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Disappointment for Hillary Clinton as sales for her memoir 'struggle in its first week'
Mail Online ^ | 6/17/14 | DAILY MAIL REPORTER

Posted on 06/17/2014 9:36:59 AM PDT by jimbo123

Hillary Clinton's new book 'Hard Choices' is a 'bomb', according to a publishing source.

The former first lady's memoir - detailing her time as secretary of state under Obama - has sold just 60,000 hardcover copies and 24,000 e-books, the source told The Weekly Standard.

The results come after publisher Simon & Schuster's 'hoping and praying' that 150,000 print copies would be sold in the first week after the book went on sale on June 10, the source added.

'Between us, they are nervous at S&S,' the source said. 'Sales were well below expectations and the media was a disaster... It's a bomb, but it will be interesting to see how they spin it.'

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


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KEYWORDS: bookfail; fail; hillaryabedin; layoffs; simonandschuster
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Coming in July, Layoffs at Simon and Schuster. Hillary's advance was 15% of S&S's annual profit. So 15% of the staff is going to get the boot thanks to Hillary.
1 posted on 06/17/2014 9:36:59 AM PDT by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

Don’t buy books by crooks.


2 posted on 06/17/2014 9:37:44 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: jimbo123

Wonder if someone will start buying them up just like they started buying up Ditsy Chick tickets.
[Anyone else recall the “sold out” shows that played to empty venues?]


3 posted on 06/17/2014 9:38:25 AM PDT by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free..... Even robots will kill for it!)
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To: jimbo123

I thought I’d heard that it was 3rd on NYT’s best-seller list. LOL!


4 posted on 06/17/2014 9:39:15 AM PDT by Twotone (Marte Et Clypeo)
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To: jimbo123

WOW. Poor Hillary and Bill are going to be having trouble piecing together their money to do anything in the future if this keeps up.


5 posted on 06/17/2014 9:39:39 AM PDT by NEMDF
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To: Buckeye McFrog

Her constituency isn’t known for it’s literary tastes. They won’t purchase her book unless there’s pictures to be colored in.


6 posted on 06/17/2014 9:40:20 AM PDT by henkster (Do I really need a sarcasm tag?)
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To: Twotone

I had heard that sales were good in terms of shipments from publisher to retailers. But sales to actual retail customers are very bad.


7 posted on 06/17/2014 9:41:09 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego (s)
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To: jimbo123

BOO FRICKIN’ WHO...

Think White Water........

Beeach!!!


8 posted on 06/17/2014 9:41:42 AM PDT by mabarker1 (Please, Somebody Impeach the kenyan!!!! Once again dingy hairball, STFU!!! You corrupt POS!!!)
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To: jimbo123

Of the 60,000 hardcover copies sold, 600 were purchased by the press and the remainder were purchased in bulk to inflate the sales numbers.

Seriously, who but the most devoted Hillary sycophant would have any interest in reading that drivel? Less interesting than the instructions that come with a tube of Preparation H but 10,000 times longer.


9 posted on 06/17/2014 9:42:24 AM PDT by Bubba_Leroy (The Obamanation Continues)
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To: jimbo123

Get the UAW, the NFT and every other union thug org to buy BOATLOADS of them!!!!!

10 posted on 06/17/2014 9:43:43 AM PDT by fishtank (The denial of original sin is the root of liberalism.)
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To: jimbo123

Aren’t the unions buying their mandated quotas? The actual books would wind up in landfills, since the memberships can’t read, but it’s a way to funnel bribe money.


11 posted on 06/17/2014 9:43:47 AM PDT by jonascord (Laeti vescimur nos subacturis)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

I only seen 1 book gone from the huge stack at Costco on Saturday. But then this is eastern Washington so I don’t know what they realistically expected in sales...


12 posted on 06/17/2014 9:44:25 AM PDT by shotgun
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To: jimbo123

Saggy bags is old news. Her dumpster diving persona doesn’t excite the pop generation who would believe her book of lies.


