Muggles Take Notice: 'Pottermore' Is Coming

Jun 23, 2011

There's great excitement today among Harry Potter fans.

Author J.K. Rowling has gone on the Web to say that in October a website called is launching — and that it will be a "safe, unique online reading experience built around the Potter books." It will be the place to buy, for the first time, e-book versions of the Potter series.

Also — and Muggles will be pleased to hear this — she promises she'll be on the site to share "additional information I've been hording for years about the world of Harry Potter."

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