Some people aren't readers. Ask them what their favorite book is and they'll say whatever they were required to read in middle school. They'll say To Kill A Mockingbird. So will dedicated book worms.
This morning, news broke that a sequel to Harper Lee's classic novel will be released on July 14, 2015. The story, titled Go Set A Watchman and written before To Kill A Mockingbird, will follow a grown-up Scout returning home to visit her father. It's not very often that people across generations and across reading inclinations freak out over a press release about a book. It's a testament to the power of this novel, a work that taught so many about empathy and unfortunately remains relevant to race relations in our society.
So how did the Internet react to the news?
Jezebel was worried that someone might be taking advantage of Harper Lee (say it ain't so!):