Jamie McGuire Debuts at Top of Bestseller Lists

By Jason Boog Comment

Formerly self-published author Jamie McGuire is set to debut at the top of the New York Times‘ paperback fiction and eBook fiction bestseller lists (as well as the USA Today bestseller list) with Walking Disaster.

McGuire dominated our Self-Published Bestsellers List last year with Beautiful Disaster, and this new novel retells that story from a fresh angle. According to the publisher, more than currently more than 400,000 print and electronic copies are “in distribution” of Walking Disaster. Publisher Judith Curr had this comment:

This is the first time our imprint has launched an original, new novel by a previously self-published author that instantly hit the top of both the print and digital bestseller lists. Jamie is an immense talent and we are proud to be helping her grow her readership across all formats, and to be building a future together with her.

McGuire landed a book deal with Atria Books last year. Warner Brothers acquired the film rights to Beautiful Disaster.