Stephenie Meyer has been listed on top of the Forbes list under Ten Highest Paid Authors of 2010. Meyer came is at number TWO on the list, after James Patterson. Despite not releasing a new title in 2009, she made a whopping $40 million this past year. This includes the Twilight Series, The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner, and The Host. Included in that sum is the cool $7 Million she made on the Twilight movies released in 2009.
Way to go, Steph!