Harry Potter Fans Rejoice! An 8th Book Is Coming Out This Summer
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Yes, you read that correctly. The publication company for Harry Potter just announced that a new book will be released in July. As reported by Mashable, the book is the script for the Harry Potter play that is set to launch in London this summer.
Both an electronic and print version will be published on July 31, 2016 immediately following the play’s world premiere on July 30th.
— Little, Brown UK (@LittleBrownUK) February 10, 2016
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The new play (and now book) picks up the story nineteen years later and follows a now adult Harry who works at the Ministry of Magic, is a husband and a father of three.
In the press release, Pottermore’s CEO, Susan L. Jurevics, said “Pottermore is proud to be a key part of the multi-platform effort that will allow the epic eighth Harry Potter story to be read and enjoyed by a wider, global audience.”