January 20th, 2011
05:26 PM ET
Snooki's novel an (extended) NYTimes best-seller
Well, given the millions of people who watch “Jersey Shore,” you’d assume one or two of them would pick up Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi’s book, right?
The pickle-loving reality star behind the novel “A Shore Thing” tweeted the news late Wednesday that her fiction debut was officially a best-seller.
“OMG I'm a New York Times Best Selling Author!!! Thank you so much to my fans, family and everyone who made this possible! LOVE YOU ALL !!”
Although AOL’s Daily Finance points out that since its January 4 release Snooki’s novel had pushed just 4,000 copies through January 9, the New York Times confirmed to CNN that the news is true. Yes, “Ms. Polizzi’s book is No. 24 on the extended New York Times Best Seller list for January 30, 2011," a rep said.
Someone order the girl a round of vodka seltzer's!
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Wow, so Springer is God.
Quit being mean! she's just making the most of her fame and racking in as much dough as she can! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W0QwsuU7Ci4 check this out
"Picture Pages, Picture Pages,
Time to get your Picture Pages,
Time to get your crayons and your pencils..."
have any of you nay-sayers actually read this book? i'll wait until i read it to make my decision...
what a nasty , nasty ho'.
I will never read again. a sleazy dirty nasty ho' gets to have a book published over actual real writers with something to say. this shocks the senses of intelligent people every where.
Its official ! Now i know Americans are really stupid! What could this dumb stupid box of rocks have to say that Americans would spend actual hard earned money to read?
Please just tell me these same people are not voting or procreating.
How in God's green earth can this woman hvae a best seller?????
Who is buying this garbage of a book????
Snooki is not a positive image on tv at all in fact the show is trashy. However that does not mean she is incapable of becoming a good publisher, as long as its not about partying because most of us in our days have been there and done that and maybe even better, so ya wouldn't be interesting at all. Maybe writing is her calling who knows I have yet to read her book.
So she's stupid and orange you say...omg she can read blah blah blah...you people are stupid cuz you care. It bothers you so much cuz why?
Snooki is an Oompa Loompa. But for the record, I would still hit it.
As would I. Repeatedly.
....With a bat.
Actually you gotta give her alot of credit. She's playing it smart. She was this nobody before the show came out, who knows when all this hype will end, she's striking while the iron's hot. If anything I have to question to the people who are actually consuming what she's putting out (show, book, etc.), I think that's the real issue herd. If she wasn't around, someone else would be doing it.
I feel bad for my MFA writing classmates who spent thousands of $ and years toiling on their books trying to get published and along comes Snooki...
Their are dumb People posting because the word is write,wrote,written and not wright.no wonder you follow snooki.haters stop hating,cnn has bad grammar too.
What do you know about grammar? Judging by your comment, it's safe to say you don't know much about grammar.
Snooki? Really?!!....REALLY?!!! How ignornant and low do people in this country have to go?
I love Snooki...she is a really nice person...and contrary to popular belief, she does NOT smush all the time! She is more of a one man woman. I think she is adorable inside and out. (I'm not a teenager..I'm in my late 40s)
Thanks for clarifying the fact that you're an old loser.
Nice person???? Seriously? LOL... please stop before you lower your credibility even more. Don't act like you know her... that stuff usually spells nothing but trouble for you.
Oh, and guys, don't be haters. I'm not a fan of the show either, but her book might be slightly interesting.
Nice sarcasm. Buy the book and read it... then let us know what you really think.
Well this is...nice to hear.
i don't care about snooki but cabn anyone tell me where to find a picture of her roommate vinny naked?
I would image that this is reading that a First Grader would understand. Real big print too. Oh and no two-syllable words, except for snooki of course. See snooki run. See snooki eat. See snooki eat too much.
Give me a break. The only people that bought that piece of crap or the ones from Jersey. Brain-dead idiots.
