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James Dashner: A Brilliant Mind

Kaavya Raman | Posted 11.23.2015 | College
Kaavya Raman

It is no secret that authors create worlds for readers. They shape new worlds, new words and new characters that eventually become our best friends. James Dashner, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Maze Runner series, is one of these brilliant minds.

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.

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 October 11

Digital Book World | Posted 12.15.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

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.

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

Digital Book World | Posted 12.08.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

Even though Donna Tartt's novel drops off the list this week, Hachette makes a somewhat stronger showing than they have in some time, with two titles of its titles landing within the top ten.

Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of September 27

Digital Book World | Posted 12.01.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl extends its tenure atop the Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List for a second week running, as a film adaptation makes its way to theaters this Friday.

Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of September 20

Digital Book World | Posted 11.24.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

The impact of media tie-ins on best-selling ebooks makes its presence felt even more strongly this week.

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

Digital Book World | Posted 11.17.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

17 of the titles on this week's list belong to the world's largest trade publisher. A winning combination of factors, from movie tie-ins and big-name authors to popular reissues, is helping push Penguin Random House's titles into readers' hands and up the rankings.

Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of September 9

Digital Book World | Posted 11.10.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

The title that jumped six spots this week to unseat Gayle Forman's novel is Personal: A Jack Reacher Novel by Lee Child, and it, too, is published by Penguin Random House.

Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of August 30

Digital Book World | Posted 11.03.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

Gayle Forman's If I Stay rounds out its fifth week in the No. 1 spot, after ending The Fault in Our Stars's twelve-week run. In other words, it's been some time since other publishers significantly edged out Penguin Random House titles on the best-seller list.

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

Digital Book World | Posted 06.02.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

The top ten best-selling ebooks for the week of March 29.

'The Maze Runner' Trailer Is Here

Posted 03.18.2014 | Entertainment

"Divergent" arrives in theaters on Friday, March 21. "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1" is out on Nov. 21. If eight months between young-adult nove...