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J.K. Rowling: Sorry for Killing Fred Weasley!

J.K. Rowling: Sorry for Killing Fred Weasley!

Better late than never, right, J.K. Rowling?

The beloved author behind the best-selling children's book series in human history made an unexpected admission on Saturday, Tweeting her apologies for killing off a fan favorite during the Battle of Hogwarts.

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J.K. Rowling Hints at New Harry Potter Book on Twitter?

J.K. Rowling Hints at New Harry Potter Book on Twitter?

It's been over seven years since the publication of the last Harry Potter book, and fans desire for more of The Boy Who Lived seems to only grow stronger with the passage of time.

Sure, J.K. Rowling brought Harry back in a brief (and somewhat depressing) short story in which we saw him as a downtrodden 34-year-old shuffling to his seat at a quidditch match, but that only whet readers' appetites for a return to form for the hero of Hogwarts.

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J.K. Rowling Brings Harry Potter Back in New Story!

J.K. Rowling Brings Harry Potter Back in New Story!

After seven increasingly lengthy novels, fans said goodbye to Harry Potter with the "happily ever after..." conclusion of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

Now it looks as though author J.K. Rowling has decided to give us one last look at The Boy Who Lived.

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J.K. Rowling Book Cover: Revealed!

J.K. Rowling Book Cover: Revealed!

J.K. Rowling will officially leave the world of Harry Potter behind on September 27.

That's when the world famous author will release "The Casual Vacancy," her much anticipated follow-up to the most popular book franchise in history. Peep the official cover - released this week by publisher Little, Brown - now:

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The Casual Vacancy: J.K. Rowling Book Title, Details Revealed

The Casual Vacancy: J.K. Rowling Book Title, Details Revealed

J.K. Rowling of Harry Potter fame has finally revealed some details, including the title, of her upcoming novel for adults, The Casual Vacancy.

It's a "blackly comic, thought-provoking and constantly surprising" about a parish council election in a small English town, called Pagford.

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Pottermore Explained: J.K. Rowling to Unveil Social Network, Gaming Site

Pottermore Explained: J.K. Rowling to Unveil Social Network, Gaming Site

It's confusing, but intriguing - and it's got J.K. Rowling behind it, so we have no doubt it will be imaginative and successful.

We're talking, of course, about Pottermore, the author's latest creation, first teased last week and now explained in more detail. In a new video, the woman behind Harry Potter says the website will be a "reading experience unlike any other."

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