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The Hardest Harry Potter Quiz Ever?

Posted by: sue
July 10, 2009, 02:46 PM

Attention readers of the Leaky Cauldron! Hollywood.com has thrown down the gauntlet and the challenge is this before us: Can you pass what they are calling the HARDEST Harry Potter Quiz ever? What say you?


Thanks to Hollywood.com for owling and trying to take on the smartest bunch of Harry Potter fans in the world.Continued...

Fans

From the Fan's Point of View: Meeting J.K. Rowling and Going to Premiere of Half-Blood Prince

Posted by: sue
July 10, 2009, 01:00 PM

We have a bit of a fun treat today, as there are two special reports from the recent London premiere of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince as seen through the eyes of fans. Longtime TLC reader Rotfang and his nephew Harry were lucky enough to actuallyContinued...

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More on JK Rowling Contribution to Kids' Night In Three Book for Charity

Posted by: sue
July 10, 2009, 09:26 AM

Previously we told of you comments made by author Jessica Adams on her website regarding a contribution from Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling  to Kids' Night In Three, a compilation book edited by Adams for charity. The earlier remarks read: "Also on the charity bookContinued...

LeakyLounge

Two New Selections for Leaky's Book Clubs

Posted by: Edward
July 05, 2009, 09:27 AM

Our two book clubs are ready to start out the month of July with two new selections for you to read and discuss with your fellow Lounge members.  First, the Jane Austen classic Emma is the next selection in our own non-Harry Potter book club: Jo's Book Nook.  With discussion open to all registeredContinued...

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JK Rowling Contributes to New Kids' Night In Three Book for Charity Due Out in October

Posted by: sue
July 04, 2009, 12:47 PM

Author J.K. Rowling has contributed a new piece to a book for charity that will be out in October of this year. As noted on the official website of author Jessica Adams, Jo has donated a piece that will be included in  the new Kids' Night In Three. JessicaContinued...

Books

Auction For One of Original Pencil Sketches Done for Harry Potter Time Magazine Cover

Posted by: sue
July 01, 2009, 05:06 PM

There is a new auction underway for a rare pencil sketch by Harry Potter artist Mary GrandPre for one of the three drawings she made to be used on the cover of Time Magazine in 1999. As seen here, Heritage Auction let us know this fabulous sketch is framed and signed by theContinued...

PotterCast

PotterCast 198: Throw Down the Gnomes!

Posted by: Edward
July 01, 2009, 12:25 AM

  Recorded a few weeks ago shorty before the PotterCast 2009 Summer Tour, this episode of PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, features a heap of Harry Potter talk for your listening pleasure.  Our 198th episode starts off discussion of our recent LeakyCon 2009 Harry Potter conference, includingContinued...

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JK Rowling and the Magic Flying Piggy Bank for Charity

Posted by: sue
June 22, 2009, 07:26 PM

J.K. Rowling contributed to a charity fundraiser auction that took place over the weekend in London that involved piggy banks. In writing that would no doubt make the Weasley Wheezes proud, Jo contributed a specially designed piggy bank, and The Daily Mail reports " etched a special message Continued...

Legal

Suit Filed Against Bloomsbury Regarding "Harry Potter and Goblet of Fire;" Bloomsbury States Claim is "Without Merit"

Posted by: sue
June 15, 2009, 03:02 PM

Today the estate of late children's author Adrian Jacobs filed a suit against Bloomsbury Publishing citing copyright infringement involving Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling. In a press release, the estate claims thatContinued...

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JK Rowling Attends Raisa Gorbachev Fundraiser Gala Ball

Posted by: sue
June 06, 2009, 05:51 PM

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling and her husband Dr. Neil Murray are attending the annual Raisa Gorbachev Gala Fundraiser Ball tonight in London, England. You can see photos of Jo wearing a gorgeous light blue evening gown via Getty here and here, and here via WENN
You can learn more aboutContinued...

Character Birthdays

Happy Birthday, Draco Malfoy

Posted by: Edward
June 05, 2009, 02:00 PM

Today marks the birthday of one Draco Malfoy, as the calendar on Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling's website now indicates.  Please join us in wishing this young man a happy birthday.  Cheers to you, Draco.

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J.K. Rowling and Emma Watson to Guest at Raisa Gorbachev Ball This Weekend?

Posted by: sue
June 04, 2009, 02:38 PM

Richard Kay's column in the Daily Mail today has word that Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling and actress Emma Watson are among the guests due to attend the annual Raisa Gorbachev gala fundraiser ball this weekend. The paper states that the fourth annual event will be "a fabulousContinued...

Books

Scholastic Updates with New Harry Potter Through the Years Poster, Sorting Hat Quiz

Posted by: sue
June 01, 2009, 10:35 PM

Scholastic, the US publishers of the Harry Potter novels, have updated their website with a lovely new poster called "Celebrating Harry Through the Years." The poster, available for download via this link (PDF), features a montage of artwork by Mary GrandPre as wellContinued...

PotterCast

PotterCast 195: Edible to the Point of Delicious!

Posted by: Edward
May 16, 2009, 11:00 AM

Today we have for you the 195th episode of PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast, online for your listening pleasure.  Sue's News kicks off this week with information about the July 7th release date for both the Half-Blood Prince Soundtrack and Deathly Hallows paperback, filming of Shell CottageContinued...

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JK Rowling Continues Support for MS and other Charities

Posted by: sue
May 11, 2009, 09:15 AM

Scores of readers have emailed regarding new charity efforts from Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling.

First Jo is lending her support to a young man from Glasgow, Scotland who is trying to raise awareness of the importance of Vitamin D in the battle against Multiple Sclerosis. Scottish TV letContinued...

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