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J.K. Rowling introduces Malala at Edinburgh Book Festival

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J.K. Rowling made a surprise appearance today at the Edinburgh Book Festival to introduce teenager and education activist Malala. Read More »

“Casual Vacancy” filming updates: New photos and set locations!

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We posted the first pictures from the set of "The Casual Vacancy" last week, and as filming continues, we've got more updates to fill you in on! Read More »

Lumos’s annual report: “Lumos by Numbers”

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We recently posted some extracts from Lumos's annual review for 2013. Now, the charity has released an infographic, recording in numbers what the charity has achieved in 2013. Read More »

Potter Twitter RoundUp: We are Book 8

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Did you miss me? The Twitter Roundup is back, with a jam-packed LeakyCon special! Read More »

RUMOR: “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” sequel release dates set

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Did Warner Bros. just spill the beans on the release dates for the much-anticipated "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" trilogy? Read More »

J.K. Rowling writes personal letter to Cassidy Stay

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We posted last month about the remarkable resilience of Cassidy Stay, the 15-year-old who witnessed the murder of her entire family and went on to quote Dumbledore at their memorial service. Now, J.K. Rowling has sent a special letter to this very brave girl. Read More »

J.K. Rowling fights to improve conditions for world’s orphaned children

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J.K. Rowling comments on the need to improve the conditions of the world's orphaned children in a new review of her charity, Lumos. Read More »

UPDATED: Pottermore has released the final chapters of “Goblet of Fire”

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The final chapters for "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" have been released on Pottermore. Read More »

Fan Art of the Week: Happy birthday!

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All across the world Potterheads are celebrating J.K. Rowling and Harry's birthday today. To give back to the fandom, two of the artist on our fan art profile list have created a few spectacular, intricate, and original pieces for you to feast your eyes on in this special Fan Art of the Week article. Read More »

“Rowling Day 2014″ celebrated with creative video from fans

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Fans show their appreciation to author J.K. Rowling on her birthday by sharing a fantastic fan-made video involving over 1,300 participants celebrating Rowling Day 2014. 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 »

Report: J.K. Rowling at the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival

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J.K. Rowling made her first public appearance as Robert Galbraith this weekend, and MuggleNet was on hand to bring back all the juicy details. Read on! Read More »

Potter Twitter Roundup: The Wizarding World of Japan

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This week in the Potter-verse, Tom and Evanna were in Japan For the opening of the latest Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park. Evanna Lynch and Tom Felton at the opening of Japan’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter! pic.twitter.com/7Sy1F2kkvI — Potterhead (@_patronuspotter) July 15, 2014 And they weren’t the only ones in town. .@jk_rowling visits Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Japan! http://t.co/dUX8Ciqg3q http://t.co/X4tUbYCAP3 — MuggleNet.com (@MuggleNet) July 16, 2014 Rowling didn’t hang around for long, however. She promptly jetted back to the UK for her first public appearance as Robert Galbraith, her crime writing alter ego. JK Rowling tells @valmcdermid she’s planning more Cormorant Strike books than there were Harry Potters #TOPCRIME2014 pic.twitter.com/SelAT36UNz — Colin Paterson (@ColinGPaterson) July 18, 2014 Already finished The Silkworm? Catch up on Emma’s latest project, now that the book has finally been released! Emma Watson’s next magical role: Kelsea in “The Queen of the Tearling” – http://t.co/sTxufU95KR http://t.co/k90ssIl4J5 #MuggleNetBlog — MuggleNet.com (@MuggleNet) July 19, 2014 If not that, then how about something from Rohan? In case you missed it – read an extract from my fantasy manuscript I published online last night http://t.co/So7JZhPUc8 — Rohan Gotobed (@Rohan_Gotobed) July 18, 2014 A heads up for any UK based ... Read More »

J.K. Rowling plans more than seven “Cormoran Strike” novels, halfway done with third

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J.K. Rowling revealed new details about her "Cormoran Strike" crime series, under the pen name Robert Galbraith, while at the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival. Read More »

UPDATED: J.K. Rowling visits Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Japan!

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In a press release from Universal Studios Japan and Warner Bros., it was revealed that prior to the opening of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Japan, author J.K. Rowling previewed the park. Take a look at what she had to say about the newest WWoHP! Read More »

Bulgaria and Brazil go head-to-head in Quidditch World Cup final

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Pottermore Insider presented live coverage of the Quidditch World Cup final today as Quidditch Correspondent Ginny Potter and Gossip Correspondent Rita Skeeter reported from the Patagonian Desert in what proved to be an exciting match. Read More »

MuggleNet Throwback: A Tearful Farewell

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It's 2011 and Rowling, Radcliffe, Grint, and Watson are about to break our hearts with one stunningly beautiful night of goodbyes. But as Dumbledore would ask, is it really goodbye after all? Find out! Read More »

UPDATED: J.K. Rowling writes about older Harry in Pottermore update

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Over the past few months, J.K. Rowling has been regularly updating Pottermore with World Cup updates. With the "Daily Prophet" match reports being written by Ginny Potter, we have had a glimpse into the future world of Harry and the wizarding world after the books ended. It has been revealed that J.K. Rowling is to upload a piece by Rita Skeeter, which includes a real glimpse into the world of Harry and his friends! Read More »

Potter Twitter Roundup: Lights, Camera, Dog walk!

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Not sure what to watch, read or listen to this Sunday? Well the Potter alumni have a few a recommendations for you! All this and more in the latest Twitter roundup. Read More »

Quidditch World Cup semi-finals under way!

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The Quidditch World Cup semi-finals began yesterday (July 4), with the first match, which is currently still taking place, between the US and Brazil. The second match sees Bulgaria take on Japan tomorrow! In the run-up to the semi-finals, Ludo Bagman rated each team's chances of winning, highlighting the pros and cons of each team. Read More »