BLOOM BOOKS ANNOUNCES THE SPECIAL 10TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION OF FIFTY SHADES OF GRAY, WITH A NEW FOREWORD BY GLOBAL PUBLISHING PHENOMENON EL JAMES
A hard cover for the tenth anniversary of fifty shades darker will be released in August, followed by fifty shades lighter in October.
James in his video reveals “We gave this little baby a little spring cleaning which includes a new jacket…and his very own silver tie!” The tenth anniversary edition of Fifty shades of Grey features a navy blue linen matte cover with silver foil, navy tinted edges and custom flyleaves. There’s also a new foreword from the author and some extra, never-before-seen content at the end of the book.
Fifty shades of Greyone of the most iconic novels of all time, was first widely published in the Americas in April 2011followed by fifty shades darker and the last payment, fifty shades lighterin January 2012. In the ten years since, according to a CNN report, “James’ ‘Fifty Shades’ books have held first, second and third place on a list of the best-selling books of the decade” with more than 165 million copies of the original trilogy in print worldwide.
Dominique Raccahpublisher and CEO of Sourcebooks, says, “This book has changed lives. It has inspired millions of readers to pick up a book, start reading, and share their love of history with friends, family, neighbors It inspired readers who hadn’t Over the years I picked up a book to develop a passion for romance and romantic fiction It saved marriages and started romantic relationships It inspired souls creative artists to start telling their own stories and sparked other writing careers, it brought worldwide attention to the romance industry, which eventually opened the floodgates to a wide positive media coverage of romance novels, authors and the industry – which continues to thrive today.”
About the Author
EL James is an incurable romantic and an avowed fangirl. After twenty-five years of working in television, she decided to pursue a childhood dream and write stories that readers could take to heart. The result was the controversial and sultry romance Fifty shades of Grey and its two suites, fifty shades darker and fifty shades lighter. In 2015, she released the #1 bestseller Graythe story of Fifty shades of Grey From the point of view of Christian Grayand in 2017, the top of the charts Darkerthe second part of the Fifty Shades story from Christian’s point of view. Released, the third book in the Christian arc, was an instant #1 New York Times, United States Today, the wall street journal, Weekly editors and the bestselling Apple Books. His books have been published in fifty languages and have sold over 165 million copies worldwide. EL James has been recognized as one of the Time magazine’s “World’s Most Influential People” and Weekly editorsis “Person of the Year”. Fifty shades of Grey stayed on The New York Times Best Seller List for 133 consecutive weeks. fifty shades lighter won the Goodreads Choice Award (2012) and Fifty shades of Grey was selected as one of the 100 Great Reads, according to reader votes, in PBS’s The Great American Read (2018). Darker was long on the list for the 2019 Internationals DUBLIN Literary Prize.
James was producer on each of the three Fifty Shades films, which grossed over $1 billion at the box office. The third part, fifty shades lighterwon the People’s Choice Award for Drama in 2018. She is represented by her longtime agent Valerie Hoskin of VHA London. EL James is blessed with two wonderful sons and lives with her husband, the novelist and screenwriter Niall Leonardand their beloved dogs in the leafy suburb of West London.
About Source Books
Sourcebooks is a thriving entrepreneurial company that brings readers extraordinary authors in the most dynamic and data-driven way. We create books that transcend categories and defy the odds, and we’ve been honored with hundreds of bestsellers and national awards. We are a company of enthusiastic book lovers passionate about connecting books to readers in new and innovative ways. Story after story, book after book, we have touched over 100 million lives. Join us as we change 100 million more. Visit sourcebooks.com for more information.
Pamela JaffeeSenior Director of Marketing, Bloom Books
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