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Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of February 28

(0) Comments | Posted March 3, 2015 | 6:55 PM

The return of agency ebook pricing for three of the Big Five publishers hasn't had much visible impact on the Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List so far. In the meantime, Penguin Random House continues to dominate the rankings.

The world's biggest trade publisher racks up...

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Top 10 Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of February 21

(0) Comments | Posted February 25, 2015 | 10:35 AM

It may seem odd to call To Kill a Mockingbird, a classic novel as well as a classic film -- and currently the No. 17 best-selling ebook -- a "media tie-in" the way that plenty of its compatriots on the Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List are, like...

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Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of February 14

(0) Comments | Posted February 18, 2015 | 9:26 AM

The average price of a best-seller jumps up this week on the Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List, from $6.89 to to $8.05.

Higher priced ebooks seem to be contributing to the rise. Whereas last week just four titles had price-tags greater than $10, now there...

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Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of February 7

(0) Comments | Posted February 11, 2015 | 3:57 PM

Just as predicted, the two E L James titles that debuted on last week's Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List jump up into the top ten this week.

The film adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey is due to hit theaters on Valentine's Day, likely propelling...

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Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of January 31

(0) Comments | Posted February 4, 2015 | 12:53 PM

Last week saw two different editions of American Sniper score places on the Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List, thanks in no small part to the Bradley Cooper-starring movie adaptation in theaters now.

Now, two out of the three titles in E L James's wildly popular...

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Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of January 24

(0) Comments | Posted January 28, 2015 | 11:52 AM

Media tie-ins are well known to power titles up the ranks of the Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List.

And this week, the Bradley Cooper film adaptation of American Sniper drives two separate editions of the book into the No. 1 and No. 22 spots of...

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Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of January 17

(0) Comments | Posted January 21, 2015 | 10:04 AM

As of last week, at least two Big Five publishers had begun setting their own prices again on ebooks sold through Amazon. So far, that has yet to shake up the Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List.

Simon & Schuster goes from seeing one of its...

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Top 10 Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of January 10

(0) Comments | Posted January 14, 2015 | 11:36 AM

After a kicking off 2015 with a week of remarkably low prices on the Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List, the average price of a best-seller edges up over the $5-mark again.

Not much else changes very drastically, though, with a full 17 of the...

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Top 10 Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of January 3

(0) Comments | Posted January 7, 2015 | 3:19 PM

The average price of a best-selling ebooks drops to $4.36, down from $5.96 the week heading into the holidays, on the first Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List of 2015.

The likeliest culprit? Discounts for last-minute holiday shoppers.

The reappearance of some of the year's top titles also...

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Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of December 13

(0) Comments | Posted December 17, 2014 | 11:01 AM

Penguin Random House appears headed to a strong finish as 2014 winds down. The publisher has roundly dominated the Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List over the course of the year and continues to do so in the thick of the holiday shopping season.

This week...

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Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of December 6

(0) Comments | Posted December 10, 2014 | 8:19 AM

If the sharp drop in the average price of a best-selling ebook last week was any indication the holiday shopping season (and its discounts) was upon us, this week's Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List appears to confirm it.

That figure stands at $5.61, slipping a...

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Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of November 29

(0) Comments | Posted December 3, 2014 | 12:18 PM

As the holiday shopping season kicks into high gear, some of the past year's top titles are making renewed appearances on the Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List.

Outlander by Diana Gabaldon and The Fault in Our Stars by John Green, two best-selling ebooks tied to a popular...

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Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of November 22

(0) Comments | Posted November 26, 2014 | 11:47 AM

It's only been a little over a week since Amazon and Hachette buried the hatchet, so it's likely premature to see much change for the publisher's titles on the Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List.

Still, Hachette titles do appear to have gained a bit of...

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Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of November 15

(1) Comments | Posted November 19, 2014 | 8:56 AM

Self-published titles have made a remarkable splash on the Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller list lately, but the tide seems to have turned this week.

There are quite a number of new titles on this week's list--four of them within the top ten--and most are by best-selling authors...

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Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of November 8

(0) Comments | Posted November 12, 2014 | 9:21 AM

Self-published titles comprise twenty percent of this week's Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List, the same share as last week.

But now three of them are inside the top ten.

H.M. Ward's The Arrangement 17 debuts on this week's list, joining Stepbrother Dearest by Penelope Ward and...

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Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of November 1

(0) Comments | Posted November 5, 2014 | 2:21 PM

Gillian Flynn's hit Gone Girl trades places with Gray Mountain by John Grisham, ending its six-week run at the top of the Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List.

Both titles are published by Penguin Random House, the world's largest trade publisher, which has dominated the rankings for much...

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Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of October 25

(1) Comments | Posted October 29, 2014 | 12:20 PM

Self-published titles make a strong showing on this week's Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List.

Penelope Ward's Stepbrother Dearest remains inside the top ten, scooting up a couple of places into the No. 4 spot this week. And Deborah Bladon, who saw one of her self-published titles on...

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Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of October 18

(0) Comments | Posted October 22, 2014 | 10:54 AM

Gone Girl rounds out its fifth week at the top of the Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List as Jodi Picoult's Leaving Time debuts at No. 2.

Both titles retail for $4.99. The past few weeks saw higher-priced ebooks of $10 or more making inroads on the best-seller...

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Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks: Week of October 11

(0) Comments | Posted October 15, 2014 | 10:19 AM

This week sees an uptick in the number of titles with price tags higher than $10 on the Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List.

Only two of them are within the top ten, but altogether nine of the past week's 25 best-selling titles retail for double-digit dollar amounts,...

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Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of October 4

(0) Comments | Posted October 8, 2014 | 2:16 PM

Hachette has had a hard time widening its impact on the Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List lately.

The publisher's standoff with Amazon no less than steep competition from Penguin Random House have both contributed to making Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch something of an outlier in recent weeks when...

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