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Stephenie Meyer Sold 16 Percent of all Books Last Quarter

Stephenie Meyer‘s Twilight series ruled the top four bestselling books for the first quarter of 2009. According to twilight.jpgUSA Today, one in every seven books sold last quarter was a Meyer book–16 percent of all books sold in the first months of 2009.

The vampire series launched a film franchise last year as well, receiving a Hollywood book sale boost like the “Watchmen” graphic novel. Here are the next five books on the first quarter bestseller list, from the article:

“5. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw by Jeff Kinney
6. The Shack by William P. Young
7. Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man by Steve Harvey
8. The Associate by John Grisham
9. Watchmen by Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons” (Via Colleen Lindsay)

Any opinions on these books, pro or con?

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