The Complete List of Books Written by J. K. Rowling


All The Books That J. K. Rowling has written

Trying to find J. K. Rowling books? Check out The Fantastic Beast, The Harry Potter Series, The Cormoran Strike Series, and all of J. K. Rowling’s other works. This is the complete list of the best books by J. K. Rowling you should definitely read.

J. K. Rowling

Joanne Rowling (born 31 July 1965), also known by her pen name J. K. Rowling, is a British author and philanthropist. She wrote Harry Potter, a EIGHT-volume children’s fantasy series published from 1997 to 2007 and 2016.


24 Books Written by J. K. Rowling 👍

1. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

J. K. Rowling
Publication Date: October 1, 1998
Harry Potter was created to serve a purpose. Others would murder him to save him from that fate.

Harry Potter lived with Mr. and Mrs. Dursley for 10 long years. They are an aunt and uncle who, through their extreme fondness for their utterly terrible son Dudley, have produced some of the most creative dark comedies since Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry is a peculiar boarding school, but happily, Harry is going to receive a scholarship there.

2. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

J. K. Rowling
Publication Date: September 1, 2000
In Harry’s second year at Hogwarts, new tribulations and horrors appear, including a crass new professor named Gilderoy Lockheart, a ghost known as Moaning Myrtle who haunts the ladies’ lavatory, and Ginny, the younger sister of Ron Weasley, who is attracting unwanted attention.

Harry Potter only wanted to return to Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry that summer because the Dursleys were so cruel and repulsive. But when Harry is getting ready to go, a strange, naughty creature named Dobby warns him that if he goes back to Hogwarts, catastrophe will occur.

3. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

J. K. Rowling
Publication Date: October 1, 1999
Harry Potter’s new year at Hogwarts begins when the Knight Bus slams through the night and comes to a screeching halt in front of him. Mass murderer and Lord Voldemort supporter Sirius Black is on the run, and he is reportedly pursuing Harry.

Sirius Black was a notorious prisoner incarcerated in the terrifying castle of Azkaban for twelve protracted years. He was convicted of using a single curse to kill thirteen people, and he was considered to be Voldemort’s heir apparent. Now that he has escaped, there are only two hints as to his whereabouts: Harry Potter’s victory over You-Know-Who also led to Black’s demise.

4. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

J. K. Rowling
Publication Date: August 1, 2000
Over the course of the academic year, there will be three challenges that will put the champions to the test in a variety of ways, testing their magic prowess, bravery, deductive reasoning, and, of course, ability to handle danger.

At Hogwarts, the Triwizard Tournament will take place. Only wizards above the age of seventeen are permitted to enter, although Harry still has dreams in which he triumphs. Harry is shocked to discover that his name is one of those chosen by the Goblet of Fire on Halloween when it makes its selection.

5. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

J. K. Rowling
Publication Date: July 1, 2003
“The Headmaster believes it is unwise for Harry to continue sharing the Dark Lord’s thoughts and feelings”

At Hogwarts, things are getting dark. Harry Potter is aware that Voldemort will do whatever it takes to find him after the Dementors attacked his cousin Dudley. Harry is not alone in his denial of the Dark Lord’s coming; a hidden order has gathered at Grimmauld Place to combat the Dark forces.

6. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

J. K. Rowling
Publication Date: August 1, 2005
The mark that Death Eaters always left behind after entering a structure was there, hanging in the sky above the school: a flaming green skull with a serpent tongue. Anywhere they had killed.

Dumbledore’s wand hand is blackened and shriveled when he shows up at Privet Drive one summer night to pick up Harry Potter, but he doesn’t say why. The wizarding community is being overtaken by secrets and suspicion, and Hogwarts is not immune.

7. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

J. K. Rowling
Publication Date: August 1, 2007
The voice of Voldemort said, “Give me Harry Potter, and no one will suffer; give me Harry Potter, and I will spare the school; give me Harry Potter, and you will be rewarded.”

Harry Potter is aware that Lord Voldemort and the Death Eaters are following him as he boards Hagrid’s motorcycle’s sidecar and departs Privet Drive for the final time. Harry can no longer hide since the protection spell that has kept him safe up until now has been shattered.

8. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two: The Official Playscript of the Original West End Production: The Official Script Book of the Original West End Production

J. K. Rowling, John Tiffany & Jack Thorne
Publication Date: July 25, 2017
The eighth narrative. It’s been 19 years. Based on a J.K. Rowling original story by J. K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, and John Tiffany.

