1. Happy Birthday, Harry Potter! 34 Quotes To Celebrate JK Rowling’s Birthday →

  2. schrodingerstriceratops:

    dream job: librarian at Hogwarts.

    Happy Birthday, Harry Potter (July 31, 1980)  and J.K. Rowling (July 31, 1965)!

  3. bookoisseur:

    accioslothsplease:

    JK Rowling’s new update about Harry, Ron, Hermione, and friends.

    It was quite fun

    Whooo! Whoo! A Harry Potter Story.

  4. Los Angeles Times Book Prizes 2013 →

    With ten categories altogether, these book prizes can dig deep, so that authors have a better chance of being celebrated and readers don’t just get more but also more specific reading suggestions.Ozeki’s well-earned win for a work that’s at once meditative and topical should bring more readers to her fold, yet with the Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction Bulawayo can also shine with her child’s-eye view of culture clash. Meanwhile, giving a mystery/thriller award outside the standard genre arena acknowledges that quality writing happens everywhere, and Rowling, who published The Cuckoo’s Calling pseudonymously as Galbraith, gets some nice recognition after the hubbub created by her subsequent outing.

    Speaking of literary prizes, check out the winners of the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes.

    (Source: addtoany.com)

  5. Harry Potter film universe to return with Fantastic Beasts series →

    The Harry Potter films will live again. According to Variety, Warner Bros, the studio behind the Potter films, is working on a new feature series in conjunction with author JK Rowling, based on Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the first-year textbook that Potter uses at Hogwarts school in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.

  6. From CNN Video, watch LJ mystery columnist Terry Jacobsen talk about the J.K. Rowling. (Terry gave The Cuckoo’s Calling a star back in April, months before the book’s true author was revealed.)

  7. Well, we told you it was good.

    Well, we told you it was good.

  8. From GalleyCat:

BBC One and BBC Drama have teamed up to create a television adaptation of The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling. The series should be released in 2014.

I wonder if they’ll film the dirty parts?

    From GalleyCat:

    BBC One and BBC Drama have teamed up to create a television adaptation of The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling. The series should be released in 2014.

    I wonder if they’ll film the dirty parts?

  9. Ahahahahahaha

    Ahahahahahaha

  10. katherine replied to your post: Heads Up

    You failed to work in my two favorite HP giggle-inducers — “chamber of secrets” and “death stick.” (But hilarious nonetheless!)

    What a missed opportunity! I humbly apologize.

    (Source: reviews.libraryjournal.com)

  11. FIN.

    FIN.

  12. So she let him embrace and then kiss her. She closed her eyes, climbed on top of him, and imagined herself riding Jake on a deserted white beach, nineteen years old to his twenty-one. She came while imagining Miles watching them, furiously, through binoculars, from a distant pedalo.

    — 

    Last but CERTAINLY NOT least, from The Dursleys Talk Dirty: the Top 10 Most Memorable “Adult” Moments in The Casual Vacancy.

    Okay, this is my favorite quotation, more than even the spectacularly strange “Father Christmas” passage. Miles is this woman’s husband, the man she is actually having sex with in this passage. Jake is a handsome and much younger member of an unnamed boy band. I had to look up a pedalo and it is a paddle boat. A paddle boat.

  13. He climbed on top of her; this, he knew, was real life.

    — 

    From The Dursleys Talk Dirty: the Top 10 Most Memorable “Adult” Moments in The Casual Vacancy.

    Just to clarify, not wizard life.

  14. Humongous bouncing jubblies,” Fats said loudly, into the scowling, crumpled face. “Great big juicy double-F mams.

    — 

    From The Dursleys Talk Dirty: the Top 10 Most Memorable “Adult” Moments in The Casual Vacancy.

    Jubblies sounds like a kind of wizard candy. Mams does not.

  15. He had not thought of Krystal herself (as opposed to her splendid breasts and that miraculously unguarded vagina).

    — 

    From The Dursleys Talk Dirty: the Top 10 Most Memorable “Adult” Moments in The Casual Vacancy.

    Just to reiterate: “that miraculously unguarded vagina.”