The demand for “The Witcher” novels has skyrocketed after the series premiered on Netflix on December.
Last week, publisher Orbit announced a return to press for every title in “The Witcher” series. Additional copies of 500,000 are heading to bookstores.
“We are aware that the novels might not be available everywhere at this time, but our inventory team and printers are working incredibly hard and all books will be back in stock and flying out of our warehouse very shortly,” Orbit said in a statement.
It added that the sale “have been phenomenal” in ebook and audiobook formats as well.
Written by Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski, “The Witcher” follows Geralt of Rivia (Henry Cavill), a monster slayer with supernatural abilities, embarking on a quest to face his destiny in a dark fantasy world.
It first appeared in the pages of a Polish science fiction and fantasy magazine in 1986. The six novels and two short story collections were translated into English in 2000s and were also adapted into video games in 2007.
The fantasy drama series is the second most popular series on Netflix in 2019, according to the streaming giant.
The first season of “The Witcher” is currently available on Netflix and it’s already been renewed for a second season which is set to come out in 2021.