Charlaine Harris recently announced that the release date for her upcoming book The Sookie Stackhouse Companion  has been pushed back due to the recent death of her mother. The scheduled release date was February 1, 2011. However, she says Sookie Stackhouse Book 11, Dead Reckoning, should still be released in May.
Here’s the message she posted  for her fans:
Trying to return to work. Unfortunately, the Sookie Companion will have to be bumped back in publication date. That deadline sailed by, and there is a lot of editing still to do. I’ll put the new date up when I have it. DEAD RECKONING is firmly on track for May, though.
There has been an outpouring of support for Charlaine Harris on her Facebook page . Fans have left almost 150 messages offering their condolences and support during this difficult time.
Due to this sad news, Harris was also forced to cancel the Australian book tour  she had planned for this month.
Everyone here at Daemon’s Books is a huge fan of Charlaine Harris and we know that many of our readers are too, so we’ll keep you updated on news about the release date for The Sookie Stackhouse Companion.
UPDATE 12/13/2011: Charlaine Harris just announced on her Facebook  page that the new release date for The Sookie Stackhouse Companion is September 2011.
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