You can pre-order it on Amazon HERE
You can pre-order it on Amazon HERE
USA Today announced that The Twilight Saga has broke a record previously held by the Harry Potter series:
Stephenie Meyer’s four-book Twilight series has sunk its fangs into USA TODAY’s Best-Selling Books list — with no signs of letting go. Meyer’s domination of the list for the past 12 months has smashed records that until now had belonged to J.K. Rowling.
Breaking Dawn, the fourth book in the teen-vampire romance series, entered the list at No. 1 on Aug. 2, 2008. Its sales and those of Twilight, New Moon and Eclipse, the first three books, have remained staggering.
This week, Meyer’s novels are Nos. 4, 5, 6 and 7 on USA TODAY’s list.
Rowling, overall, has sold more books than Meyer — her seven-book series about boy wizard Harry Potter has 143 million copies in print in the USA, while Meyer has sold 40 million copies of her four books. But Rowling can’t match Meyer’s control of the list.
Breaking Dawn and Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, the two authors’ fourth installments, entered the list at No. 1, but Meyer’s series has had more staying power.
Read it all HERE
Also, the Special Edition of Breaking Dawn is being released this Tuesday, August 4th!
★ An exclusive Breaking Dawn Concert Series DVD featuring a performance by Blue October’s Justin Furstenfeld and a conversation with Stephenie Meyer and Justin Furstenfeld.
★ A reproduction of the personal, handwritten lyrics for My Never fromJustin Furstenfeld.
★ A limited-edition, full-color Bella & Edward poster (on reverse side of book jacket).
★ And more!
Pre-order it on Amazon HERE!
As a new “Harry Potter” movie opens next week, the bespectacled wizard faces a new challenge: how to compete for the attention of a young audience that has been growing up—and is starting to prefer the angsty teen romances and cooler, edgier characters of the “Twilight” books and movies.
The film moves directly into territory where “Twilight” now rules. The sixth “Potter” movie, “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince,” has a distinctly more grown-up tone than its predecessors and features a strong romantic plotline.
Hollywood marketing executives say that these days the “Twilight” franchise has influenced almost every studio marketing campaign that targets teenage girls. Some posters for the upcoming “Potter” film echo “Twilight”’s emphasis on romance. One features Harry and his crush, Ginny, gazing longingly into each others’ eyes, in a pose reminiscent of “Twilight”’s now-iconic image of its star-crossed lovers, Bella and Edward. Another shows Harry’s friend Ron with his girlfriend Lavender, while a jealous Hermione scowls in the background.
Read it here.
USAToday has an article about how the Twilight saga is still on the bestsellers list!
Vampires won’t let go. Just as they did in the first quarter, Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight novels continued to dominate USA TODAY’s Best-Selling Books list in the second quarter — selling in the same order as they did in the first three months of the year.
Top 20 sellers for the second quarter
1. New Moon by Stephenie Meyer
2. Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
3. Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer
4. Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer
Check out the whole article here!
It has been a while since the last time I posted anything—I hope everyone is doing well. I just wanted to bring your attention to a couple of things.
First, in case you didn’t see it, New Moon: The Complete Illustrated Movie Companion is already available for pre-order (even though the cover art has not been released). For those of you who haven’t seen the Twilight Companion, it is filled with high-quality images and behind-the-scenes information. Please note that Stephenie does not write these books, but I really enjoyed the first one.
Also, Random House (the company who produces the Twilight audiobooks) is hosting another contest through their subsidiary suvudu.com. They will be giving away the entire Twilight series on audio books (you must be a resident of the United States and 18 years of age or older to enter). Please note that this contest is not at all affiliated with StephenieMeyer.com, although I do enjoy listening to the audio books.
View the post here.
The New Moon: The Complete Illustrated Movie Companion is now available for pre-order and is planning to be released on October 6, 2009.
You can pre-order it on Amazon.
This fall, publisher Little, Brown will be releasing four Twilight Saga themed journals featuring the covers of the books. Also on August 4th, the Breaking Dawn Special Edition will be released which include: a DVD of the Breaking Dawn concert series and interviews with Stephenie Meyer.
Stephenie Meyer might have already released her Twilight finale, but that doesn’t mean fans of the franchise will have to let go of the series just yet. Little, Brown will be publishing several books this fall that are tied in with the franchise. Along with movie tie-in literature for this year’s New Moon adaptation, the publisher will also release a limited special edition of Breaking Dawn, as well as journals that feature cover art for all four books.
According to a press release from the publisher, the Breaking Dawn Special Edition, on stands Aug. 4, will include a DVD of the Breaking Dawn concert series and interviews with Meyer. Those who pick up the hardcover book can also expect a poster and reproduction of handwritten lyrics for “My Never,” by Blue October’s Justin Furstenfeld. The Twilight Journals (pictured), out Oct. 13, are packaged in a tin and include “decorative
View the article at EW here.
To celebrate the release of Twilight: Director’s Notebook on March 17th, Catherine Hardwicke will be doing a very special event featuring a behind-the-scenes look at making the movie, a chance to ask your burning Twilight questions, and much more! One lucky audience member will even walk away with a one-of-kind prop from the movie.
Tuesday, March 17, 2009
On the campus of Santa Monica High School
601 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90405
THIS IS A TICKETED EVENT. Tickets will be available starting Saturday, March 14th at 9:00 a.m. at Barnes and Noble, 3rd Street Promenade, 1201 3rd Street, Santa Monica, CA. Please note, limit to two tickets per person. Twilight: Director’s Notebook will be available for sale during the event. Ticket distribution while supplies last. For information call 310-260-9110.
Please note, Catherine will only be able to sign one copy of Twilight: Director’s Notebook per person at the event. No pictures will be allowed during the autographing.