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November 22nd, 2020

The Diaries of Alan Rickman, to be published on Autumn 2022

It has been announced that Canongate Books will publish The Diaries of Alan Rickman in autumn 2022. The diaries of the late actor – 27 handwritten volumes of his “witty, gossipy and utterly candid” thoughts about his career and life spanning more than 25 years – are going to be edited down into a single […]

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March 27th, 2020

Exclusive: Leaked preview of MinaLima’s Edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone

We got access to a leaked preview of the upcoming edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone in the United States of America). In this preview, you can appreciate some illustrations from this beautiful edition that looks really promising.     Update: We were asked to remove the […]

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February 10th, 2020

Exclusive: Scholastic to publish Hogwarts Library: The Illustrated Collection

Scholastic will publish Hogwarts Library: The Illustrated Collection, and the tentative publication date is November 10, 2020. This giftable boxset (as the publisher promotes it) will include the three illustrated editions of the companion books by J.K. Rowling, Fantastic beasts and where to find them, The Tales of Beedle the Bard and Quidditch through the […]

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February 6th, 2020

Artist Jim Kay revealed he suffers from depression and the Order of the Phoenix launch may be delayed

Jim Kay, the artist behind the Harry Potter Illustrated editions, has just shared that he has “been battered by depression these last few months, and despite working non stop have produced practically nothing for The Order of the Phoenix. A minor miracle is now required to get this book done.” Mental health is really important […]

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October 11th, 2018

Exclusive: Lethal White to be fixed in following reprints

Lethal White was published on September 18th and readers recognized quickly a continuity error on the novel. On page 207 (at least in the digital edition), it says: “Strike lit a cigarette and thought back over all the women there had been since he’d left Charlotte. First, Ciara Parker, a gorgeous one-night stand, with no […]

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October 6th, 2018

Exclusive: Scans of Lights, Camera, Magic! – The Making of The Crimes of Grindelwald

As it happened with Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them, the second film in the series Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald will have a lot of companion books. One of them is Lights, Camera, Magic! – The Making of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, which is authored by Ian Nathan. Nathan already wrote Inside […]

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September 24th, 2018

Exclusive: Photos from American Illustrated edition of The Tales of Beedle the Bard

On October 9th, Scholastic will publish in the United States of America the illustrated edition of The Tales of Beedle the Bard, just one week after Bloomsbury publishes its edition in the United Kingdom. While the British edition artwork was in charge of Chris Riddell, the American counterpart was illustrated by Lisbeth Zwerger. Two weeks before […]

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July 10th, 2018

Lethal White: Cover and release date

Lethal White, the fourth instalment in the Strike novels, will be out on 18 September and is available now to pre-order, and this is what it will look like.

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May 15th, 2018

What is the new content in the “Harry Potter Film Wizardry: The Updated Edition”?

Our friends from Univers Harry Potter found a Taiwanese e-commerce website that gives away the new content that will be included in the “Harry Potter Film Wizardry: The Updated Edition”, to be released in November.

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November 29th, 2017

Hogwarts Houses editions quoted a fake Rowling tweet

The House Editions of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone published earlier this year included a few pages of “fact files” in the back of each book. Most of this information can be traced back to various writings, interviews, and tweets of J.K. Rowling. One of these facts, however, can not. The Hufflepuff and Ravenclaw […]

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October 13th, 2017

Preview: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Illustrated Edition

Thanks to the Kel Ediciones bookshop, we received a copy of the preview of the upcoming Illustrated Edition of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, to be released in November. Although the illustrations are not new, we can see the general layout of the book and how the text will be displayed over the […]

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September 22nd, 2017

Round-up of Harry Potter news

If the Harry Potter fandom was waiting for news for this weekend, Friday has arrived with three updates. One of each kind: movies, books and stage plays. 

