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“The Cuckoo’s Calling” nominated for world-renown lucrative prize

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Robert Galbraith's novel "The Cuckoo's Calling" received a nomination for one of the richest literary prizes in the world! See what the book is up against! Read More »

First teaser image from BBC’s “The Casual Vacancy” adaptation released!

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Over the last few months, we've waited eagerly for more news on the upcoming adaptation of J.K. Rowling's novel, "The Casual Vacancy". Now, BBC has released the first official image from the adaptation. Read More »

“The Cuckoo’s Calling” wins book award

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"The Cuckoo's Calling" was included in the list of award winners during last weekend's Bouchercon 2014: Murder at the Beach. Find out which award the book received! Read More »

Pricing dispute between Amazon, Hachette at an end

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The ongoing battle between Hachette Book Group and Amazon is finally at an end. The two companies recently reached a multi-year agreement for book sales. This is great news for readers since throughout the dispute, Amazon has been postponing the availability of books by the Hachette Group, including J.K. Rowling’s "The Silkworm", penned under pseudonym Robert Galbraith. Read More »

Specsavers National Book Awards shortlist announced!

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The National Book Awards shortlist has been announced! See which "Harry Potter" alumni's books made the short list! Read More »

Nominees for British Independent Film Awards announced

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The list of nominees for the 17th annual Moët British Independent Film Awards is out, and there are plenty of "Potter" connections! Check it out! Read More »

BBC One releases new drama trailer featuring “The Casual Vacancy”!

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Earlier this evening, BBC One announced that they would be releasing a short teaser trailer for their upcoming dramas, as well as a montage of past and present dramas. One of the upcoming dramas to be featured is the upcoming "The Causal Vacancy" adaptation. The trailer is now here! Read More »

More new photos from the set of “The Casual Vacancy”

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Back in August, we posted some on-set pictures of the mini-series adaptation of J.K. Rowling's novel "The Casual Vacancy." Now - courtesy of the "Daily Mail" - there are more new pictures from set. Read More »

Contest for South African fans to win a copy of “The Silkworm”

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Are you a resident of South Africa? Check out this awesome new contest to win a copy of "The Silkworm" by Robert Galbraith! Read More »

“Casual Vacancy” filming updates: New photos and set locations!

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We posted the first pictures from the set of "The Casual Vacancy" last week, and as filming continues, we've got more updates to fill you in on! Read More »

First pictures emerge from the set of “The Casual Vacancy”!

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It was just about two months ago that we posted the cast list for the long-awaited adaptation of "The Casual Vacancy", and now the first pictures from the set have arrived! The images feature Sir Michael Gambon, Julia McKenzie, Hetty Banes, Keely Forsyth, Abigail Lawrie, and Rory Kinnear! Read More »

“Silkworm” makes “Top 10 Independent Books” list

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You heard right! Robert Galbraith's (a.k.a J.K. Rowling) novel "The Silkworm" has placed in the "Sidney Morning Herald"'s "Top 10 Independent Books" list. Read More »

Report: J.K. Rowling at the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival

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J.K. Rowling made her first public appearance as Robert Galbraith this weekend, and MuggleNet was on hand to bring back all the juicy details. Read on! Read More »

J.K. Rowling plans more than seven “Cormoran Strike” novels, halfway done with third

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J.K. Rowling revealed new details about her "Cormoran Strike" crime series, under the pen name Robert Galbraith, while at the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival. Read More »

UPDATED: Rumored location emerges for “The Casual Vacancy” filming

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Filming for the television adaptation of J.K. Rowling’s "The Casual Vacancy" has been set to get underway this summer. Now, the "Stroud News and Journal" is reporting that a school in Gloucestershire may be used as a filming location! Read More »

“The Silkworm” and “The Cuckoo’s Calling” among top-selling Apple iBooks

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"The Silkworm", J.K. Rowling’s new novel as Robert Galbraith, was just released last week, and now both it and "The Cuckoo's Calling" are near the top of Apple’s iBook chart! Find out how they rank. Read More »

“The Silkworm” release celebrated by independent booksellers

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"The Silkworm", J.K. Rowling's second novel as crime writer Robert Galbraith was released yesterday across the UK and as a soft release in the US. Even before this, the novel was highly rated, and Rowling fans across the world (including us here at MuggleNet) made sure that they got their hands on a copy as soon as it came out. In the weeks leading up to the book's release, news emerged that the book would be affected by the current Hachette - Amazon debate in the US. Read More »

“The Silkworm” is out today!

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The sequel to "The Cuckoo's Calling", "The Silkworm", is out in the UK today! Have yous started reading, yet? Read More »

Are you ready for “The Silkworm”?

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With all the exciting Diagon Alley news today, it can be easy to forget that tomorrow is also a very exciting day for fans in the UK - the release of the second book in Robert Galbraith's Cormoran Strike series, "The Silkworm"! Are you excited for the book's release? Read More »

LISTEN: Audible UK releases two chapters from “The Silkworm”!

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There's just over a week to go until the next Robert Galbraith (a.k.a. J.K. Rowling) book, "The Silkworm", is released, and things are heating up in anticipation. Only last week, the first chapter from the novel was released online, as well as an excerpt from the audiobook. Now, Audible UK has released the complete first two chapters of the novel online for you to listen to! Read More »