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Word Count for Debut Novels

Debut novels are the best gauge when determining word count for a first time author. So, here you go...

70,000 -
Fight Club Chuck Palahniuk 49,962
The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks 48,978
The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky 60,438
Before I Die Jenny Downham 69,548
The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger 70,544
Wonder by Palacio, R.J. 73,053
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling 78,792
The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan 89,682
The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold 97,914
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee 99,121
100,000 +
Divergent by Veronica Roth 105,143
The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini 107,052
The Book Thief Markus Zusak 118,933
Twilight by Stephanie Meyer 118,975