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.
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.
Veronica Roth's Divergent series still tops the Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller lists taking the Number 1 and 2 spots. The popularity of the books is being driven in part by the upcoming Divergent movie, which hits theaters March 21.
Self-publishing is the only way many authors, for various reasons, will ever be able to put their books in front of an audience. Suggesting that alternative methods of publishing will harm literature is the same as suggesting folk art will harm high art, or YouTube will harm film.
A million years ago I started this project to read 52 bestsellers in 52 weeks. Along the way, I've had a great group of readers reading along with me on Facebook and Goodreads. Recently, I asked them to let me know what their favorite reads this year were, and here are the results.
I very much enjoyed Me Before You, even though it made me cry in public. Which bring us to week 34, where we're reading our first non-fiction piece (which is being fictionalized on Netflix) Orange Is the New Black by Piper Kerman.