Tag Archives: Robert Galbraith

JKR/Galbraith Tour: First fifteen cities revealed!

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The first fifteen cities in J.K. Rowling and Robert Galbraith's 2016 world tour have been revealed! Now fans all across the world can attend this once-in-a-lifetime event! Read More »

Social Roundup: Owl Post Again

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Everyone is feeling festive and Rowling's back on top tweeting form, in this week's Potter Social Roundup. 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 »

Book Review: “The Silkworm” by Robert Galbraith

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Robert Galbraith's first novel enjoyed great financial and critical success even before he turned out to be J. K. Rowling, she of the Harry Potter series. The excitement of being a first-time author all over again seems to have spurred her imagination, bringing us this second Cormoran Strike mystery. I think it is as scintillating as the first installment, and if you'll forgive the slight spoiler, I look forward to following what promises to be an ongoing series. 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 »

Potter Twitter Roundup: The Wizarding World of Japan

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This week in the Potter-verse, Tom and Evanna were in Japan For the opening of the latest Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park. Evanna Lynch and Tom Felton at the opening of Japan’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter! pic.twitter.com/7Sy1F2kkvI — Potterhead (@_patronuspotter) July 15, 2014 And they weren’t the only ones in town. .@jk_rowling visits Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Japan! http://t.co/dUX8Ciqg3q http://t.co/X4tUbYCAP3 — MuggleNet.com (@MuggleNet) July 16, 2014 Rowling didn’t hang around for long, however. She promptly jetted back to the UK for her first public appearance as Robert Galbraith, her crime writing alter ego. JK Rowling tells @valmcdermid she’s planning more Cormorant Strike books than there were Harry Potters #TOPCRIME2014 pic.twitter.com/SelAT36UNz — Colin Paterson (@ColinGPaterson) July 18, 2014 Already finished The Silkworm? Catch up on Emma’s latest project, now that the book has finally been released! Emma Watson’s next magical role: Kelsea in “The Queen of the Tearling” – http://t.co/sTxufU95KR http://t.co/k90ssIl4J5 #MuggleNetBlog — MuggleNet.com (@MuggleNet) July 19, 2014 If not that, then how about something from Rohan? In case you missed it – read an extract from my fantasy manuscript I published online last night http://t.co/So7JZhPUc8 — Rohan Gotobed (@Rohan_Gotobed) July 18, 2014 A heads up for any UK based ... 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 »

Book Review: “The Silkworm” by Robert Galbraith

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After months of waiting, we've finally got the official MuggleNet review of "The Silkworm"! Read our thoughts, and then let us know your own! 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 »

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 »

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 »

Book Review: “The Cuckoo’s Calling” by Robert Galbraith

Here is a most satisfying recent example of the classic type of private-eye novel. The detective is the whimsically named Cormoran Strike, an ex-military policeman whose career in the army ended when a roadside bomb took away half a leg. His name has nothing to do with his father, a philandering superstar rock musician with whom he has no relationship whatever, and a lot to do with his "supergroupie" mother, who was flaky and impractical and died with a heroin needle stuck in her arm. He is 35 years old, up to his ears in debt, picking up the pieces after the end of a stormy 15-year relationship with a beautiful woman called Charlotte, and struggling to keep his business afloat while sleeping on a camp-bed in his office. Yet, perhaps surprisingly, he is a very determined, methodical investigator. He has a special gift for drawing answers out of people who don't want to be questioned. And when he looks at the evidence of a celebrity death that the police declared to be suicide, he sees a different picture emerge. 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 »