Location, Location, Location

Reality. Sometimes real life can get us down. But, that’s why we read fantasy. Like Bilbo, we all want to go on adventures, even though Gandalf doesn’t ever come knocking. Even though owls haven’t delivered our letters, we all want to go to Hogwarts. Admit it: you’ve stepped inside wardrobes, hoping that they would transport…

New Deathly Hallows Back Cover

This is two weeks to late, but not for nothing, here is the final back cover of the new 15th Anniversary paperback series. For those who might need a reminder, this last cover features the Harry vs. Voldemort showdown at the conclusion of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Additionally, here is a round-up of all…

New 15th Anniversary Back Covers

In addition to the new Harry Potter “15th Anniversary Edition” front covers that have been revealed over the past few months, Scholastic, the US publishers of Harry Potter, is also in the process of revealing the back covers, also designed by illustrator Kazu Kibuishi. Each one features a memorable quote from the book and a depiction…

Deathly Hallows 15th Anniversary Cover Revealed

Scholastic, the US publisher of the Harry Potter novels, unveiled the seventh and last cover artwork for the 15th anniversary editions at their NYC headquarters today, which commemorates Harry’s 33rd birthday and author J.K. Rowling’s 48th birthday. The new cover for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows portrays the trio—Harry, Ron, and Hermione—on the white dragon after…

Half-Blood Prince 15th Anniversary Cover Revealed

Scholastic, the US publisher of the Harry Potter novels, unveiled the sixth and penultimate cover artwork for the 15th Anniversary editions yesterday at San Diego Comic-Con. The new cover for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince portrays Harry and Dumbledore, as the original US cover does, but the setting appears to be outside the cave…

15th Anniversary Cover Round-Up

In honor of the 15th anniversary of the release of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone in the United States, Scholastic is releasing new artwork for the paperback editions of the entire series. They are designed by award-winning illustrator Kazu Kibuishi and will be released in September 2013. Each new cover has been revealed live…

Editorial: I Have a Gryffindog

Technically, this isn’t an editorial because it doesn’t express any opinions, and technically, Baxter isn’t my dog since I gave it to my sister, but I think this makes for an interesting article nonetheless. J. K. Rowling has said that the four Hogwarts houses roughly coincide with the four “major elements”: earth, wind, fire, and…