US News & World Report's Potter RoundupBooks
A neat sum-up of Potter as we approach June 21, from US News & Word Report:
Book 5 alive!
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix drops at 12:01 a.m. on June 21. Are you ready? A brief guide:
PLACE TO BE: Author J. K. Rowling will read to a crowd of 4,500 at the Royal Albert Hall in London. Can't scalp tickets from the queen? Watch the live webcast: www.msn.co.uk/harrypotter, June 26, at 11 a.m. EDT.
FAN FACTIONS: Is Draco Malfoy a misunderstood child or an irredeemable sociopath? Potterphiles are divided.
PARTY TIME: Get info about midnight bookstore parties at www .muari.org. Chat up guests about the rumor that a major character dies.
FUTURE FROLICS: Check out the Nimbus 2003 fan symposium in Orlando this July. Does that mean we'll finally learn how to steer our broomsticks? -Ramin Setoodeh