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August 14th, 2017

Donate to Lumos and this 1 in 10 copy of Fantastic Beasts can be yours

Lumos, J.K. R0wling’s non-profit organization that works to help the millions of children in institutions worldwide regain their right to a family, has launched a new campaign to raise money. It aims at Harry Potter fans – the perks that you can get by donating are really interesting. While the grand prize is an all-paid visit […]

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July 16th, 2017

PDF preview of illustrated Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

If you can not wait until October when the illustrated edition by Jim Kay of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban will be released, then check this 9-pages digital preview of the book.

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June 23rd, 2017

Bloomsbury & The British Library to publish two books about “Harry Potter: A History of Magic”

In a unique collaboration between Bloomsbury and the curators of the British Library, two new books will be published this autumn to accompany Harry Potter: A History of Magic: The Exhibition.

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June 21st, 2017

Philosopher’s Stone exhibition at National Library of Scotland set for June 26

There will be a special exhibition at the National Library of Scotland in Edinburgh that will last only for seven hours. The reason? The 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.

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March 14th, 2017

Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them: Illustrated Edition in November

A new edition of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them with a new foreword by Newt Scamander and six new creatures has been published by Bloomsbury today in the United Kingdom – and by Scholastic in the United States. However, the British publication house also announced a new edition to be released in November.

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March 14th, 2017

Lethal White: The title for Cormoran Strike #4

J.K. Rowling just published a clue for the title of the upcoming Robert Galbraith novel, Cormoran Strike #4, on Twitter. Although the hint is not very helpful, we filtered all the words that matched it.

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March 11th, 2017

More previews of Fantastic Beasts audiobook by Eddie Redmayne

There are two new previews of the upcoming audiobook edition for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, narrated by Eddie Redmayne, the actor who portraits Newt Scamander in the newest films from J.K. Rowling’s. Wizarding World.

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March 8th, 2017

What we learned from the leaked German edition of the new Fantastic Beasts book

A new edition of J.K. Rowling’s Newt Scammander’s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them releases next week. In addition to new artwork, this will feature six new creatures and a new Introduction by Newt. The German Amazon site offers a preview of the book, including the full introduction.

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March 7th, 2017

‘Prisoner of Azkaban’ illustrated edition revealed

Bloomsbury, Scholastic and Pottermore revealed the cover for the next illustrated edition in the Harry Potter series: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. The cover shows a dark scene – Harry in front of the Knight Bus. This is in contrast from the first two cover artworks from this new collection, that depicted happy moments from […]

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November 11th, 2016

J.K. Rowling reveals more about Fantastic Beasts at Press Conference and NYC Premiere

Yesterday was the Press Conference for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and the World Premiere too in London. J.K. Rowling was present at both events, and she revealed more about the upcoming films of this new series. Rowling talked about Albus Dumbledore and what we are going to see in the second film: […]

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October 24th, 2016

Images from the upcoming Gift Editions – and a theory about the Deluxe Illustrated edition

This year Bloomsbury published two new editions for its slipcase collection of Harry Potter books: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (January) and Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (April). Next month is the release of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire in this format – and we have the images of […]

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October 17th, 2016

Empire Magazine: Fantastic Beasts cover will have videos

While other magazines embarrass themselves, Empire Magazine will do something fabulous for the release of Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them movie.

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October 14th, 2016

Fantastic Beasts: Five movies and new featurette

Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them is not anymore part of a trilogy. J.K. Rowling confirmed today in a Fan Event that there will be five movies – although we do not know if the title of all of them will be Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them.

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September 1st, 2016

Cover for the original screenplay of Fantastic Beasts revealed

The original screenplay for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, by J.K. Rowling – out on November 18 – has its cover revealed today. 

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August 19th, 2016

Director of Product at Pottermore explains “Pottermore Presents”

Anna Rafferty is the current Director of Product, Creative and Content at Pottermore. She’s been on the job since January 2015, and she is one of the responsible people for the relaunch of the Pottermore website. She talked to Pottermore about the upcoming digital publications – the three ebooks with short stories about Hogwarts, part […]

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August 17th, 2016

Three new ebooks from J.K. Rowling about Hogwarts

The website Hypable detected that Pottermore is going to publish three new ebooks written by J.K. Rowling about the Wizarding School from the United Kingdom: Hogwarts. 

