Thu, 28/02/2013 - 10:23
Stephenie Meyer, author of the Twilight series, will be holding an event in the UK next week for the first time since 2007.
Meyer will be signing copies of Sphere title The Host at Waterstones Piccadilly on 5th March at 6 p.m. Her visit is to promote the cinema release of The Host.
She will be signing a...
Fri, 15/02/2013 - 12:13
Headline has acquired The Submissive Trilogy, which originated as fan fiction inspired by the Twilight novels.
Kate Byrne, senior commissioning editor for fiction at Headline Publishing Group, acquired British Commonwealth excluding Canada in four books from Penguin US in a pre-emptive deal. Author Tara Sue Me first published the...
Wed, 23/11/2011 - 15:45
Stephenie Meyer's Eclipse, the third book in her bestselling Twilight series, has become the 10th children's book to pass the 2,000,000 sales mark since Nielsen BookScan records began.
The book, which is the most liked Twilight novel according to Amazon.co.uk reviewers, sold 1,687 copies last week, bringing its total...
Tue, 22/11/2011 - 10:15
Sales of children's books have rocketed during the past 10 years, but not just thanks to bestsellers like JK Rowling and Stephenie Meyer, but because of growth in backlist and midlist sales.
According to Nielsen BookScan data, sales of children's books have surged from £193m in 2001 to £325m in 2010. This growth...
Fri, 22/07/2011 - 14:32
If sex sells, then the possibility of sex with a hot, mysterious teenage boy sells even more. In the past five years the young adult fiction market has grown by a whopping 170%—to £47.1m in 2010 from £17m in 2005, according to Nielsen BookScan's Total Consumer Market.
In January 2006, the publication of a book...
Wed, 05/01/2011 - 15:39
Spending on books in the UK fell by more than £56m last year, Nielsen BookScan data has revealed. Sales during the 52 weeks to 25th December 2010 totalled £1.696bn, down 3.2% on 2009, with volume sales falling 4.3% to 225.5m. Average selling prices increased slightly, by 1.1% (eight pence) to £7.52.
The total is the...
Fri, 26/11/2010 - 07:44
Independent publisher Summersdale has acquired a title discussing the psychological effects of the Twilight series.
Editorial and rights director Jennifer Barclay bought world rights excluding North America to Twilight, True Love and You: The Seven Secrets to Finding Your Edward or Jacob for a four-figure advance.
Wed, 06/10/2010 - 06:12
Little, Brown is to release a new title in Stephenie Meyer's hit Twilight series—an official illustrated guide for fans. The latest addition to the teen saga, announced exclusively in The Bookseller Daily at the Frankfurt Book Fair, will be an encyclopaedic reference to the five existing vampire-themed titles. A 500-page...
Sun, 15/08/2010 - 16:50
Retailers are expecting the publication of Stephenie Meyer's Breaking Dawn next week to be one of the "biggest paperback releases of the year". The fourth and final novel in the Twilight series is to be published by Atom in paperback on 19th August after being out in hardback for two years.
Sarah Clarke, Waterstone...
Tue, 10/08/2010 - 11:24
Stephenie Meyer's blockbuster Twilight series is to be republished this Christmas with a new white jacket design.
The four limited-edition titles: Twilight, New Moon, Eclipse and Breaking Dawn, will be published by Atom on 14th October as £7.99 paperbacks, available only in the UK and Ireland, and Little,...