Colleen Hoover Named to Time's 2023 Most Influential List

Colleen Hoover Named to Time's 2023 Most Influential List

Bestselling author Colleen Hoover has been named one of Time's 100 most influential people in the world for 2023. The prestigious annual list features individuals who have made a significant impact on the world in their respective fields.

Hoover, known for her captivating storytelling and relatable characters, has sold over 20 million copies of her books worldwide.

In addition to her literary success, Hoover has been recognized for her influence on readers and the publishing industry. As Jenna Bush Hager wrote in her Time profile of the author, "If you’re paying attention you will see Colleen Hoover’s books everywhere you look... she has motivated an entire generation of readers back to bookstores and libraries."

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Thanks to her ability to connect with readers on a deep and meaningful level, Colleen Hoover has achieved incredible success in recent years, particularly thanks to the growing popularity of TikTok. According to reports, last year Hoover outsold prolific authors James Patterson and John Grisham combined, and her sales figures surpassed that of The Bible by over three million copies. Her rise to prominence in the literary world is a testament to her skill as a writer.

Hoover's inclusion in the Time 100 comes in the same week that her novel "It Ends With Us" celebrates 100 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, further solidifying her impact on the literary world.

The Time 100 list also includes influential figures such as actor and producer Michael B. Jordan, 2-time Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes, and  WNBA Star Brittney Griner.

Congratulations to Colleen Hoover on this well-deserved honor. Her contributions to literature and the reading community are truly remarkable.

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