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August 8th, 2016

New Hogwarts Houses editions and British Library Exhibition in 2017

To mark the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, Bloomsbury is teaming up with the British Library for a very special exhibition. On the anniversary date (June 27th, 2017), the publishing house will be releasing four new Hogwarts house-themed editions of The Philosopher’s Stone, each featuring the crest and colours of either […]

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July 21st, 2016

Harry Potter Illustrated Box Set to be published in November

We found out about this a few weeks ago – but we couldn’t confirm what was about. “Harry Potter Illustrated Box Set” was the title but no more info, just a suggested price. Now, we have all the details about what Bloomsbury has planned for November for the Harry Potter fans.

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June 25th, 2016

First image of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Script Book

After the revelation of the final cover for the Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Rehearsal Edition, now it is time to know how the book will look. 

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June 22nd, 2016

New Fantastic Beasts, Quidditch and Beedle the Bard editions next year

Bloomsbury in the United Kingdom and Scholastic in the United States released new information about the upcoming edition of the companion book Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find them.

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June 4th, 2016

Fantastic Beasts Film: Six upcoming books

In the following months, HarperCollins is going to publish a series of books related to the upcoming film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find them. So far, there are only six books confirmed.

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April 26th, 2016

Fantastic Beasts Script to be published this year

Fantastic Beasts is J.K. Rowling’s screenwriting debut, and luckily for us, the script will be published in November! This will give us a better idea of exactly what J.K. Rowling came up with and how the filmmakers embellished it. Exciting news come from Little, Brown and Scholastic, who together will publish Fantastic Beast And Where To […]

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April 21st, 2016

PDF preview of Illustrated Chamber of Secrets

Bloomsbury has upload a PDF preview of the upcoming illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. This preview is 8 pages long and, of course, includes new illustrations by Jim Kay. The new artwork shown is a double page about mandrakes, a double page of the chapter The Deathday Party (with a background […]

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March 31st, 2016

Artwork from the upcoming illustrated edition of The Chamber of Secrets

As we told you previously, the illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is going to be published in the United Kingdom and the United States of America on October 4th. The book will have 272 pages, and will be illustrated by Jim Kay again. 

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March 30th, 2016

Illustrated Chamber of Secrets: Cover artwork and phoenix

BuzzFeed (in partnership with Scholastic and Bloomsbury, the publishers behind this project) has published the cover of the upcoming illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, alongside with an inside illustration of a phoenix.

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March 17th, 2016

Scholastic will publish “Hogwarts Classics”: a boxset of two books

Scholastic, the American publisher of the Harry Potter books, will release a new box containing two wizarding classics: Quidditch through the Ages and The Tales of Beedle the Bard. This elegant boxed set will be released on June 29th in the United States.

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February 10th, 2016

New editions for the saga’s 20th anniversary

Next year we will be celebrating 20 years since the first publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. Today, Bloomsbury and Pottermore announced through a “publishing programme” some new editions that will be published in 2017. We will discover a new edition of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them featuring new content from […]

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February 10th, 2016

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: New Books Confirmed

We were sharing the rumours with you a few days ago, it has now been confirmed on Pottermore: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will also be published both as a book and an ebook. Actually, two versions of the script will exist. The first one will be on sale right after the world premiere on […]

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January 25th, 2016

At least two publishers after The Cursed Child

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the upcoming two-part West End stage play scheduled to open in July 2016, set nineteen years after the end of Harry Potter and Deathly Hallows, which will be about Harry Potter (now a Ministry of Magic employee) and his son Albus Potter. Considered to be the sequel of […]

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November 20th, 2015

Harry Potter audiobooks available from Audible

The audiobooks of J K Rowling’s Harry Potter novels are available from today through Audible’s UK, US, Australian and German sites, thanks to a deal with Pottermore. The audiobooks are produced by Pottermore and read by Jim Dale (in the North American version), Felix von Manteuffel (in the German version) and Stephen Fry (in the UK […]

