Harry Potter

GEEKY SPRINKLES Kickstarter

GEEKY SPRINKLES Kickstarter

Our friend Tara Theoharis, better known on the interwebs as The Geeky Hostess, kicked off 2014 by launching one of the most exciting Kickstarter's we've ever contributed to; Geeky Sprinkles!  It's like Tara dreamed up this concept with all of us in mind!  The first collection includes police box sprinkles (perfect for all of your Doctor Who baking needs), steampunk sprinkles, and our personal favorites, lighting bolt sprinkles for adorning cupcakes, and cakes inspired by The Boy Who Lived.  I Tell Me More!
JK Rowling To Co-Produce A Harry Potter Prequel Stage Play

JK Rowling To Co-Produce A Harry Potter Prequel Stage Play

This has been the year of exciting Harry Potter news! First we found out about the Diagon Alley expansion of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter World in Universal Studios in Orlando, then the entire series was re-released with brilliant new covers by Kazu Kibuishi, then we heard about JK Rowling's new Harry Potter film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, and now we have a prequel stage play to look forward to.  According to JK Rowling's Facebook page, “This brand new play, which will be Tell Me More!
USPS To Release HARRY POTTER Stamps

USPS To Release HARRY POTTER Stamps

USPS will be releasing a new line of stamps called the "Forever" collection, and the collection will include Harry Potter stamps.  There will be 20 stamps in total, but you view a sneak peek of the first six below.  The rest of the collection will be revealed later today, but in the meantime, you can preorder your set here for only $9.20.  The stamps will come as a set of 20 in a souvenir booklet full of stills from the Harry Potter films.   (via Book Riot) Tell Me More!
JK Rowling Announces HARRY POTTER Spinoff Film: FANTASTIC BEASTS & WHERE TO FIND THEM

JK Rowling Announces HARRY POTTER Spinoff Film: FANTASTIC BEASTS & WHERE TO FIND THEM

There's really nothing that we can possibly say that would capture the excitement we felt the moment this announcement was made.  HARRY POTTER. JK ROWLING. MORE MOVIES. LUNA LOVEGOOD. This movie's got all of the right elements to peak our interest and with Rowling writing, we just know it's going to be perfect.  Since we can't even formulate thoughts, here's the official press release. “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” will be an original story and will mark Rowling’s screenwriting Tell Me More!
Swedish Covers Of The HARRY POTTER Books

Swedish Covers Of The HARRY POTTER Books

My favorite Harry Potter cover art for JK Rowling's book series is still the newest release by Kazu Kibuishi, but it's always fascinating to admire international covers.  These Swedish versions are posted in order from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone through Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.  The covers are designed by Tapia and each displays a different scene from the series.   (via MTV Geek) Tell Me More!
Universal Announces HARRY POTTER Con At Wizarding World Orlando

Universal Announces HARRY POTTER Con At Wizarding World Orlando

Universal Studios and Warner Brothers have announced a three day Harry Potter convention to take place in their Orlando Wizarding World park from January 24-26 in 2014.  Special vacation packages for the event will go on sale on August 22nd.  Attendees will get the opportunity to have live Q&A sessions with Harry Potter actors, as well as attend a private evening reception in the park.  The special guests haven't been announced just yet.  There will also be a special class which is currently Tell Me More!
Final HARRY POTTER Back Cover Redesigns Revealed

Final HARRY POTTER Back Cover Redesigns Revealed

By this point you've probably seen all of the new Harry Potter covers redesigned by artist Kazu Kibuishi, but have you seen the back covers yet?  Each back cover depicts a scene from the novel along with a meaningful quote.  The series will be re-released in a box set with the new covers on August 27th, and Kibuishi will be doing a book signing in LA on the same day to promote the new set.  We love all of the covers so much that we can't pick a favorite! Can you? (via Hypable) Tell Me More!
Literary Ice Cream Flavors

Literary Ice Cream Flavors

Our friends at QuirkBooks created these delicious sounding Ben & Jerry's ice cream flavors, each named after a a book, in honor of National Ice Cream Month.  We're fairly certain that if such flavors actually existed, we would be spending way more of our discretionary income on ice cream. With clever named like Berry Potter and the Container of Secrets, and Whirled War Z, the flavors represent everything from classic literature to contemporary fiction.  For a full description of the ingredients Tell Me More!
Final HARRY POTTER Cover Redesign Revealed

Final HARRY POTTER Cover Redesign Revealed

In honor of Harry Potter and J.K. Rowling's shared birthday yesterday, the Scholastic store in NYC hosted a celebration and revealed the newly redesigned cover in Rowling's epic series.  The seventh and final book, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, has a cover designed by Kazu Kibuishi who also created the artwork for the rest of the books.  The final cover depicts Harry, Ron and Hermione escaping from Gringotts on the back of a dragon and Scholastic has announced that once the book spines Tell Me More!