13 posted on 06/17/2014 9:45:05 AM PDT by pallis
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To: jimbo123

What difference does it make?


14 posted on 06/17/2014 9:45:12 AM PDT by Veggie Todd (The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. TJ)
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To: jimbo123

Come on people!

Buy Hillary’s book.

She is dead broke.

And morally bankrupt.


15 posted on 06/17/2014 9:45:49 AM PDT by joshua c (Please dont feed the liberals)
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To: jimbo123

Food for thought in case anyone really believes her election to POTUS is inevitable. I, for one, have in-laws who are knee-jerk, rabid leftists who HATE her.


16 posted on 06/17/2014 9:46:38 AM PDT by BlueStateRightist (Government is best which governs least.)
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To: jimbo123

If they had put Bill on the cover and the same name it would’ve sold like hotcakes.


17 posted on 06/17/2014 9:46:51 AM PDT by Beowulf9
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To: Veggie Todd


Coming soon to Simon and Schuster...
18 posted on 06/17/2014 9:47:25 AM PDT by jimbo123
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To: joshua c

Wow. This book could end up on the clearance sale rack soon.


19 posted on 06/17/2014 9:48:44 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego (s)
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To: jimbo123
REMEMBER HER?  photo 425_cindy02.jpg
20 posted on 06/17/2014 9:48:53 AM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: jimbo123

She chafes when she walks, she really chafes when she talks and she must light her papers on fire because she must chafe hard writing all that envy on paper.


21 posted on 06/17/2014 9:48:54 AM PDT by liberty or death
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To: jimbo123

If you have a Book-Off store nearby, Hillary’s “book” will probably be available at $1 each.


22 posted on 06/17/2014 9:52:06 AM PDT by OldNavyVet
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To: Beowulf9

And it would have been shelved in the same section as ‘Fifty Shades of Gray’!


23 posted on 06/17/2014 9:52:10 AM PDT by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: jimbo123

Ah! One small bright spot in today’s news.


24 posted on 06/17/2014 9:54:59 AM PDT by JimSEA
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To: jimbo123

The doormat is pathetic.


25 posted on 06/17/2014 9:55:23 AM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: henkster

They’re too lazy for that, the picture has to be pre-colored so they just have to run a wet brush over it.


26 posted on 06/17/2014 9:55:36 AM PDT by cyclotic (America's premier outdoor adventure association for boys-traillifeusa.com)
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To: Darksheare

I’m predicting George Soros will buy a few thousand copies so as to boost Hillary as a formidable candidate for 2016.


27 posted on 06/17/2014 9:55:39 AM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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To: jimbo123

Her book was 30% off at Barnes and Noble last week (40% for members). She’s coming to Seattle tomorrow. Line-ups start at 9 am, and you have to get a $38 wristband to even get in and get a signed copy of her book!


28 posted on 06/17/2014 9:57:13 AM PDT by Dragonfly
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To: jimbo123
Rush just stole my idea I was going to post yesterday!

He said her title should have been used by Slick on a book about Monica.

29 posted on 06/17/2014 9:59:39 AM PDT by QT3.14
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To: jimbo123

30 posted on 06/17/2014 9:59:58 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Dragonfly

If Hillary can’t sell her book in Seattle, she is in even worse trouble.


31 posted on 06/17/2014 10:01:19 AM PDT by SeaHawkFan
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To: NEMDF

Maybe they can sell some of the furniture they took from the White House.


32 posted on 06/17/2014 10:03:07 AM PDT by Bitsy
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To: jimbo123

I keep getting B&N coupons for the book at 40% off before my membership. They can’t move these at half price or NOOK price.


33 posted on 06/17/2014 10:05:27 AM PDT by wideawake
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To: Darksheare

I was living in Houston when the whole Chick thing happened. My biggest laugh was when I went on eBay to see how much the tickets were being scalped to the “sold out” show......there was a pair of front row tickets that had an asking price of $1.00......I’m pretty sure they didn’t sell. I immediately broke in half and tossed in the trash the DC cds I had.......loved that that pretty much finished off their careers. I remember that the (now ex) husband of one of the sisters came out and said that the two sisters didn’t agree with Natalie but they couldn’t keep their mouths shut (he was trying to save their careers) and came out and said that yes, they did agree with her. Nice career while they had it.


