No Auction for J.K. Rowling’s New Novel

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Feb 23, 2012

Posted by Melissa Anelli

Though it would seem that a new novel by J.K. Rowling, brought to a new publisher, would incite the mother of all bidding wars, an Associated Press report has indicated that there was no auction for the book.

Rowling’s agent, Neil Blair, would not disclose financial
details of the deal but said there had been no auction. He said Thursday
that Rowling was remaining with Bloomsbury in Britain for the Harry
Potter books.

“As her new book is for a different audience, and
marks a new literary direction for her, it made sense to separate the
two and for her new book to be launched by a different publisher,” said
Blair.

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19 Responses to No Auction for J.K. Rowling’s New Novel

Avatar Imagewandmastercalum says: So excited for this bookAvatar ImageJoRowlingRocks says: "Stay close to Leaky..." ALWAYSAvatar Imageuptotrix says: Can't she re-write DH instead. The plot-holes making me want to eat puking pastilles.Avatar Imagerettophantom says: Love love love.Avatar Imagebobbblie says: Can't wait :-)Avatar Imagebonica says: That's what I like about JK Rowling. "Loyalty"Avatar ImageAvanelleWood says: I cannot wait!!! ***turns cartwheels***Avatar ImageMuggle Mommy says: So excited!!!!!!!! :) Can't WAIT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Avatar Imagekiwimci says: I thought this day might never come! YES!! Jo it's been too long!Avatar Imagehedwig24 says: she tells a fantastic story, so i will def be getting in line to read this one!Avatar ImageLunaLuver says: She has a lot to live up to, I hope this book is half as good as HP. :)Avatar Imagekatelyner123 says: Man, I wonder what this book is about...... No matter what though, Harry Potter cannot be beat!!!!! :DAvatar ImageCatherine says: IM SO EXCITED, IM BOUNCING AROUND SO MUCH MY FAMILY IS STARTING TO GET CONCERNED--MY "BOOK RELEASE" JIVE IS BACK!!!! Avatar ImageG.Weasley says: I'M SO EXCITED AND I JUST CAN'T HIDE IT! That song fits the moment right now.Avatar ImageDiamondWings says: SOOOOO COOL SHE'S GIVING A NEW BOOK! AND FOR ADULTS! THIS GETS JUST BETTER!!!Avatar Imagetwilightstinks2 says: OMG What!!!!!Avatar Imagekyrstalkris says: I CAN'T WAIT FOR THE BOOK. Who cares about the auction. GET THE BOOK IN STORES ALREADY. (xAvatar ImageLivi22 says: YES YES YES! MEGA EXCITED!Avatar ImageCool Grandma2 says: So glad it will also be published in E book format.

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