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Sylvia Day Sells 550,000+ Copies in a Week

With combined print and eBook sales, novelist Sylvia Day has sold more than 550,000 copies of Entwined with You in its debut week.

The third novel in her Crossfire series has topped bestseller lists around the country, but it also sold more than 235,000 eBook and print copies in the UK as well.  The formerly self-published novelist landed a book deal with Penguin’s Berkley Books imprint last year. Here’s more from the release:

Entwined with Your debuted as the No. 1 bestselling book on The New York Times (in the Trade Paperback, eBook, and Combined Print/eBook categories), USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Publishers Weekly, and Barnes and Noble lists, among others … In addition, ENTWINED WITH YOU debuted at No. 1 in Ireland, Australia, Spain, Denmark and Brazil.

Day shared writing advice with our readers this week, revealing one of the secrets to her continued success:

Gratitude goes a long way. Never forget that you are where you are because your readers are there for you.

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