What makes a book a bestseller? I don't have any crystal ball on this, but it seems to me that a bestseller has "IT."
Clear as mud, right? A bestseller transcends the written words on the page; the essence of the story propels the reader forward. That burning desire to know what happens next has readers preordering books and waiting in long lines for it's release.
I don't think its as simple as having a universal theme. I think there's something about the particular way an author writes that mesmerizes readers, allowing them to overlook technical difficulties.
And just for good measure, you can't go wrong when the fate of the free world is on the line or when good battles evil.
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coming soon: SEEING RED and NO SECOND CHANCES