Here it is - another wonderful Christmas present from JK Rowling. The seventh - and final - book in the Harry Potter series is "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows."
I haven't read any commentary yet on the new book title - but my guess is that it alludes to Godric's Hallow, the place where Harry's parents were killed defending him against the dreaded Lord Voldemort, the place where Harry got his scar, the place where Voldemort was the first time, the place where Harry said he was going to back at the end of Half-Blood Prince (Book Five), and the place that I think will be the finale of the final showdown between Harry Potter and Lord Voldemort. What caused the explosion at Godric's Hallow the first time on the night of October 31, 1981? I think we'll find out - and I think we may see the use of the "Time Turner" again.
There you go - BB's first thoughts at this most wonderful Christmas present - and just in the "nick" of time. Now we watch for the release date (which could be this summer) and the cover art for the book.
To discover the name of the book yourself, click on the headline above which will take you to Jo Rowling's website, click on the eraser on her desk, and then follow these steps:
1. Click the knob on the open door in the mirror to see the Christmas tree.
2. Click on the top half of the main door to see a wreath.
3. Click on the top of the mirror to reveal garland.
4. They will all go away if you click the spider web next to the mirror.
5. Click on the fourth chime in the window and the key for the door.
6. Drag the key to the door knob to unlock the door.
7. The door opens to reveal a package.
8. When you click the bow, the package will open.
9. Inside is a game of Hangman you can play to guess the title of Book 7!
A little trivia note about Book 7: In September 2006, Rowling was nearly barred by US Transportation Security Administration officials from carrying a working manuscript for the seventh Harry Potter novel onto an airplane, due to security restrictions, but eventually she prevailed. She said at the time she would rather have sailed home to England in a boat than be separated from the manuscript.