“Jason Bourne” Author Eric Van Lustbader To Self-Publish

Written by Dan Malone on Thursday, July 19th, 2012

Eric Van Lustbader, best known nowadays as the current author of the Jason Bourne series (taking over from series creator Robert Ludlum), has decided to follow in the footsteps of Jackie Collins and J.K. Rowling and go the self-publishing route. Authors are getting the rights back for their backlisted eBooks and making them available on […]

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“The Casual Vacancy” Cover, Details Released

Written by Brandon Williams on Friday, July 6th, 2012

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:

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“Fifty Shades” Responsible for Upcoming UK Baby Boom?

Written by Brandon Williams on Friday, July 6th, 2012

The Fifty Shades books have been able to repair damaged marriages and now it appears that they may be the cause of an upcoming baby boom. Professor Ellis Cashmore predicts that there will be a spike in babies in the UK next year as a result of E.L. James‘ trilogy.

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J.K. Rowling’s “The Casual Vacancy” Set to Destroy Records

Written by Jenny Brady on Sunday, June 17th, 2012

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 […]

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Read Harry Potter For Free On Your Kindle Starting June 19th

Written by Ella Thomson on Saturday, May 12th, 2012

J.K. Rowling‘s Harry Potter books are already available on her website Pottermore, but now they will be coming to Amazon Prime members. Amazon Prime is Amazon’s premium service that offers exclusive special discounts, free shipping and a “Lending Library” that lets you read eBooks for free.

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J.K. Rowling Given Freedom of the City of London

Written by Ella Thomson on Friday, May 11th, 2012

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has been given the honour of receiving the “Freedom of the City of London” due to her contributions in children’s literature. The British novelist has sold more than 450 million copies of her Harry Potter books.

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Harry Potter Star To Write Novel?

Written by Ella Thomson on Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe is looking to try his hand at writing. “I really want to write professionally in the future,” he says. “I try and write at the moment. I don’t know if I’m any good, as, normally, when I write I’m so self critical that it’s not long before I have to […]

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J.K. Rowling Releases Excerpt From “The Casual Vacancy”

Written by Ella Thomson on Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

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.

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J.K. Rowling To Write Harry Potter Encyclopedia

Written by Jenny Brady on Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

We recently reported on the new J.K. Rowling adult novel, but she’s not abandoning Harry Potter in the slightest. Although the series itself is done, she is writing an encyclopedia on Harry Potter lore.

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Title of J.K. Rowling’s First Adult Novel: “The Casual Vacancy”

Written by Brandon Williams on Thursday, April 12th, 2012

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.

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