J.K. Rowling launches Harry Potter book club online


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The Independent Culture

Author J.K. Rowling today launched an online book club for young readers and will appear in a live global webcast in October from Edinburgh to speak with her fans about the magical world of Harry Potter.

Rowling's U.S. publisher, Scholastic, which developed the Harry Potter Reading Club website, said it will be a destination for fans of the British boy wizard and a tool for parents and teachers who want to set up book clubs to introduce children to the joys of reading.