Being Harry Potter has never been easy, and it doesn’t get any better now that he is a spouse, a parent of three school-aged kids, and an overworked Ministry of Magic employee. Albus, Harry’s youngest son, must contend with the burden of a family heritage he never desired as his father struggles with a past that won’t remain where it belongs.

9. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

J. K. Rowling
Publication Date: November 7, 2017
“Many of the animals people now consider to be fictitious were formerly recognized to be real, as evidenced by a look at Middle Age Muggle art and literature.”

Numerous wizarding readers have enjoyed reading Newt Scamander’s classic collection of magical animals, Fantastic Beasts, and Where to Find Them. Muggles will be able to learn about the Runespoor’s home, the Puffskein’s diet, and the reason why the Niffler should never be around bright objects thanks to this stunning, large-scale new version that is fully illustrated in color.

10. Quidditch Through the Ages

J. K. Rowling & Kennilworthy Wisp
Publication Date: March 14, 2017
Discover how Quidditch unites witches and wizards from all walks of life, bringing us together to share moments of exhilaration, triumph, and despair, according to Professor Albus Dumbledore’s foreword, from its beginnings on Queerditch Marsh in the eleventh century to the sophisticated sport played today.

Quidditch Through the Ages is what you need if you’ve ever wondered about the origins of the Golden Snitch, Bludgers, or why the Wigtown Wanderers wear clothes with meat cleavers on them. Young Quidditch fans refer to this priceless book on a near-daily basis.

11. The Tales of Beedle the Bard: A Harry Potter Hogwarts Library Book

J. K. Rowling
Publication Date: January 12, 2017
“The heroes and heroines who succeed in his books are not those with the strongest magic, but rather those who exhibit the most kindness, common sense, and inventiveness.”

Beedle’s Tales are a compilation of well-known fairy tales designed for young witches and wizards, and they are as well-known to Hogwarts students as Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty are to Muggle kids. So, if you’re curious about what’s coming next… You’re in for a treat, then!

12. The Casual Vacancy

J. K. Rowling
Publication Date: July 23, 2013
J.K. Rowling’s The Casual Vacancy is a sizable book about a small community. first adult book by Rowling. It represents the creation of an exceptional storyteller.

The town of Pagford is in disbelief when Barry Fairbrother passes away in his early forties. Pagford has a historic abbey, a cobbled market square, and the appearance of an idyllic English village, yet the town is actually in the midst of a civil war. Pagford is not what it first appears to be, with the wealthy at war with the poor, teenagers at war with their parents, wives at war with their husbands, and teachers at war with their students.

13. The Cuckoo’s Calling

Robert Galbraith / J. K. Rowling
Publication Date: April 30, 2013
J. Kr. Rowling published works using a false name. Detective Cormoran Strike is introduced in J. K. Rowling’s excellent first mystery as he looks into a supermodel’s suicide.

Detective Cormoran Strike looks into a supermodel’s suicide in this superb old-fashioned mystery. Cormoran Strike is struggling as a private eye after losing his leg to a land mine in Afghanistan. Creditors are calling, and Cormoran Strike is down to only one customer. He is residing in his office and recently ended his relationship with his longtime girlfriend.

14. The Silkworm

Robert Galbraith / J. K. Rowling
Publication Date: June 19, 2014
Cormoran Strike, a private eye, is tasked with finding a missing writer and a ruthless killer bent on destruction.

Novelist Owen Quine goes missing, and his wife hires private investigator Cormoran Strike to find him. At first, Mrs. Quine simply assumes that her husband has left the house alone for a few days, as he has done in the past, and she requests that Strike locate him and bring him home.

15. Career of Evil

Robert Galbraith / J. K. Rowling
Publication Date: October 20, 2015
The Third in the series is Career of Evil. The widely popular series by J. K. Rowling. The Career of Evil is a devilishly smart mystery with shocking turns around every corner as well as a riveting tale of a man and a woman who are at a turning point in their personal and professional lives.

A woman’s dismembered limb is what Robin Ellacott discovers startled as she opens an unexpected delivery. Cormoran Strike, her supervisor, and a private investigator is less shocked but nonetheless concerned. He believes that four persons from his past may be to blame, each of whom is capable of unimaginable persistent savagery.

16. Lethal White

Robert Galbraith / J. K. Rowling
Publication Date: January 1, 2018
Lethal White, the biggest Robert Galbraith book yet, is an “addictive, homicidal delight” for readers of crime fiction and British mysteries alike.

