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2nd thriller due from Rowling alter ego Galbraith

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J.K. Rowling is back with a novel involving a writer whose acid-tipped pen may have led to murder.

Posted: February 17th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

In defense of ‘Harmony’

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Are you Team Harry or Team Ron? This week, J.K. Rowling expressed having second thoughts on her decision regarding the love lives of the “Harry Potter” main characters. She said Harry and Hermione Granger should have ended up together.

Posted: February 8th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Super | Read More »

‘Harry Potter’ now in Filipino

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Year 2013 has proven a magical one for J.K. Rowling’s phenomenal book “Harry Potter.” Fans worldwide celebrated the 15th anniversary of the first publication of “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone,” known here and in the United States as “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.”

Posted: September 23rd, 2013 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

J.K. Rowling’s secret book

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Does J.K. Rowling really have anything else to prove?

Posted: August 19th, 2013 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Review: J.K. Rowling’s ‘The Cuckoo’s Calling’

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Full disclosure: I never would have guessed.

Posted: July 25th, 2013 in Arts and Books,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Harry Potter author Rowling writes crime novel under pseudonym

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J.K. Rowling, the British author of the best-selling Harry Potter books, was forced to reveal on Sunday that she had published a critically acclaimed crime novel under a pseudonym.

Posted: July 14th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Potted Potter is back!

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It’s Wednesday afternoon and Jesse Briton and Gary Trainor, the stars of Potted Potter, are squeezed into a cramped corner of Starbucks at the RCBC Plaza.

Posted: February 2nd, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Super | Read More »

Teen author Stefan Bachmann reaps full-grown success

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Stefan Bachmann is only 19, but his darkly mysterious debut novel set in a parallel world of faeries, goblins and child snatchers has already earned him comparisons to J.K. Rowling, Dickens and Dostoyevsky.

Posted: January 22nd, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Fans stand and cheer for author J.K. Rowling

Copies of the "The Casual Vacancy" by author J.K. Rowling stand on a trolley ready to go on the shelves at a book store in London, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012. British bookshops are opening their doors early as Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling launches her long anticipated first book for adults. Publishers have tried to keep details of the book under wraps ahead of its launch Thursday, but "The Casual Vacancy" has gotten early buzz about references

Just the mention of her name, J.K. Rowling, had the audience screaming and on its feet.

Posted: October 17th, 2012 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Literary shocker: J.K. Rowling’s new novel after ‘Harry Potter’ is not for kids

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For more than 10 years, all she had known was magic. Since 1997, J.K. Rowling has made money appear out of thin air—making herself wealthier than the Queen of England at one point—and famous worldwide by conjuring from her “riddikulus” imagination the boy wizard Harry Potter through seven books that also turned young-adult fiction into a publishing creature of mythical stature.

Posted: October 1st, 2012 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Rowling’s first novel for adults goes on sale

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British bookshops are opening their doors early as Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling launches her long anticipated first book for adults, “The Casual Vacancy.”

Posted: September 27th, 2012 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

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