J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling: The “Harry Potter” Series Was an “Explosion of Colour”


In a new interview with the "Guardian", published today, November 28, J.K. Rowling is in conversation with DJ and writer Lauren Laverne. The interview covers a breadth of topics, from fame and success to Twitter and Robert Galbraith. Read More »

Signed Deluxe Illustrated “Philosopher’s Stone” to be Auctioned for Lumos

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A one of a kind copy of the deluxe Illustrated Edition of "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" is to be sold at an upcoming Sotherby's auction to raise money for Lumos. Two previous items have been sold on behalf of J.K. Rowling at Sotherby's to raise money for Lumos - a handwritten copy of Beedle the Bard in 2007, and an exclusive charm bracelet in 2013. Read More »

Robert Galbraith Advances to Goodreads Semi-finals and Makes Impac Longlist

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We posted last week about Robert Galbraith's "Career of Evil" being nominated in the Goodreads Choice Awards 2015, and now the third book in the "Cormoran Strike" series has made it to the semi-finals! Plus, "The Silkworm" has landed a spot on the International Impac Dublin Literary Award's 2016 longlist! Read More »

Social Roundup: Malala, Cats, and John Lewis Adverts

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After the excitement of Halloween last week, it seems that many of our "Potter" stars have been rather quiet online this week, and so it’s a mixed bag of highlights this week, ranging from cat pictures to Christmas adverts. Read More »

Vote for “Career of Evil” in the Goodreads Choice Awards 2015!

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"Career of Evil" by Robert Galbraith, a.k.a J.K. Rowling, was only released last month, but it's already been nominated for an award. Read More »

J.K. Rowling Speaks About “Career of Evil” on BBC Radio 2 and NPR

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Just over two weeks ago, we were excited to learn that J.K. Rowling was going to take part in her second ever Robert Galbraith interview to speak about her new book, "Career of Evil" (she spoke as Galbraith last year at the Harrogate Crime Festival). The interview, on BBC Radio 2 with Simon Mayo, took place today, November 2 and coincided with another interview on NPR. Read More »

Public Booking for “Cursed Child” Opens Tomorrow!

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Get your alarms set! Public booking for "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" will open tomorrow at 11 a.m. GMT, and to ensure that fans are given the best possible chance of obtaining tickets for the show, the producers will open up a further booking period, which runs from January 11, 2017, to April 30, 2017. With the exception of late release and lottery tickets, as of 11 a.m. tomorrow, all available tickets will be on public sale! Read More »

Book Review: “Career of Evil” by Robert Galbraith

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Despite coming off the success of two big cases, all is not well for Cormoran Strike and Robin Ellacott when the third installment of Robert Galbraith’s detective series, "Career of Evil," picks up. Sure, things are going well enough for Cormoran, who’s dating the glamorous Elin, and whose business is booming, but Robin’s relationship with her fiancé Matthew has never been worse - they’re fighting almost every day about Robin’s job and her (strictly platonic, whatever Matthew may think!) relationship with Strike. Of course, things get a lot messier once Robin receives a severed leg in the mail. This time, Strike and Robin not only have to solve the case - but hope the killer doesn’t catch up to them. Read More »

“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” Roundup: Colin Farrell, Extras, and Liverpool

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This week has been extremely exciting for "Harry Potter" fans. Filming for "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" has been taking place in Liverpool, and we've finally had our first glimpses of filming. In last week's roundup, there wasn't a lot to be said by the stars of the cast - particularly Colin Farrell (Graves), who remained pretty tight-lipped about the whole thing. Read More »

JKR to Be Interviewed as Robert Galbraith


J.K. Rowling will be interviewed as Robert Galbraith, author of the Comoran Strike series, next month! Details here. Read More »

Social Roundup: All Work and No Play…

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In this week's social roundup, there's plenty of work for our "Potter" alumni. Read More »

Social Roundup: Good Deeds and Bad Luck

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The alumni of the Harry Potter films demonstrate an exceptional level of social advocacy and support for their fan-base. This week was no exception and saw the likes of Evanna Lynch, James and Oliver Phelps and J.K. Rowling rising to occasion once more Read More »

“Career of Evil” Extract Released

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Following the first two novels of the "Cormoran Strike" series, "The Cuckoo's Calling" and "The Silkworm", J.K. Rowling's third "Strike" novel is tremendously anticipated by fans. This novel, "Career of Evil", will be released under Rowling's pseudonym, Robert Galbraith, on October 20. Read More »

“Harry Potter” Now Available as an Apple iBook


Just two days after the release of Jim Kay's illustrated edition of "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's/Sorcerer's Stone", we have been treated yet again by J.K. Rowling in collaboration with Apple and Pottermore. Read More »

Social Roundup: Fan Theories and Ruggers

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What have the alumni been up to this week? Find out in our first Social Round for October. Read More »

Social Roundup: Birthdays, Puppies, and Heights!

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In this week's social roundup, we meet some cute animals, scale heights, and celebrate birthdays. Read More »

UPDATED: The New Pottermore Is Here!


Pottermore has been teasing us for a while now, hinting that big changes are coming to the site. And now, September 22, the time has come. Pottermore as we knew it has gone, replaced by the new shiny relaunched version. Read More »

Social Roundup: Just how busy is Emma Watson?

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Jessie Cave continues her fascinating journey through motherhood, Emma Watson proves just how busy she really is and the HP family welcomes a particularly cute member. It's time for this week's Social Roundup. Read More »

Goldsboro Books, Waterstones Offering Chance for Signed “Career of Evil”

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"Career of Evil", the third book in the "Cormoran Strike" series, is set to be published in just a little over a month, and we couldn't be more excited! Well, okay, there's one thing that could possibly get us more excited - the chance to get a signed copy of the book! Read More »

Publishers Launch #UnveilVoldemort Campaign


We're just three weeks away from the release of the highly anticipated illustrated edition of "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone", and while it's hard to wait that long to see the rest of Jim Kay's gorgeous illustrations, our friends at Scholastic are helping us out by revealing another character today - none other than the Dark Lord himself! Read More »