1 hr ago
Samantha Shannon, Author Of The Bone Season & Dreamwalker
Her first novel The Bone Season was released in August in 20 languages and has now been translated into eight more.
5 hrs ago
The Sydney Morning Herald
Is everyone in The Hunger Games drunk and how is Harry Potter nasty?
Hunger Games author Suzanne Collins has a thing for the word "drunk", Stephenie Twilight Meyer likes "unwilling" and J.K. Rowling more often than not reaches for the word "nasty".
6 hrs ago
Lotto jackpot rolls towards a 3m on Saturday
THE Lotto jackpot on Saturday is heading for 3m as there was no winner of the 2.3m jackpot tonight.
13 hrs ago
JK Rowling among 10 literacy heroes
Harry Potter author JK Rowling is among 10 people - both famous and non-famous - to be honoured for helping to boost literacy or promote a love of reading.
13 hrs ago
This Is Lancashire
Rowling among first Literacy Heroes
Harry Potter author JK Rowling and Happy Days star Henry Winkler are among those who have been named as the nation's "Literacy Heroes".
15 hrs ago
Traditionalists upset about the new Harry Potter postage stamps need to take a few deep breaths
Proficiat Postaliosa! If Harry Potter commemorative stamps can cast a solvency spell on the U.S. Postal Service, that's some magic we can get behind.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Radcliffe's gay sex scene is a long way from Harry Potter
His own man: Daniel Radcliffe still gets offered roles as 'a young fantasy guy who discover's he's got these powers', but he isn't interested.
JK Rowling's magic touch: The charm bracelet designed by Harry Potter ...
The piece of jewellery is called the Lumos Maxima after a spell mentioned in the Harry Potter books in which at the flick of a wand a light is emitted that floats for several minutes.
Lucy Gosselin: Recent grad sees the value in Common Core
The first book I ever loved was "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" by J.K. Rowling, and since then I have been hooked on reading.
Wall Street Journal
House of the Day 2013: Amenities Edition
From a 'Da Vinci Code'-inspired trap door to a life-size train set equipped for cocktail parties, we review some of the most notable amenities featured in House of the Day.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
The Washington Post
Controversy over Harry Potter stamp stirs watchdog to see opinions
The U.S. Postal Service 's inspector general is seeking public opinion about the recently released Harry Potter stamps as a test of how Americans feel about a new commercial direction for postage.
Is that fantasy world yours?
When I were a youngling, fanfic was a despised genre. The internet has made it less despised, more common and apparently more nearly legal in a "don't ask, don't tell" sort of way.
It's A Wonderful Play
When this column is published, we'll be a day away from The Calmar Prairie Players production of the radio-play-for-the-stage, "It's a Wonderful Life" at the Calmar Legion.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Harry Potter actor Matthew Lewis: "I'd love to work with Daniel Radcliffe again"
During the ten years of Harry Potter films, we watched Neville Longbottom morph from a gawky, awkward dunce into the surprisingly hunky hero who stood up to Lord Voldemort.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Au naturel: Emma Watson looks fresh faced as she arrives make-up free at London's Heathrow Airport
In a simple cream jumper and black leggings, the 23-year-old star looked confident as she stepped out make-up free.
Booklamp and discoverability: Nice try, but still has serious shortcomings
A random comment on an IRC channel today recalled my attention to Booklamp , and the Book Genome Project , which we've mentioned a few times in years gone by .
Fri Nov 29, 2013
The Bradenton Times
Three Years Later, Universal's Wizarding World of Harry Potter Continues to Amaze
ORLANDO Three years after Universal Studios Islands of Adventures shocked and amazed fans with the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, the attraction has not lost a bit of luster.
Hollywood's Teen Novel Craze Shows No Sign of Stopping
When "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" was released in 2001, it made nearly $1 billion at the box office worldwide, exceeding even the loftiest of expectations for the much-anticipated film.
J.K. Rowling, John Cleese, Directors Support U.K. Press Reform
Michael Apted, Stephen Daldry, Terry Gilliam, singer Bryan Adams and author Helen Fielding also push for system proposed a year ago in the final Leveson Inquiry report.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Small World News Service
JK Rowling's old school slammed for having some of UK's...
JK Rowling's old school has been put in special measures because it has some of the worst exam results in the country - in ENGLISH.