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Harper Lee to Release New Novel 55 Years After Publishing To Kill A Mockingbird

By Emily Bommer
STAFF WRITER

Taking the top spot trending on Twitter, Harper Lee has announced that she is releasing a second book at the age of 88.

Harper Lee’s first book, To Kill a Mockingbird, has sold over 40 million copies in the time that it has been around. Many people have been awaiting another novel- and it is finally being released.

Her new book, Go Set a Watchman, will be released to the public for sale on July 14, 2015. Just months ago, Harper Lee’s sister and lawyer died, and she has now recently decided to release her second book after more than 55 years.

Many have been starting to question whether or not the death of her sister has an influence her releasing this next book. However, the news has brought her a lot of fame, causing Go Set a Watchman to go straight to the Number 1 position on the best-seller’s list sold from pre-orders on Amazon.

To Kill A Mockingbird has also gotten some of the spotlight hitting spot number 4 on the best-sellers list with the news of Harper Lee’s new book being released.

Will this new book be as good as her original classic novel?

Time can only tell.

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