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November 5th, 2015

Harry Potter 1: Deluxe illustrated edition is published today

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone illustrated edition by Jim Kay was published a month ago, and now fans can buy the deluxe version. It “features an opulent page size and an exclusive pull-out double gatefold of Diagon Alley; intricate foiled line art by Jim Kay on the real cloth cover and slipcase; gilt edges […]

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October 27th, 2015

Exclusive: Slipcase editions of Chamber of Secrets and Prisoner of Azkaban

At the beginning of the year, Bloomsbury published a gift edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, presented in a foiled slipcase decorated with art by Jonny Duddle. The Rowling Library got the scoop on the date, price and the first images of Chamber of Secrets and Prisoner of Azkaban editions that belong to […]

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October 22nd, 2015

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Artwork, date, prices (and tagline!)

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will open next year in London, England. But the artwork, date, prices and even the tagline has been released today for the, as they call it, the eight story.

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October 19th, 2015

Happy publication day, Robert!

October 20th is here, finally! And the third novel in the Cormoran Strike series by Robert Galbraith (J.K. Rowling pseudonym) is being published in the United Kingdom and the United States of America. Jo herself said that you could read this book without having read The Cuckoo’s Calling nor The Silkworm, but we think you […]

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October 9th, 2015

Read Chapter 1 and Chapter 2 of Robert Galbraith’s Career of Evil

We are less than two weeks away from the publication day of the third book in the Cormoran Strike series, Career of Evil. The Guardian has published the first chapter to read, and TIME has published chapter number two. Remember you can pre-order Career of Evil with free worldwide shipping here. Enjoy!

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October 8th, 2015

Harry Potter books come to Apple in exclusive digitally enhanced editions

Digital versions of all seven Harry Potter books are now exclusively available on Apple’s iBooks Store. The company announced the launch in a press release published today, adding that the “enhanced” digital versions of J.K. Rowling’s novels feature interactive animations, custom covers, and annotations written by Rowling herself.

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October 6th, 2015

Happy #HarryPotterIllustrated publication day!

This is it! The wait is over! If you live in one of the lucky countries, you will be able today to get your copy of the Illustrated Edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s / Sorcerer’s Stone. J.K. Rowling and the press are talking about this, because, although it may look otherwise, it is […]

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October 5th, 2015

New images and video (including Chamber of Secrets sneak peek) of Illustrated Harry Potter

Tomorrow is the big day! Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone will be launched, for the first time, as illustrated edition. Entertainment Weekly published a new interview with Jim Kay – the illustrator – including new four images. The Telegraph and Pottermore published an interview too.

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October 2nd, 2015

The Telegraph reveals new illustrations by Jim Kay

The Telegraph Books has revealed new illustrations by Jim Kay. In this new set of new artwork, we can appreciate new characters (McGonagall), new places (The Great Hall), and new scenes, of course. However, be careful if you click. You may not want to spoil the surprise when you open your copy of the illustrated […]

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September 17th, 2015

First look at Jim Kay’s Lord Voldemort

With an online campaign, Bloomsbury and Scholastic have revealed Lord Voldemort’s face on Unveil Voldemort website. The illustration, made by Jim Kay, appeared after 14.000 people shared the hashtag #UnveilVoldemort on Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr. The final image shows Voldemort’s eye on the back of Quirrell’s head.

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September 8th, 2015

BuzzFeed publishes new artwork and video with Jim Kay

The American news media website, BuzzFeed, has worked alongside with Bloomsbury to release brand new material from the upcoming illustrated Harry Potter edition. Although they say the images are brand new, the artwork showing Hagrid carrying baby Harry was published here first, and the new profile picture of Harry was part of ads that Bloomsbury […]

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September 8th, 2015

Exclusive: New artwork from Illustrated Harry Potter: Hagrid carrying baby Harry

Time for another never seen before artwork from the upcoming Harry Potter illustrated edition. Today, you are going to see a marvellous illustration from Chapter 1, The Boy Who Lived. The painting shows one of the first scenes, Hagrid carrying baby Harry to Privet Drive, where Dumbledore and McGonagall await them.

