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Pottermore Shop Now Open, Harry Potter eBooks and Digital Audio Books Available for First Time

Posted by: Stephanie_J
March 27, 2012, 09:08 AM

The official Pottermore shop was launched this morning, marking the first time that the Harry Potter books are available to buy in an eBook and digital audio book format.

This will be the only place to purchase digital copies of the Harry PotterContinued...

Bloomsbury to Repackage Harry Potter Novels with 'Signature' Edition Covers

Posted by: Edward
March 30, 2010, 10:28 AM

This Fall, UK Harry Potter publisher Bloomsbury will be repackaging the seven Harry Potter novels with new Signature Edition covers, the Bookseller reports.  High Res photos of these signature edition covers for the Harry Potter series can be found right here in ourContinued...

Harry Potter Novels Make USA Today List of Top Books of the 2000s

Posted by: Edward
December 23, 2009, 11:39 PM

Novels from the Harry Potter series by author J. K. Rowling have been included in six of the ten spots on USA Today's list of the Top Ten Books of the 2000s.  Miss Rowling's novels placed along side the popular Twilight series by Stephanie Meyer and the Dan Brown novel TheContinued...

Harry Potter Prequel Receives Over 70,000 Visitors During First 20 Hours Online

Posted by: Edward
June 19, 2008, 06:03 PM

As readers will remember, Waterstones.com released the 800-word Harry Potter prequel written by J. K. Rowling online after the work was sold at a charity auction for £25,000 ($48,855) early last week. Utalkmarketing.com is now reporting that over 70,000 people visitedContinued...

Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger Named Among EW's Favorite Fictional Lovers

Posted by: Edward
February 14, 2008, 05:03 PM

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Entertainment Weekly has released a list of Pop Culture’s Best Couples, a ranking of 26 of our favorite true (fictional) lovers. The fictional pairing of characters Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger from the Harry Potter seriesContinued...

"Deathly Hallows" Translation Released in Romania

Posted by: Edward
December 02, 2007, 06:24 PM

The release of translated editions of the seventh Harry Potter novel continues with the book’s publication yesterday in Romania. Their edition of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” was translated by Ioana Iepureanu, who has worked on the previous novels. The publishers ofContinued...

"Deathly Hallows" Translation Updates for Sweden, Poland, and Greece

Posted by: Edward
November 23, 2007, 07:57 PM

Even more good news today for fans waiting to read “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” in their native languages, as the book has recently been released in Sweden, in addition to a slew of other publication news. First, Tiden Young, who publish the book in Sweden,Continued...

The Race to Translate "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows"

Posted by: Edward
October 13, 2007, 01:52 AM

The Times Online has an absorbing new article online which examines the many translations of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” we’ve been telling you about in recent months. This article details the race that some foreign publishers have taken to satisfy the demandContinued...

Title for Italian Edition of "Deathly Hallows" Announced

Posted by: Edward
September 12, 2007, 03:26 AM

Salani, the Italian publishers of the Harry Potter novels, announced today the long awaited title of the seventh book in author J. K. Rowling’s series. The title, which garners a slight spoiler caution for those still awaiting “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” in theirContinued...

French Release Date for "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows"

Posted by: Edward
June 06, 2007, 04:04 PM

News came today from Gallimard, the publishers of the Harry Potter books in France, who announced that the seventh book in author J. K. Rowling's series will be published in France on Friday, October 26, 2007. The book, translated by Jean-François Ménard,Continued...

"Heart of Ravenclaw," "Deadly Veil" Never Contenders for HP Title

Posted by: Melissa
December 24, 2006, 10:27 AM

Since "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" was revealed as the title to Harry Potter 7, some sites have reported that two other registered Harry Potter trademarks - Harry Potter and the Heart of Ravenclaw and Harry Potter and the Deadly Veil may have been the other twoContinued...

Recap: New Title for Book Seven and More

Posted by: sue
December 22, 2006, 05:05 PM

We've had so many requests and questions about the events of recent days, that we thought we would give those who might have missed all of this in the holiday rush a chance to catch up on all the news with this recap.Important things to note are as follows:

Amazon Calls Book Seven "Most Eagerly Awaited Books of All Time"

Posted by: sue
December 21, 2006, 03:08 PM

With the news of the title for the last Harry Potter book now publicly announced, there has been widespread media reaction as you can imagine. Here are just a few of the news stories of interest on the subject:
Amazon.com is the focus of this story from Bloomberg news which highlightsContinued...

Scholastic Updates Book Seven Title Image; Part of New Title First Appeared Three Years Ago

Posted by: sue
December 21, 2006, 11:28 AM

In the wake of the release of the name of the title of Book Seven today (which is also Winter Solstice btw), Scholastic, the US publishers of the series, has updated their Book Seven image with the new name on the main page of their website. Bloomsbury,Continued...

JKR Updates Website: Third Book Seven Title Being Considered; Spell Definitions Clarified

Posted by: Melissa
October 31, 2006, 09:20 AM

JKRowling.com has been updated! In her new diary entry, Jo says that she is now considering a THIRD title for book seven, but that this doesn't concern her, as some of the previous books have had several titles in the offing before one was settled on.Continued...