News by Dean Fetzer September 12, 2013
In a scenario fit for the Syfy channel, three teenage black belts on a mission from God have condemned the children’s books, insisting the spells in them “are real and come from witchcraft”.
News by Dean Fetzer July 15, 2013
The author of the ‘Harry Potter’ books has written ‘The Cuckoo’s Calling’ under the name Robert Galbraith - which hasn’t hurt its sales.
News by Dean Fetzer
J.K. Rowling’s first adult novel, 'The Casual Vacancy,' is going to get the small-screen treatment by the BBC.
Column by Meredith Borders
As the air grows cooler and the days shorter, what books best suit the winter months?
News by Dave Reuss October 9, 2012
After 'The Casual Vacancy,' Rowling decides to stick to what she knows.
News by Rob Hart October 5, 2012
In its first six days on the market, 'The Casual Vacancy' has sold 375,000 copies, between print and digital.
News by Rob Hart September 27, 2012
'The Casual Vacancy,' the new novel from J.K. Rowling, hits stores today--but the eBooks is priced at $17.99, causing quite a bit of consternation.
Column by John Jarzemsky September 3, 2012
A look at new releases dropping in September.
J.K. Rowling Plans US Event For New Book; USA Today Makes Seemingly Sexist Implication About Her WritingNews by Rob Hart August 23, 2012
J.K. Rowling will visit Lincoln Center on Oct. 16. Meanwhile, USA Today makes a remark in an article about her that some consider to be sexist.
News by Rob Hart July 3, 2012
Ready to see the cover of J.K. Rowling's book for adults? Because we got it! (Along with everyone else on the internet...)
News by Kimberly Turner May 7, 2012
Twenty-year-old Oxford student Samantha Shannon, dubbed "the new J.K. Rowling," has signed with Bloomsburg for a seven-book series.
Column by Meredith Borders April 18, 2012
The first novel in Lev Grossman's wizard school trilogy is a thematic successor to the Rowling juggernaut. But can it hold its own in the Book Brawl ring? It's up to you, LitReactor readers!
News by John Jarzemsky
Author J.K. Rowling has announced plans for a Potter encyclopedia, with all royalties going to charity.
News by Rob Hart April 12, 2012
It's called 'The Casual Vacancy' and it's about an election in an idyll English village.
News by Rob Hart March 27, 2012
The 4,000 page long Harry Potter series is finally available in eBook formats, through the online Pottermore store.
News by Rob Hart March 15, 2012
J.K. Rowling, author of the mega-popular 'Harry Potter' series, is no longer on the 'Forbes' billionaire list--because she gave too much of her fortune to charity.
News by Rob Hart February 23, 2012
J.K. Rowling is hanging up the wand and cloak, and moving into the realm of fiction for adults--and she's doing it at a new publishing house.
News by Rob Hart December 28, 2011
Used and rare book retailer AbeBooks.com released a list of their biggest book sales--and topping that list is Karl Marx's 'Das Kapital', a first-edition copy that went for $51,739.
News by Rob Hart December 19, 2011
2011 was a big year for eBooks, though there are still some holdouts--we have yet to see eBook editions of classics like 'To Kill A Mockingbird' and 'The Catcher in the Rye'.