34 posted on 06/17/2014 10:07:27 AM PDT by BamaDi ("The definition of a racist today is anyone who is winning an argument with a liberal.")
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To: jimbo123

Not to worry. George Soros will buy a million copies (with the assurance that once she’s elected he’ll be paid back with interest).


35 posted on 06/17/2014 10:07:34 AM PDT by McGruff (ISIS Terror Leader Was Released By Obama from Camp Bucca in 2009)
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Hummmm, maybe if she had just used Bill Ayers as her Ghost writer......


36 posted on 06/17/2014 10:08:30 AM PDT by yoe (I voted against that incompetent, lying, flip-flopping, insincere, double-talking, radical-socialist)
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To: jimbo123

Saw a copy prominently displayed in a small indie bookstore in Moscow, ID, the other day. Even the university liberals are giving it a pass. Actually, I heard snickering.


37 posted on 06/17/2014 10:09:27 AM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: jimbo123

Man, you deal with the Clintons, they get rich, you get screwed.


38 posted on 06/17/2014 10:11:02 AM PDT by fhayek (WHE)
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To: Buckeye McFrog
Alternate titles that might help with book sales of Hillary's book:
39 posted on 06/17/2014 10:15:12 AM PDT by Flick Lives ("I can't believe it's not Fascism!")
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To: jimbo123

Not to worry; Soros or some one like him will buy them all up, it has been done for democrats before, just so she can fund her campaign with proceeds from the book.


40 posted on 06/17/2014 10:17:39 AM PDT by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: jimbo123

I feel bad for her and Willy, you know, all those bills and being broke and what not...


41 posted on 06/17/2014 10:18:02 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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“So 15% of the staff is going to get the boot thanks to Hillary.”

I have the perfect idea for a farewell gift for the staff.


42 posted on 06/17/2014 10:19:50 AM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (At no time was the Obama administration aware of what the Obama administration was doing)
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The good news is that Dr.Ben Carson’s book is #1 on the NYT best smeller list for two weeks now...even though the press has blacked out coverage of his book, while covering that old Marxist hag like a blanket.


43 posted on 06/17/2014 10:20:13 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: Billthedrill

The liberals have moved on to Elizabeth Warren.


44 posted on 06/17/2014 10:20:57 AM PDT by jimbo123
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The poor destitute woman. How will she survive on only an 8 million dollar pittance. Can we take up donations for her? I don’t want her to have to stop buying wagu beef and flying private jets.


45 posted on 06/17/2014 10:26:49 AM PDT by Organic Panic
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To: NEMDF
They will never have a lack of money....

Unless they spend more than they take.

46 posted on 06/17/2014 10:28:53 AM PDT by Osage Orange (I have strong feelings about gun control. If there's a gun around, I want to be controlling it.)
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To: Dilbert San Diego
I had heard that sales were good in terms of shipments from publisher to retailers. But sales to actual retail customers are very bad.

Publisher >> retailer = a stock delivery, NOT a sale (they're delivered on a consignment basis)

... until someone actually pays for the book with real money, it's not a sale


47 posted on 06/17/2014 10:36:52 AM PDT by canuck_conservative (Congrats Spurs, #5 !!)
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To: jimbo123

Will everyone else here who has been thrown-out the door of your job with just 15 minutes to fill a cardboard box raise their hands?


48 posted on 06/17/2014 10:43:34 AM PDT by pabianice (LINE)
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To: Huskrrrr

LOL! Well played!


49 posted on 06/17/2014 10:44:21 AM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: jimbo123

maybe a nude photo or two of the Klintoons
would have helped sales.


50 posted on 06/17/2014 10:48:28 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) obammy lied and lied and lied)
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