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A very Harry Christmas: A recap of Pottermore’s “Half-Blood Prince” release

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We recap the new moments released on Pottermore over the past 12 days. As a part of their Christmas treat, Pottermore users could solve daily riddles to reveal new moments on the site. Read More »

“Potter” items to be auctioned by Sotheby’s

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Got cash to burn? Exclusive "Potter" items are going up for auction next week! Read More »

Pricing dispute between Amazon, Hachette at an end

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The ongoing battle between Hachette Book Group and Amazon is finally at an end. The two companies recently reached a multi-year agreement for book sales. This is great news for readers since throughout the dispute, Amazon has been postponing the availability of books by the Hachette Group, including J.K. Rowling’s "The Silkworm", penned under pseudonym Robert Galbraith. Read More »

“Harry Potter” makes Groiler Club’s “One Hundred Books Famous in Children’s Literature”

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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone just got a high honor! Almost as high as catching the Snitch! Read More »

Study conducted on the neuroscience of “Harry Potter”

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A recent psychological study describes what's happening in your brain when you're reading "Harry Potter. Do you think the middle cingulate gyrus area of the brain, associated with pain empathy, would be more active or less active while reading the Hogwarts saga? Only one way to find out! Read More »

Win a boxed set of “Harry Potter” novels illustrated by Jonny Duddle!

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The new "Harry Potter" editions illustrated by artist Jonny Duddle came out at the beginning of December in the UK. Now, Waterstones is offering YOU the chance to win a boxed paperback set of the books! Read More »

Video: “Sesame Street” meets “Harry Potter” in new parody segment

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These aren't your usual wizarding world monsters! "Sesame Street" character Cookie Monster plays the role of Furry Potter in a parody video of "Goblet of Fire"! Read More »

Dumbledore featured on Top Ten LGBT Characters in YA Literature list

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Albus Dumbledore has ranked #1 on a new list of the top ten LGBT characters in young adult literature. Find out the reasoning for his placement here. Read More »

Signed first edition of “Prisoner of Azkaban” sells for $6,749 – How much are YOUR books worth?

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With one copy of "Prisoner of Azkaban" recently having been sold for $6,749, it's time to find out how much YOUR books are worth! Read More »

UPDATED: Bloomsbury launches Harry Potter Book Night!

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Today Bloomsbury Children's Books has announced some rather exciting news - they are launching a new Harry Potter Book Night! The first Harry Potter Book Night will take place on February 5, 2015. Read More »

“Harry Potter” contender in UAE Favorite Book campaign

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"Harry Potter", as we all know, is clearly a series that means a lot to readers, and for different reasons. But one thing is certain - and that is that the popularity of the series means that it is consistently featured on lists of favorite books. Read More »

“Harry Potter” exhibition coming to Texas A&M Medical Sciences Library

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An exhibition titled "Harry Potter’s World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine" is set to open at the Texas A&M Medical Sciences Library this fall. Find out more here. Read More »

Kindle Unlimited launched by Amazon, includes “Potter”

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For those of you with a Kindle, you might have been thinking that a subscription service for books would be something you would appreciate. Well, Amazon might have the answer for you, with their own "Netflix for books." After launching Kindle Unlimited in America over the summer, Amazon has now launched the service in the UK. Read More »

Marathon read features “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”

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We've all marathon read the "Harry Potter" series at least once... check out this librarian who's bringing commuter college students together for a "Potter" reading event to get them excited about their college experience! Read More »

Illustrator Jonny Duddle on taking on the “Harry Potter” challenge

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Jonny Duddle’s new "Harry Potter" covers were released a week ago by Bloomsbury UK. The new covers aim to give the "Potter" books another life and appeal to a new, younger readership who may be discovering them for the first time. The "Telegraph" posted an interview with Jonny over the weekend, which included some interesting thoughts about Jonny's working process, including how he tried to make the characters look their age. Read More »

REVIEW: Bloomsbury “reinvents” the “Harry Potter” children’s editions

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Bloomsbury's new children's editions of the "Harry Potter" series are released tomorrow. Find out MuggleNet's thoughts on the redesign, inside and out, in our review. Read More »

Bloomsbury to hold “Harry Potter” book cover photo op

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Have you ever wanted the chance to be featured on a "Harry Potter" book cover? Well, now is the time! Bloomsbury has teamed up with the Platform Nine and Three Quarters shop in London to hold an event THIS Saturday (August 30) at King's Cross station for people to have their picture taken in front of a giant version of the latest "Philosopher's Stone" cover. Read More »

“Harry Potter” illustrator Jonny Duddle to appear at Lancaster Castle

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Are you excited for the new Bloomsbury editions of the "Harry Potter" books? Well, now is your chance to meet the illustrator, Jonny Duddle, in person! Read More »

Pottermore content of new Bloomsbury editions revealed

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Bloomsbury's newest editions of the "Harry Potter" books have UNRELEASED content, and we have the details! Find out more HERE! Read More »

MuggleNet Exclusive: Bloomsbury reveals new Jonny Duddle back cover images

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As I'm sure you're aware, Bloomsbury is reprinting the "Harry Potter" novels with new covers illustrated by Jonny Duddle. Last week, we were able to reveal to you the final four new covers, as well as an exclusive interview with Jonny. Now here at MuggleNet we are delighted to be able to exclusively reveal to you the back cover images for all seven books! Read More »