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Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks--Week of April 11

Digital Book World | Posted 06.16.2015 | Books
Digital Book World

The slight rise in the average price of a best-seller on this week's Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List isn't attributable to HarperCollins goi...

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

Digital Book World | Posted 06.08.2015 | Books
Digital Book World

For a tenth week running, the Paula Hawkins thriller The Girl on the Train clings to the top of the Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List. Meanwh...

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

Digital Book World | Posted 06.08.2015 | Books
Digital Book World

Titles by veteran authors like Harlan Coben and John Green populate this week's Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List, while one first-time author's hit title hangs on at No. 1.

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

Digital Book World | Posted 05.18.2015 | Books
Digital Book World

For a seventh straight week, The Girl on the Train holds the No. 1 spot on the Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List.

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

Digital Book World | Posted 06.08.2015 | Books
Digital Book World

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.

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

Digital Book World | Posted 04.27.2015 | Books
Digital Book World

It's perhaps noteworthy to find Paula Hawkins's The Girl on the Train settle into its fourth week at No. 1, even while a considerable handful of media-tie ins filled out the spots beneath it in the week heading into the Oscars.

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

Digital Book World | Posted 04.20.2015 | Books
Digital Book World

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.

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

Digital Book World | Posted 04.13.2015 | Books
Digital Book World

The film adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey is due to hit theaters on Valentine's Day, likely propelling two-thirds of James's trilogy up the rankings much the way the Bradley Cooper movie recently helped American Sniper into the No. 1 spot a few weeks ago.

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

Digital Book World | Posted 04.06.2015 | Books
Digital Book World

Two out of the three titles in E L James's wildly popular Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy make return appearances in this week's top 25 as the film version gets ready to hit theaters on Valentine's Day.

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

Digital Book World | Posted 03.30.2015 | Books
Digital Book World

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 this week's top 25.

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

Digital Book World | Posted 03.23.2015 | Books
Digital Book World

The most notable shift this week is the leap that Paula Hawkins's The Girl on the Train takes into the No. 2 spot, up sixteen places from last week.

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

Digital Book World | Posted 03.16.2015 | Books
Digital Book World

Laura Hillenbrand's Unbroken hangs onto the No. 1 spot as the Angelina Jolie-directed movie adaptation enters its third week at the box office, pulling in $102 million and counting.

The New Years Challenge I Know I Will Accomplish

Helene Cohen Bludman | Posted 03.09.2015 | Books
Helene Cohen Bludman

The premise is that in 2015 you will read 50 books of various types. Books that you may have planned on reading anyway, and others way off your radar. A book written by an author who has your initials. A book written in the year you were born. A book with a one-word title. And so on.

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

Digital Book World | Posted 03.09.2015 | Books
Digital Book World

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.

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

Digital Book World | Posted 02.16.2015 | Books
Digital Book World

This week the majority of best-selling ebooks belong to Penguin Random House, which scores 13 of the top 25 titles, including the No. 1 spot, Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand. The title is likely buoyed up by the forthcoming release of a film adaptation, directed by Angelina Jolie and due out in theaters on Christmas Day.

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

Digital Book World | Posted 02.09.2015 | Books
Digital Book World

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.

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

Digital Book World | Posted 02.02.2015 | Books
Digital Book World

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.

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

Digital Book World | Posted 01.26.2015 | Books
Digital Book World

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 ground

Anthony Doerr's Magical Memoir On A Year In Rome

Off The Shelf | Posted 01.19.2015 | Books
Off The Shelf

By Hilary Krutt for Off the Shelf Each time I sat down to read Anthony Doerr's recent National Book Award nominee, All the Light We Cannot See, I fou...

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

Digital Book World | Posted 01.19.2015 | Books
Digital Book World

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 like Nora Roberts, Tess Gerritsen and Stephen King.

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

Digital Book World | Posted 01.12.2015 | Books
Digital Book World

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.

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

Digital Book World | Posted 01.05.2015 | Books
Digital Book World

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.

A Brief Interview With Anthony Doerr

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 05.07.2014 | Books

Brief Interviews is a series in which writers discuss language, literature, and a handful of Proustian personality questions. Anthony Doerr's short...