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Readers Borrow Record Number of eBooks and Audiobooks from the Library in 2016 Readers Borrow Record Number of eBooks and Audiobooks from the Library in 2016
by BWW News Desk - January 10, 2017

CLEVELAND, OH - The trend in digital reading continued its uninterrupted growth in 2016 as a record number of readers turned to their local library and school to enjoy eBooks and audiobooks. According to OverDrive, the leading digital reading platform for libraries and schools, readers borrowed 196 ... (more...)
Scholastic To Publish Updated Edition of J.K. Rowling's 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' Scholastic To Publish Updated Edition of J.K. Rowling's 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them'
by BWW News Desk - January 05, 2017

NEW YORK, Jan. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Scholastic Corporation (SCHL), the global children's publishing, education and media company, will publish an updated edition of the bestselling and collectible companion book to the Harry Potter books, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, with a new foreword ... (more...)
J.K. Rowling Teases Next Project with Cryptic Twitter Image J.K. Rowling Teases Next Project with Cryptic Twitter Image
by TV News Desk - January 05, 2017

J.K. Rowling shared a new header image on her Twitter page today and teased her fans about the next project she is working on.... (more...)
JK Rowling Responds to Plot Hole in FANTASTIC BEASTS and HARRY POTTER JK Rowling Responds to Plot Hole in FANTASTIC BEASTS and HARRY POTTER
by BWW News Desk - December 23, 2016

JK Rowling took to Twitter to respond to the plot hole in Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts where Queenie's mind-reading skills were questioned. In Fantastic Beasts, Queenie uses Legilimency, which allows entry into the victim's mind, similar to Severus Snape in Harry Potter and the Order of the Pho... (more...)
Barnes & Noble Announces Gift Ideas for the Holiday Season Barnes & Noble Announces Gift Ideas for the Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - December 14, 2016

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS), the nation's largest retail bookseller and a leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today announced its list of the top gifts items for the 2016 holiday season. This year's gift selection from Barnes & Noble includes high-quality gifts f... (more...)
Klutz Announces the Klutz Spring 2017 Catalog Klutz Announces the Klutz Spring 2017 Catalog
by BWW News Desk - December 13, 2016

Klutz announces the Klutz Spring 2017 Catalog... (more...)
Amazon Announces Best-Selling Books of 2016 Amazon Announces Best-Selling Books of 2016
by BWW News Desk - December 07, 2016

(NASDAQ:AMZN) - Amazon today announced its best-selling books of 2016, best-selling Kids & Teens books of 2016, as well as the Most Gifted and Most Wished For books of the year-just in time for holiday gifting. The best-selling book of the year is Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts 1 & 2, Spec... (more...)
HP Fan Tours Offers 'Fantastical Tour' to Celebrate the Release of FANTASTIC BEASTS, July 16-23 HP Fan Tours Offers 'Fantastical Tour' to Celebrate the Release of FANTASTIC BEASTS, July 16-23
by BWW News Desk - December 02, 2016

HP Fan Tours is offering the perfect gift for Harry Potter fans: a Fantastical Tour suitcase from HP Fan Tours, packed will all the essentials needed for the ultimate Harry Potter-themed adventure in England and Scotland.... (more...)
Complimentary E-book 'Trump This!' is Now Available Complimentary E-book 'Trump This!' is Now Available
by BWW News Desk - November 29, 2016

Who is Donald Trump? In an effort to give readers the chance to discover what kind of president Donald Trump might be, Riverdale Avenue Books, the award-winning hybrid publishing company, will offer free e-books of their new unauthorized bio on President-elect Donald Trump written by New York Times ... (more...)
William Ward Shares 'In Search of Life The Journey: An Exploration of the Idea of Life After Death' William Ward Shares 'In Search of Life The Journey: An Exploration of the Idea of Life After Death'
by BWW News Desk - November 28, 2016

'In Search of Life The Journey: An Exploration of the Idea of Life After Death': an in-depth perspective of the many areas of paranormal activity. 'In Search of Life The Journey: An Exploration of the Idea of Life After Death' is the creation of published author, William Ward, a longtime student of ... (more...)
Barnes & Noble Announces 2016 Holiday Lineup Barnes & Noble Announces 2016 Holiday Lineup
by BWW News Desk - November 16, 2016

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS), the nation's largest retail bookseller and the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today announced its holiday lineup of the very best gifts for everyone in the family this holiday season. Barnes & Noble stores nationwide have been sp... (more...)
Pottermore Publishes New Writing from J.K. Rowling with Revealing Details on 'Magical Congress' Pottermore Publishes New Writing from J.K. Rowling with Revealing Details on 'Magical Congress'
by TV News Desk - October 06, 2016

'The Magical Congress of the United States of America,' the third and final instalment in a collection of new original writing by J.K. Rowling entitled Magic in North America, was published on Pottermore.com today.... (more...)
Amazon Launches PRIME READING for Prime Members Amazon Launches PRIME READING for Prime Members
by BWW News Desk - October 05, 2016

