I have to admit, I came to Harry Potter a bit late. Book Five or Six. The reason, I think, was that all along I thought the series was a sort of kid-exclusive fairytale. Seeing Chris Columbus’ take on the first movie only reinforced that opinion. And the covers looked liked cartoons. They were beautiful, but not something that I was very comfortable with reading in public.
Had I lived in
, however, the covers at least wouldn’t have been a problem. Check these adult versions out: Britain
A stark and very cool contrast to the American versions.
This, though, isn’t a post about my experience in, or my love for, the world of Harry Potter. This is about J. K. Rowling’s BREAKING NEWS revealed today!
The door has been unlocked (presumably by an alohamora spell), letting us sneak a peek into what’s coming. Here is Pottermore.com in Rowling’s own words:
I’m not sure how deep or ambitious this community will be, but if anything, this is a brilliant way to announce the release of the ebooks. Though, this may leave Apple users out, because as of now the only way to purchase ebooks for the iPhone and iPad is through the Apple Store, and Pottermore is the exclusive destination to purchase eHarry Potter. It debuts in October.
Anyway, check out the site!