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August 31st, 2015

Exclusive: Full cover of the illustrated Harry Potter

We are more than happy to share with our readers another exclusive about the upcoming Harry Potter illustrated book. This time, it is the complete artwork for the dust jacket of the soon-to-be-published edition. The artwork shows the full scene at the Hogwarts Express departure from King’s Cross, with Harry among the people.

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August 28th, 2015

Bloomsbury publishes digital preview of the illustrated edition

Bloomsbury seems to have started the marketing campaign for the Harry Potter Illustrated Edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. Alongside the release of new characters potraits, today the publishing house has shared online a seven pages preview of this upcoming edition. The seven pages are extract of chapter four and chapter eleven. You can see the […]

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August 27th, 2015

Two new images from the illustrated Harry Potter Edition

Bloomsbury has shared two new images from the upcoming Harry Potter illustrated edition in their Twitter account. Each image contains a quote from the first book and a character potrait. The first one is an new Harry Potter face, while the second is Ron Weasley. Ron’s face was already been shared, but was an sketch. Now […]

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July 15th, 2015

Bloomsbury to publish exclusive deluxe edition of the illustrated Philosopher’s Stone

Bloomsbury will release another Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone edition this year. On 5th November 2015, the Deluxe Illustrated Slipcase Edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone will be available for £135.00, exclusively available from Bloomsbury website (10% discount). You can pre-order here. This deluxe illustrated edition of J.K. Rowling’s timeless classic will […]

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June 25th, 2015

Bloomsbury to republish Harry Potter adults hardcovers

Bloomsbury is going to republish the adults editions of Harry Potter on August 13th. The original covers were already published as paperback, though this time the stunning woodcut covers by Andrew Davidson will be on the original white and black.

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June 18th, 2015

Scholastic to publish new editions of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and Quidditch Through the Ages

Scholastic will release new editions of the two companions texts from Hogwarts, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and Quidditch Through the Ages. Scheduled to be released on June 30 (only two weeks from now), they will be in hardcover format and, for the first time, to be sold individually. Each book will be […]

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June 11th, 2015

Career of Evil, by Robert Galbraith – Publication date, synopsis and cover

Career of Evil is the third book in the highly acclaimed series by Robert Galbraith, and will be published on October 22nd, 2015. Along with the publication date, Little Brown has released a synopsis and the cover art. [wordery isbn=9780751562279]You can pre-order Career of Evil with free worldwide shipping from here.[/wordery]

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June 4th, 2015

Bloomsbury held private view of the upcoming Jim Kay artwork

Last Wednesday, Bloomsbury held a private event to show an exclusive preview of the Jim Kay artwork to be used in the upcoming Harry Potter illustrated edition. It was very secretive, as no photographs or mobile devices were allowed. The only known photo was shared by the Chicken and Frog blog, and it is from […]

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May 29th, 2015

The translator behind Harry Poter in Ancient Greek

Andrew Wilson is the translator behind the Harry Potter ancient greek edition, which was published by Bloomsbury in 2004. He recently updated his website telling the story about it, how he approached Bloomsbury for this project and more. The website has a Commentary and Notes section, which more information about the translation, used styles and […]

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May 21st, 2015

New image from the illustrated Harry Potter edition

Bloomsbury revealed another image by Jim Kay from the illustrated Harry Potter edition. This time, the image is Harry Potter in his first room at Durleys’, the well-known cupboard under the stairs: “Harry was used to spiders, because the cupboard under the stairs was full of them, and that was where he slept”. This edition will […]

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May 20th, 2015

New Harry Potter editions rises sales for Bloomsbury

Last year, Bloomsbury published new Harry Potter editions with Jonny Duddle’s illutrations on the covers. The Financial Times is informing that sales of books by JK Rowling published by Bloomsbury rose 29 per cent due to the reissue of the novels in August 2014 with these new artwork. Also, Nigel Newton, chief executive, said he expected the […]

