Thanks to a sale of 21,732 copies last week S J Watson’s Before I Go to Sleep remains at the top of the official UK chart for a fourth consecutive week. According to The Bookseller, the novel has now sold 98,519 copies in the UK this year, outselling the next bestselling début novel, Stieg Larsson’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by two copies to one.
S J Watson will be appearing at the Horsen’s Crime Festival in Denmark in March. Check out the events pages for details!
We’re delighted to report that Before I Go to Sleep is the bestselling book in the UK! It will be at number one in the Sunday Times bestseller list next week! Thank you to everyone who has supported the book!
We’re very excited to report that Before I Go to Sleep has been selected for the Richard and Judy Book Club! There’ll be an exclusive paperback edition available from WHSmith in the UK, with some extra content! More details can be found here.
We’re delighted to report that Before I Go to Sleep features in this list of reader’s choices for favourite books in Canada’s National Post. It’s at number 8, which is brilliant!
S J Watson will be in Birmingham today (December 7th) to help launch an exciting project! Before I Go to Sleep has been chosen as the Birmingham Big City Read!
From now until February 2012, Birmingham Libraries are setting free 1,000 copies of the book for people to read, review and pass on to a friend.
Take a look here on “Reading Groups for Everyone” – where readers, reading groups and book clubs can be part of the project by posting their reviews of the book. They’ve put together lots of information, which will hopefully inspire you to get reading and to get reviewing.
We’ve just heard the amazing news that in China Before I Go to Sleep has now been reprinted three times, in less than a month! This is a wonderful achievement – many thanks to all those who have bought the book! Also, the book is still number 1 in Taiwan, after 18 weeks!