J.K. Rowling to Write Book for Grownups

Author promises her next novel will be very different from Potter series

by Lesley Kennedy • MORE.com Reporter

There’s no shame in admitting that not only did you tear through all seven Harry Potter books before your children could even get their hands on them, but you often find yourself pining for more.

Well, you probably won’t get wizards, Muggles and other things that must not be named, but J.K. Rowling is poised to pen a new novel, and it’s—wait for it—a book for adults.

Today reports the best-selling author has inked a deal with Little, Brown, and while the details are still under wraps, Rowling did state in a release from the publisher that her next book “will be very different to the Harry Potter series.”

Harry, we miss you, but we can’t wait to see what Rowling will come up with when she’s actually writing for us—and we don’t have to share it with our kids.

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First Published February 24, 2012

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