‘Bree Tanner’ million-seller in less than a monthhttp://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100628/ap_on_en_ot/us_books_bree_tanner
NEW YORK – Stephenie Meyer (MY’-er), author of the “Twilight Saga,” has yet another smash hit on her hands.
“The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner: an Eclipse Novella” has scored sales of more than 1 million copies in the U.S. since its June 5 release.
Publisher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers said Monday it now ranks as the year’s best-selling book so far. It had debuted on several best-seller lists in the U.S., as well as in numerous countries around the world.
The novella follows the adventures of Bree Tanner, a newborn vampire introduced in the “Twilight” volume “Eclipse.”
In less than five years, nearly 100 million copies of the “Twilight Saga” teen-vampire books have been sold in nearly 50 countries, said Little, Brown.