3 July 2012 8:31 AM, PDT | Boomtron | See recent Boomtron news »

That’s the newly unveiled cover for the next project by Harry Potter creator/writer J.K. Rowling, the King of Kings of the publishing industry if counting coin; for what her publisher Little, Brown and Company (a Hatchette publishing group) is calling her first novel for adults. The Casual Vacancy doesn’t sport what has become the iconic Mary GrandPre illustrated covers, but its all about transition here, and X, apparently, marks the spot.

The Casual Vacancy is set to be published worldwide in the english on September 27. Hatchette release this book synopsis:

When Barry Fairbrother dies in his early forties, the town of Pagford is left in shock. Pagford is, seemingly, an English idyll, with a cobbled market square and an ancient abbey, but what lies behind the pretty façade is a town at war. Rich at war with poor, teenagers at war with their parents, wives at war with their husbands, »

- Jay Tomio

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