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On my way to the checkout in B&N(had just grabbed a Fantasy Football Kit for my husband- a whole bookstore full of delicious books, and that's what he wants...sheesh) and I saw a display w/new HARRY POTTER COVERS(paperback)!!!! Beautiful illustrations- like one of Harry and Ron in the flying car, w/Ron's tilting house in the background; one with them flying Thestrals; and the Sorcerer's Stone had Harry and Hagrid in Diagon Alley. I want them all!!!! And just when I'd decided to tell my husband to start buying me HP in hardback for bdays and anniversaries(to replace my battered paperback collection), they come out w/these...   :cry2
#1 - August 30, 2013, 07:59 PM

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Yes, I've been seeing them in my FB feed on Scholastic's page. They're beautiful!
#2 - August 30, 2013, 09:33 PM
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the boxed set is $100 and I WANT IT -- because the spines all put together in the box make a beautiful picture of Hogwarts ahhhh.

Check out the boxed set here: http://robot6.comicbookresources.com/2013/07/see-kazu-kibuishis-final-harry-potter-cover-plus-boxed-set/
#3 - August 30, 2013, 10:09 PM
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Oh, that castle is awesome! And sitting on my bookcase, even better! I know what I'm asking the family for Christmas presents this year... :draft:
#4 - August 31, 2013, 05:47 AM

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Oh my. *grabby hands*
#5 - August 31, 2013, 08:31 AM
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That is so cool.  Trying to figure out why I need another complete set of HP books.  I am sure there is a reason.  There must be one, yep. 
#6 - August 31, 2013, 08:35 AM
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Wow. Complete awesomeness.
#7 - August 31, 2013, 08:51 AM
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It's actually good to see these reactions to the covers. When we are buying books for the bookstore, it's frustrating when publishers reissue covers--which books should we order in? Will customers actually want the new art? How do we afford to phase out old stock on books that we have a fair amount of backstock? In short, is it worth investing in the reissue? Sounds like these ones are.
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the boxed set is $100 and I WANT IT -- because the spines all put together in the box make a beautiful picture of Hogwarts ahhhh.

Oh my gosh, me too.
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I totally want that box set! *swoon*

It's actually good to see these reactions to the covers. When we are buying books for the bookstore, it's frustrating when publishers reissue covers--which books should we order in? Will customers actually want the new art? How do we afford to phase out old stock on books that we have a fair amount of backstock? In short, is it worth investing in the reissue? Sounds like these ones are.

That's so interesting!  I love that we get that peek into that side of the business!

 :secrets I have access to the Scholastic ftp site for illustrators and let me tell you how excruciating it has been these past months seeing a file that said "new Harry Potter covers" and being good by not snooping.   :eek5
#10 - August 31, 2013, 10:45 AM
THIS LITTLE PIGGY (AN OWNER'S MANUAL), Aladdin PIX June 2017 :pigsnort
KUNG POW CHICKEN 1-4, Scholastic 2014 :chicken

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They are wonderful :)
#11 - August 31, 2013, 11:59 AM

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