Tag Archives: JK Rowling

Social Roundup: Love is All Around Us

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With Valentine's Day in the air, this week's roundup is filled with both the comical and romantic moments we love. Read More »

Sir Michael Gambon talks “The Casual Vacancy” and “Harry Potter”!

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In an in-depth interview for the "Sunday Times", Sir Michael Gambon talks about how he got started in acting, why he can't perform on stage any longer, "Harry Potter", and the upcoming HBO series by J.K. Rowling, "The Casual Vacancy". Read More »

Seven magical reasons to join us at Expo Patronum!

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Are you a Muggle still trying to decide if you should attend Expo Patronum? Not sure what kind of experience you'll have or what to do in London while you're there? We've come up with seven magical reasons why you should pack your trunk and get your fireplace connected to the Floo Network for this exciting new event. Read More »

New BBC One tie-in edition of “The Casual Vacancy” released!

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A new edition of J.K. Rowling's "The Casual Vacancy" was released by publisher Little, Brown and Company today, to serve as a tie-in to the upcoming BBC One miniseries! Check out the new cover here! Read More »

David Heyman reveals familiar face to help create “Fantastic Beasts”!

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In a new interview, David Heyman reveals that a familiar face will be taking part in creating the "Fantastic Beasts" series and when they anticipate filming to begin! Read More »

Social Roundup: Owl Post Again

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Everyone is feeling festive and Rowling's back on top tweeting form, in this week's Potter Social Roundup. Read More »

Rumor control: A Pottermore Christmas

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It seems that media outlets all over the world have taken pages out of Rita Skeeter's playbook. Take a look at what will actually be released from the site and J.K. Rowling beginning on December 12 as Pottermore sets the record straight! Read More »

“The Cuckoo’s Calling” wins book award

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"The Cuckoo's Calling" was included in the list of award winners during last weekend's Bouchercon 2014: Murder at the Beach. Find out which award the book received! 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 »

UPDATED: Breaking the anagram: What J.K. Rowling said about Newt Scamander

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It all started with a tweet. Read More »

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 »

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 »

“What Is Canon?” – Part 1: It’s all in J.K. Rowling’s head

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Since the release of the last "Harry Potter" novel and the invention of Pottermore, there has been a great debate bubbling and brewing within the "Harry Potter" fandom: canon - and what exactly it envelopes. So we decided to argue both sides of the coin, and then let you decide for yourself. 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 »

Are you ready for “The Silkworm”?

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With all the exciting Diagon Alley news today, it can be easy to forget that tomorrow is also a very exciting day for fans in the UK - the release of the second book in Robert Galbraith's Cormoran Strike series, "The Silkworm"! Are you excited for the book's release? Read More »

“The Silkworm” excerpt also available in “USA Today”

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We posted last night that the "Times" had a preview of "The Silkworm" available for subscribers, and now US newspaper "USA Today" has followed suit - but this time the excerpt isn't behind a paywall! Read More »

Director, writer chosen for “Harry Potter” stage play?

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"The Daily Mail" is reporting that J.K. Rowling may have settled on a writer and director for the "Harry Potter" stage play that was confirmed back in December. Read More »

“Daily Mail” issues an apology to J.K. Rowling for libelous article

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British newspaper "The Daily Mail" has issued an official apology to "Potter" author J.K. Rowling for a libelous article they posted about the author in September 2013. Read More »

J.K. Rowling talks public image – and rugby! – in BBC “Woman’s Hour” preview

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We posted earlier this month about J.K. Rowling's takeover of the BBC Radio 4 program "Woman's Hour", which will air tomorrow, and leading up to the program's broadcast pieces of her interviews have been released to the media! Read More »

J.K. Rowling reveals new “Potter” information on Twitter

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Ever since J.K. Rowling joined Twitter back in 2009, fans have been hoping for more engagement with the super-popular author. Until recently, Rowling had been famously sparing with her tweets, updating the account very infrequently. Then, back in March, she tweeted numerous times with the hashtag #wizards4Scotlandrugbyteam, promising fans that if the hashtag gained enough traction, she would release new information on Pottermore. But today, Rowling has responded directly to a fan's question on Twitter for the first time! Read More »