AbeBooks Names JKR Bestselling Author; “Deathly Hallows” Among Bestselling Books of 2007

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Dec 28, 2007

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Abe Books, who sell rare and used books throughout the world, have released their annual lists tracking the bestselling and most expensive books sold through their site. In three major categories, the Harry Potter novels, as well as their author, rank among 2007′s notables. First, author J. K. Rowling receives the honor of being named their Best Selling Author of the Year. Ranking above some such great authors as William Shakespeare, CS Lewis, Mark Twain, and George Orwell, J. K. Rowling topped this list of 25.

The final installment of the series, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,” came in second place in Top 25 Overall Bestselling Books, with each of the previous novels making the list as well. “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” came in at third place, while “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban” and “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” came in at 8th and 9th. “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” and “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets” entered te list next at 12th and 13th, with “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire” rounding out the list at 19.

Finally, four of the seven books in the Harry Potter series made Abe Book’s list of Best Selling Used Books of the Year. You can see the the complete list in this category, along with all of the others, right here.

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9 Responses to AbeBooks Names JKR Bestselling Author; “Deathly Hallows” Among Bestselling Books of 2007

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Very cool! Congratulations to Jo!

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That is great! COngrats JK. It is great how many awards HP has won!

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This is really cool!! Congratulations Jo!!

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kewl

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Well, it looks like JKR and ‘Deathly Hallows’ have made most of the “best” lists, for 2007. Too cool, and too right! *D

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Congratz Jo. you totally disorved it YOU ROCK

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That’s great, congratulations, this website is excellent Regards from Costa Rica

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way to go Jo! DH is the best book ever!!!!!!!

Avatar Imagestevenk12468 says: Congratzz J.K...

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