Category Review: Fantasy Lets Consumers Escape from 'Bleak Reality'

March 2009
Book Publishing Report;Mar2009, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the result of the survey which focuses how fantasy books will perform in 2009. It reveals that 43.5 percent of those surveyed state that fantasy books will record a strong performance in the said year brought by escapism. It is anticipated that stories about vampires and werewolves will be facing a growth in demand in the said year. It was found that Stephanie Meyer's fantasy book "Twilight" also ranked first in the rankings in 2008.


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