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J.K. Rowling donates to local town hall renovations

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J.K. Rowling continues her charitable donation streak, this time a little closer to home. Read more about it here! Read More »

MuggleNet Throwback: JKR becomes a comic book legend?

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What happens when the world of our Queen Rowling collides with that of one amazing comic book artist? The answer is in this week's MuggleNet Throwback! Read More »

J.K. Rowling reveals her Patronus on Twitter

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After hinting at an upcoming Patronus test on Pottermore, J.K. Rowling answered a fan's question on Twitter about what her own Patronus would be. Read More »

J.K. Rowling backs new reading campaign

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"Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling has lent her support to a new campaign designed to promote higher reading standards for children. Find out more here. 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 »

J.K. Rowling hints at upcoming Patronus test on Pottermore

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In response to a fan's tweet about the lack of an official Patronus test, J.K. Rowling teases that Pottermore will solve this problem. Read More »

Contest for South African fans to win a copy of “The Silkworm”

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Are you a resident of South Africa? Check out this awesome new contest to win a copy of "The Silkworm" by Robert Galbraith! Read More »

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 »

Update: 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 »