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Harry Potter: Fastest-Selling Book Ever

Harry Potter fan or not, it is neat to see a book getting as big of an opening as a blockbuster movie! Friday, a student was dressed up as Hermione and Saturday at the pool, people of all ages were reading various Harry Potter books.

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Barnes & Noble Inc., the world’s largest book retailer, said on Monday that sales of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” sold 1.8 million copies in its first 48 hours of release.

U.S publisher Scholastic Corp. said on Sunday the book sold 8.3 million copies in its first 24 hours on sale, making it the fastest-selling book ever.

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