Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Top Ten Highest Paid Authors Fiscal Year 2010 [News]

10. J.K. Rowling ($10 million)
9. Nicholas Sparks ($14 million)
8. John Grisham ($15 million)
7. Janet Evanovich ($16 million)
6. Dean Koontz ($18 million)
5. Ken Follett ($20 million)
4. Danielle Steel ($32 million)
3. Stephen King ($34 million)
2. Stephenie Meyer ($40 million)
1. James Patterson ($70 million)

Read the full article for details or view the slideshow with short details, both from Forbes.

3 comments:

Catherine (On The Nightstand) said...

Jk Rowling's not doing too bad for someone who hasn't had a new (not for charity) book out in years - just more HP and one movie right at the start of the calculation period.

Gilliene said...

No Suzanne Collins? I'm surprised!

Darlyn said...

I read about this and it's not shocking to know about JP.