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17 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Harry Potter: not only 'Undesirable No. 1' in his universe

Day two of the preliminary books has found us exploring books challenged from 2006-2007. For today's book, I chose the "Harry Potter" series by J.K. Rowling.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Cinema Blend News

Is J.K. Rowling Giving Us Major Clues About The Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them?

As the anticipated adaptation of Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them is based on a textbook, penned by the fictional Newt Scamander, Harry Potter fans only have a limited amount of information to go on as it relates to the plot of this feature trilogy. We know it begins in the 1920s, which is when Newt was researching Magical Beasts for the book he would go on to publish.

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Related Topix: J.K. Rowling, Authors, Books, Pottermore, SCEA, Video Games

TeleRead

Facebook reveals the top 100 books that have stayed with users

If you logged onto Facebook recently, you may have noticed some of your friends talking about 10 books that stayed with them in some way. They then tagged someone in turn - maybe you - to continue the list.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Cinema Blend News

Harry Potter Is Getting Its Most Evil Fan Experience Yet

Harry Potter fans -- especially those who are most likely to be sorted into Slytherin House -- will have one more reason to want to attend the Warner Brothers Studio Tour in London. It was announced this week that a new section of the tour will be unveiled this October, which will be completely devoted to the Dark Arts.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Kottke.org

Why everyone should read Harry Potter

As the familiar story goes, not long ago there was an orphan who on his 11th birthday discovered he had a gift that set him apart from his preteen peers. Over the years he endured the usual adolescent challenges -- maturation, relationships, social conflicts, general teenage neuroses.

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

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Sunday Herald

It is even better to talk

THE hype that prefaced the launch of Apple's iPhone 6 used to be reserved for the latest blockbuster movie, an album release by the likes of the Beatles, or, in more recent times, a new Harry Potter novel. THE hype that prefaced the launch of Apple's iPhone 6 used to be reserved for the latest blockbuster movie, an album release by the likes of the Beatles, or, in more recent times, a new Harry Potter novel.

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Switched

'Harry Potter' Tops Facebook's '10 Books That Stayed With You' Meme And No One Is Surprised

DECEMBER 21: Copies of Harry Potter books stand on display at the Clean Well-Lighted Place For Books December 21, 2004 in San Francisco, California. Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling announced Tuesday that she has completed the sixth Potter novel, 'Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince' and it will be published on July 16, 2005.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

MTV

Every 'Harry Potter' Movie Ranked By Ron's Hair

One of the most amazing things about the " Harry Potter " series is how consistent it was across eight movies. Most of the actors hung around, and after Alfonso Cuaron came in for "Prisoner of Azkaban" and said, "Hey, maybe let's make movies that look cool," the rest of the series looked the same, except for one detail.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

OhNoTheyDidnt

Is a Patronus Test Coming to Pottermore?

You've already gotten your wand and been sorted into one of the four Hogwarts houses. So what else could you learn about your wizarding self in the online Pottermore game? How about finding out the form of your Patronus? There's nothing official yet, but author JK Rowling hinted at the idea while answering a slew of fan questions on Twitter today.

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Related Topix: Pottermore, SCEA, Video Games, Books

Thu Sep 04, 2014

Santa Barbara Independent

Review: As Above, So Below

Call it "found footage," "shaky cam," or even "mockumentary," but, whatever it is, I'm sick of it. First used in brutal joke films like Cannibal Holocaust and Man Bites Dog , the home-video-as-feature-film shtick took off when the directors of The Blair Witch Project brilliantly realized they could create stark terror on no budget without showing much more than people musing over weird twigs.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

15 life tips from JK Rowling

As the author of an internationally-beloved and critically-acclaimed book series and a noted philanthropist, J.K. Rowling helped stoke a passion for reading in a new generation.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Lehigh Acres Gazette

"As Above/So Below"

People like to complain about how the Christmas season starts earlier every year.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Review: Mitchell's 'Bone Clocks' a fantastic journey through time

If you're looking for a writer who can do any style or genre, then David Mitchell fits the bill.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Examiner.com

Bloomsbury's new editions of 'Harry Potter' will include Pottermore content

Facts about the wizarding world will be included at the end of each chapter, targeted to younger readers and encouraging a more interactive reading experience, which corresponds with the goal of Pottermore itself and encourages readers to visit.

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Related Topix: Books, Pottermore, SCEA, Video Games, Easy-Listening, J.K. Rowling, Authors

AndPOP.com

10 Times Robert Pattinson Charmed The Pants Off Of Us

The British actor, who first caught our attention playing Cedric Diggory in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire , has since become one of Hollywood's hottest men ever since he landed the role of Edward Cullen in the Twilight series.

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Book trade news from Book2book

Father Raps Plot Of First Harry Potter Book To His Son

While some parents try funny voices to bring books to life, this father goes a step further as he invents a rap version of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone for his son Daily book trade headlines and breaking publishing news by email - just 3 a month.

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NorthJersey.com

Movie review: 'As Above, So Below'

Directed by John Erick Dowdle. Produced by Patrick Aiello and Drew Dowdle. Written by John Erick Dowdle and Drew Dowdle.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

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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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Evening Sun

Review: 'As Above' so-so

"Abandon all hope, ye who enter here," is the inscription uncovered by a gang of 20-something treasure hunters in the catacomb-hopping horror flick, "As Above, So Below."

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Watford Observer

Lights! Camera! Action! It's the Warner Bros Studios film-making workshops

Have you always been waiting for your Hogwarts letter? As the dreaded back to school apprehension mounts, Warner Bros.

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