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


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 »

“Silkworm” makes “Top 10 Independent Books” list


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


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 »

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


"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


"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!


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”?


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”!


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 »

Listen: Excerpt released from “The Silkworm” audiobook


With a little over a week to go until Robert Galbraith’s "The Silkworm" becomes available, Audible has released an excerpt from the audiobook, narrated by Robert Glenister. Listen here! Read More »

Win tickets to see J.K. Rowling at the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival!


Find out how you can win tickets (and a one night hotel stay) to see J.K. Rowling in person at the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival right here! Read More »

“The Silkworm” excerpt also available in “USA Today”


We posted last night that the "Times" had a preview of "The Silkworm" available for subscribers, and now US newspaper "USA Today" has followed suit - but this time the excerpt isn't behind a paywall! Read More »

Preview of “The Silkworm” available in the “Times” tomorrow


UPDATE: Since it is now June 4 for those in the UK, the preview is currently available for subscribers to the "Times". It's still a few weeks until the official release of the second Cormoran Strike novel, "The Silkworm", and up until now the novel's plot has been tightly under wraps. Earlier today, however, the "Times" of London tweeted a pretty big teaser. Read More »

UPDATED: Amazon US removes pre-order option for “The Silkworm;” Amazon “not optimistic” a resolution will be reached soon


The release of J.K. Rowling’s next outing as Robert Galbraith is just around the corner, but it appears that there are problems regarding the relationship between Amazon and the book’s publisher, Hachette Book Group US. The second Robert Galbraith novel was announced a few months ago to great excitement, and there's not long until we see it on our shelves, but the novel has already hit headlines due to Amazon and Hachette's dispute. Read More »

“The Cuckoo’s Calling” wins Sounds of Crime Award at Crimefest

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"The Cuckoo's Calling" has won another award! It was awarded with the Sounds of Crime Award at this year's Crimefest. Find out more here --> Read More »

“The Cuckoo’s Calling” wins LA Times Book Prize

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It seems that one of our favorite fantasy authors has now cemented herself as a real talent in the world of mystery as well! Last night, the winners of the 34th annual Los Angeles Time Book Prizes were announced, and J.K. Rowling, writing as Robert Galbraith, was awarded one of these prestigious prizes. Read More »

J.K. Rowling’s Cormoran Strike series may be seven novels; third already in progress


In the wake of the revelation earlier this week that the sequel to J.K. Rowling’s surprise pseudonymous novel The Cuckoo’s Calling, entitled The Silkworm, will be released this June, The Sunday Times has published an article with further details on the development of the series. According to the Times, Rowling has already mapped out a series of “up to” seven adventures for Cormoran Strike and Robin Ellacott. What\’s more, she\’s already hard at work on the third book in the series and has been since last year. “J.K. Rowling has mapped out a series of up to seven crime novels featuring her private investigator Cormoran Strike – in a repeat of the approach she took with her Harry Potter books. [...] The Silkworm, the second in the series, was written before the first was published and will be released in June. Publishing sources say Rowling has been working on the third since last year.” It is interesting to note that the article specifies that Rowling has planned “a series of up to seven crime novels,” suggesting that there will possibly be fewer – we’ll have to wait for confirmation from Jo herself, or her publisher, before we know for sure. ... Read More »

“The Cuckoo’s Calling” is a finalist for the LA Times Book Prize

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Finalists for the 2013 LA Times Book Prizes have been announced, and The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith (J.K. Rowling) made the cut! The full list of finalists is here. We wish Robert Galbraith good luck! Read More »

“The Silkworm” now available for pre-order from various retailers!


Fans had some exciting news earlier this week when the title and release date of J.K. Rowling's second Cormoran Strike novel was announced and when it was revealed that she would be promoting the book at the Theakston Old Peculiar Crime Writing Festival. Now, The Silkworm is available for pre-order on Amazon, Amazon UK and Waterstones. Read More »

UK cover for “The Silkworm” released, J.K. Rowling to make appearance as Robert Galbraith!


Following yesterday's announcement that the follow-up novel to The Cuckoo's Calling, entitled The Silkworm, would be released this June, Robert Galbraith's official website has been updated with more information about the book and its release. Read More »