Where are your tv shows? How about anyones best sellers? Haters. Most likey is a ghost writer but her face, or i should say "poof" is on the cover. Thats why other countries look at us as stupid Americans because there is and will always be a hatred amongst one another. Dont drink and drive, smoke and fly.
What's really sad is that the author of this article doesn't know grammar. It's vodka seltzers, not vodka seltzer's. If you are going to write for a major news outlet, you should probably master the language you're writing in. Errors like this make me wonder if the dismal failure who wrote tihs article even made it through high school.
Makes me sick. There are many like myself who are truly talented but living in poverty. This program and too many others like it, is the reason why I choose not to have tv! (Beside the fact that I can't afford it!)
Famous for being a nobody. 15 minutes will be up shortly with any luck at all.
I hate the show and I can't stand anyone on the show. As a business person though if your gonna pay me what could be millions of dollars to speak some BS. while someone types I doubt there is one person who wouldn't. Do so
Between the spelling and other grammer errors in both the article itself and posted in the comments im not sure anyone should be cracking on the intelligence of snookie or her fans. IM just saying....
Snooki shmoosh shmoosh. Relax ladies and gentleman. IT will go away if you just give it one more year. Or less.
I can take my shirt off at the booksto to get more people of whatevah. Snooki leMme kno if u want to create a situation girl.
U go girl!
I watch the show, just to see how dumb they can be, mike is a girl inside that metro body, snooky just wanted a boyfriend, get married and start living her life, sadly for her, i dont think it will happen, unless the guy is deadassbroke, homeless or an excon that just got out, i will not buy the book, the show shows you how egocentric, fake and valuesless american kids can be (not all of them..) , anyways, is fine that she can make money after making foul of herself just being snooky, thats the least she can get, just imagine..
Pay no attention to the haters Snookie. Your true fans adore you. I will by this book for my oldest step daughter, and when my youngest turns 18 she too will be able to read it.
You're selling yourself short , even with the poor parenting I'm fairly certain your youngest will find the ability to read before her 18th birthday. 😉
Then again, i am an eternal optimist.
Eh its only number 24, still very sad though.
Love u snooki
Are you my sister?? If so, Hey TA!!! we're battling them jealous Snookie haters!! lol
I gotta say people really repeat what others said on their comments but I just wanna say reality tv "stars" are just puppets do you really think they don't have agents and financial advisors the key to success isn't brains it is the fact that money in fact can buy you anyone just let them name their price good luck with the future everyone we are gonna need a lot more guns for the impending pothead rebellions
hahah, Army dudes are nothing but puppets!!
Apparently CNN writers are not much better at grammar than Snooki.
It's Vodka "Seltzers". Not "Seltzer's"
@JerseySmells, what do you mean nothing good can come out of NJ? I'm in NJ and i'm fricken good if I don't say so myself..lol. Anyway, I watch the show but I won't buy the book. @Time To Repent, chill please. @Jake, saying hi in case you happened to find your way on this blog. Hope Seattle is treating you well. Miss chating with you. More snow in NJ..ugh 🙁
The end is nigh. The end is nigh. Animals falling dead from the sky, sea creatures washing up dead on shore, and now this. Sigh. Wonder when I should start boarding up my windows. Have mercy on our souls, heavenly creator.
stay in New Gotham
she's a potato cannibal
She didn't even write the book.
Drop a nuke on the Jersey Shore,
rid america of the real terrorists
Seriously though, how can they even breathe???
EVERYONE...JUST LEAVE SNOOKI ALONE!
She has the fat boobs, but damn talking about riding the gravy train. She has to have some smarts, because she is making money.
Lookin at tha fact that more than 1 million people live in Cal alone and 4000 people bought her book somethin tellin me that half of tha people in tha US DONT READ
New Jersey is the sweaty buttcrack of America.
Nothing good has ever come out of New Jersey.
what about frank sinatra, bruce springsteen, bon jovi, and meryl streep? your point is invalid.
The phonograph and the motion picture are just two more. Please learn some history about this state and if you hate it then don't come down here in the summer or ever!
