Press Release ~ Fall 2009 Twilight Saga Publishing ProgramMay 7th, 2009 | By Kallieross | Category: Book News, Featured Articles, Movie News
Little, Brown AND COMPANY
ANNOUNCES FALL 2009 TWILIGHT SAGA PUBLISHING PROGRAM,
INCLUDING TIE-INS FOR THE HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED NEW MOON MOVIE
bREAKING dAWN SPECIAL EDITION FEATURES ALSO REVEALED,
INCLUDING EXCLUSIVE CONCERT DVD
May 7, 2009 (New York, NY) – Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, a division of Hachette Book Group, announced today its Twilight Saga publishing program for Fall 2009. In addition to the movie tie-in program for the highly-anticipated New Moon movie, Little, Brown will be publishing a limited special edition of Breaking Dawn, the last book in the Twilight Saga, as well as journals featuring the iconic cover artwork from the Twilight Saga.
The Breaking Dawn Special Edition will feature an exclusive DVD of the Breaking Dawn Concert Series, including a performance by Blue October’s Justin Furstenfeld and conversation between Stephenie Meyer and Furstenfeld. This hardcover edition will also include a reproduction of the personal, handwritten lyrics for “My Never” from Furstenfeld and a full–color Bella and Edward poster. Little, Brown will be doing a one-time only printing of one million copies for the Breaking Dawn Special Edition. (August 4, 2009; $24.99) The trade paperback edition of Eclipse, the third book in the series, will also be released. (August 4, 2009; $12.99)
The Twilight Journals set includes four gorgeous journals packaged in a collectible keepsake tin, inspired by Twilight, New Moon, Eclipse and Breaking Dawn. Each journal features the beautiful and instantly-recognizable Twilight Saga cover art and is fully-designed throughout with images and decorative quotes from each of the books, as well as some of the classic works of literature that inspired them. (October 13, 2009; $24.99)
New Moon Collector’s Edition is a deluxe edition of the worldwide bestseller, housed in a slipcase and includes a ribbon bookmark, cloth cover and newly-designed, two-color chapter openers. (October 6, 2009; $30.00)
The New Moon movie tie-in program includes:
New Moon: The Complete Illustrated Movie Companion – a follow-up to the #1 New York Times bestselling Twilight companion, this lavishly illustrated paperback will give readers an exclusive behind-the-scene guide to the making of the movie, including full-color photos of the cast, locations, and sets, and much more. (October 6, 2009; $18.99)
New Moon Trade Paperback Tie-in Edition – this movie tie-in edition will include a collectible full-color, fold-out movie poster. (Sept 15, 2009; $10.99)
New Moon Mass Market Tie-in Edition – available for the first time in a mass market paperback edition, featuring movie art on the cover. (November 2009; $7.99)
In less than four years, Stephenie Meyer has become a worldwide publishing phenomenon. The Twilight Saga’s translation rights have been sold in 43 countries and over 53 million copies have been sold worldwide. The last book in the Twilight Saga, Breaking Dawn, sold 1.3 million copies in its first day on-sale, breaking publisher records.
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers is a division of Hachette Book Group, a leading trade publisher based in New York and a division of Hachette Livre, the second largest publisher in the world. Hachette Book Group’s product lines include adult, illustrated, religious, children’s and audio books under the Little, Brown and Company, Little Brown Books for Young Readers, Grand Central Publishing, FaithWords, Center Street, Orbit, Yen Press and Hachette Book Group Digital Media imprints. For more information, visit www.hbgusa.com.