J.K. Rowling's debut adult novel worth the read
NEW YORK (AP) - The Casual Vacancy, the new adult novel by J.K. Rowling, is worth reading.
So look, here's the thing: This. Is. Not. A. Children's. Book. If you're looking for what made Harry Potter magical - Wizards! Spells! Flying Broomsticks! - you're not going to find it.
If you're looking for what makes J.K. Rowling magical - emotion, heart - you will.
The Casual Vacancy is the first novel written for adults from Rowling, the successful-beyond-belief author behind the "Harry Potter" series about the young boy who discovers he's a wizard.