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J.K. Rowling has written a new short story about Harry Potter–as an adult

Harry Potter fans get excited! J. K. Rowling has written a new 1500-word short story about Harry Potter in his thirties and his friends from the perspective of gossip columnist Rita Skeeter. This is the first time J K Rowling … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince movie doing well in box office

The Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince movie (based on Book 6 of the same name) is doing well in the box office, since it opened. It’s doing even better than The Dark Knight; Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince … Continue reading

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Does alcohol play a major role in the latest Harry Potter movie?

I noticed the drinking in the last Harry Potter movie. It surprised me a little–underage in a pub, etc–but it didn’t upset me. Did you notice it? What do you think about it? In the books, I didn’t notice it … Continue reading

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Harry Potter covers redesigned–for fun

A book cover can grab a reader–or push them away. I know a book cover can gain my initial interest if it’s good. And I know some people who’ve bought books solely based on the book cover. So a book … Continue reading

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Harry Potter License Plates

Did you know that people have Harry Potter license plates? I mean, a LOT of people have Harry Potter license plates. Now that shows incredible enthusiasm for the books, and is really kind of cool, I think. I counted 106 … Continue reading

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Banned books get a new website to help promote Banned Book Week

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Rowling’s Tales of Beedle the Bard available to everyone

Remember how one copy of J.K’s The Tales of Beedle the Bard was auctioned off, and there were only 6 copies of the book in existence, leaving a lot of disappointed fans? Well, no more. Now everyone will be able … Continue reading

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Rowling on a regret, and her speech at Harvard

On a recent BBC program Scotland’s Hidden Epidemic: The truth about MS, Rowling said: “I started writing Harry six months before [my mother] died.” (J.K. Rowling’s mother died of MS in 1990.) “That’s obviously a real regret, because I never … Continue reading

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