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Amanda Hocking Is Second Self-Published Author to Sell a Million Kindle eBooks

Amanda Hocking joined David Baldacci and Stephenie Meyer in the Kindle Million Club today, becoming the second self-published author to sell more than a million eBooks through Amazon’s Kindle Store.

eBookNewser has more: “Like John Locke, Hocking sold most of the million Kindle books as an independent author using Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP). The self-published author, who is best known for the Trylle Trilogy, has had her writing picked up by St. Martin’s Press and her writing has been optioned for film.”

Stieg Larsson, James Patterson, Nora Roberts, Charlaine Harris, Lee Child, Suzanne Collins, Michael Connelly, John Locke, Kathryn Stockett, Janet Evanovich and George R.R. Martin, all of whom have sold more than a million Kindle books.


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