You are yet another idiot that actually believes these people come from Jersey. Heck, I should get a bunch of immigrants (not the mexican vareity) together, make a show, and call it "Proud Americans." I bet you'd fall for that as well.
You can't condemn New Jersey as a state for one of the simplest rules that this planet abides by. Trash will ALWAYS wash up on the shore.
You are Fat
And You Smell Just Like Poo.
WOW. What haters. I dont see any of you writing books. All I see are people trash talking a girl because she can be both crazy beyond measures and intellegent enough to write a book. Yes Americans are falling off because instead of doing something physically about it yall are running off at the mouth. CONGRATS SNOOKI!!!
The only thing this bimbo is intelligent enough to do is hire an agent who can hire a ghost writer. Seriously, how many of these "celebrity" books are REALLY written by the celebrity in question? Far fewer than you think.
yeah you tell her mamadee.anyone can be an alcohoic and blog.
or should i say any alcholic can write a book and have a reality show
that just shows that anyone can have a reality show and write a book
Congratulations America :/
cabs are here people
I don't watch the show. I probably won't read the book.
Did any one actually read
the book? It might not be that bad.
There is a thing as light reading
Not everyone wants to be a genious.
Leave room for simplicity
I watch the show, and find it hilarious. My teenage daughter got me hooked. The problem I see here is that everyone takes this stuff so serious...why can't people just take it for what it's worth...a laugh! And so what if she "wrote" a book, and who cares it made the NY best sellers list. There is not one person on here that if given the opportunity or chance to make millions, by putting words on a piece of paper, would pass it up. Please, let's be serious people. BTW, I did buy the book for my daughter, she is a huge snooki fan. No matter which way you look at it, the girl is funny. Just think of all the other "reality" peeps that are making millions because of viewers like us...example "Flav a flave" (sp) that guy is ridiculous and how many seasons has he been on? I welcome Snooki on my TV anytime!!
Please do us all a favor and commit a double suicide with your daughter. Thank you.
Aw, suicide is a bit much..but maybe consider getting your daughter a lifetime supply of birth control pills?
Thank you @tan.n.FL. Well said. Jersey Shore kicks ass, and Snookie is abslolutely classic. I'm sick of all the jealous haters.
" Where's the beach?" episode was hilarious! She should get drunk more often, I need a good laugh!
btw...That's the only episode I've made an effort to watch.
If you thought that was funny, youtube the one where she punched in the mouth! Funniest...clip...ever!!!
If you thought that was funny, youtube the one where she got punched in the mouth! Funniest...clip...ever!!!
4000 extremely unintelligent people bought the book. I'm sure the book has numerical order of connect-the-dots and pictures of farm animals! Nevertheless, a bonus gift-card to Mario's liquor store.
Oh my god, who cares, snooki is a disease!
Really!!! So many folks on here talking about this, that & the 3rd with this girl!!! If you don't care or hate her then why waste the energy on it, don't watch the show or read the book! Is just that simple kids!!! But because there is so much press about her, we all feed into it, especially the "haters". So as this woman goes on about her life...having fun & making ridiculous $ while she does it....just keep sitting at your computers
complaining about it!! It only makes her more popular!!
shoot..hook me up cnn..id write a book about anything u like..lol..yup i can see it now..imma b famous too..
I watch the show and i love it! but i have a life and i dont just watch tv all day. i like her and no one here has sold a book and half of you cannot even spell so obviously shes doing something bigger than any of you all ? just saying. i will buy her book because i like snooki!
Before you start putting people down because of their spelling you need to check your punctuation and the use of capital letters when referring to yourself as "i"....should be "I".
You should kill yourself too.
Snooki ,oh man ,that's a creature only its mother would love, oh wait not even her since her real mother gave her up ,and was adopted by Italian parents. Lol
I'm guessing they wanted a pet of some sort.
this just goes to show how stupid America is becoming. What's next palin will run for president and snooki will be vice president.. shoot me now!