(AMZN) - Amazon today introduced Prime Reading, a new reading benefit for U.S. Prime members. Prime members can now enjoy unlimited reading from a rotating selection of books, magazines, comics and more - at no additional cost. Prime Reading joins the growing list of all-you-can-eat benefits for Pri... (more...)
'Peter Swift from Dimension Q' is Released 'Peter Swift from Dimension Q' is Released
by BWW News Desk - September 23, 2016

Pete Swift is happy to be an ordinary fourteen-year-old boy. He likes things plain and he likes them simple. Above all, he likes to avoid conflict. But when he is drafted into matriculation at the dreamlike interdimensional Academy of Omniosophical Arts and Sciences, he learns life isn't always so s... (more...)
Scholastic Announces Sales of More Than 3.3 Million Copies of Newest HARRY POTTER Scholastic Announces Sales of More Than 3.3 Million Copies of Newest HARRY POTTER
by BWW News Desk - August 12, 2016

New York, NY (August 10, 2016) -- Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two script book, the eighth Harry Potter story by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, and Jack Thorne, published in the U.S. and Canada by Scholastic has sold more than 3.3 million copies in North America to date.  ... (more...)
Scholastic Announces HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD PARTS I & II Sells More Than 2 Million Copies in 2 Days Scholastic Announces HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD PARTS I & II Sells More Than 2 Million Copies in 2 Days
by BWW News Desk - August 03, 2016

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two script book, the eighth Harry Potter story by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, and Jack Thorne, published in the U.S. and Canada by Scholastic, hit bookstores nationwide at 12:01 a.m. on July 31, 2016. Retailer reports estimate that Scholastic has sold ... (more...)
Books-A-Million hosts Annual Book Drive Books-A-Million hosts Annual Book Drive
by BWW News Desk - August 02, 2016

Calling all book worms! Spread your love for literature with students this school year by participating in Books-A-Million's Annual Book Drive, now through Saturday, August 27! Customers are encouraged to choose a favorite children's book to be donated to schools and libraries across the United Stat... (more...)
HARRY POTTER Fans Form 'Muggle Mob' Outside Scholastic Headquarters HARRY POTTER Fans Form 'Muggle Mob' Outside Scholastic Headquarters
by BWW News Desk - July 21, 2016

More than 300 Harry Potter fans formed a massive flash mob or 'Muggle Mob' today, taking over Broadway in front of the Scholastic headquarters building in New York City, just 10 days before the highly anticipated release of the eighth Harry Potter story, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One a... (more...)
THE RED SUN Audiobook is Released THE RED SUN Audiobook is Released
by BWW News Desk - July 21, 2016

ORANGE, Calif. and SEATTLE, July 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ SparkPress Audio is thrilled to announce the audiobook release of the award-winning novel The Red Sun by Alane Adams, read by Karan Brar, actor on Disney's 'Jessie' and 'Bunk'd.'... (more...)
2nd & Charles Announces Harry Potter Midnight Release Party, 7/30 2nd & Charles Announces Harry Potter Midnight Release Party, 7/30
by BWW News Desk - July 20, 2016

Extra, extra, read all about it! 2nd & Charles management announced today that fans of the wizarding world will get a special first look at its newest store in the Detroit's Utica suburb during the Harry Potter Release Party on Saturday, July 30! Located in the Utica Park shopping center at 45290 Ut... (more...)
MedlyBooks Announces 'Living Photo Book' for iPhones and iPads MedlyBooks Announces 'Living Photo Book' for iPhones and iPads
by BWW News Desk - July 12, 2016

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Vancouver based MedlyBooks announced today that it is releasing the world's first Living Photo Book. Customers create beautiful photo books right from your iPhone or iPad, have it shipped to your home and watch their photos come to life with vi... (more...)
Pottermore Unveils New Writing by J.K. Rowling in Second Instalment of MAGIC IN NORTH AMERICA Pottermore Unveils New Writing by J.K. Rowling in Second Instalment of MAGIC IN NORTH AMERICA
by BWW News Desk - June 28, 2016

'Ilvermorny School of Witchcraft and Wizardry,' the second instalment in a collection of new original writing by J.K. Rowling entitled MAGIC IN NORTH AMERICA, will be published today exclusively on pottermore.com.... (more...)
2nd & Charles to Host Midnight Release Party for HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, 7/30 2nd & Charles to Host Midnight Release Party for HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, 7/30
by BWW News Desk - June 15, 2016

July 31 is a magical date for fans of the wizarding world. Not only does it celebrate Harry Potter's birthday, but it also marks the highly-anticipated script book release of 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts I & II,' the theatrical eighth installment of JK Rowling's best-selling series pre... (more...)
Books-A-Million to Host Midnight Release Party for HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, 7/30 Books-A-Million to Host Midnight Release Party for HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, 7/30
by BWW News Desk - June 13, 2016

Please replace the release dated June 8, 2016, with the following corrected version due to multiple revisions in the fourth paragraph.... (more...)
Robert Spina Releases VEGENRAGE: THE MAGIC USER Robert Spina Releases VEGENRAGE: THE MAGIC USER
by BWW News Desk - June 08, 2016

With adventure shows like 'Games of Thrones' and 'Harry Potter,' we are able to see interesting characters and far-off places come to life in ways unimaginable in our daily lives.... (more...)