For The Book Worms: Top 7 Best Selling Authors In The World 2018
NIGERIA NEWS have surveyed the literary world just for the special interest of the book lovers and coffered out a list of the top 7 best selling authors in the world 2018.
But before a proper dig into the name of this legendarily rich authors, an introduction is necessary.
Books have been a bridge between the reality and the imagination of countless book lovers around the world. It has become the soothing relief from stress and the travails of day to day living for many of them.
In fact, books have been a close companion for mankind due to its amazing property for enticing people to read its contents. They serve as terrific partners especially when we are alone or need some recreation.
Books bring out the feelings and emotions of the authors and touch each reader with their persuasive words. These Authors have been receiving worldwide appreciation due to their fantastic books.
Here we have the list of the top 7 best selling authors in the world 2018.
Alfie Deyes makes number one on the NIGERIA NEWS list of top 7 best selling authors in the world 2018.
He is an English author and a YouTuber who runs Pointless Blog Games, Pointless Blog Vlogs and Pointless Blog. He has published three books from Pointless Book Series since 2014.
He was nominated for The Teen choice award for the choice web, Nickelodeon Kid’s Choice award and BBC Radio 1 Teen Awards.
These authors have rendered incredible literature works along with their career and which have recorded a brilliant number of sales around the world.
Paula Hawkins is number two on NIGERIA NEWS list of top 7 best selling authors in the world 2018.
Hawkins is a Zimbabwean author born on 26th August 1972 and is the top 2nd best selling authors of 2017. Her notable work is “The Girl on the Train”.
Prior to writing any novels, she worked as a journalist and later also in a number of publications on a freelance basis.
Her book “Money Goddess” gave advice regarding financial management for women. She faced a lot of financial problems in her career and had to borrow money from her father.
Her famous works are Confessions of a Reluctant Recessionista, The Girl on the Train and The Money Goddess.
Santa Montefiore is the third on NIGERIA NEWS list of top 7 best selling authors in the world 2018.
Santa is a British author born on 2nd February 1970 in Winchester. Before starting to write novels, she worked for the outfitters for Swaine Adenev and later for jeweler Theo.
Every year she has produced at least one novel since 2002. She also taught as an English teacher in 1989.
Some of her works include Meet Me Under the Ombu tree, The Swallow and the Humming Bird, Sea of Lost Love, The Affair, The Summer House and Songs of Love and War.
Caitlin Moran is the fourth on the NIGERIA NEWS list of top 7 best selling authors in the world 2018.
Moran is an English author, journalist and broadcaster and was born on April 5th, 1975. She was awarded the BPA Columnist of the Year in 2010, BPA Interviewer of the Year in 2011 and BPA Critic of the Year in 2011.
She showed signs of becoming a writer at the tender of 13. She was awarded 250 pounds of book tokens for writing the best essay on ‘Why I Like Books’.
Some of her works include The Chronicles of Narmo, How to Build a Girl, Moranifesto, How to Be a Woman and Moranthology.
Val McDermid is the fifth on the NIGERIA NEWS list of top 7 best selling authors in the world 2018.
She is a writer of Scottish origin and is best known for her crime suspense novel series. McDermid initially worked briefly as a Journalist as well as a Dramatist.
Her works are categorized into three series: Kate Brannigan, Lindsay Gordon and Tony Hill and Carol Jordan series. Kate Brannigan plays the role of a private investigator, Gordon as Journalist and Tony Hill as a clinical psychologist.
Some of her books from Gordon, Brannigan and Jordan series are Report for Murder, Hostage to Murder, Dead Beat, Clean Break, The Mermaids Singing, The Last Temptation and The Retribution.
David Baldacci is the sixth on the NIGERIA NEWS list of top 7 best selling authors in the world 2018.
David is a popular American Novelist born on 5th August 1960. He is one amongst best selling authors 2017. His early career didn’t have much success.
But later he became the best seller internationally and known for his notable work “Absolute Power”. His genres are children’s literature and thriller.
His first novel “Absolute Power” was turned into a movie in 1997. “Wish U Well” movie was also made from his novel and was screen played by David himself.
Some of his children and adult novels are The Finisher, The Keeper, Day of Doom, The Camel Club, Stone Cold, Divine Justice, Hour Game, Zero Day etc.
Philippa Gregory is the seventh and final on the NIGERIA NEWS list of top 7 best selling authors in world 2018.
Philippa Gregory was born on 9th November 1954 and has been a writer since 1987. She is one of the best-selling English novelists whose genres include historical fiction, romance and fantasy.
One of her popular works is the “The Other Boleyn Girl” which received the Romantic Novel of the Year in 2002 from the Association of Romantic Novelists.
She was titled as the “Britain’s Queen of historical fiction” by the Audio File magazine. Her Wideacre trilogy includes Wideacre, The favoured child and Meridon.
She also wrote a short story called Bread and Chocolate. Some of her Nonfiction works are Baldwin and Michael Jones and The Women of the Cousins’ War.