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UPDATED: “The Cuckoo’s Calling” to be adapted by BBC

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J.K. Rowling has just announced via Twitter that the first Cormoran Strike novel, "The Cuckoo's Calling", written under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith, will be adapted as a TV drama on BBC One! Read More »

“The Cuckoo’s Calling” nominated for world-renowned 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 »

“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 »

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 »

“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 »

“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 »

Listen: Excerpt released from “The Silkworm” audiobook

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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!

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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”

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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

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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

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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 »