Famous YouTube Star Zoella has the fastest ever selling debut book to date.
Zoella is an internet sensation with millions of subscribers and viewers on her famous YouTube Channel, ‘Zoella280390’.
The internet sensation first book ‘Girl Online’ has become the fastest-selling debut ever, beating authors JK Rowling who wrote ‘Harry Potter’ and ‘Da Vinci Code’ creator Dan Brown.
Zoella’s new book sold 78, 109 copies in just one week.
Zoella told ITV News: “I’m so overwhelmed by the response to the launch of my first novel Girl Online.
“I’m so pleased that so many people are reading and enjoying the book, It’s the best end to 2014 I could have ever asked for.”
Amy Alward, who published Girl Online, editorial director of Penguin Children’s, said: “Zoe is a brilliant role model for young women everywhere – hard-working, dedicated and passionate – and she deserves every ounce of her success.
“In Girl Online she has produced a wonderful, heart-warming novel that addresses some of the most important issues facing teens today, while maintaining the light-hearted, girl-next-door tone that she is known and loved for.”
Girl Online’s sequel is due to hit shelves next summer.