The Bookseller reports that the Pottermore website has postponed the release of the Harry Potter e-books until the first half of 2012. The site’s web shop will now open in 2012 instead of early October as previously planned.

Pottermore is also extending the beta-testing period of the website, and will now open registration to new users at the end of October.


  1. Well, those of us not willing to buy it on/for a SONY eReader (and wanted the series in legal ebook form) were going to have to wait until 2012 anyway, though I wonder what this does to SONY’s exclusive.

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