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“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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

“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 »

Exclusive interview with illustrator Jonny Duddle – plus new covers revealed!

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With just over a month to go before the new editions of the "Harry Potter" series go on sale in the UK, Bloomsbury has revealed the final four stunning covers. Ahead of this release, MuggleNet caught up with Jonny Duddle, the illustrator and children’s book author, to discuss his new covers in an exclusive interview. Read More »

“Harry Potter” on list of 20 inspirational novels by women

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Over the last few months, the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction has been running a campaign called #ThisBook to find out which books by women have changed and inspired people's lives. The campaign was run on social media, with well-known figures offering their personal favorite. The top 20 books were revealed today. Read More »

“Harry Potter” shown to promote empathy among readers

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Although werewolves and goblins might not exist in the real world, can Harry promote empathy in students? Find out more about what researchers have discovered! Read More »

Gringotts Bank listed as one of the top ten famous fictional companies by MSN

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Gringotts Bank is featured in a new list by MSN of the top ten famous fictional companies. Find out more here. --> Read More »

OWLS: Overall test results and winner recap

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The Ministry of Magic Wizarding Examinations Authority has completed grading and verifying all of the Ordinary Wizarding Level exams, or OWLs, taken over the past two weeks. To see the test results and the winner of the Hogsmeade Station Gift Shop Prize Package, read the article here! Read More »

Scholastic Store dedicating entire month of July to “Harry Potter”

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The Scholastic Store is dedicating the entire month of July to "Harry Potter"! Find out what cool events they will be holding here. Read More »

Silence in the Great Hall – OWL exams are still in progress

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Have you taken your MuggleNet Ordinary Wizarding Level examinations, yet? Many of you have, and your knowledge of the wizarding world is at an all-time high! Check out the prize one lucky person will win for passing an OWL exam, and listen to the new commercial from "AudioFictions" right here! Read More »

Quiet in the Great Hall! Ordinary Wizarding Level Examinations (OWLs) are now in progress!

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QUIET IN THE GREAT HALL! Testing is in progress as the MuggleNet OWLs are here! Challenge yourself in your knowledge of the "Harry Potter" series with these exams and enter for a chance to win a fabulous gift set from the Hogsmeade Station Gift Shop! Good luck to all! Read More »