Rowling, James Miss Out On “Bad Sex” Award

Written by Ella Thomson on Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

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… […]

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“The Casual Vacancy” Sales Numbers Released

Written by Dan Malone on Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

J.K. Rowling‘s The Casual Vacancy sold 125,000 copies in its opening week, which definitely impressive, but it failed to pass Dan Brown‘s record for The Lost Symbol (which is 550,946).

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“The Casual Vacancy” Removed from #1 Spot on Amazon List

Written by Dan Malone on Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

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 […]

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September Goes Out With a Bang in Book Releases

Written by Ella Thomson on Friday, September 28th, 2012

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 […]

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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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