6 min ago
The Jersey Journal
Jenni 'JWoww' Farley named one of the smartest celebs ... on Twitter
Time.com named Jenni "JWoww" Farley one of the 50 smartest celebrities on Twitter.
4 hrs ago
To Kill a Mockingbird is voted best ever novel written by a woman
Harper Lee's novel was awarded the title after thousands of readers voted in a social media competition, created by the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction.
8 hrs ago
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 .
12 hrs ago
Amazon Picks 100 Children's Books to Read in a Lifetime
Looking for books to read to your kids? Amazon editors have put together a children's book edition of its series of 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime lists.
14 hrs ago
A vote for Scotland's independence could reverberate through NATO
Novelist and longtime Scotland resident J.K. Rowling did not mention national security issues when she recently donated 1 million pounds to the Better Together Campaign, which wants Scottish voters to reject the independence option in the Sept.
19 hrs ago
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.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
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.
How John Green became the false prophet of the Internet YA revolution
While many authors deserve the credit for the recent renaissance of young adult and middle grade fiction, there's one in particular who was a catalytic force in propelling literature for children into the larger sphere, driving millions of readers to bookstores, and sparking a massive, global movement of fans.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
International Business Times
Daniel Radcliffe Dons Spiderman Costume, Tired of Being Seen as Harry Potter
It's harder to be Harry Potter than Spider-Man. Daniel Radcliffe, who plays the titular wizard on the onscreen adaptation of J.K. Rowling's fantasy book series, Harry Potter, attended the Comic-Con disguised as Spiderman.
Independent booksellers capitalize on Amazon dispute
Fans of Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling might have had a difficult time ordering her new book on Amazon when it first came out.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Radcliffe's wizard Comic-Com role
Fans posing with a person in a Spider-Man mask at the Comic-Con convention in America may actually have been standing next to Harry Potter.
Mel Gibson not an anti-Semite, Terry Hayes insists
Screenwriter Terry Hayes has insisted his long-time pal Mel Gibson is not an anti-Semite, following a number of incidents in which the actor's been accused of making racist comments.
Wizarding World of Harry Potter comes to life at Orlando Universal Studios
Paul Mottram finds Universal really has created the world of Harry Potter where aspiring wizards and witches can live out JK Rowling's vision for themselves Four years ago when I went to the grand opening of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park in Universal's Islands of Adventure in Orlando, I was stunned by the recreation of Hogsmeade ... (more)
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Would Daniel Radcliffe Ever Reprise His 'Harry...
At Comic-Con 2014, Daniel Radcliffe chats with Access' guest correspondent, Fandango's Tiffany Smith about his new movie, "Horns."
The Times of India
India helps Europe's oldest university get world heritage status
COIMBRA : One of world's oldest universities, with an uncanny similarity to Harry Potter's Hogwarts, has been declared a world heritage site, thanks to a major push from India.
Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch
J.K. Rowling visits U.K. event as Robert Galbraith
As fans of J.K. Rowling know, the author doesn't make many public appearances-which is why Rowling shocked fans last week when she showed up to the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing festival in England.
Amazon Kindle Unlimited subscription service plans leaked
Amazon appears to be nearing the launch of a subscription service that will allow consumers to sign up for an unlimited number of downloadable Kindle e-books and audio books in return for a monthly fee.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Harry Potter trivia quiz: Can you get 10 points for Gryffindor?
On July 15, a Harry Potter theme park opened Japan , July 21 marked seven years since the seventh and final book in the Harry Potter series was published, and July 31 is Harry Potter's 34th birthday.
Book Buzz: TFIOS's streak at No. 1 ends
Book Buzz: TFIOS's streak at No. 1 ends Teen love story was No. 1 for 11 straight weeks Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1rDfUjo Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USATODAY.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
St. Petersburg Times
Robert Galbraith, a.k.a. J.K. Rowling, attends crime writing festival
Each July, crime fiction readers and 80 of the genre's most recognizable authors descend on Harrogate in North Yorkshire for the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival.