Sylvia Day's "CAPTIVATED BY YOU" Debuts At #1 Around The World
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR RELEASES FOURTH BOOK IN THE MULTIMILLION-COPY-SELLING CROSSFIRE SERIES
NEW YORK, Dec. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CAPTIVATED BY YOU, the fourth book in Sylvia Day's #1 International bestselling Crossfire series, which includes #1 international bestseller Bared To You, and #1 New York Times bestsellers Reflected in You and Entwined With You, debuted as the #1 bestselling book on The New York Times (in the Combined Print/eBook, Trade paperback, and eBook categories), USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, and Publishers Weekly lists, among others. Internationally, Day's newest novel stormed to #1 in the UK, Canada, Ireland, Brazil, and Bulgaria, with the English language edition hitting #1 in 13 other countries worldwide.
Released on November 18th with a first US print run of one million copies and a US eBook pre-order of over six figures, CAPTIVATED BY YOU has become Sylvia Day's 4th consecutive #1 bestseller. Aftershock was her most recent #1 New York Times debut in March 2014. In the US, CAPTIVATED BY YOU outsold the #2 bestselling book nearly 2-to-1, as reported in USA Today. In the UK, CAPTIVATED BY YOU was Penguin Random House's biggest single-week sale all year, as reported in The Bookseller.
CAPTIVATED BY YOU has topped every major digital retailer's list (Kindle, Nook, iBooks, Kobo, and Google Play) at #1, being the #1 bestselling title on iBooks in 13 countries and the #1 selling title for Kobo in Australia, New Zealand, the UK, and Brazil. CAPTIVATED BY YOU also debuted as the #1 trade paperback for Barnes & Noble.
Sylvia Day's books have been sold in more than 40 countries, and are #1 bestsellers in 25 countries with over 15 million copies of her Crossfire books in print. Lionsgate has optioned the Crossfire series for television development, with Jeremy Bolt of Impact Pictures and Stephanie A. Johnson of Clover Entertainment, Inc. producing.
ABOUT SYLVIA DAY
Sylvia Day is the #1 New York Times & and #1 international bestselling author of over twenty award-winning novels sold in more than 40 countries. She is a #1 bestselling author in 25 countries, with tens of millions of copies of her books in print. Her Crossfire series has been optioned for television by Lionsgate. Visit Sylvia at www.SylviaDay.com, Facebook.com/AuthorSylviaDay and on Twitter @SylDay.
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