For Harry Potter fans, the long, cold, and Dark five-year publishing hiatus of J.K. Rowling has been tough, but today we learn it will soon end. Little, Brown announced today that it will be publishing a much-rumored new novel from Rowling -- one that unlike the Harry Potter series will be written expressly for an adult set. "Although I’ve enjoyed writing it every bit as much, my next book will be very different to the Harry Potter series," Rowling writes in a press release. Going on past rumors, Rowling's done with fantasy. But beyond that, details are predictably scant. "The title, release date and details about the novel, long rumored, were not announced Thursday," the AP reports. There's also no word on the other children's book she's hinted at also writing.
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