The NY Times has a review of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows book even before the book goes on sale. (use bugmenot.com for username and password) This is actually quite normal for all books but with Potter, no review copies were sent and no copies were supposed to be ... more >
The final version of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is on the internet for anyone to view, if you are good enough to google it. The book has been photographed, two pages at a time, by someone (I assume a bookseller or a distributor). There are slideshows and photographs ... more >
Wal-Mart owns a chain of super market stores in Britain known as Asda. According to Bloomsbury, the publisher of Harry Potter books, Asda owes them money and until the bill is paid in full, no books for them. Bloomsbury, aka the Soup Nazi, is canceling the shipment to Asda as ... more >
With 1.6 million pre-orders, Amazon is sweetening the Harry Potter pot by offering a $5 Amazon certificate for anyone pre-ordering the Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows book before July 21. Via Publishers’ Weekly.
In a completely believable (to me) claim, a computer hacker has said that he hacked into Bloomsbury Publishing and stole a digital copy of the final Harry Potter book. The Hacker posts a brief (3 sentence) summary of the ending of the book and reveals who was killed. Link here. ... more >
No one but she and her publishing company are actually going to make money off the millions of Deathly Hollows books sold. Amazon has over 1,000,000 pre-orders world wide. Bookstores are planning events. But because discount competition is so fierce, the book will be sold at cost or at a ... more >