12/02/2016 5:50 AM AEDT | Updated 15/07/2016 12:51 PM AEST

J.K. Rowling Clarifies We're Not Getting A New 'Harry Potter' Novel

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News of a so-called "eighth" Harry Potter book flooded social media yesterday after publisher Little, Brown, announced it would be releasing the "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" script in book format on July 31.

But, J.K. Rowling wants us all to know, it is not a novel like her seven others in the series. Like the publisher tweeted, it's a script in book format.