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Do You Believe in Magic / In a Private’s Heart …

If the publishers of author J.K. Rowling’s books have a challenge beyond how to spend the Harry Potter windfall, it is in trying to keep the series compelling for original readers who were 10 to 12 years old when Harry was introduced in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone but who are now heading off to college, jobs or even the war in Iraq.

Actually, last we checked, the army’s wishlist ranked Harry Potter above Kevlar.

Related Reading:
-Interest Lost in Harry Potter? (CanMag)
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-Things You Can Learn About the Plot of the Next Harry Potter Book Just by Looking at the Cover Art (McSweeney’s)

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