Category Archives: Harry Potter

Happy New Year—Has The Harry Potter Series Really Ended?

The year 2011 is coming to a close. The Palo Alto Borders store, where I purchased all my Harry Potter books, is closed and out-of-business, but Harry Potter marches on. Part 2 of the Deathly Hallows movie is selling now to … Continue reading

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Harry, The Boy Who Lived!

The final installment of the Harry Potter movie series, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, is due to hit the theaters on July 15. Let’s take a look back to 1998 when the “Harry” phenomenon started. As we … Continue reading

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Grimpow in Translation

The medieval adventures of the teen-aged Grimpow tapped into the potentially vast bonanza of sales to Young Adults that was created by the Harry Potter series. But, the first volume of the Grimpow series, Grimpow—The Invisible Road, didn’t quite measure … Continue reading

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Harry Potter in Spanish

Harry Potter was introduced to the unsuspecting public in 1997, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J. K. Rawling, and the Spanish translation was published a year latter. I have both editions: the pages of my Scholastic trade paperback … Continue reading

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