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Harry Potter Website With New Content, Ebook Sales to Launch

Author J.K. Rowling. Credit: Akira Suemori, AP
Harry Potter fans devastated that the books are done and the movie series is soon ending are getting a new reason to cheer: Pottermore.
Potter author JK Rowling announced the new...
The site will be the only place you can buy Potter ebooks.

Stephen King Says Stephenie Meyer Can't Write

/>Recently, famed horror writer Stephen King sat down with journalist Lorrie Lynch from USA WEEKEND to talk about his career, his new collection of stories called Stephen King Goes to the Movies and his influence on popular authors today like...

New Harry Potter Book Hits Shelves Today

J. K. Rowling's latest effort, The Tales of Beedle the Bard, goes on sale today, just in time for all the Harry Potter fans on your holiday shopping list, the ones who are still mourning the end of the stupendously successful series about the kid...

A glimmer of hope for (extremely patient) Harry Potter fans

Could there have been a light left on over at Hogwarts?! J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter series, has hinted she might be considering adding an 8th book to the popular line-up. I In an interview with Time magazine (who gave Rowling a #3...

Better grades with Harry Potter

Your school is failing, your students are performing well below the national average, and you've been tasked with turning things around -- so what do you do? If you're the head teacher at Robert Mellors Primary School in Nottingham, England, you try...

Rowling: Dumbledore is gay

Those who considered the Harry Potter series unfit to read because of the witchcraft involved might really freak at J.K. Rowling's latest admission. According to the author, Professor Dumbledore, one of the main characters in the series, is gay. At...

Harry Potter helps the blind

J. K. Rowling rarely signs copies of her books, but she signed seven of them -- one of each -- for the National Braille Press to auction off as part of their annual fundraiser. The event will take place October 26 and will be hosted by Jay Leno who,...

Rowling to write more Potter?

Relax, Potter fans -- there's more to come. Kind of. JK Rowling, author of the most widely-sold series of novels in the history of mankind, says she's not quite finished with the boy wizard, and told the TODAY show's Meredith Veira that she...

Surviving PPD (Post-Potter Depression)

For the speedy and/or sleep deprived readers, it is over. The final installment of the Harry Potter series (unless J.K. Rowling has a change of heart, of course) means that many kids are laying around glassy-eyed, stunned, and possibly depressed....

ParentDish Sleepover for Sunday, July 22, 2007

This weekend saw the release of the seventh and last Harry Potter book. But you knew that, of course. Even if you're not a fan and have no interest in the books, you couldn't possibly have missed hearing about it. Phil, at A Family Runs Through It...

Pottermania vs sleep

I like Harry Potter, I really do. And J.K. Rowling is an imaginative genius who deserves all the millions she's getting for creating a series that inspired a short-attention span generation to sit down and read. But why in the world would a...

Save Harry Potter! Rowling says "never say never" to more books

Will Harry Potter dies at the end of the 7th and "final" book of the series that bares his name? Who knows -- but "no matter what happens at the end of 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,'" a new petition begs JK Rowling, the books' author, to...

Havard Square to be renamed Hogwarts Square

We're mere weeks away from full-blown Potter-mania, when the series' final novel will hit bookstores, and the 5th movie will be released in theaters. The questions are mounting -- how will it all end? Who's going to die? What will the stars be...

Harry Potter ending "hacked," posted on web

Who do you think is going to die in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the 7th and final book in the world-famous saga? A hacker claims to know -- for certain -- and has published his or her findings on the Internet. Under the alias, "Gabriel,"...

Harry Potter 1st edition to auction for $14,000

As anticipation swells for the release of the final installment in the Harry Potter series, Bonhams -- a London-based auction house -- expects to sell a first edition of the series' first novel for $13,950. This number seems incredibly high to me,...

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