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Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

Scholastic Begins Twenty Day Countdown to HBP Paperback

Posted by: sue
July 06, 2006, 04:15 PM

Scholastic, the US publishers of the Harry Potter books, has now launched their twenty day countdown to the release of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince in paperback. Each day until July 25, there will be a new question about the books; the first one here. Then, the last question willContinued...

News

The Odds on Harry Deaths, According to Webmasters

Posted by: Melissa
June 28, 2006, 10:13 AM

USA Today asked me and Emerson of MuggleNet yesterday our odds on specific characters dying in book seven. We were asked on separate phone calls, not that you can tell from the results, which are nearly identical. Voldemort? 100 percent chance of death. Hermione and Ron, at most 12 percent. Enjoy!Continued...

Leaky

Tune into Melissa on WOR

Posted by: sue
June 27, 2006, 03:56 PM

Harry Potter media mania continues as our own Melissa Anelli will be interviewed this afternoon at 5:30 live on 710 WOR AM radio. Melissa will be on the Henican & White show as they will be discussing the issue of a possible Harry demise (or NOT) in Book Seven, the latest news from the Jo interview, and more, so checkContinued...

Leaky

Melissa is "The Most" Today on MSNBC

Posted by: sue
June 27, 2006, 11:01 AM

With all the recent press coverage stemming from Jo's new interview on the "Richard & Judy" show, Harry Potter is back in the spotlight. Today, our own Melissa Anelli will be appearing on MSNBC's "The Most" program hosted by Alison Stewart at 3:10pm (ET), which highlights the hottestContinued...

PotterCast

Leaky and PotterCast T-Shirts Now Available!

Posted by: Melissa
June 26, 2006, 08:18 PM

At long last...presenting...Leaky and PotterCast T-Shirts! We know you've been asking for a long time, so we finally have them regularly available, and right in time for Lumos and summer.
We have five new designs for you to choose from: The signature PotterCast T-Shirt, a navy design with a bunchContinued...

Admin

Outages at the Lexicon, Quotes and Shop

Posted by: Melissa
June 18, 2006, 12:04 PM

Some of our sister sites on the Floo Network - The Harry Potter Lexicon, Quick Quotes and The Cauldron Shop - are having some server burps and giggles this week, and have been unable to update; please be patient and it will all be fixed shortly. Thanks much!

LeakyLounge

Lounge Luau: June's Meet-n-Greet Rockahulas Tomorrow

Posted by: Melissa
June 16, 2006, 11:00 AM

Tomorrow the Leaky Lounge will hold its monthly meet-n-greet, this time in the form of a luau - complete with a filk writing contest, "beach blanket bingo," custom avatars, decorations, a Horcrux hunt, and much more. Chamber of Chat will also participate, and the Corner Booth (textContinued...

Honors/Awards

Leaky and Potter Fans At the Webbys

Posted by: Melissa
June 14, 2006, 08:06 AM

On Monday night, John Noe and I went to the Webby Awards, the "Oscars of the Net," to represent you all and pick up the People's Voice award for best Celebrity/Fan site; it was the first time a fan site has taken home a Webby and we were unbelievably thrilled to do it. We've uploaded pics inContinued...

Events

Harry Potter Days at the Staten Island Children's Museum

Posted by: Melissa
June 09, 2006, 03:55 PM

Leaky's John and I will be at the Staten Island Chldren's Museum's Harry Potter celebrations tomorrow, giving out prizes and having fun; please stop by if you're around! At 1:30 we'll be conducting a Harry Potter discussion; there will be a maze on the East Meadow (inContinued...

LeakyLounge

Registration for Chamber of Secrets Reading Groups Open

Posted by: Melissa
June 03, 2006, 01:36 PM

Registration to participate in our Harry Potter reading groups is open again, this time for discussion of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. To get sorted into a group, click here! You don't need to have been in any previous groups to participate now, but you do need to beContinued...

New HPEF Convention: Prophecy 2007

Posted by: sue
June 02, 2006, 01:18 PM

HPEF, the same group who brought Potter fans Nimbus 2003, The Witching Hour, and the upcoming Lumos 2006 convention, have announced their new event: Prophecy 2007. Being held in Toronto, Ontario Canada, Prophecy 2007: From Hero to Legend will occur August 2-5 next year. Hotel and registration information will beContinued...

LeakyLounge

WOMBAT Review Course Now Open

Posted by: Melissa
May 20, 2006, 01:13 PM

The WOMBAT review center at the LeakyLounge is now open! Get your wits about you, and prepare for the next pop quiz from JKRowling.com!

LeakyLounge

W.O.M.B.A.T. Review: The LeakyLounge's Study Course

Posted by: Melissa
May 17, 2006, 02:11 PM

Nervous about your next W.O.M.B.A.T. test? Do standardized wizarding exams make your palms sweat? The idea of the looming Grade 2 W.O.M.B.A.T. sending you into hysterics?
Never fear; the LeakyLounge, with the Chamber of Chat and the Corner Booth, have joined together to form a W.O.M.B.A.T. reviewContinued...

PotterCast

LeakyMug #7: LeakyMug Returning to NYC for Jo's Visit

Posted by: Melissa
May 13, 2006, 03:04 AM

Surprise! The LeakyMuggers have returned, with a big announcement about the week of Jo Rowlng's visit to New York. We're celebrating with another live podcast - it's four days after our Vegas live podcast but there was no way we could let this momentous event go by without some celebratingContinued...

Honors/Awards

Leaky the First Fan Site to Win Webby Award

Posted by: Melissa
May 09, 2006, 02:19 AM

Well, guys, thank you! Because of you, Leaky has become the first fan site to win the Webby Award, considered the "Oscar of the 'Net." We took the People's Voice award in our Celebrity/Fan category; the official site for Prince took the judge's award. Other People's Voice winnersContinued...

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