For The Book Worms: Top 7 Best Selling Authors In The World 2019
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 2019.
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 2019.
Alfie Deyes makes number one on the NIGERIA NEWS list of top 7 best selling authors in the world 2019.
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 2019.
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 2019.
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 2019.
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 2019.
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 2019.
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 2019.
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.
Samuel Okwaraji, how he came, saw and Conquered
Posthumously, today is the 55th birthday of legendary Nigeria footballer, Samuel Sochukwuma Okwaraji. The football legend was born 19th of May 1964.
What comes to the mind of many Nigerians who knew or those that have heard about Okwaraji is that of a player who slumped and eventually died on the field of play, during a football match.
Okwaraji dawned the shirt of several European football clubs; AS Roma (1984-1985), NK Dinamo Zagreb (1985-1986), Austria Klagenfurt (1986-1987), VfB Stuttgart (1987-1989) and SSV Ulm 1846 (loan) (1987-1988)
His International career stared during the 1988 African Nation’s Cup, where he went on to score the fastest goal in the history of the African Nation’s competition. He featured in the final of the competition, though was not able to help the Green Eagles claim the trophy.
The Orlu born star slumped 77 minutes on of the 1990 World Cup qualifier encounter with Angola in Lagos. Autopsy revealed that the 25-year-old had an enlarged heart and high blood pressure.
United States Tech Giant, Google, marked Okwaraji’s posthumous birthday with a Google Doodle.
What a great way to celebrate the Legendary footballer.
See Video of how he slumped
Naija News today headlines top stories on Monday 13, may 2019
Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today Monday, 13th May 2019
1. Buhari’s is Concerned about the Poor
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says President Muhammadu Buhari is interested in the well-being of the masses and interested in how to make his life better for them. According to Nigeria News the Vice President said thison Saturday, May 11, during his one-day working visit to Bauchi state, where some new projects were commissioned.
2. APC Chieftain says Tinubu Will Succeed Buhari, Nobody Can Stop It.
Oludare Falade, A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has declared that former governor of Lagos State, Amhed Bola Tinubu, will take over from President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023, noting that “nobody can stop” the APC from achieving this aim.
Nigeria News understands that Falade said Tinubu would receive people’s support across the country.
3. Oshiomhole Kicked Me Out With DSS – Okorocha
Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha has revealed that the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Adams Oshiomhole, sent him DSS detail to insult him. Speaking in an interview with Vanguard, Okorocha said he had gone to interact with his party Chairman about issues relating to happenings in the party when he (Oshiomhole) sent his DSS personnel to push him out of his office.
4. Heavily Armed Security Agents ‘Deployed’ To Emir Sanusi’s Palace
Following events that has been happening in Kano State in the last couple of days, Nigeria News understands that heavily armed officers of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), have been deployed to the palace of the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, and the residents of some senior council members of the Kano Emirate in Kano state, northern Nigeria. A report monitored on Daily Trust by Nigeria News, diaclosed that about 10 police Hilux Vans with security personnel were stationed at the emir’s palace at Kofar Kudu on Saturday, May 11, while another 10 patrol vehicles were deployed to the personal residence of the chief of staff to the Emir of Kano along Iyaka road.
5. National Assembly Sends 2019 Budget To Buhari
The National Assembly has forwarded the 2019 Appropriation Bill to President Muhammadu Buhari for assent.
Naija News understands that both the Senate and the House of Representatives passed the national budget on April 30, 2019.
6. IPOB Vows To Lockdown S/East During Sit-At-Home Day
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has maintained that this year sit-at-home order to honour the blood of slain Biafrans will hold. Emma Powerful, media and publicity secretary for IPOB, in a statement to reporters revealed that the group is committed to this course despite attempts by some persons and groups to compromise the directive, there will be total lockdown of Biafra land on May 30.
7. Saraki Furious After EFCC Seizes His Ikoyi Properties
Nigeria News understands that Senate President Bukola Saraki has kicked against the action of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over the seizure of some of his houses located in the Ikoyi area of Lagos State. This is coming after the EFCC launched a probe against the Senate president over allegations of money laundering.
8. Confusion In APC Over President Buhari’s New Cabinet
There is disquiet in the All Progressives Congress (APC) over the list of nominees for ministerial posts by President Muhammadu Buhari. Party chieftains are reportedly finding it difficult to understand the President’s body language on the matter.
9. Armed Personnel Deployed To Borno Worship Centers
It is reported that about 500 armed personnel of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has been deployed to various worship centres in Maiduguri, capital of Borno state. Nigeria News understands that the action is to strengthen and reinforce the security and safety of lives and properties throughout the Ramadan period.
10. Manchester City Retains the English Premier League Trophy
English Premier League (EPL) champions Manchester City on Sunday retained their title after thrashing Brighton 4-1 at the Amex stadium. Despite Liverpool (Manchester City’s title rival) also winning their match, City now becomes the first team to retain the title back-to-back since Manchester United a decade ago.
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