Confirmed: J K Rowling to sell Harry Potter ebooks exclusively from Pottermore website

Written By: Philip Jones and Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 23/06/2011 - 11:53 J K Rowling has confirmed that she will release paid-for ebook versions of her incredibly successful Harry Potter books from her new website Pottermore "in partnership with J K Rowling’s publishers worldwide". The news was unveiled via YouTube and at a press conference held today (23rd June). Her UK publisher Bloomsbury will receive a share of the revenues, which put out a Stock Exchange announcement to make clear the revenue was already in its forecasts. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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