Some publishers are embracing a 'binge-read' publication schedule in which installments in a series are released only a few months after the last. Will readers respond?
Most diehard Harry Potter fans will swear that they know everything there is to know about each of J.K. Rowling's books. But how well do you really remember the fifth book in the series, "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix?" As we all prepare for the July 15, 2011, release of the movie version of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2" – the eighth and final "Harry Potter" film – take our quiz and find out!
Daniel Radcliffe (right) has been the face of Harry Potter – 'the boy who lived' – ever since 'Harry Potter' movie No. 1, 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone,' was released in 2001. At left Radcliffe is shown in a scene from movie No. 6, 'Harry Potter the Half-Blood Prince.'
Space shuttle Endeavour crew members are big enough Star Trek fans to pose for a Trekkie poster, modeled after the 2009 J.J. Abrams Star Trek movie.
What better way to prepare for the movie than to read the book again?
For 'Harry' fans the intensity deepens at Hogwarts – as do adolescent romantic interests.