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More Book Seven Death Predictions

Posted by: sue
July 09, 2006, 04:29 PM

In the wake of JKR's recent interview on the "Richard & Judy" talk show, the media continues to write stories about Book Seven, and the possible deaths contained in the last book. The newest entry covering this topic comes now from Entertainment Weekly, where they have an article featuring theContinued...

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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...

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Another Press Mention of Possible Book Seven in 07

Posted by: sue
June 29, 2006, 11:53 AM

Today there was another mention of a possible Book Seven release date coming in 2007. Bloomsbury, the UK publishers of the Harry Potter books, issued an early statement about the outlook of the company ahead of their annual stockholder meeting today, and wire reports are again including mentionsContinued...

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Scholastic.com Updates with Book Five Downloads

Posted by: sue
May 26, 2006, 09:35 AM

Scholastic.com has updated their Harry Potter website with new downloads for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix which include wallpaper and a printable poster. Also the winners for the contest leading up to the release of HBP in paperback are now on the site. Harry Potter and the Half-BloodContinued...

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Wall Street Already Anticipating Book Seven

Posted by: sue
May 24, 2006, 09:57 PM

Wall Street is already anticipating the release of Book Seven as stocks of Scholastic rose today after a positive review of the company. The AP reports that Stifel Nicolaus reviewed several book publishers, and Scholastic stocks were rated as "buy," as they eye the future for the publishersContinued...

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Harry Potter Brings Magic to Book Publishing

Posted by: Melissa
May 19, 2006, 11:24 AM

The New York Times reports that a Book Industry Study Group report, being released today, found that 2005 book sales were up by 5.9% at $34.6 billion (USD). The "strongest growth niches" were juvenile books, religious books and elementary and high school textbooks.

"[T]he children'sContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Press Conference with JKR in New York August 1

Posted by: sue
May 16, 2006, 07:13 AM

As part of the "Evening with Harry, Carrie, and Garp" event, author J.K.Rowling, along with Stephen King and John Irving, will hold a press conference Tuesday, August 1 at 10am at Radio City Music Hall. Later that night, the authors will hold their special charity reading. TLC will provideContinued...

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Arthur Levine Talks J.K. Rowling

Posted by: sue
May 12, 2006, 07:38 AM

Earlier this week, Scholastic kicked off their summer reading program with a panel discussion in New York called "The Next Best Seller: The ABC's of Creating a Children's Book." Hosted by Deborah Norville, this panel featured Arthur Levine, editor of the U.S. edition of the Harry Potter novels,Continued...

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Possible Web Broadcast of JKR Charity Reading

Posted by: sue
May 10, 2006, 04:37 PM

There is a possibility that the upcoming charity reading by authors J.K.Rowling, Stephen King, and John Irving may be broadcast on the web. On Stephen King's official message board today, the question about a possible broadcast on the web for those who could not obtain tickets nor attend the eventContinued...

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Cover Art to Half-Blood Prince Paperback

Posted by: sue
April 25, 2006, 09:55 AM

Scholastic has released the cover art for the paperback edition of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince which you can see in our galleries, here. Looking very similar to the original, Half-Blood Prince will be released in paperback here in the US on July 25; the UK paperback from Bloomsbury is dueContinued...

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Scholastic.com Updates Harry Potter Download Section

Posted by: sue
March 24, 2006, 07:11 PM

Scholastic has updated their Harry Potter site to include new downloads for Prisoner of Azkaban and Chamber of Secrets. These downloads are being added each week as part of the previously announced contest Scholastic is holding for children to win a Harry Potter Ipod package and more. To enter,Continued...

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Half-Blood Prince Paperback Now Available for Pre-Order

Posted by: sue
March 23, 2006, 09:51 AM

The US paperback edition of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is now available for pre-order from retailers such as Amazon.com and Barnes and Noble. As we reported previously, the paperback edition of Book Six from Scholastic will be released on July 25 here in the States. TheContinued...

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Scholastic Harry Potter "Wednesdays" Sweepstakes Now Open

Posted by: sue
March 01, 2006, 12:07 PM

Scholastic has now opened their Harry Potter" Wednesdays" Sweepstakes, which offers you the chance to be a lucky winner of a special Harry Potter Ipod and all six of the Harry Potter audiobooks. For the next six Wednesdays ,if you go to to this link at Scholastic.com/Harry PotterContinued...

PotterCast

Complete Arthur Levine Interview Now Available in MP3 and Transcript Form

Posted by: Melissa
February 25, 2006, 03:35 PM

By popular demand, the complete version of the interview with Arthur Levine, co-editor of Harry Potter, that was on episodes 22, 23 and 24 of our podcast, PotterCast is now available as a downloadable MP3 and in transcript. Check it out on our TLC Interviews page. In thisContinued...

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Scholastic Harry Potter "Wednesdays" Sweepstakes Coming March 1st

Posted by: sue
February 23, 2006, 10:23 AM

Scholastic, the US publishers of the Harry Potter novels, announced today that a brand new sweepstakes is coming in a build up to the release of the paperback version of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Starting March 1, and continuing on for the next six Wednesdays, thereContinued...