JK Rowling conjures up post-'Potter' novel

This is no April Fools' joke. On April 1, Harry Potter fansite Mugglenet announced as a prank that the next book by J.K. Rowling would be titled Lairs of Lady Po. Today, Little, Brown released the actual, less whimsical name

Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling has announced the title of her upcoming novel for adults, “The Casual Vacancy“, which will be released on September 27, 2012. The 480-page book, which is described as “blackly comic,

Due out September 27, The Casual Vacancy is "very different to Harry," the author says.

By Jed Gottlieb Can JK Rowling cast a literary spell without Harry Potter [website]'s wand? The world will find out Sept. 27 when Rowling releases her first post-“Potter” book. Announced yesterday, the book “The Casual Vacancy” is set in an English

AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano Harry Potter's adventures may be over, but author JK Rowling isn't finished casting her literary spell. One of the most successful authors of all time sent fans into a tizzy when she announced in February that she'll be penning