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  1. J.K. Rowling Helped a Fan Deal With Her Depression in the Sweetest WayRead the original story

    26 min ago | Seventeen

    Can J.K. Rowling do no wrong? The author somehow finds time in between writing Harry Potter plays and Fantastic Beasts screenplays to reach out to everyday fans, making their lives better with just a few characters. On Monday, a fan named Marina tweeted at Rowling, asking her for advice on how to "scare the Dementors that have been living under my bed" and causing her a great deal of sadness.


  2. JK Rowling helps a fan in need in the most heartwarming wayRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sunday Herald

    JK Rowling may be the author of the global phenomena that is Harry Potter but she always makes time for her fans on Twitter, especially if they are asking for help. On Monday the Harry Potter author received a tweet from a fan who said she was 'tired of being sad all the time'.


  3. Industry Icon Stephen Garrett Launching New Company Character Seven,...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Deadline

    Former Kudos founder and exec chairman Stephen Garrett is launching a new production company, Character Seven. The new company is already making moves by teaming with Lionsgate and Twilight author Stephenie Meyer 's Fickle Fish on The Rook , a London-set supernatural series for Hulu.


  4. J.K. Rowling responds to fan's cry for help in the most heartwarming wayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Mashable

    No matter how busy J.K. Rowling might be, she often finds some time to interact with her fans on Twitter - especially if the fan in question is asking her for help. On Monday morning, a fan sent a tweet to the Harry Potter author saying she was "tired of being sad all the time".


  5. Arthur A. Levine BooksRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | American Baby

    HARRY POTTER BOXED SET 1-7 includes the seven phenomenal Harry Potter hardcover books by best selling author J. K. Rowling. These books are housed in a collectible trunk-like box with sturdy handles and privacy lock. Bonus decorative stickers are included in each boxed set.


  6. New Game: Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege - Season PassRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | MobyGames

    The Season Pass is DLC for the game Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege . It adds, beside in-game currency and skins, new operators and challenges to the game.


  7. Harry Potter session at Tenbury LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ludlow Advertiser

    Broomsticks, magic tricks and witches were all the rage when young Harry Potter fans met for a session at the library. The session gave youngsters the chance to play the part and dress up as JK Rowling characters and many of them embraced the opportunity with great enthusiasm.


  8. Why Harry Potter went loco for Flying ScotsmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Scotland on Sunday

    THE Flying Scotsman was the inspiration for the Hogwarts Express in the Harry Potter novels, a new book about the world's most famous train suggests. It also reveals that JK Rowling gave a character in the wizardry series the same name as the author of a 1930s children's book about the Flying Scotsman locomotive which hauled the namesake London-Edinburgh express.


  9. Why Severus Snape Is Seemingly Evil But A Great Man To LoveRead the original story

    Saturday |

    Even though I believe that this extraordinary man doesn't require an official introduction, I came to realize that not everyone is in love with the Harry Potter series as I am. He goes by many titles a Muggle-Born, a Slytherin, the Half-Blood Prince, a Death Eater, a professor, a man who's bitter and spiteful, and a loyal man in love.


  10. Read Alan Rickman's Touching Goodbye Letter to Harry PotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | Time

    Emma Watson and Benedict Cumberbatch Named Visiting Fellows at Oxford Salma Hayek Sent to ER in 'Completely Inappropriate' Joke Shirt Johnny Depp Admits He Used to Be Mean to Leonardo DiCaprio Alan Rickman, the British actor known for his role as Severus Snape in the Harry Potter series, has died at the age of 69 after a battle with cancer. Rickman portrayed the dark potions professor in all eight of the Harry Potter films and was beloved by many for the manner in which he brought to life the multi-dimensional character .


  11. Bond, Balboa and Butler: 10 movies turning 10 in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Plain Dealer

    The year 2006 saw the launch of the New Horizons mission to Pluto, the launch of Twitter and the extinction of the Chinese River Dolphin. 2006 also saw the release of many popular Hollywood films.


  12. Why do we care about celebrities?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | San Mateo Daily Journal

    When David Bowie died on Jan. 10, 2016, I didn't think too much of it. I vaguely knew the celebrity by name, but I hadn't listened to his songs, and I never watched "Labyrinth."


  13. Cambridge News published Wands at the ready! Harry Potter fans enjoy magical evening at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Cambridge Evening News

    Cambridge is a city of Ravenclaws and Hufflepuffs if a bookshop's recent Harry Potter night is anything to go by. Hogwarts fans packed into Waterstones on Thursday night after it joined shops and down the country to celebrate all things Potter.


  14. Village School fourth graders continue 'Notables' traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Bennington Banner

    Maya Davis portrays Olympic gymnast Nadia Comaneci, and delivers a perfect 10 performance of her own NORTH BENNINGTON - As part of a long-standing annual tradition, the older students at the Village School of North Bennington have once again donned the raiments of famous figures, some long gone and others just beginning their lives' journeys, to present "Night of the Notables." When the 15 members of the fourth-grade class showed off their costumes and reports on Thursday, it was actually just one of three nights that notables will descend upon the Village School gymnasium this year.


  15. Magical potions and Quidditch battles as Harry Potter Book Night celebrated in SuffolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Ipswich Evening Star

    Children enjoyed games of Quidditch on school playgrounds yesterday and last night discussed the popular J K Rowling novels at libraries. The Harry Potter event at Ipswich Library.


  16. Rupert Grint thinks Ron and Hermione end up divorcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday |

    Rupert Grint, the actor who plays the beloved Ron Weasley in the Harry Potter movies, has made known his opinion on Hermione and Ron's relationship. After commenting that they are probably divorced, Grint adds, "He's living on his own...he hasn't got... Sorry, Ron and Hermione shippers.


  17. Magical times in Grimsby book store for Harry Potter dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | This Is Grimsby

    The Waterstones bookstore, in Grimsby's Freshney Place shopping centre, is hosting a day of special events on Saturday as part of Harry Potter Book Night. This gives fans of all ages the chance to celebrate J K Rowling's best-selling novels - and the opportunity to pass the magic on to young readers who haven't yet discovered these unforgettable books.


  18. 14 of the most convincing 'Harry Potter' fan theories we can't stop thinking aboutRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Though it's been nearly a decade since J.K. Rowling finished the "Harry Potter" series, people are still obsessed with the books. So much so that fan theories still pop up every now and again about characters, the history of Muggles and wizards, and the magic itself.


  19. What Rupert Grint Just Said About Ron and Hermione Will Shock and Enrage YouRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | Seventeen

    Ron and Hermione shippers have had a rough nearly-decade since the final Harry Potter book came out. Their favorite couple, Ron and Hermione, ended up together, as is only right because they made each other better and opposites attract and they were literally soulmates, okay? But not a day goes by when Ron/Hermione purists are not assaulted by Harry Potter fans that believe Hermione belonged with her other best friend, Harry.


  20. The Sad Way Ron And Hermione Ended, According To Rupert GrintRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Cinema Blend News

    Harry Potter fans got their happy ending. The epilogue to Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 shows us an older Harry and Ginny sending their son off to Hogwarts.