06/19/2012 (press release: OnlinePR) // Donna Stevenson
The Book People have received positive sales figures following its release of the Orange Prize for Fiction Shortlist 2012 book collection.
The bookseller is a hit with the UK public, being one of the most popular online bookshops selling great books for kids, fiction and a range of other book genres. The store already has a strong following via its website, mail order catalogue and book distributors, which are able to deliver books to workplaces, schools, hospitals and many other locations. The Book People has also recently revealed that its recent Orange Prize for Fiction Shortlist 2012 collection has been a firm favourite with customers.
As the collection’s title infers, it contains all of the shortlisted authors for the Orange Prize for Fiction this year, which included ‘Half Blood Blues’ by Esi Edugyan, ‘Forgotten Waltz’ by Anne Enright, ‘Foreign Bodies’ by Cynthia Ozick, ‘Painter of Silence’ by Georgina Harding, ‘State of Wonder’ by Ann Patchett and ‘Song of Achilles’ by Madeline Miller, who won the award.
Emma Whyman of the Book People, said: “The Orange Prize for Fiction 2012 collection has been one of our bestselling collections as of late, and it just goes to show how exceptional the authors whose works were contained within it really are.
“We always do everything we can to support writing awards and prizes such as this one and we are happy that our collection will have given people a chance to read these authors’ works for the first time.”
To the Book People’s knowledge, no other online bookseller has offered such a collection of cheap fiction, with all of the books available in one purchase. Also, the Book People offered the collection of six books for just £20.00, which gives a huge £27.94 saving off the RRP of £47.94.
To see the books on offer at the Book People, visit www.thebookpeople.co.uk now.
About the Book People:
The Book People is one of the UK’s fastest growing online retailers of affordable books for all, selling an extensive collection of travel books, books for babies, autobiographies, fiction books, reference books and more. Founded in 1988, the Book People has rapidly grown into the virtual bookshop of choice, offering discounts of up to 75 per cent on the best books online.
Customers can buy books online, by mail order, at the Book People’s book events and through their distributor network, which delivers to schools, organisations and offices all over the UK – bringing the best books directly to you each week.
For further information, please contact:
Public Relations & Events
The Book People Ltd
Tel: 01483 412 612
Mob: 07747 440 587
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