Cormoran Strike is extremely worried when a troubled young man named Billy approaches him for assistance in looking into a crime he witnessed as a youngster. Although Billy is definitely experiencing mental distress and has trouble recalling specific specifics, there is something sincere about him and his account. Billy flees from his office in a hurry, however, before Cormoran Strike can question him any further.

17. Troubled Blood

Robert Galbraith / J. K. Rowling
Publication Date: September 15, 2020
Galbraith’s compelling hero and heroine tackle the long-standing cold case of a missing doctor in the epic fifth book of this compulsively readable series, which may be their bloodiest one yet.

When a woman approaches Private Detective Cormoran Strike when he is visiting his family in Cornwall, she asks for assistance in locating her mother, Margot Bamborough, who vanished under suspicious circumstances in 1974.

18. The Ink Black Heart

Robert Galbraith / J. K. Rowling
Publication Date: August 30, 2022
In the most recent book of the critically acclaimed, widely-sold Strike series, Cormoran and Robin are caught up in yet another complex case.

Private investigator Robin Ellacott is unsure of how to react when desperate, unkempt Edie Ledwell enters the office and begs to talk to her. Edie, the co-creator of the well-known cartoon The Ink Black Heart, is being harassed online by an unknown person using the alias Anomie. Edie is driven to find out who Anomie really is.

19. Very Good Lives: The Fringe Benefits of Failure and the Importance of Imagination

J. K. Rowling
Publication Date: April 14, 2015
J.K. presents “VERY GOOD LIVES”  Rowling’s advice for anyone facing a life-changing decision.

In 2008, At Harvard University’s commencement, J. K. Rowling gave a speech that was quite moving. How do we accept failure? How can we improve ourselves and others by using our imagination? The well-known author, drawing on narratives from her own post-graduate years, tackles some of life’s most pressing issues with emotional force and intellectual insight.

20. Short Stories from Hogwarts of Heroism, Hardship, and Dangerous Hobbies

J. K. Rowling
Publication Date: September 6, 2016
J. K. Rowling’s writing is collected in Pottermore Presents, a book that includes some new, exclusive additions to short stories that were previously published on the website.

These tales of bravery, adversity, and perilous hobbies include two of the heroic and well-known characters from the Harry Potter books: Minerva McGonagall and Remus Lupin. In addition, J.K. Rowling provides a glimpse inside Sybill Trelawney’s private life. Along the way, you’ll run into the impulsive, magical-beast aficionado Silvanus Kettleburn.

21. Short Stories from Hogwarts of Power, Politics, and Pesky Poltergeists

J. K. Rowling
Publication Date: September 6, 2016
These Books, featuring work selected by Pottermore, will take you outside of J.K. Rowling discusses her sources of inspiration as well as minute information from the lives of her characters and wizarding-related surprises.

You can see a peek at the darker side of the wizarding world in these tales of politics, power, and bothersome poltergeists. You can learn about Professor Umbridge’s cruel past, the Ministers for Magic, and the background of the wizarding jail Azkaban.

22. Hogwarts: An Incomplete and Unreliable Guide

J. K. Rowling
Publication Date: September 6, 2016
The Ministry of Magic, however, believed that building a new wizarding station in the center of London would test the Muggles’ well-known fortitude in failing to notice magic when it sprang into existence in front of their eyes. — J.K. Rowling

You go on a voyage to the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry with Hogwarts An Incomplete and Unreliable Guide. At the turn of a page, you’ll explore the Hogwarts grounds, get to know some of the school’s more permanent residents, learn more about lessons, and uncover castle secrets.

23. The Ickabog

J. K. Rowling
Publication Date: November 10, 2020
The Ickabog is approaching—a legendary beast, a kingdom in danger, and an adventure that will push the bravery of two young adventurers to the limit.

Once upon a time, the kingdom of Cornucopia was the world’s happiest place. Except for the foggy Marshlands to the north, which, according to mythology, were the home of the terrible Ickabog, everything was wonderful. Any sane person understood that the Ickabog was a fable created to frighten kids into doing properly. But the interesting thing about myths is that they occasionally come to life on their own.

24. The Christmas Pig

J. K. Rowling
Publication Date: October 12, 2021
A touching, captivating story of a young boy’s devotion to his most precious possession and the lengths he would go to find it. One of the world’s finest storytellers has created a tale that the whole family will adore.

Jack adores Dur Pig, a toy he had as a child. DP has always supported him, both in good and terrible times. Up until a tragic incident occurs on Christmas Eve—DP is lost. However, Christmas Eve is a night for miracles and hopeless causes; it’s a night when everything—even toys—can come to life.

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