I love that Snooki is a best seller. She is better than Ed Al Poe any day. Plus, who names their kid Ed Al ? Thats a stupid name. Yes this is secret code below this message, you know what to do.
Keep doin watcha doin n god bless ya
Relax...its actually a coloring book
Is it a coloring book?
The only surprise is that more copies haven't been sold. No one should be surprised by being on the best-seller list. Afterall, Sara Palin sold tens of thousands which I venture to say is no more informative or interesting than Snooki's. In fact Snooki's is better written and much more trutful.
I didnt realize that the people who watched Jersey Shore could read. Is this a pop up book?
It pretty much is, considering that most probably consider this one big slap to the face.
SNOOKIE FOR PRESIDENT!!! YAY!!!
As long as it's fact checked that she's not a witch the Tea Party is already lobbying for her to have a place on the 2012 ticket.
Ok, I'm probably the only 16 year old who doesn't watch that show! People need to live their own lives and stop getting entertained by dumb hungry hungry hippo lives!
I will buy her book if she kiss me
You would probably get herpes
I'm happy for her, but I'm also equally peeved. I've been writing for 5+ years, yet I'm unable to earn a simple $50,000 contract. Meanwhile this bimbo is off making millions. That kind of irritates me. Again, I'm still happy for her the little dwarf.
Is Snooki an Oompa Loompa?
Sad is all I can say.
agein reely yall haten agein!snooki an da sitchuation r da shizz! luv da snooks an her cooka. yall stop it! sho nuff u jelus n stuff.my probe ocifer tole me he d by me booke.NUFF SED!
bet you were the smartest in your class weren't you? Pathetic
What the hell did you just say?
You go under the stupid americans category
I take it you never paid any attention in English class. I suggest you start learning now. Maybe you can get a speak and spell and go from there. Thank you.
I don't know whether your comment was a really pathetic attempt at sarcasm or a pathetic display of your stupidity... either way you lose.
Luck is on your side Sharriqagal......Snookies book as small words, lots of pictures and colour by numbers. You should do just fine!
**has**........ughh, I just became a little dumber just reading her post. Sorry....
What we need here is a good jersey shore Genocide, before these things start breeding. Dear god, please strike the whole cast of jersey shore with the Ebola virus. Also god, please strike all the morons who watch, read, and have anything to do with this crap with AIDS. Amen.
Jokes on you idiots who think she actually wrote the book. The ghost writer is a saint for doing this, I don't care how much they got paid this must've been agonizing.
As a proud american, it is unfortunate for me to admit that we have morphed into some of the dumbest people around. How stupid are we to make millions for these reality show stars by actually taking our time to care...I don't blame snookie, she, like many otthers bank on the stupidity of the general american public....hemmingwayis rolling in his grave!
Well... i WAS planning on moving to Canada (whose only fault is being the birthplace of bieber) if Palin ever got into a major office again, but i might just leave a little sooner now
The thing thats more sad than "snooki" writing a book, are bloggers commenting on it and making her more famous. Lol
Stop HATING !! Good for her! You go SNOOKS !!
Go kill yourself. Please.
wow, what a sad state of affairs when an orange ball of superficialness can reach Ny's best seller list.
yeah lets celebrate people of mediocre talent
I want to believe that the only people who bought the book are from seaside. Thinking that way gives me a little hope for us true Americans.
No one who lives year round in Seaside will be buying this drek. Only new yorkers and the north Jersey guidos will.
Maybe all the men sha has slept with are the ones that bought her book?????
Very very funny! made me laugh out loud!
Oh......my......ghod..........is this what we have sunk to? If that's the case, I'll welcome the impending cataclysm in 2012!!
I read it. It was awesome. I hope the Situation publishes his autobiography next.
I didn't know they has schools in Jersey a.ka. " New York's Toilet".
This is a fact there is market for this air head girl in America... SCARY...
I don't know what is worse – that people watch this show and/or buy the book or that people bought Palin's book and watch her show........... Having both of them with publications in the Library of Congress scares me to death.
