Sparks, Brown Top Paperback Fiction List
- The Da Vinci Code Cult. Sheaffer, Robert // Skeptic;2005, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p22
Analyzes the book "The Da Vinci Code," by Dan Brown. Reasons why the book became very popular; Major premise of the book; Flaws of the book; Reaction of the Catholic Church to the book; Allegations made by the authors of "Holy Blood, Holy Grail," that Brown plagiarized their work; Need for the...
- 'Code' warrior beats retreat on next tome. Zeitchik, Steven // Daily Variety;4/24/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 15, p5
The article reports on the delay of the next novel of Dan Brown after the book "The Da Vinci Code." The novel, a supposedly "Da Vinci," a style mystery centering on the Freemasons will not be release until 2007. Some critics say that there is a possibility that the book will not be about the...
- Paperback Bestsellers/Mass Market. Maryles, Daisy // Publishers Weekly;10/6/2008, Vol. 255 Issue 40, p14
The section offers news briefs concerning the U.S. publishing industry. Patricia Cornwell's novels are praised for their meticulous research and an insistence on accuracy in every detail, especially in forensic medicine and police procedures. According to Greg Iles's Web site, he spent several...
- Paperback Bestsellers. // Publishers Weekly;7/26/2004, Vol. 251 Issue 30, p62
Presents a chart of paperback bestsellers in the U.S. ranked according to sales for the week ended July 26, 2004. "The Notebook," by Nicholas Sparks; "Angels & Demons," by Dan Brown; "Bleachers," John Grisham; "The Wedding," by Nicholas Sparks; "The Secret Life of Bees," by Sue Monk Kidd.
- Da Vinci Code Still Tops Hardcover Fiction List. // Book Publishing Report;8/30/2004, Vol. 29 Issue 33, p7
Reports on the continued leadership of the Dan Brown book "The Da Vinci Code" in the "New York Times" hardcover fiction bestseller list in the U.S. Enumeration of the top best-selling books of Penguin Group USA Inc., Simon & Schuster Inc., and Time Warner Inc.; Commitment of Harlequin Inc. to...
- Publisher Scorecards. // Book Publishing Report;7/19/2004, Vol. 29 Issue 27, p7
Focuses on the ranks of books in the 2004 Hardcover Fiction Books with Longevity. Number of weeks in the list for "The Da Vinci Code," by Dan Brown; Publishers of the books; Other books included in the list.
- Writing Through the Pain. Adato, Allison; Ballard, Michaele; Mandel, Kwala // People;10/6/2003, Vol. 60 Issue 14, p141
The article profiles author Nicholas Sparks and the release of his book "The Wedding." His eight have-a-good-cry novels have collectively spent 156 weeks on The New York Times bestseller list. A visit to the New Bern, N.C., home Sparks, 38, shares with wife Cathy, 36, offers plenty of examples...
- The Wedding (Book). Engelmann, Patty // Booklist;9/1/2003, Vol. 100 Issue 1, p8
Reviews the book 'The Wedding,' by Nicholas Sparks.
- GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY. // Publishers Weekly;10/16/2000, Vol. 247 Issue 42, p20
Reports that author Nicholas Sparks was the guest speaker at the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Select Editions series of Readers Digest (RD) as of October 2000. Content of the series; Details on the annual sales of RD.