Happy Holidays: J.K. Rowling Is Gifting the World a New Book

She may or may not be Santa.

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While Netflix is clearly the only entertainment anyone could possibly need, sometimes it's nice to do this old-timey thing called reading. And when one is compelled to open up a book, J.K. Rowling is the obvious choice. However, the famed author has been pretty busy writing plays (opens in new tab) and scripts (opens in new tab)—which has fans worried that her days of penning novels is over.

Good news: they aren't over, not even a little!!!!! In fact, Rowling just confirmed via Twitter that she's in the midst of writing a new book:

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Is this a new chapter in her Cormoran Strike mysteries? A new project altogether? Or—dare we hope—a sequel to Harry Potter? We need answers, J.K. Consider it your holiday gift to the world.

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Mehera Bonner is a celebrity and entertainment news writer who enjoys Bravo and Antiques Roadshow with equal enthusiasm. She was previously entertainment editor at Marie Claire and has covered pop culture for over a decade.