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Sales for Prince Harry’s memoir, Spare, are soaring, with retailers reporting long lineups at bookstores across the country, and big sales numbers online.
Barnes & Noble says readers were “lined up at stores across the country” Tuesday, on the day of the book’s release. The bookseller is also reporting “customer levels comparable to day one of Michelle Obama’s Belonging,” which came out in 2018 and sold almost a million copies on its first day.
According to Google Trends, meantime, searches for “Prince Harry Memoir” and “Order Spare” spiked by more than 200%, while the book shot to the top of Amazon’s bestsellers list, days before its actual release date. Now, the buzzed-about book is finally available to read and order online.
First announced in October, Harry’s new memoir Spare, is now available to buy online. Want to order Prince Harry’s book for yourself? Here’s where to find Spare online and how to order a copy for yourself.
Spare, the highly-anticipated Prince Harry memoir, was released on January 10, 2023.
The 416-page book is available to purchase on hardcover and as an audiobook (on CD), read by Prince Harry himself.
You can order Prince Harry’s memoir online right now through Amazon. The site has it available on sale and ready to order for $23 — saving you 38% off the suggested retail price of $36.
While there are many unauthorized biographies online about Prince Harry and the Royal Family, Spare is the first official memoir from the Duke of Sussex. Written by the Prince himself, the book touches on everything from his childhood growing up as part of the Royal Family, to the death of his mother Princess Diana, to his new life in America with wife Meghan Markle and their two kids.
In a clip from his 60 Minutes interview promoting the book, Harry talks about how Buckingham Palace failed to protect his family from the relentless tabloid attacks. A new excerpt from the book, meantime, reveals that Harry and Prince William got into a heated argument before Harry says his brother “came at me” and “knocked me to the floor.”
Publishers Penguin Random House say the book is Harry’s “story at last.”
“With its raw, unflinching honesty, Spare is a landmark publication full of insight, revelation, self-examination, and hard-won wisdom about the eternal power of love over grief,” reads an accompanying book description, with the publishers adding that this is a “personal and emotionally powerful” story.
The title of the book Spare comes from the phrase “heir and spare,” which many believe reflects Harry’s feelings towards his older brother Prince William, who is first in line for King Charles III’s throne.
Spare is also not to be confused with Harry: A Biography of a Prince, which was released in 2018 with Harry’s knowledge, though not authorized by the Prince. Spare gives Harry a chance to finally tell his story on his own terms and timeline.
While Biography of a Prince was written about Harry, Spare is told from the Prince’s own perspective — and in his own words. It’s one of the only books about the Royal Family that is authorized and written by someone from the inner circle.
As for the book, you can order Prince Harry’s memoir Spare online here. It’s expected to sell quickly so we recommend adding to your cart to make sure you get a copy on release day.
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