This isn't exactly news, but a reader sent this in and the possibility is simply
too cool to ignore. JKR said at the cub reporters' press conference last month
that she's shooting for a 2007 release of book seven. Like the first six books,
it's bound to be released in the summer .. and seeing as seven is the most
magically powerful number, just how awesome would it be if the book was released
on Saturday, July 7, 2007? (Which, by the way, is 07-07-07.)
Not to mention that it'll also be book seven, year seven, and that there are
And another cool tidbit that we completely missed: this month's Wizard of the
Month at JKR.com is Bridget Wenlock. Let's see ... that's seven characters in
her first name, and seven in her last!
I'm sure you all can come up with many more Harry Potter connections to the
number seven, but I'll conclude this post with a quote from reader Rudy, who
came up with the idea: "Wouldn't we all be in seventh heaven in the book was
released on 07-07-07?"