Reports of a second JK Rowling series has fans on alert

Reports from the UK suggest that JK Rowling has committed to a seven-book series, although her American publisher says the story is 'without foundation.' Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-02-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reports of a second JK Rowling series has fans on alert (+video)

Reports from the UK suggest that JK Rowling has committed to a seven-book series, although her American publisher says the story is 'without foundation.' Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-02-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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JK Rowling fan guesses latest Cormoran Strike book title

The author promised to send a signed copy to the fan when the book is published. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2017-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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JK Rowling crime novels to be adapted for BBC series

Crime novels The Cuckoo’s Calling and The Silkworm, written under the author’s pseudonym, to form the basis of new dramaThe BBC will adapt the crime novels written by JK Rowling under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith, its second collaboration with the Harry Potter author.The Cuckoo’s Calling, the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-12-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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J.K. Rowling’s New Book Is Reportedly About A Man Who Wears Dresses To Murder Women

The author has faced backlash after a reviewer said the moral of her book “Troubled Blood” is to “never trust a man in a dress.” Continue reading at The Huffington Post

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Children's news website apologises to JK Rowling over trans tweet row

The Day faced legal action from author after implying that her comments on gender harmed trans peopleA news website aimed at British schoolchildren has agreed to pay an unsubstantiated amount after it implied that JK Rowling’s comments on gender caused harm to trans people.The Day, which is... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-23 16:33:19 UTC ]
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JK Rowling book sales unaffected by transgender views row

Bloomsbury says books were a lockdown hit, with children’s division revenue up 27%The backlash against JK Rowling’s views on transgender law reform has failed to dent the popularity of the Harry Potter author’s books, with publisher Bloomsbury saying they have proved a lockdown hit, pushing... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-21 12:29:43 UTC ]
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Shan brings his new series forward to "bring cheer" to fans

Young Adult horror author Darren Shan has "sneak-released" digital versions of his new Archibald Lox series months early, in order to "offer fans escapism" in the face of the coronvirus.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-07 09:19:47 UTC ]
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J.K. Rowling is waging war on kids’ boredom with a new digital hub for Harry Potter fans.

The real world isn’t looking so great right now, so here’s another option: escape into the Harry Potter universe for a bit with Harry Potter at Home, a digital hub for kids. Hosted at WizardingWorld.com, Harry Potter at Home has craft videos, articles, games, and more ways to engage Harry Potter... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-01 15:30:29 UTC ]
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Bleacher Report now has three hit animation series

Sports coverage is such a saturated area that digital media publishers like Bleacher Report must constantly hunt new ways to drive new audiences, while sustaining existing ones. Making the series a parody has gone down well with fans, and helped it differentiate. The post Bleacher Report now... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-10-04 04:00:27 UTC ]
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Los Angeles Times wins Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting with USC gynecologist series

The Los Angeles Times won the Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting Monday for its series of stories that exposed a USC gynecologist accused of sexually abusing hundreds of students during three decades at a campus clinic. Three investigative reporters with The Times — Harriet Ryan, Matt... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Marvel is reportedly making a 'What If' animated series for Disney+

What if Captain America was elected President? What if Spider Man had joined the Fantastic Four? What if those and other What If plots came to TV? According to Slashfilm, Marvel Studios wants to adapt the popular What If comic books into an animated... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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JK Rowling's Harry Potter fuels Bloomsbury profit rise

Anthony Bourdain’s Kitchen Confidential also helps boost publisher’s profits by 13% A surge in sales of Anthony Bourdain’s Kitchen Confidential and growing demand for the perennial favourite Harry Potter has helped to fuel a rise in first-half profits and revenue for the book publisher... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-10-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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JK Rowling doesn't exist: conspiracy theories the internet can't resist

Nor does Finland. Or the Beatles. And Nasa never sent robots to Mars. Just some of the intrigues other than JFK the internet lovesThe much anticipated release of new files about the assassination of John F Kennedy have again thrown a spotlight on the conspiracy theories surrounding the US... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lucky Strike: BBC hopes JK Rowling's sleuth will steal Victoria's crown

Series based on Harry Potter author’s novels written under pseudonym will face ITV’s hit period drama on Sunday nightsThe BBC is banking on JK Rowling’s magic touch in a Sunday night ratings battle between the sumptuous ITV costume drama Victoria and its own thriller, Strike, adapted from crime... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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JK Rowling's return to Harry Potter makes her world's richest author in 2017

As her wizarding world returns to the stage and screen, Rowling’s $95m pushes James Patterson into second place with $87mJK Rowling will need to reserve a particularly large vault at Gringotts bank after a bumper year for the Harry Potter novelist magicked her back to the No 1 spot on Forbes’... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What JK Rowling said about the first Harry Potter book

The author said it was "wonderful" seeing the first Harry Potter book in the shops. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2017-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Misprint the legends: famous typos from James Joyce to JK Rowling

A proof of the first Harry Potter novel, which got the author’s name wrong, is only the latest example of an ungainly tradition stretching back centuriesProofreaders may be worth their weight in gold to authors, but their oversights have proved lucrative for some lucky readers of JK Rowling. On... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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JK Rowling 'overwhelmed' by book prize win

JK Rowling says she's 'thrilled' to pick up an outstanding contribution award to add to her collection of literary accolades. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2017-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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JK Rowling's ego akin to Kim Kardashian's, says Joanna Trollope

City of Friends author claims Harry Potter creator’s ‘insatiable desire’ to air opinions on Twitter is threat to literary industryThe author Joanna Trollope has criticised JK Rowling, comparing the Harry Potter writer to Kim Kardashian because of her “insatiable” appetite for social... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-05-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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