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April 24th, 2015

Career of Evil, by Robert Galbraith, to be published this autumn

Great news, Robert Galbraith fans! Through his Twitter account, Robert Galbraith confirmed today that he finished his third novel. Career of Evil, the third book in the Cormoran Strike saga, has its title from a song by the band Blue Oyster Cult. In fact, J.K. Rowling promised a signed copy of the book to a […]

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April 14th, 2015

Publication Day: Very Good Lives

Finally, Very Good Lives is out today! You can grab your copy at your local bookshop or buy it online via Wordery (they offer free worldwide shipping!). We will publish our review this week, so we do not spoil it, but feel free to leave your comments in this section if you already read it. […]

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March 27th, 2015

Cover for Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone Illustrated Edition revealed

Bloomsbury and Scholastic have revealed the cover of the upcoming Harry Potter illustrated edition of the first book in the J.K. Rowling series, The Philosopher’s Stone. In the cover, made by the artist Jim Kay, we can see the Hogwarts Express with Harry standing alongside. This edition will be published globally on October 6, 2015. […]

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March 10th, 2015

Exclusive: Preview from the illustrated ‘Philosopher’s Stone’

We are happy to share with our readers this never seen artwork from the upcoming Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone: Illustrated Edition. With illustrations by Jim Kay, the book will be published on 6th October 2015, and will be the first illustrated edition of a Harry Potter novel.

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February 28th, 2015

‘J.K. Rowling: A Bibliography’ is published today

J.K. Rowling: A Bibliography, the official bibliography published by Bloomsbury Books is published today. The book, written by Philip W. Errington, is promoted as “the definitive bibliography of the writings of J. K. Rowling”. You can read an interview with the author on the fansite Always J.K. Rowling, and purchase the book here on Amazon.

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February 6th, 2015

J.K. Rowling comments on her official bibliography

Bloomsbury is going to publish an official bibliography of J.K. Rowling next February 26th – called J.K. Rowling: A Bibliography 1997-2013. The book is being written by Philip Errington, Director for Children’s Books within the Department of Printed Books and Manuscripts at Sotheby’s. Now, J.K. Rowling has made this official comment about the upcoming book: As […]

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January 31st, 2015

New photos of The Philosopher’s Stone: Gift Edition

A new gift edition for Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone will be released next week (February 5th). Published by Bloomsbury in the United Kingdom, it coincides with the Harry Potter Book Night, the worldwide event organized by the publishing house. With a week ahead until its publication, new images are online to see how […]

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January 22nd, 2015

New edition of The Casual Vacancy

Little, Brown has just announced a new edition of The Casual Vacancy published today. This new edition is released today to tie-in with the release of the BBC One drama, the adaptation of the novel produced by BBC and The Blair Partnership. The cover shows the main characters potrayed by the actors. This is the […]

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January 13th, 2015

Four images from the upcoming illustrated edition

Today Bloomsbury have released four new images from the upcoming illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. Illustrated by Jim Kay, the images show four major characters from the books: Rubeus Hagrid, Hermione Granger, Draco Malfoy and Ron Weasley. The book will be published on 6th October 2015, and will be the first […]

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January 9th, 2015

New Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone Slipcase edition

Bloomsbury announced today a new edition for Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. This new edition comes in a beautiful foiled cloth slipcase decorated with brand new line art by Jonny Duddle, the cover illustrator of the last Harry Potter editions published in the United Kingdom. The book has February 5th, 2015 as its release […]

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December 3rd, 2014

New J.K. Rowling book: Very Good Lives

Little, Brown Book Group announces the publication of an illustrated edition of J.K. Rowling’s 2008 Harvard Commencement speech, Very Good Lives: The Fringe Benefits of Failure and the Importance of Imagination (hardback; £9.99). The book will be illustrated by Joel Holland and will be published worldwide in the English language on 14th April 2015.

