Breaking Dawn Breaks Out with Record Sales

August 7, 2008

in Breaking News,International Editions,Twilight Saga,Young Adult

Stephenie Meyer’s BREAKING DAWN Sets Publisher Record With Phenomenal First Days Sales of 1.3 Million Copies

New York, NY (August 3, 2008) – Hachette Book Group announced today that the fourth and final novel in Stephenie Meyer’s #1 internationally bestselling Twilight Saga, Breaking Dawn, shattered first day sales records for the company. HBG estimates that sales on the August 2 on-sale date were over 1.3 million copies. On Friday night, thousands of bookstores and libraries hosted midnight parties across the country to help fuel these astounding figures. Due to the overwhelming demand for the title, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Hachette Book Group, went back for a second printing of 500,000 copies prior to publication, bringing the current in-print figure to 3.7 million copies.

Download the rest of the BREAKING DAWN press release here.

Remember our other International editions of Stephenie Meyer titles!

Breaking Dawn
Format: INTERNATIONAL C-FORMAT Price: $12.99 ISBN: 9780316032148

New Moon
Format: INTERNATIONAL B-FORMAT Price: $10.99 ISBN: 9780316032544

Format: INTERNATIONAL B-FORMAT Price: $10.99 ISBN: 9780316032551

The Host
Format: INTERNATIONAL C-FORMAT Price: $16.00 ISBN: 9780316026697

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