The NY Post
It wasn’t until this winter that the series cemented its Manhattan fan base.
“We started to see activity in early January,” says Patricia Bostelman, vice president of marketing at Barnes & Noble.
“It was a New Year’s surprise.”
Despite whispers of a movie deal and an impending pickup from a major US publishing house, James isn’t ready to be called the J.K. Rowling of erotic fiction just yet.
“I’m blown away by the popularity,” she says.
“I’m sort of gobsmacked by all of this. I wasn’t expecting any of this at all.”
To date, the trilogy has sold more than 100,000 copies (90 percent are e-books) and has recently landed James on the NewYork Times best-seller list. ...
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