But than again I don't see any of you having a book on the new york time best sellers list. Just saying.
I'm not orange either. What's your point?
Looks like the Times staff are fans of the show or there is a shortage of newly published books
What a great gag gift!
Unfortunately, to make a gift of it you'd have to buy it. You really want this brainless, alcohol-addled moron to be rich, too?!!! Gawd help us all!
yes , incredible, that may be for me aswell, sadly.
Yess goooddd.... Stupid Americans.... Once you journey down the path of idiocy you are MINE!!! Oh I'm afraid your rebel friends can not help you now...
What in the HELL are you talking about?
Snooki is a liberal. As such, she and her book are beneath notice. Carry on.
The Founding Fathers rejected convention, demanded change to an unjust social system, took up arms against the establishment and fought to remake their society into something new and the polar opposite of what had existed before.
In other words, they were the radical, liberal terrorists of their day and thank goodness they were.
If "conservatives" had had their way back in the day, we'd still be flying the British flag and drinking tea.
You are a conservative, therefore you are moot.
Wow i did not realize a world idol was considered to be a fake dumb dittsy idiot... What every happend to reallity not iditsy.
Eww! That girl is trash and so fake from her head down to her toes. Thats ridiculous these "celebrities" have nothing better to do with their time. How do you write a book when you dont even know how to read one? Really America youre supporting her? PATHETIC. Im ashamed to be called an american!
Snooki has big boobs so everything else is moot.
But she is the shape of an egg. like Humpty Dumpty
Wright a book huh...wow
Let this be the day in history where American intelligence officially went down the toilet. Great job America! You wonder why the rest of the world thinks we are a bunch of unthinking neanderthals....
honestly i watch the show because its funny to me....but for some one like snooki to wright a book and the new york times to place her at 27 bestseller and what not...im running for president america has lost some sense...still the show is funny lol
Are you retarded or did you just not pay attention on the day they taught punctuation?
For the people making comments on speaktruth87's comment... let me say this. The lack of punctuation and spelling in his comment is probably due to prolonged exposure of Jersey Shore episodes. He can't help it... he's already lost a lot of brain cells.
A proud day for all Orange Americans indeed.
The plural of seltzer is seltzers, not seltzer's. Did she write that too?
Beat me to it. Well done.
No... leave the ghost writers out of this. It's a job, sometimes it's dirty, but it's a way to make a living. It's the people who snap this book up who are pathetic and who should be scorned. It's not sad that some orange girl can "write" a book, that's America, that's the freedom we all have. It's that the nation is BUYING it that makes the country a little sick. Our standards for entertainment are officially, as of right now, beneath dog crap, and THAT (the dog crap) was a standard set back in the 90s or whenever My Myself & Irene came out. (Suddenly there were several movies showing dogs taking craps.) But if her book is a NYT best seller, than I'm a minority, and that's sort of a lonely feeling.
No, it cuts both ways. If it's pathetic and lame to read a book like this, then it's also pathetic and lame to *write* a book like this, for both Polizzi and her ghostwriter. There are clearly more worthwhile and meaningful ways to make a living, and I have no trouble with judging not only the Jersey Shore people and their vacuous, embarrassing antics, and the mindless droves who watch them, but also the corporate media ghouls who capitalize on them. Yes, this is America. Yes, there's no law against this kind of life. But just because you *can* do something doesn't mean you *should*.
Wow, so 4,000 people who watch the Jersey Shore actually can read.
I always knew there would be a day when I had to pack my bags and leave the States, today my friends is that day.
You moving here to Canada ? We have a lot of famous legit non 15 minute celebrity authors , you'll feel safe here .
Wow...ghost writers will do anything for money nowadays...
That's really, really sad...
Snooki want snoo snoo!!!
no no no you got it wrong........SNOOKI WANTS SMUSH SMUSH!!!!
Yeah, wrong animated series, guy.
Hes not ur guy friend
he's not your friend, buddy
He's not your friend guy
^thats as much awesome as snookis accomplishment is a bummer