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After the figures were released, Zoella, whose real name is Zoe Sugg, tweeted: “I’m legit blown away by this. I never in a million years thought that so many of you would pick up a copy of Girl Online. Almost want to cry.”
The record is the highest since Nielsen BookScan began collecting information on the book market in 1998, according to The Bookseller.