Release Date for OoTP Announced by BloomsburyNews
Click here for the announcement by Bloomsbury of the June 21, 2003 release date.
Yes, it's Bloomsbury's site, so it *is* official.
Sections from the book on the Bloomsbury site include:
The hottest day of the summer so far was drawing to a close and a drowsy silence lay over the large, square houses of Privet Drive The only person left outside was a teenage boy who was lying flat on his back in a flowerbed outside number four.
Dumbledore lowered his hands and surveyed Harry through his half-moon glasses.
It is time, he said, for me to tell you what I should have told you five years ago, Harry.
Please sit down. I am going to tell you everything.
Now, for one of those rare personal comments: My inner Trelawney knew this information was going to be released on my birthday!