Saturday, July 13, 2013

The Cuckoo's Calling-JK Rowling's secret book!


I am sure most of you may have already seen this.. but here is JK Rowling's secret book that came out in April. She used a pseudonym name.  I am surprised it didn't stay secret longer but in the days of the internet I suppose secrets don't last.   “Being Robert Galbraith has been such a liberating experience,” Rowling said.  “It has been wonderful to publish without hype and expectation and pure pleasure to get feedback under a different name.”  I look forward to picking this up and checking it out!! Has anyone read it before you knew it was JK Rowling?

12 comments:

  1. Never heard of it before. She's right about people's expectations of her work, though.

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  2. It's not a fantasy book.

    Why won't she return to fantasy? GAH!

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  3. Blogger won't let me reply to comments today so I'll just reply here. I wish it was a fantasy book too. I just want her to do a new fantasy series!!! NOW!!!

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  4. Wha?? Well done JK Rowling - I'm glad she's gotten some honest feedback on it! Not the kind of book I usually like to read though - like Lizzy says, return to some fantasy! Or at least YA!

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  5. Hmmm... it sounds... okay. I don't think I'll read it though. And yes ,return to YA! Pretty please!

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  6. I didn't read Casual Vacancy so I am not sure if I will read this one either. We'll have to see. So many books so little time.

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  7. Isn't she sneaky! I'm keen to read this one. It sounds interesting.

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  8. I read it as an ARC! Loved the characters and setting but felt the plot dragged a bit. Overall I enjoyed it and gave it 3.5 stars. Such a surprise to see JK wrote it!

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    1. I think it is sooo fun you read it already!

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