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Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of March 21

Digital Book World | Posted 05.25.2015 | Books
Digital Book World

It's the second Hachette-published title within the top ten this week, as The Longest Ride jumps four places since last week into No. 4. A movie based on the novel is due out next month.

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

Digital Book World | Posted 05.03.2015 | 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.

2015: Would Hollywood Be Seduced by Marty?

Joseph Cooper | Posted 04.21.2015 | Entertainment
Joseph Cooper

By his own account, Marty is "fat and ugly, fat and ugly." To complete the picture, he's a hesitant never-been-married gap-toothed 34-year-old Bronx butcher who still lives with his mother.

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.

50 Shades of Grey: Still Plenty More to Be Revealed

Kimberly Cooper | Posted 04.15.2015 | Entertainment
Kimberly Cooper

Oh yeah...I went there. All the fuss over 50 Shades of Grey simply got the best of me and I somehow found myself at an 8pm prescreening Thursday night at the Arclight. (Whatever, don't judge me.)

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.

Are Self-published Authors Really Authors or Even Published?

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 11.30.2013 | Books
Dr. Jim Taylor

The publishing houses are certainly not beyond reproach as judges of worthy literature. Yet, despite their warts, the publishing industry does serve a valuable role as an initial arbiter of literary quality (however flawed it may be).

Charlie Hunnam Cast As Lead In '50 Shades Of Grey'

Posted 09.02.2013 | Entertainment

Charlie Hunnam has been cast in "50 Shades of Grey" as Christian Grey, this according to author E L James who tweeted the news on Monday. An hour earl...

'50 Shades Of Grey' Finds Its Lead

Posted 09.03.2013 | Entertainment

Dakota Johnson has been cast as Anastasia Steele in "50 Shades Of Grey," this according to author E L James who tweeted the news on Monday. Johnson wa...

Will He Star In '50 Shades Of Grey'?

Posted 08.21.2013 | Entertainment

Charlie Hunnam is the latest actor rumored to be under consideration to play Christian Grey in "50 Shades of Grey," this according to a report from TW...

He Turned Down '50 Shades'

Posted 07.26.2013 | Entertainment

The upcoming adaptation of "50 Shades of Grey" still hasn't found its Grey. According to Us Weekly, "Tron Legacy" star Garrett Hedlund turned down the...

Huge '50 Shades' News

Posted 06.27.2013 | Entertainment

"50 Shades of Grey" has a release date. Producer Dana Brunetti announced on Thursday that the big-screen adaptation of E L James' beloved S&M nove...

Directing '50 Shades'

AP | Posted 08.20.2013 | Entertainment

LONDON — British visual artist and filmmaker Sam Taylor-Johnson has been signed to direct the movie version of erotic best-seller "Fifty Shades ...

Meet The Director Of '50 Shades Of Grey'

Posted 06.20.2013 | Entertainment

Sam Taylor-Johnson has been hired as director of "50 Shades of Grey." Deadline.com's Mike Fleming was the first trade reporter to break the news o...

Will He Direct 'Fifty Shades'?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.10.2013 | Entertainment

The "Fifty Shades of Grey" movie just got a bit more legitimate. As first reported by THR and later confirmed by Variety, Joe Wright is the top choice...

Zoë Triska

'Fifty Shades Of Grey': Here To Stay?

HuffingtonPost.com | Zoë Triska | Posted 11.05.2012 | Books

Fifty Shades of Grey, a not-very-well-written book by a previously unknown author, is the best-selling novel of all time in the United Kingdom -- a na...

Fifty Shades of Success: Behind the (Sex) Scenes With E.L. James

Marlo Thomas | Posted 12.04.2012 | Women
Marlo Thomas

Three books at the top of the bestseller list, all at the same time? Who is this woman? So when I sat down with E. L. James for an exclusive interview, I had a lot of questions about the book, the bondage and the inspiration behind the global phenomenon.

25 Random Things I Learned from 50 Shades of Grey: The Magazine

Lois Alter Mark | Posted 11.24.2012 | Women
Lois Alter Mark

Even more than the book themselves, though, I am fascinated by the whole Fifty Shades phenomenon. So when I learned that there was a magazine devoted to the subject, I knew I owed it to our readers to go exploring. Oh, the sacrifices I make for my job.

A Grey Day in Edina

Ann Bauer | Posted 11.24.2012 | Books
Ann Bauer

Everyone's a headline writer on Twitter. Technology mainstreamed words the way cheap, mass-manufactured automobiles made everyone a driver. Who, these days, needs a livery cab?

Women and Pornography: Fifty Shades of the Same Old Color

Robert Weiss | Posted 11.12.2012 | Women
Robert Weiss

Ultimately, the Fifty Shades phenomenon is opening up a very healthy dialogue about female sexuality, not just in the therapeutic community and among BFFs on their coffee breaks, but between women who've read the books and their intimate partners.

Why Women Love 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 11.05.2012 | Books
Jennifer Hamady

The requirement of pleasure, delivered by a gorgeous, skilled, and smitten someone who knows our bodies and desires better than we do.... Is there really any question as to why these books are so popular?

Is Your Marriage Graying?

Jody Gastfriend | Posted 10.10.2012 | Fifty
Jody Gastfriend

Would Christian Grey ever settle down, change diapers, take out the garbage on Thursday nights or agree to a birthday colonoscopy?

What Do Britney Spears, Bruce Springsteen And Handcuffs Have In Common?

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 07.31.2012 | Entertainment

Have you ever wondered what music would accompany Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele on their journey toward everlasting love? Or, you know, what the...