J.K. Rowling to release 3 Harry Potter-based short story collections


22 August, 2016

The internet can't wait, so when will the new Harry Potter eBooks be released?

The eBooks, which are presented by Pottermore, will each explore a different area of Rowling's universe!

Being released as ebooks, the Pottermore Presents series consists of three short books, which include titbits from the website's archive as well as brand new writing from JK herself.

HARRY POTTER fans have a lot to dive into this year with the recently released play, "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child", now on shelves and the upcoming FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM hitting cinemas in November.

Power, Politics, and Pesky Poltergeists centers on Voldemort's ties with Professor Horace Slughorn at Hogwarts; Heroism, Hardship, and Dangerous Hobbies offers a look into Professor McGonagall's roots; and Hogwarts: An Incomplete and Unreliable Guide provides readers with everything they ever wanted to know about Harry's prestigious wizarding school.

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"J.K. Rowling's writing in these collections reveals intricate details of her characters" lives, their histories, as well as her inspiration, ' Pottermore chief executive Susan Jurevics said in a statement.

"Pottermore Presents is meant to supplement the Harry Potter book series with short-form content that is entertaining and thematically curated by the Pottermore editorial team". This is a surprising move after reports quoted her as saying that the Harry Potter and the Cursed Child published script of the ongoing West End play was going to be the last for Harry.

The release of the books will be September 6, coinciding with a "new term at Hogwarts - and each explores a different Hogwarts-related theme".

The shorts will be available in English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Dutch, Brazilian Portuguese and Spanish.

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