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Back to school reads to qualm any worries

Going back to school can elicit a multitude of emotions from students- both returning and new.

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Related Topix: Books, J.K. Rowling

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Star Tribune

Diagonal Alley brings new magic to Universal Orlando

Harry Potter continues to cast his spell at the Orlando theme park, which recently opened a new section of its Wizarding World.

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Related Topix: Universal Studios, J.K. Rowling, Books, Travel

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Daily Dispatch

Library delves into banned books

Perry Memorial Library hosted a discussion Wednesday night about books banned in the 1920s as part of its 90th anniversary events.

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Related Topix: J.K. Rowling, Books, Arts, Literature

WUSA-TV Washington

Teens charged with arson at Tom Clancy's estate

Two teenage boys have been charged in a fire that destroyed a building on the estate of late author Tom Clancy Teens charged with arson at Tom Clancy's estate Two teenage boys have been charged in a fire that destroyed a building on the estate of late author Tom Clancy Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://on.wusa9.com/1pq3zyo Writer Tom Clancy ... (more)

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Related Topix: Tom Clancy, Books, Vocal, West Hollywood (West Hollywood, CA), Huntingtown, MD

The Washington Post

Harry Potter and the perfect Labor Day hero

Ron, Harry and Hermione meeting with house-elves Dobby and Kreacher in "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows."

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Related Topix: Books, J.K. Rowling, Sports

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Examiner.com

New Science Fiction Novel Series Penned by Phoenix Author

Full disclosure: The author I'm writing about today is my older brother. I want people to buy and read his book.

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Related Topix: Books, J.K. Rowling

GalleyCat

Sony Pictures & Imagine Entertainment to Adapt Dan Brown's 'Inferno'

Sony Pictures and Imagine Entertainment are teaming up to adapt Inferno by Dan Brown .

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Related Topix: Books, Dan Brown, Arts, Popular Fiction

The Orlando Sentinel

Shows are right up Diagon Alley

If you've never heard of her, well, maybe you blinked while reading the "Harry Potter" books.

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Related Topix: Books, J.K. Rowling, Travel

ContactMusic.com

Who Is Celestina Warbeck, The Subject Of J.K Rowling's Latest Work?

JK Rowling has penned a new biography about the minor Harry Potter character, but just who is she? And where did Rowling's inspiration for the character emerge from? Creator of one of the biggest literary and cinematic franchises of all time, JK Rowling , has recently revealed she has written a literary profile of Celestina Warbeck, a somewhat ... (more)

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Related Topix: J.K. Rowling, Books, Harry Potter, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Vocal

Wed Aug 27, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Tom Hanks Returning For Third Instalment Of The Da Vinci Code Franchise

Actor Tom Hanks is set to reprise his role as Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon in the third instalment of The Da Vinci Code franchise.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Forrest Gump, Celebrities, Tom Hanks, Dan Brown, Vocal, Books

Movies.com

Movie News: Mike Epps Confirmed as Richard Pryor (Photo); Tom Hanks to Star in Third Dan Brown Movie

Richard Pryor : Director Lee Daniels has confirmed via social media that Mike Epps has nabbed the role of Richard Pryor in an upcoming bio-pic, sharing a photograph of the two along with Oprah Winfrey, who will play Pryor's brothel-running grandmother.

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Related Topix: Angels & Demons, Celebrities, Dan Brown, Books, Tom Hanks, Vocal, The Butler, Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist

ContactMusic.com

Inferno filming to begin in 2015

The much-anticipated new film will be the third part of Dan Brown 's Robert Langdon series, following on from 'The Da Vinci Code' and 'Angels and Demons', both of which were big successes at the box office.

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Related Topix: Angels & Demons, Celebrities, Dan Brown, Vocal, Books, Rush, Comedy Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Chris Hemsworth, Daniel Bruhl

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Deadline

Sony Pictures Locks Tom Hanks, Ron Howard For April 'Inferno' Start

EXCLUSIVE : Sony Pictures and Imagine Entertainment have firmed an April start in Italy on Inferno , the third installment based on the Dan Brown novel series that began with The Da Vinci Code .

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Related Topix: Angels & Demons, Celebrities, Tom Hanks, Dan Brown, Books, Vocal

Lite 98.7

'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' Finds a 'Harry Potter' Director

Here's another reason to be excited for ' Harry Potter ' spinoff film ' Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them ': the new project has just taken on a director quite familiar with the wizarding world of Harry Potter.

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Related Topix: Books, J.K. Rowling

Mon Aug 25, 2014

BellaOnline

The Casual Vacancy Book Review

When Barry Fairbrother drops dead of an aneurism while celebrating his wedding anniversary with his wife at the local golf club in the small town of Pagford, it leaves a 'casual vacancy' on the parish council.

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Scotsman.com

JK Rowling honours Malala Yousafzai at Book Festival

SELLING author JK Rowling made a surprise Edinburgh Festival appearance - in honour of the Pakistani teenager who survived being shot in the head by the Taleban for speaking up for the right of girls to be educated.

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CNET News.com

'Harry Potter' director may helm 'Fantastic Beasts' spinoff

Director David Yates is in talks to take on the Harry Potter spinoff "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" by author J.K. Rowling.

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Related Topix: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1, Harry Potter, Books, Easy-Listening, J.K. Rowling

The Miami Herald

Diagon Alley adds new magic to Universal Orlando

Like magic - or more like an extremely savvy feat of theme park planning - an umbrella extending from the side of the building in front of her produced thunder and rain.

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Related Topix: Universal Studios, Books, J.K. Rowling

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Daily Kos

True Blood - Thank You

The final episode of True Blood aired tonight on HBO. I've ridden through the ups and downs of the series, from the time it was really, really good , to the completely absurd story lines of the past few years.

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Related Topix: Vampire News, Entertainment, Celebrities, Books, Stephenie Meyer, Drama, Television, US News, Liberal Political News

ITV

Ucas chief joins in on Hogwarts rejection joke

The chief executive of university admissions service Ucas has joined in on an internet prank that shows a student receiving a rejection letter from 'Hogwarts University'.

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Related Topix: Books, J.K. Rowling

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