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Harry Potter fans gather at Kings Cross in honor of Albus Potter's first day at Hogwarts

Harry Potter fans gather at Kings Cross in honor of Albus Potter's first day at Hogwarts 1, 2017 marks Albus Severus Potter's first day at Hogwarts.Rowling's magical series showed their excitement in the most fitting way possible: by crowding King's Cross railway station in London.

Library kindly asks its patrons not to pay their fines with Chuck E. Cheese tokens

Library kindly asks its patrons not to pay their fines with Chuck E. Cheese tokens A library in Danvers, Massachusetts has a simple request for its patrons: Could you please not pay your fines in Chuck E.The Peabody Institute Library issued the plea this week after "a surge of folks" tried to pay off their fines with the tokens, along with tokens from the similar local arcade Bonkers.

Watch John Green read the first chapter of his new book

Watch John Green read the first chapter of his new book The book opens with an epitaph from Arthur Schopenhauer: "Man can do what he wills, but he cannot will what he wills," and is narrated by 16-year-old Aza Holmes, whom Green stated in the initial announcement is a character who struggles with mental illness.Turtles All the Way Down opens with Aza in the school cafeteria, trying to remain calm while eating and sitting with her best friend Daisy at the lunch table.

Netflix's new Stephen King adaptation gets a fittingly creepy trailer

Netflix's new Stephen King adaptation gets a fittingly creepy trailer In case the book wasn't terrifying enough, you'll soon be able to get your next Stephen King fix on Netflix.Filmmaker Mike Flanagan adapted King's 1992 novel, Gerald’s Game, into a heart-racing movie starring Carla Gugino and Bruce Greenwood.

The interactive 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone' e-book is pure magic

The interactive 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone' e-book is pure magic The Kindle in Motion version of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone was released earlier this week and includes art, animations, and videos of young Harry Potter's first year at the magical wizarding school.J.

What 'Star Trek' star LeVar Burton learned as first-time podcaster

What 'Star Trek' star LeVar Burton learned as first-time podcaster The former Star Trek and Roots star just wrapped the first season of his weekly podcast, LeVar Burton Reads, where Burton lends his reassuring, emotive voice to various works of short-form fiction.(It wasn't without controversy, however — Burton's company settled a lawsuit from Reading Rainbow's rights holder, Buffalo public broadcaster WNED, at the end of August.

Malala wrote a magical new picture book, inspired by her own childhood (And we have a sneak peek)

Malala wrote a magical new picture book, inspired by her own childhood (And we have a sneak peek) Through her signature tenacity and powerful voice, Malala's early activism has since grown into an international movement.In her forthcoming picture book, Malala's Magic Pencil, Malala returns to her childhood to teach younger readers about the importance of hope, believing in magic, and making the world a better place.

Your reading list just got longer—the 2017 National Book Awards longlist is here

Your reading list just got longer—the 2017 National Book Awards longlist is here Make room on your "to-be-read" list—National Book Awards season is here!This week, the National Book Foundation is announcing the books longlisted for the 2017 National Book Awards.

'Harry Potter: A History of Magic' documentary with J.K. Rowling heading to BBC

'Harry Potter: A History of Magic' documentary with J.K. Rowling heading to BBC When the British Library's Harry Potter exhibition opens in October, it won't be the only close look we get at the wizarding world.The History of Magic exhibition, set up in celebration of the 20th anniversary of publishing Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, will feature magical objects and manuscripts from history that fit into the world and lore of Harry Potter.

Donald Trump slammed Hillary Clinton's book but she had the perfect comeback

Donald Trump slammed Hillary Clinton's book but she had the perfect comeback On Wednesday night, over ten months after winning the Presidential Election, Donald Trump decided to bash his former opponent Hillary Clinton on Twitter.But ohhhhh boy was she prepared to fire back.

MashReads Podcast: Marie Lu says her new book 'Warcross' is a love letter to all of her favorite things

MashReads Podcast: Marie Lu says her new book 'Warcross' is a love letter to all of her favorite things For YA novelist Marie Lu, Warcross, her latest novel, is more than a book.The novel follows a young hacker and bounty hunter, Emika Chen, tasked with finding petty criminals in 'Warcross,' an internationally loved virtual reality video game.

Here's what happened to all the 1-star reviews of Hillary Clinton's new book

Here's what happened to all the 1-star reviews of Hillary Clinton's new book Hillary Clinton's book came out on Tuesday, but within a day more than 1,500 reviews had come in on Amazon — which feels like an awful lot of speed reading.By Thursday morning it was down to just over 600 reviews, with 95 percent five-star and only 3 percent at one-star.

No Deleted Reviews Here

No Deleted Reviews Here Tippy tap dump for all your tippy taps needs 9 mns agoNever doing loyalty missions in mass effect.9 mns agoI'll stay alone and childless 12 mns agoFJ Dances to Bustin'!

This 'Harry Potter' home collection will make your house feel like Hogwarts

This 'Harry Potter' home collection will make your house feel like Hogwarts We'd just like to remind everyone that's it's completely acceptable to buy something from the children or teen section, even if you're a full-grown adult.So, it's not too surprising that Pottery Barn Teen is launching a classy new home collection inspired by the books by J.

7 key differences between the 'IT' movie and Stephen King's novel

7 key differences between the 'IT' movie and Stephen King's novel Warning: Contains spoilers for Stephen King's novel, and potential spoilers for IT: Chapter Two.As far as film adaptations go, the IT movie is pretty faithful to Stephen King's 1986 novel.

Gabriel Tallent joins MashReads with his brutal yet unforgettable debut novel 'My Absolute Darling'

Gabriel Tallent joins MashReads with his brutal yet unforgettable debut novel 'My Absolute Darling' It's hard to describe Gabriel Tallent's debut novel My Absolute Darling without using a ton of "buts" and "ands.My Absolute Darling follows Turtle Alveston, a 14-year-old girl living in the woods of North California with her father Martin.