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J. K. Rowling to publish new novel with Little, Brown

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J. K. Rowling is working on a novel for adults, which she is contracted to publish with Little, Brown. Wonder what it will be about? She has mentioned in the past that she would like to write mysteries. It'll be fascinating to see...

http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/booksblog/2012/feb/24/jk-rowling-crime-fiction-clues
#1 - February 26, 2012, 09:39 AM
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I was really excited to hear this news. To me, writing an adult crime fiction novel seems like a smart next step for her.
#2 - February 26, 2012, 01:05 PM
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Yes. Her Harry Potter books had great mystery sub-plots, for one thing. For another thing, her book(s) for adults will draw a little less comparison to her HP series than if she wrote another children's book.
#3 - February 26, 2012, 01:17 PM
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Definitely a good move. Take a break, write something less challenging...
#4 - February 26, 2012, 01:32 PM
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While I was hoping for a Harry Potter Compendium, I'll buy this book in a heartbeat. Thanks for the heads up.

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#5 - February 26, 2012, 01:54 PM

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