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J K Rowling

J.K. Rowling is the author of the enduringly popular Harry Potter books. After the idea for Harry Potter came to her on a delayed train journey in 1990, she plotted out and started writing the series of seven books and the first was published as Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone in the UK in 1997. The series took another ten years to complete, concluding in 2007 with the publication of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows . To accompany the series, J.K. Rowling wrote three short...See more

Personality Profile For J K Rowling

J K Rowling

The following is a personality profile of J K Rowling based on her work.

J K Rowling is a bit compulsive, explosive and social.

She is intermittent, she has a hard time sticking with difficult tasks for a long period of time. She is unconcerned with art as well: she is less concerned with artistic or creative activities than most people who participated in our surveys. But, J K Rowling is also fiery: she has a fiery temper, especially when things do not go her way.

More than most people, her choices are driven by a desire for discovery.

Considers helping others to guide a large part of what she does: she thinks it is important to take care of the people around him. She is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: she cares more about making her own path than following what others have done.

Writing style analyzed by IBM Watson

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J.K. Rowling Books FAQs

Most known for the Harry Potter series, which features seven books about wizards and a magical school, J.K. Rowling has released many children's fantasy books and adult crime novels. As of 2023, she's written 24 books.

The recommended reading order for J.K. Rowling books ultimately depends on the series. For instance, if you want to know everything there is to know about Hogwarts, you can read the Harry Potter series in order and then the screenplays for each of the Fantastic Beasts movies. The order for the Harry Potter series is as follows:

  1. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
  2. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  3. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
  4. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  5. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  6. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  7. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

There are several books written by J.K. Rowling you might not know about because they were written under a pen name. In addition to her children's fiction, she also writes novels for adults, commonly under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith. For instance, the Cormoran Strike novels are a six-book series of crime novels for adults beginning with The Cuckoo's Calling.

J.K. Rowling's new book is called The Ink Black Heart, which is part of the Cormoran Strike series penned under the name Robert Galbraith. Unfortunately, there are no new J.K. Rowling books in the Harry Potter series coming in the future, but the Harry Potter Wizarding Almanac, a companion and guidebook, will be out in October of 2023.

If you're looking for more children's books by J.K. Rowling, try The Christmas Pig, published in 2021.

She does have future releases planned under her pen name.

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