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October 15th, 2014

New gift edition hardback for The Philosopher’s Stone in the UK

Bloomsbury will publish a gift edition hardback of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone next year. “This gift edition hardback, presented in a beautiful foiled cloth slipcase decorated with brand new line art by Jonny Duddle, is the perfect introduction to Harry Potter.” The price will be £20.00 and will be released on February 12, […]

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September 8th, 2014

Bloomsbury reveals the cover of “J.K. Rowling – A Bibliography 1997 – 2013”

Bloomsbury has updated its website with the cover of “J.K. Rowling – A Bibliography 1997 – 2013”, the book written by Philip Errington (Sotheby’s). The book will focus on the works of J.K. Rowling and the different ways they were published. Click to see the cover.

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August 20th, 2014

Bloomsbury reveals the artwork for the Harry Potter hardback boxed set

Bloomsbury revealed the artwork for new Harry Potter hardback boxed set. It was made by Jonny Duddle, the illustrator who also made the covers for this new edition. Watch it here.

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August 1st, 2014

Bloomsbury reveals the covers for GoF, OotP, HBP and DH

Bloomsbury, the British publisher of the Harry Potter books, has revealed in its Facebook Page the seven covers made by Jonny Duddle for the new editions soon to be released. You can see a promotional poster with the seven artworks, and the new covers here, here, here and here.

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July 18th, 2014

Harry Potter series part of the new Amazon Kindle Unlimited suscription

Amazon announced a new subscription plan called Kindle Unlimited, which allows enjoying unlimited access to over 600,000 titles and thousands of audiobooks on any device for just $9.99 a month. The Harry Potter series are included in this catalogue.

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July 4th, 2014

Bloomsbury reveals the new cover of The Prisoner of Azkaban

Bloomsbury has revealed the new cover of the third book in the Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. See it here. The artwork has been made by Jonny Duddle and will be part of the new editions that Bloomsbury plans to publish in September of this year.

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June 19th, 2014

Publication Day! The Silkworm, by Robert Galbraith, is released today

The Silkworm, the new novel by J.K. Rowling, under the pen name of Robert Galbraith, is released today! This is the 10th novel by J.K. Rowling, after the Harry Potter serie and the two novels for adults, The Casual Vacancy and The Cuckoo’s Calling.

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June 11th, 2014

First reviews of The Silkworm: “A damn good read”

The first review copies of The Silkworm, the upcoming book by J.K. Rowling (under her pen name, Robert Galbraith) were sent today to the media, and two positive articles have appeared online. The first one, from The Independent, and the second one, from The Telegraph.

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June 4th, 2014

Preview of The Silkworm, published by The Times

The first two chapters can be read for free here (The Crime Vault). Also, The USA Today published them too for free on its website.

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May 27th, 2014

New cover for Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets revealed

Bloomsbury has revealed the new cover of the second book in the Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Enjoy it here. The artwork has been made by Jonny Duddle and will be part of the new editions that Bloomsbury plans to publish in September of this year.

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April 2nd, 2014

Bloomsbury to publish ‘J.K. Rowling: A Bibliography’

Bloomsbury will publish ‘J.K. Rowling: A Bibliography’ on December, in hardback format. The book is being written by Philip Errington. Mr. Errington is Director for Children’s Books within the Department of Printed Books and Manuscripts at Sotheby’s. He was in charge of the auction of The Tale of Beedle the Bard manuscript in 2008, which was […]

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March 20th, 2014

New Harry Potter Edition: Bloomsbury team up with Pottermore

Bloomsbury will publish a new Harry Potter edition. The Harry Potter books will have a new face starting this September. Jonny Duddle is in charge of the new covers, which have a more tale-legend look than the previous one, possibly to stay in the same area than Pottermore. His past works include The Pirate Cruncher and […]

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February 18th, 2014

The Silkworm – The new book by Robert Gailbraith announced

The Cuckoo’s Calling sequel has been announced: The Silkworm will be released on June 19th on the United Kingdom (Little Brown), and June 24th on the United States (Hachette Book Group). Robert Galbraith/J.K. Rowling will be taking part in the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival in Harrogate, on 18th July at 7:30pm, in conversation […]

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