On set for the final chapter of 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2'
'Harry Potter': Why It's So Hard to Say Goodbye
I didn't want to read the Harry Potter books. They were trendy, and worse from the perspective of my teenaged self, they were my little sister's novels. But one late-'90s summer on a family hiking trip out west, I ran out of things to read, and raided her backpack for Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. I remember the heat and the red rocks on the edge of my vision and the book and its sequel squarely at the center of it. For more than a decade since, I've read the novels almost in a panic as soon as they were published, had heated discussions about them, even reported on a charitable movement based in Harry Potter 's values.
Coming from the South, Midwest and across the pond, we began our travels early Thursday no Floo Network mix-ups involved, thank you! As the Wizarding World grows ever-larger, The Leaky Cauldron is becoming busier and more exciting by the day. These …read more! The courage and self-sacrifice of Harry, Hermione, Ron, Neville, Ginny, Dumbledore, the entire Order of the Phoenix, and every other character who worked to save the wizarding world, has inspired Harry Potter readers to fight for a better Muggle world. There are Potter-themed charitable initiatives around the globe. Big news from the Wizarding World as we headed into October.
Harry Potter Archive
We talked about options like LibriVox and MindWebs that are offering readers free audio books and short stories. And all together these sites have a lot of great books. A lot. Like, in the millions. Your TBR list may be crying, but at least your wallet is happy?
Note: If you wish to comment or subscribe to this site's news, please go to our blog, " Madam Pince's Potter Pages. These include Jo's appearance on Bookclub from August partial transcript here where she discusses Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone with James Naughtie and answers questions from a group of young readers, and her appearance on Desert Island Discs from November where she talks about her life, the 8 records she would choose to take to a desert island, Goblet of Fire and Rita Skeeter who was originally going to appear in the first book and was going to be called Bridget. Posted 13th May by roonwit. Jo's website is redesigned Jo's website was relaunched on 12th April This removed the canon information, though it can still be found on Internet archive site, and should eventually reappear on Pottermore. It also has information on Jo's first novel for adults The Casual Vacancy which will be published on 27th September