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15 hrs ago | Teen Vogue

It's Harry Potter's Birthday (HBD, HP!), and These Awesome New Book...

It's Harry Potter's Birthday , and These Awesome New Book Covers Are the Perfect Way to Celebrate You know how you'll never forget your best friend's birthday? That's how I feel about today, July 31st, which I celebrate every year: My usual festivities? Binge-watching my favorite movies, diving down the Harry Potter wiki black hole , and texting ... (more)


Related Topix: Books, Pottermore, SCEA, Video Games, Entertainment

15 hrs ago | Miami New Times

Today is Harry Potter's Birthday! Here's How You Can Celebrate

The Boy Who Lived was born 34 years ago today in the quaint town of Godric's Hollow.


Related Topix: Books, J.K. Rowling, Authors, Recipes

Yesterday | Radio Times

The Harry Potter books get a makeover

Brace yourselves, nineties kids. Bloomsbury have gone and changed the covers of the Harry Potter books.


Related Topix: Books, Family, Kids

Yesterday | The Free Dictionary

J.K. Rowling

The Potter books have gained worldwide attention, won multiple awards, and sold more than 400 million copies.


Related Topix: Books, Authors, J.K. Rowling, Easy-Listening, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Gloucestershire County, England, Greater Manchester County, England,

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Manawatu Evening Standard

Harry Potter books make kids more tolerant

Besides being a rattling good read, the Harry Potter novels may also help reduce prejudice towards gays, immigrants and refugees among readers, according to new research.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Gay/Lesbian

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Harry Potter's Evanna Lynch is just as fanciful in real life

A meek girl living in the sleepy town of Termonfeckin, Ireland, she'd devoured J.K. Rowling's books, longing to play the quirky teenage-wizard, Luna Lovegood .


Related Topix: Books, Easy-Listening, J.K. Rowling, Authors, Kids

WTOP-FM Washington

Making the case for young adult literature

Some of my favorite books are intended for younger audiences: the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling; "The Outsiders" by S.E. Hinton; His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman; and pretty much anything written by Neil Gaiman or Terry Pratchett.


Related Topix: Books, Crime Movies, Easy-Listening, The Outsiders, J.K. Rowling, Drama Movies, Authors, Pop/Rock, Philip Pullman

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Evanston Review

Celebrate Harry Potter's birthday like a wizard with these 7 ideas

In honor of Harry Potter's birthday July 31, we bring you stories about and local guides to J.K. Rowling's magical world.


Related Topix: Books, Easy-Listening, J.K. Rowling, Authors, Naperville, IL

'The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies' Gets Somber Teaser Trailer

Fans got a pretty lengthy Comic-Con * panel on Saturday as well as a sneak peak of the third and final Hobbit film, but it looks like Peter Jackson and company didn't want to make the general public wait.


Related Topix: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Time Warner, Media, Computers, Books

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Mail on Sunday

Daniel Radcliffe turned away from US border with Canada over visa issues

Hero doctor stops hospital shooting rampage: Psychiatrist uses his own gun to shoot patient who killed caseworker in front of him Mother who lost her three little girls and grandparents in Christmas day fire finds love as she MARRIES two and a half years on Obama set to give child immigrants 'refugee status' BEFORE they arrive in the US: White ... (more)


Related Topix: Prison, Daniel Radcliffe, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Books

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Daniel Radcliffe on losing his virginity

THE Harry Potter star reckons he's one of the few people "who seem to have had a really good first time", and sex is definitely better sober.


Related Topix: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Horror Movies, The Woman in Black, Books, Daniel Radcliffe

National Public Radio

How To Name Your Sequel II: Not Just Roman Numerals Anymore

If you want to move beyond just numbers for your sequel titles, critic Bob Mondello says there are a few informal rules you need to follow.


Related Topix: Books

Wed Jul 23, 2014


Gary Oldman Watches Himself Repeatedly Die On Conan

Buried alive in quicksand, shot in the head, thrown off an airplane in flight, taking a bullet to the midsection Gary Oldman has acted in 77 films throughout his illustrious screen career.


Related Topix: Horror Movies, Short, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Drama Movies, Conan, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Celebrities, Gary Oldman, Books

USA Today

Happy 25th, Daniel Radcliffe! See him grow up in photos

The year was 2000, and the world had just been introduced to a grinning 11-year-old Daniel Radcliffe, chosen to play Harry Potter in the upcoming film adaptation of the wildly popular books series by J.K. Rowling.


Related Topix: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Mystery Movies, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Family, Adventure, Daniel Radcliffe, Books, Easy-Listening, Authors, J.K. Rowling

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Hedwig's owl centre helps special needs children

BABY owls at a Scottish centre, which houses two feathered stars of the Harry Potter films, are helping youngsters with autism form relationships.


Related Topix: Books, Medicine, ADHD, Health

Books-A-Million Prepares Announces Harry Potter Celebration, 7/31

Books-A-Million, Inc. announces a special celebration. Harry Potter, one of the most popular book series characters in publishing history, celebrates his birthday on July 31 - and every Books-A-Million store across the country will host a party that all his fans can enjoy, muggle and wizard alike.


Related Topix: BooksAMillion, Retail

Mon Jul 21, 2014


Seven crazy 'Harry Potter' theories we wish had come true

This week marks the seven-year anniversary of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.


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

J.K. Rowling Says 'Robert Strike' Entries Will Outnumber Harry Potter Series

J.K. Rowling is betting on Robert Strike, the detective protagonist of THE CUCKOO'S CALLING and THE SILKWORM, to outlast The Boy Wizard.


Related Topix: Easy-Listening, J.K. Rowling, Authors, Books

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Telegraph

New kids on vintage block

Saikat Dutta with his 1964 Triumph Spitfire, a two-door sports car once owned by Jackie Shroff and the interiors of the car.


Related Topix: Jackie Shroff, Books


This Might Be The Best, Worst 'Harry Potter' Theory Ever

If you believe, seven years after the publication of the seventh and final "Harry Potter" book, that there are no secrets of the wizarding world left to be explored, then you may want to grab hold of something before reading what we're about to tell you.


Related Topix: Books, Harry Potter, Vocal