scholastic is now asking fans "Where are the Horcruxes?" Good question...and UPDATE: Voting is now open. You can choose THREE from the following:

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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...

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Retailers Continue to Face Discounting Issues for "Deathly Hallows"

Posted by: sue
June 11, 2007, 01:54 PM

Reuters is reporting today about the continuing dilemma various retailers are facing when setting their price for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Many of the large chains are setting low prices for the last Harry Potter book, such as Walmart and Amazon who have cut the regularContinued...

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David Heyman Talks "Phoenix," "Deathly Hallows,"and Life Post Potter

Posted by: sue
June 10, 2007, 11:45 AM

The new issue of Newsweek Magazine contains an interview with Harry Potter film producer David Heyman, where he discusses both the upcoming Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix film as well as the upcoming Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows novel.
Of the movie he briefly mentionsContinued...

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Mary GrandPre: "There is a Reason" for "Deathly Hallows" Cover Art Images

Posted by: sue
June 05, 2007, 07:25 AM

The Detroit Free Press has a new interview this morning with artist Mary GrandPre about the work she does illustrating the US editions of the Harry Potter novels. Stating again she can not speak about her thoughts having been one of the very few to have already read Harry PotterContinued...

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Beep, Beep! The Scholastic Knight Bus Tour Launches

Posted by: sue
June 01, 2007, 09:03 AM

Beep Beep! The Scholastic Knight Bus tour launches today in New York City, and we now have our first look at the big purple bus that will be making its way across the country to help promote the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Update: Scholastic has now uploaded more photos of theContinued...

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Book Industry Reflecting on Life After Harry Potter

Posted by: sue
May 31, 2007, 03:00 PM

Despite all the recent good news about "The Wizard World of Harry Potter" Theme Park coming to Universal Studios in Florida, there is other news today about the books. As BookExpo America, a huge industry convention promoting new books and authors, starts today in New York City, publishersContinued...

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Romance, Romance:Scholastic Asks "Who Winds Up with Whom?"

Posted by: sue
May 29, 2007, 10:11 AM

It's time for question number four from Scholastic, as part of the "There Will Soon be 7" countdown campaign to the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. This week, shipping is on their minds of sorts as the new question is "Who Winds Up with Whom?" At thisContinued...