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ADMIN: Spoiler-Free for HBP? Get Your News from TLC.

Posted by: Melissa
March 28, 2005, 03:06 AM

As the release of book six gets closer, we have noticed a lot of fans making concerted efforts to stay away from fan sites, including TLC, because they don't want to even risk finding out any more about the upcoming tome, even official information...even the slightest hint ofContinued...

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Scholastic HBP Ad: "You'll Find Out July 16!"

Posted by: Melissa
March 21, 2005, 04:33 PM

Reader DLW has sent us scans of a Scholastic ad for HBP teasing us about finding out who the HBP is. Thanks DLW!


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For further discussion of the covers and the interview...

Posted by: Melissa
March 08, 2005, 11:40 AM

...visit the threads on our forum, where discussions are already heating up. The threads in question are in the Daily Prophet Section.

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Royal Tidings: Cover Art for HBP in the News

Posted by: sue
March 08, 2005, 11:30 AM

With the release today of the book covers for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, some media sources have posted stories about this. MSNBC has this article about artist Mary GrandPre and her design work for the American version of Book 6.

"It's a challenge to take a character ... and makeContinued...

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HP Editor on Today Show

Posted by: Melissa
March 08, 2005, 09:07 AM

Arthur Levine of Scholastic spoke on the Today Show just now, and released a few small tidibts about the book. Click below to read, and thanks to the reader who listed them!
Update: You can also see videos here, thanks to Page from DanRadcliffe.co.uk. Thanks Page!
There will be a new Minister for Magic (which we knew but hadn'tContinued...

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ON TLC: High-Res HBP Covers

Posted by: Melissa
March 08, 2005, 07:44 AM

We have the high-res Scholastic cover right here!
Important Note: These images as presented on Leaky are the highest res available legally. The image must be smaller than the size of the acutal book - if it's not others can print the cover themselves. Out of respect for the people making this book we have downsizedContinued...

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Half-Blood Prince Artwork Revealed on NBC; British Cover on Bloomsbury

Posted by: Melissa
March 08, 2005, 07:18 AM

The cover for Scholastic (American edition) versions of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince was revealed today on the Today show; it will be shown again at 9 a.m. We expect good quality pictures soon but from what we saw, the art is green-toned and appears to show Harry andContinued...

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HBP Cover to Debut on the Today Show

Posted by: Melissa
March 08, 2005, 06:53 AM

Katie Couric just announced that on today's Today show on NBC, she will be unveiling the cover for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Stay tuned! And if you are awake and proficient at screencaps...please let us know!

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Bloomsbury.com Updates

Posted by: sue
March 03, 2005, 06:47 PM

Bloomsbury.com has been updated now with a new poster for download that reminds us to set our alarms for the Half-Blood Prince release. A change has also been made to their countdown calendar with a special mark on March 11th, which is RED NOSE DAY. In conjunction with that day, Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) will be performingContinued...

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Confirmed to TLC: HBP Synopsis False, Composed By Catalog Publishers

Posted by: Melissa
February 28, 2005, 01:06 PM

The HBP snippet that's been circulating has been confirmed to TLC by the publishers of the catalog in which it appeared as completely unofficial and culled from fan sites.
In an email, Publishers Quality Library Service said: "Scholastic has provided us with no facts aboutContinued...

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Mini-HBP Synopsis Circulating

Posted by: Melissa
February 26, 2005, 05:54 PM

We are aware that a snippet about HBP has been posted on MuggleNet andis making the rounds, purportedly from a catalog called Publishers Quality Library Service (which is a real catalog, just not the type of publication first news of the book is expected to show up in - for OotP it was in an actual Scholastic product,Continued...

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HBP to be Forest-Friendly, Greenpeace reports

Posted by: Melissa
February 25, 2005, 01:10 PM

Greenpeace is reporting that they recently asked Bloomsbury, UK publisher of the Harry Potter books, to print HBP on 100 percent "ancient forest friendly paper", which includes recyled fibre, with any non-recyled content coming from Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) pulp. Greenpeace writesContinued...

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Scholastic.com: New HBP Poster, Updated Poll

Posted by: sue
February 21, 2005, 11:02 AM

Scholastic. com has updated their Harry Potter section with a new unique poster for the Half-Blood Prince book. It features a montage of all the five previous book covers by Mary GrandPre, and has a picture of Dobby in the section with the title and release date for book 6. You can click here to printContinued...

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Amazon.co.uk Book Six Notification Glitch

Posted by: Melissa
February 17, 2005, 12:23 AM

A while ago Amazon.com had a glitch in which users subscribed to be notified when HBPwent on sale got an email suggesting the book would be very delayed; the company later apologized in a very funny and Potteresque way.
It seems the same happened with Amazon.co.uk today - readers have been getting the exactContinued...

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UK Edition of Half-Blood Prince: 608 Pages

Posted by: sue
February 11, 2005, 08:19 AM

The UK edition of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince has been confirmed as being 608 pages in length. Andy, from Harry Potter Fan Zone, wrote to let us know that they confirmed the length of the new Potter book with Bloomsbury, after seeing this scan of an order form for the book, which was orginallyContinued...