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J.K. Rowling Is Releasing Three New Books About Hogwarts

*Still holds out hope for that dang encyclopedia.*

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Hot on the heels of last month's release of the Cursed Child script, J.K. Rowling has announced that she will be publishing three new books about the Harry Potter universe.

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The three books will be released electronically only, and are about 10,000 words each. The collection will focus on Hogwarts, with the hint that there will be more collections in the future about other aspects of the wizarding world.

But don't get too excited. The books will mainly be content which has already been released on Pottermore, like Umbridge's backstory and Lupin's childhood.


Some new and ~exclusive~ writing will be included. We'll get to learn more about Slughorn, and also about McGonagall's involvement in the Second Wizarding War which will be INTERESTING AF.

The three stories will be separated by different themes.


The titles of the three books are:

Short Stories from Hogwarts: Power, Politics and Pesky Poltergeists, which will "provide a window into the darker side of the wizarding world" and discuss power and treachery within the castle walls.

Short Stories from Hogwarts: Heroism, Hardship and Dangerous Hobbies, which will focus on McGonagall and Lupin.

Hogwarts: An Incomplete and Unreliable Guide, which is about the school itself, and will apparently give us more insights into the secrets of the castle and grounds.