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1 hr ago | Business Wire

Books-A-Million Prepares for Harry Potter Spellbinding Birthday Parties

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.

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Related Topix: BooksAMillion, Retail, Harry Potter, Books, Authors, Washington DC

5 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Local booksellers capitalizing 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.

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Related Topix: Authors, Books, Harry Potter, Vocal, Marketing, Harleysville, PA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The London Free Press

Van Moorsel: Cool-to-care Kielburgers to share how-to

Fourteen years ago, when he was studying at Oxford on a prestigious Rhodes scholarship, one of Marc Kielburger's neighbours was a film set for the original Harry Potter movie.

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Related Topix: Authors, Books, Family, Kids

OhNoTheyDidnt

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

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

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Related Topix: Books, Harry Potter, Authors

USA Today

J.K. Rowling will 'Strike,' again and again

Book Buzz: Rowling will 'Strike,' again and again J.K. Rowling is writing a really long book series, but it's not about a boy wizard.

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Related Topix: Books, Authors, Arts, Literature

Publishers Marketplace

People, Etc.

Start-up BitLit has announced a pilot program with Harper Collins. The publisher is testing the app that provides a discounted ebook as a bundled offer to a proven print book purchaser or owner on 6 titles for now .

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Related Topix: Books, Authors

CNN

Book Reviews Dyman Associates Publishing Inc: J.K. Rowling's New...

There are celebrities-and then there are celebrities." That's the first line of J.K. Rowling's latest Harry Potter short story, published this morning on her own website, Pottermore.

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

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Examiner.com

Teenager is only survivor in attack that killed her entire family

A teenager in a suburb of Houston is the only member of her family to survive an attack.

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Related Topix: Books, Authors

Sports of Yore

How to be an overnight success

Angry Birds creator Rovio became an overnight success, after 51 less successful games, 8 years of hard work and almost going bankrupt.

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Related Topix: Nintendo, Rovio Mobile, Video Games, Angry Birds, Books, Authors

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Scotsman.com

JK Rowling hopes detective will outlast Harry Potter

AUTHOR JK Rowling has revealed plans to pen many more crime thrillers and create "a series" that will run for longer than her hugely successful seven Harry Potter books.

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Related Topix: Books, Authors

Mail on Sunday

New JK Rowling hero will outdo Harry Potter: Author says she plans...

Graveyard of desecration: Grave robbers. Ghoulish tourists taking pictures on their mobiles.

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TechCrunch

How The Big 5 Publishers Hobbled The Amazon Unlimited Launch

Amazon Unlimited was dubbed the Netflix of books. That is correct as long as you imagine a Netflix consisting of an endless array of low-budget indie releases and some major small studio filks.

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Related Topix: Books, Flash Boys, Authors

Fri Jul 18, 2014

BBC News

JK Rowling plans crime book spree

JK Rowling's series of crime novels written under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith will eventually outnumber her Harry Potter books, she has revealed.

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EETimes

Re: Other suggestions

I had so much hope for that film ... until I saw it ... I mean, it was OK, but that was it ... just OK ... But the 2005 relaunch was everything I coudl have hoped ... I LOVE THIS SHOW!!! @betamax: Sorry Max, I'm all for "willing suspension of disbelief", but there are limits :-) Hey -- bald suited him -- I can't imagine him any other way -- would ... (more)

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MacLeans

J.K. Rowling reinforces herself as a mystery writer

When news of J.K. Rowling's pseudonym leaked in July last year, sales for her detective fiction debut shot straight to the top of bestseller lists.

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TheStreet.com

Why Amazon.com (AMZN) Stock Is Up Today

The new service offers Amazon users access to more than 600,000 Kindle ebook and audiobooks for $9.99 a month.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Authors, Books, Flash Boys, TheStreet, Financial Markets

Harrogate Advertiser

Harry Potter creator heads for crime-writing festival

The world's media is set to descend on Harrogate for the second time in as many weeks as the world's most famous author makes an exclusive appearance in town.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

MTV

9 Harry Potter Couples We'll Never Stop Shipping

Our favorite class of magical folks from the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry have long since moved on from those hallowed halls, and from their Hollywood franchise.

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Movies.com

What Middle-Aged 'Harry Potter' Books Might Look Like

The opening of Diagon Alley down at Universal Studios in Florida has kicked up a whole pile of Harry Potter news lately, including a new short story courtesy of J.K. Rowling that updates you on the lives of a thirtysomething Harry and his two best mates, Ron and Hermione.

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Brand Republic

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.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Books, Life of Pi, Authors

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