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The Sun Displays Fan Art

Posted by: Melissa
June 11, 2003, 10:12 AM

The Sun has picked a small selection of fan art from the hundreds of entries sent in while waiting for the release of Book V.

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Angus & Robertson Announces Book V Events

Posted by: Melissa
June 11, 2003, 10:05 AM

The Australian bookseller Angus & Robertson has listed all the events going on at their various stores down under including a benefit for Bear Cottage Children's Hospice:

The Magical Castle Breakfast
(A benefit for Bear Cottage Children's Hospice) $45.00 per package
Food, fun and entertainment forContinued...

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Scholastic Announces Contest Winners

Posted by: Melissa
June 11, 2003, 09:58 AM

The winners are in and 10 lucky teens will be travelling to England to hear J.K. Rowling live at the Royal Albert Hall.


  • David Dawson, 14, St. Petersburg, Fla. - To acquire the power of mending a broken heart due to his mother's passing.
  • Daniel Boyce, 8, Camarillo, Calif. - To cure autism, which his sisterContinued...

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My (B.K.'s) Plans for Book V Launch

Posted by: Melissa
June 11, 2003, 09:19 AM

While I'm by no means comparible to Jim Dale, I thought I'd share what I'll be doing for the Book V launch (and it gives me a chance to highlight some of the local goings on).


On Friday, I'll be hitting the Borders in Peabody, MA to grab my Trade version and Books on CD along with my wife and someContinued...

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Jim Dale Announces Plans for Book V Launch

Posted by: Melissa
June 11, 2003, 09:02 AM

We received an email from Jim Dale detailing what he will be doing for the launch of Book V:


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Scholastic Lays Smackdown On Early Readings

Posted by: Melissa
June 10, 2003, 01:36 PM

Scholastic has "corrected" the Salt Lake City Library in their incorrect assumption that an early reading of the book was acceptable.


I have heard of other early readings scheduled in Arizona and other locations - if you hear anything let us know or send them the article. No reason one groupContinued...

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Guardian's HP contest

Posted by: Melissa
June 10, 2003, 01:06 PM

The Guardian is hosting a contest in which entrants are charged to write the first 300 words of the novel following from the already-released first lines. Winners will be chosen for best prediction as well as most inventive opening.

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Newsday Fanfic Report

Posted by: Melissa
June 10, 2003, 12:59 PM

Newsday presents a general report on HP fanfic. Quotage:

Move over, J.K. Rowling. Frustrated with waiting for the author to supply the answers - presumably in her fifth book, "The Order of the Phoenix," due to hit bookstores June 21 - fans have taken matters into their own hands. They've logged on by the tensContinued...

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Waterstones Announces Worldwide Events

Posted by: Melissa
June 09, 2003, 09:05 AM

A few people have emailed us to let us know that Waterstones has announced the hours for all their locations in Ireland, Northern Ireland, the UK, Scotland and Europe. We're holding off listing these in MUARI individually until we have information about specific events. So feel free to let us know if youContinued...

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Floo Network Update

Posted by: Melissa
June 08, 2003, 12:48 PM

You'll notice that with the creation of our new Floo Network comes a new set of domains. First, the Harry Potter Lexicon has acquired a new domain name - http://www.hp-lexicon.org.


You can now find Quick Quotes at http://www.quick-quote-quill.org and the Hogwarts Galleries at http://www.hogwarts-gallery.org.

Be sure to changeContinued...

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At Least NINE New Characters in OotP

Posted by: Melissa
June 08, 2003, 10:09 AM

As many may remember, when Jim Dale read Goblet of Fire, he had claimed to have done 125 different voices. Well, in the recent Wall Street Journal article he says he's done 134. In fact, his Web site has recently been updated to mention the same as well.


So what? Well if you think about it, that means thereContinued...

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National Weekend News Show Seeks Potter Parties and Rabid Fans

Posted by: Melissa
June 08, 2003, 09:26 AM

I received an email this morning from a producer of a National Weekend Morning News show who is looking for some people to be in a segment to air the morning of Saturday, June 21st across the US. He is looking for two things:


  • I wonder if
    you know of any Harry Potter events planned aheadContinued...

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Sotheby's to Auction First Editions

Posted by: Melissa
June 06, 2003, 02:27 PM

Sotheby’s has announced intentions to auction more first-edition Potters. The details as they provide them are:


455 Rowling, J.K. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. Bloomsbury, 1997
8vo, FIRST EDITION, original pictorial boards, erased ownership marks on front paste-down, head and foot of spineContinued...

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HP in Canada: It's a wrap

Posted by: Melissa
June 05, 2003, 10:08 AM

The Canadian run of HP5 is complete.

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Potter First to Former First Lady

Posted by: Melissa
June 05, 2003, 10:05 AM

New York Senator and former Hillary Rodham Clinton's highly anticipated new book, Living History is still second to Phoenix in Amazon.com orders, according to a report in the New York Daily News.
Also, the Shreveport Times notes that "while local booksellers report getting no requests or a few per day forContinued...

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