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Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of August 23

Digital Book World | Posted 10.27.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

Penguin Random House has had a very good summer (as well as a very good year--so far, anyway) when it comes to best-selling ebooks.

Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of August 16

Digital Book World | Posted 10.21.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

All it takes is a quick glance at the Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List on any given week to see how a TV or movie adaptation boosts best-selling ebook sales. But once in a while the effect is especially pronounced.

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

Digital Book World | Posted 10.13.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

Both Gayle Forman's novel and John Green's are published by Penguin Random House, the world's largest trade publisher. This week, half of the top 25 titles belong to Penguin Random House, many of them in the list's upper reaches.

'Divergent' Author Reveals The Secret To Writing A Hit Series BEFORE Graduating From College

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 07.28.2014 | College

If you've ever wondered how to write a hugely successful young adult fiction franchise before college graduation, "Divergent" author Veronica Roth mig...

WATCH: 'Divergent' Author Talks 'Hunger Games' Comparisons

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 07.23.2014 | Books

Veronica Roth's YA dystopian series Divergent has endured comparisons to Suzanne Collins's wildly successful The Hunger Games series since the first i...

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

Digital Book World | Posted 08.25.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

This week's Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List is, in some ways, a tale of three titles: John Green's The Fault in Our Stars, his 2006 novel Looking for Alaska and J. K. Rowling's The Silkworm, published under the pen name Robert Galbraith.

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

Digital Book World | Posted 08.18.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

The success of the film adaptation of The Fault in Our Stars is helping John Green's YA novel hold onto its place at the top of the latest Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List.

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

Digital Book World | Posted 08.11.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

The Fault in Our Stars is making a splash at the box office this week, so it's no shock that the John Green novel it's based on is squarely at the top of this week's list.

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

Digital Book World | Posted 08.04.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

All three Hachette titles on last week's rankings took a spill, with one -- David Baldacci's The Target -- dropping out of the top ten.

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

Digital Book World | Posted 07.28.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

Despite its ongoing feud with Amazon, Hachette continues to boast a strong presence on this week's list. One reason is that the e-tailer has so far proven reluctant to extend the pricing tactics it's applied to Hachette print titles to the publisher's ebooks.

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

Digital Book World | Posted 07.21.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

The company's publishing arm sees further successes with Moving Day by Jonathan Stone holding steady for the second week in a row at No. 2, plus two additional titles in the top ten. The top ten best-selling ebooks for the week of May 17.

Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of May 10

Digital Book World | Posted 07.14.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

The Target by David Baldacci falls from the No. 1 spot it held for the past two weeks down to No. 7, capping off a frustrating week for Hachette, which is currently scuffling with Amazon over delayed shipments of some of its biggest print titles.

Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of May 3

Digital Book World | Posted 07.07.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

This week finds The Target by David Baldacci still hanging onto the No. 1 position on the Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List.

Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of April 26

Digital Book World | Posted 06.30.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

David Baldacci's The Target zooms into the No. 1 position, just as the average price of a best-selling ebook bucks the prevailing trend and jumps past the $8.00 mark.

Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of April 12

Digital Book World | Posted 06.16.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

It comes as little shock that Veronica Roth's Divergent is back in the No. 1 spot of this week's Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List after cedi...

5 Reasons Why You Should Actually Read 'Divergent'

Kara Chyung | Posted 06.14.2014 | Teen
Kara Chyung

Even though I loved the movie and saw it two days in a row, it failed to diverge (see what I did there?) from the well-established custom of movies by never quite matching the quality of the books on which they are based. So here are five reasons why you should pick up a copy of Divergent.

'Divergent' Finale Goes 'Hunger Games' Route

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.11.2014 | Entertainment

As first reported by Deadline.com and followed immediately after with an official press release from Summit Entertainment, "Allegiant," the final book...

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.

If You're a Teen, Divergent Isn't Divergent At All

Steven Schlozman, M.D. | Posted 05.27.2014 | Entertainment
Steven Schlozman, M.D.

There is a hidden grain of resiliency buried near the surface of the dour and cloudy plots that these movies bring us. Remember that the best fiction, and especially the best fantasy fiction, often show us how NOT to behave.

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

Digital Book World | Posted 05.26.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

The film based on the first book in Veronica Roth's Divergent series just raked in $56 million at the box office in its opening weekend. Meanwhile, that trilogy occupies the top three spots in this week's Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List for the second week running.

Christopher Rosen

7 Steps To Making A Successful YA Adaptation

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 03.24.2014 | Entertainment

Lucy Fisher and Douglas Wick were producers on hit movies in the 1980s ("Working Girl"), 1990s ("Stuart Little"), 2000s ("Gladiator") and, now, this d...

'Insurgent' Is Officially A Go

Posted 03.22.2014 | Entertainment

It's not like "Divergent" fans had any real reason to worry about their franchise getting a sequel, seeing as Veronica Roth's books are a trilogy and ...

Christopher Rosen

Kate Winslet Loves Shailene Woodley As Much As You

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 06.23.2014 | Entertainment

Kate Winslet has roughly 20 minutes of screen time in "Divergent," Neil Burger's adaptation of Veronica Roth's popular young-adult novel (the first of...

The Week in Movies: Divergent, Muppets Most Wanted and More

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.20.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

So is Divergent the new Hunger Games? Or Twilight? Or even Harry Potter?

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

Digital Book World | Posted 05.19.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

Veronica Roth's powerhouse Divergent series is beginning to look a lot like The Hunger Games. For the first time, the trilogy snags the top three spots on this week's Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List.