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Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

Bloomsbury HBP Cub Reporter Announced

Posted by: Melissa
June 30, 2005, 09:20 AM

Bloomsbury has announced its cub reporter, who will travel to Scotland to meet and be part of a press conference with Jo Rowling on publication weekend; Vhari Leishman won with the following entry:

"I've just spent a whole day of my exam leave - note I said spent, not wasted - trying to think of somethingContinued...

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PotterParties.com: More than 1500 Potter Parties, Zip Search and More

Posted by: Melissa
June 29, 2005, 12:30 PM

ppthumb.jpgWith about two weeks left until the zero hour, the team at PotterParties.com has been working like a band of house-elves, and we have some amazing things to report.
Firstly, there are now more than 1,500 parties listed on the site, from the US and the UK to Malaysia and Japan.Continued...

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Scholastic Half-Blood Prince Booth at Comic-Con

Posted by: sue
June 29, 2005, 10:39 AM


Scholastic, the US Publishers of the Harry Potter books, have announced that they will be present for the first time at Comic-Con International. The convention takes place July 14th through the 17th in San Diego, California, which is during the release weekend for the sixth Potter book. FansContinued...

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Video and More Photos of Half-Blood Prince Books

Posted by: sue
June 29, 2005, 10:21 AM

If the wait for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is not too much for you yet, check out this video and some additional photos of the books being sorted at the warehouse for distribution! Only 16 more days!
Thanks Harry Latino!

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Bloomsbury's new contest - win a signed HBP

Posted by: Melissa
June 29, 2005, 07:42 AM

hbpbloomsburythumb.jpgBloomsbury has recently introduced a gallery section on their new Harry Potter website where fans can submit reviews and artwork associated with the HP books. In the run-up to publication, they are giving away a signed copy of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (which will be sent afterContinued...

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Amazon's HP Kids Review Panel Winners

Posted by: sue
June 28, 2005, 09:31 AM


Earlier this month we told you that Amazon.com was holding a Harry Potter Review Panel contest for children to send in videos with their thoughts about Harry Potter. The winners have now been selected, and you can view them here. According to this press release the winners are:

*Kaitlin Bennett, age 13, fromContinued...

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B&N: Four Million Pounds of Harry Delivered to Warehouse

Posted by: Melissa
June 27, 2005, 10:53 AM

hpbcnbcthumb.jpgUPDATE: Thanks to an anonymous Leaky reader, you can see pics of the segment CNBC did on the book - including images of the finished book being sorted and packed - right here!

Barnes & Noble announced on Business Wire today that 124 tractor trailer trucks, weighing more than 4,000,000Continued...

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Associated Press Publishes Four Part Feature on the Harry Potter Series

Posted by: sue
June 26, 2005, 12:29 AM

The Associated Press released today four articles all about the Harry Potter book series. The story had been accidentally made public Friday and then pulled down, but is released from embargo today, the first part, focusing on the merchandising surrounding the launchContinued...

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LA Times: Still Wild About Harry?

Posted by: sue
June 24, 2005, 08:47 PM


The LA Times has a new article wondering if those who first discovered Harry years ago when they were young children, would they still be interested in the books now as teens moving into adulthood. According to the article, Scholastic remains optimistic that readers will stay with Harry as he continues to grow.

"Continued...

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UK Amazon lowers price of Half-Blood Prince book

Posted by: sue
June 24, 2005, 06:38 PM

Several TLC Readers let us know that today they received an email from retailer Amazon UK, letting them know that the price of the Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince book had been lowered. The email said in part:

At Amazon.co.uk, we are always looking for ways to bring value to our customers.Continued...

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Financial Times HBP Cub Reporter Winner

Posted by: sue
June 24, 2005, 01:04 PM

The Financial Times newspaper has announced their winner for the Half-Blood Prince Cub Reporter contest. Eleven year old Huw Jones of West Wales, was chosen the winner over 150 entrants vying for a chance to attend the special midnight release party for book 6 held by J.K. Rowling at Edinburgh Castle, inContinued...

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Barnes & Noble Video Interview with Jim Dale

Posted by: sue
June 23, 2005, 03:09 PM

Barnes & Noble have now posted a new video interview with Jim Dale, the narrator of the US Harry Potter audio books. In this video interview, he addresses things such as how he creates the voices of the characters in the books. For example, he says that the voice of Professor McGonagall is based onContinued...

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Half-Blood Prince E-Cards

Posted by: sue
June 23, 2005, 01:33 PM

Bloomsbury, the U.K. publishers of the Harry Potter books,have added three Half-Blood Prince e-cards that you can send to your friends. The choices are the book covers, one with the back cover art, and the last one has that interesting ring on it.(This ring was shown as part of the back cover art ) Click here, thenContinued...

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ADMIN: Notifications On

Posted by: Melissa
June 23, 2005, 10:42 AM

In an attempt to fix the bug where you get several notification emails for one topic, we have turned notifications back on and are working with the software developer to fix it. We ask for your patience as we get this sorted. Thank you!

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Jim Dale Talks Recording Half-Blood Prince AudioBook

Posted by: sue
June 23, 2005, 09:50 AM

Jim Dale, who narrates the US edition of the Harry Potter books, has given a new interview where he talks about the process of recording for Half-Blood Prince. He recorded the book in April, only he says he is not certain as to the exact number of voices he did for Book 6, as he has notContinued...