Search results for tag: J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling fans rejoice! Exciting news from the author of the Harry Potter series…

We’ve got some big news for you, so brace yourselves. We’re talking go grab a ventilator and have it at the ready brace yourselves. Or a paper bag. Yeah, a paper bag will do. Alright, here it goes … J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter series has announced some very exciting news.  Got your paper bag at the ready? Breathe in … She’s announced that she’ll ... Read more

by | November 4, 2015

Happy Hogwarts Day: J.K. Rowling Wishes Harry Potter’s Son a Good First Day of School

Yesterday (Australian time) marked the anniversary of the day little Harry Potter boarded the Hogwarts Express: at 11 a.m. sharp at London’s Kings Cross Station. And doesn’t J.K. Rowling know how to set twitter in a spin! I’m in Edinburgh, so could somebody at King’s Cross wish James S Potter good luck for me? He’s starting at Hogwarts today. #BackToHogwarts — J.K.... Read more

by | September 2, 2015

J.K. Rowling announces new book to be published this year!

With the help of her alter ego Robert Galbraith, J.K. Rowling has announced details of her third book in her acclaimed Cormoran Strike series! #CareerOfEvil will be published 22nd October-visit the website to find out more! http://t.co/3IIUdvuzoc pic.twitter.com/d8wIrxAVVL — Robert Galbraith (@RGalbraith) June 11, 2015 Career of Evil by J.K. Rowling (writing as Robert Galbraith) When a mysterio... Read more

by | June 14, 2015

First Trailer for J.K. Rowling’s The Casual Vacancy released

The first trailer for J.K. Rowling’s The Casual Vacancy has arrived, offering a dark glimpse into the small imaginary English town of Pagford. Everyone’s got skeletons rattling in their cupboards… Grab a copy of J.K. Rowling’s The Casual Vacancy here The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling When Barry Fairbrother dies in his early forties, the town of Pagford is left in shock.... Read more

by | February 3, 2015

THE 2014 BOOKTOPIA BOOKS OF THE YEAR

2014 will be remembered as the year Australian Richard Flanagan won the Man Booker prize for The Narrow Road to the Deep North. We’re sure you’ll all recall that Narrow Road featured in our Best Books of 2013 list, along with Pulitzer Prize winning The Goldfinch and Stella Prize winning The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka, so we feel very confident proclaiming that somewhere in this list... Read more

by | December 15, 2014

Did J.K. Rowling just announce a new Harry Potter novel?

J.K. Rowling sent twitter into a spin last night with a series of cryptic tweets that hinted at her writing a new novel, then hinting that it might be a new Harry Potter novel, followed by millions of fans hinting that they were very very excited. It started when Rowling sent this tweet: Which led inevitably to tweets like this: We believe OMFG is an anagram for Oh My (it) Feels Good. And tweet... Read more

by | October 8, 2014

An Open Letter from J.K. Rowling about Scottish Independence

This passionate open letter was recently published on J.K. Rowling’s website. As the vote for Scottish Independence approaches, we’ve decided to publish it in full to give Australians an idea of the magnitude of this decision, not unlike our 1999 Republic Referendum. Do you agree with J.K? Leave your comments below. I came to the question of independence with an open mind and an awa... Read more

by | September 18, 2014

Did you win a signed copy of The Silkworm by J.K. Rowling?

During July and August we gave you the chance to win a hardcover edition of The Silkworm signed by J.K.Rowling as Robert Galbraith! All you needed to do to enter was purchase any of J.K. Rowling’s Adult Fiction titles before August 31st to go in the draw. And the lucky winner is (drumroll please)………… S.Burdett from Wonga Park in Victoria! The Silkworm by Robert Gal... Read more

by | September 5, 2014