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    The Best Twitter Reactions To Harper Lee's "To Kill A Mockingbird" Sequel

    "Harper Lee, 88, drops mic and walks away."

    The news that Harper Lee is publishing a second novel over 50 years after the release of her debut, To Kill a Mockingbird, rocked Twitter this morning.

    People were thrilled, and many made jokes:

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    Lazy author Harper Lee to release 2nd book.

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    it took Harper Lee this long to come up w a character name better than boo radley I guess?

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    George R.R. Martin's productivity is now officially somewhere between J.D. Salinger and Harper Lee.

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    Sad that Harper Lee is trying to ride a trend in her new book TO RE-KILL A MOCKINGBIRD THAT'S NOW A ZOMBIE

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    *trailer voice* “But this Mockingbird… won’t… stay… killed."

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    Harper Lee Thrilled to Disappoint Middle School Staff

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    So excited the Boo Radleys are going to release a second album.

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    Harper Lee saw that Missy Elliot was coming back and found inspiration.

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    I bet Harper Lee thinks Amazon is a warrior woman.

    There were jokes about The Hunger Games:

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    To Kill A Mockingjay will be set in the aftermath of the Hunger Games series, as Katniss' daughter Scout deals with racism in the districts

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    To be fair, To Kill A Mockingbird was the weakest book in the Hunger Games trilogy so I’m glad that *muffled gunshot*

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    Harper Lee's new novel will be set in Panem and titled "How to Kill a Mockingjay: The Capitol Strikes Back"

    And about #Gamergate:

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    Joke's on you guys. Harper Lee's new book is just about ethics in gaming journalism.

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    actually, it’s about ethics in mockingbird deaths

    Some brought up the conspiracy theory that Truman Capote had actually written To Kill a Mockingbird:

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    Excited that Harper Lee is publishing lost work from Truman Capote.

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    Did Harper Lee use a Ouija board to get Truman Capote to write her new novel?

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    Apparently it took 54 years of negotiations for Harper Lee to finally purchase an unpublished book from Truman Capote's estate

    Others started coming up with title suggestions:

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    @BuzzFeeders @BuzzFeed #mockingbirdsequeltitles I Thought I Killed That Mockingbird

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    @BuzzFeeders @BuzzFeed "Tequila Mockingbird:Scout's Journey into Adulthood"

    And some were just surprised that she was still alive:

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    Wow, Harper Lee is still alive? That's exciting to hear.

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    *pretends he knew Harper Lee was still alive*

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    Harper lee is releasing a sequel to To Kill a Mockingbird, and also the secrets to immortality. How the fuck old is she!!?!?,

    All jokes aside, we're thrilled that Harper Lee is releasing a second book!