- We will find out something "incredibly important" about Lily Potter
- We will find out who R.A.B. is
- We will discover more about Dumbledore's past
- We will discover where Snape's loyalties lie.
- Something will be revealed about Petunia Dursley, although it will not be that she is a Squib
- Viktor Krum will return (World Book Day, 2004 interview)
- We will see a reappearance of Dolores Umbridge - "It's too much fun to torture her not to have another little bit more before I finish."(MuggleNet/Leaky Interview)
- JKR has said,"There is a character who does manage, in desperate circumstances, to do magic quite late in life, but that is very rare…"
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the seventh and final book in J.K. Rowling's magical Harry Potter series, will be released on July 21, 2007. In the February 1 announcement from the book's publisher, Lisa Holton, President of Scholastic Children's Books, said, "We are thrilled to announce the publication date of the seventh installment in this remarkable series. We join J.K. Rowling's millions of readers--young and old, veterans and newcomers--in anticipating what lies ahead." Save the date, and let the countdown begin!
Joanne Rowling was born in Chipping Sodbury near Bristol, England. After she graduated from Exeter University, she found work as a secretary, and later spent time teaching English in Portugal before moving to Edinburgh, Scotland, with her daughter. She currently resides in Scotland with her husband and three children.