The 2012 Bad Sex Awards shortlist is out and many were expecting J.K. Rowling and E.L. James to be included in the list. Senior editor at the Literary Review, Jonathan Beckman, said that even though they got more than enough nominations for Rowling’s The Casual Vacancy, her writing is not nearly bad enough to qualify… […]
After being on sale for less than a week, The Mark of Athena by Rick Riordan has toppled The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling on Amazon’s bestseller list. The fact that Rowling has been removed from the top spot so quick is surprising. One theory is that the fact that the fact that the book […]
The end of September does not see a ton of new book releases, but there are still some big books out this week. Perhaps the most notable is The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling. The book is about a seemingly idyllic English town, but deep down there is a war between classes. The Casual Vacancy […]
Hachette has released a cover image for J.K. Rowling‘s upcoming adult novel, The Casual Vacancy. The book has a release date of September 27, 2012 in hardcover, large print hardcover, eBook and various audiobook formats (voiced by Tom Hollander). The pagecount is listed at 512 pages. Little, Brown and Company has provided the following summary:
Three months before it’s set to hit shelves, J.K. Rowling‘s first novel for adults, The Casual Vacancy is already set to break the benchmarks set by her Harry Potter series. The story involves a town being ripped apart by a parish council election, but the book is on track to rip apart sales records. Back […]
J.K. Rowling‘s The Casual Vacancy may not be hitting shelves until September 27th, but she has released a short excerpt to let her fans know what to expect. “When Barry Fairweather dies unexpectedly in his early forties, the little town of Pagford is left in shock.
J.K. Rowling may have hit the peak of her success with Harry Potter, but she still has high hopes for her first novel for adults, The Casual Vacancy. The title, along with a brief plot synopsis, was released Thursday by Little, Brown & Co.