According to Goodreads users, these are the best books of 2012. (Man, John Green’s really having a good year.) Thoughts?Read More
Feast your eyes on the cover of J.K. Rowling’s The Casual Vacancy.
Strong colors colors and swoopy typography must be quite trendy — The Casual Vacancy is the latest in a series of books (think The Art of Fielding and The Marriage Plot) that favor bold and simple cover designs heavy on script.
Do you appreciate the understated art and the vaguely Gryffindor colors, or do you want Mary GrandPré back?Read More
J.K. Rowling’s first book for adults, ‘The Casual Vacancy,’ will be released September 27. Of THIS YEAR.
Rowling’s new novel begins when the sudden death of a well-liked man rocks the “seemingly idyllic” town of Pagford, England. Beneath its pleasant facade, Pagford is actually a “town at war,” roiled by class conflicts — rich people at odds with the poor — and in-fighting within families. The publisher described the tone of the book as “darkly comic.”
All together now: EEEEEEE!!!Read More