Monday, February 28, 2011Posted by Diana Quincy at 7:57 PM
For the week ending Feb. 6, 2011, three of self-epublished sensation Amanda Hocking's young adult paranormals appeared on the USA Today bestseller list. All three were in the top 50. (According to Publishers Weekly, the New York Times ebooks bestseller list excludes self-published ebooks.)
According to USA Today, Hocking sold more than 450,000 copies of her nine titles in January alone.
Hocking, 26, lives in Austin, Minnesota. On her website, she reports her trilogy has been optioned for a film. She is represented by agent Steve Axelrod.
Hocking's blog also says that her eight self-epublished books sell for between $.99 and $1.99 - and that she's sold 900,000 copies of her books (including a novella) since April 2010.