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

Digital Book World | Posted 09.17.2014 | 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.

Jandy Nelson's 'I'll Give You the Sun' Shines Bright

Lelia Nebeker | Posted 09.12.2014 | Books
Lelia Nebeker

It may be hard to hear over the din of blockbuster movie franchises and John Green's superstardom, but a new voice in Young Adult literature has emerged, and her name is Jandy Nelson.

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

Digital Book World | Posted 09.10.2014 | 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.

12 YouTubers That Every Newbie Should Know

Miranda Feneberger | Posted 09.04.2014 | Teen
Miranda Feneberger

YouTube frequenters, you've probably heard of these guys, but newbies, allow me to bring you into the endless and beautiful world that is YouTube.

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

Digital Book World | Posted 09.03.2014 | 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 August 23

Digital Book World | Posted 08.27.2014 | 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.

A Tale of Two Titles: The Fault in Our Stars and F--k Fate

Troy Campbell | Posted 08.27.2014 | Entertainment
Troy Campbell

So if the message is hopeful, why call the book The Fault in Our Stars? Possibly because this book is not about blind hope; it's about acceptance and perseverance in the face of reality -- a modern realistic fairytale of sorts.

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.

Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of August 2

Digital Book World | Posted 10.06.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

Pushing John Green's The Fault in Our Stars aside in order to assume the No. 1 rank Green's novel held for twelve straight weeks, If I Stay is also a title buoyed up by aggressive promotional efforts ahead of the August 22 release of a film adaptation based on the novel.

14 YouTubers Who Could Be The Next Tyler Oakley

The Huffington Post | Carly Steyer | Posted 08.04.2014 | Teen

YouTube is full of crazy-talented and funny people, but sometimes it’s hard to know where and how to find them. While some stars like Tyler Oakley, ...

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

Digital Book World | Posted 09.29.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

Since launching earlier this month, Amazon's Kindle Unlimited has exerted an ever greater impact on best-selling ebooks. But because of the inability to distinguish individual ebook purchases from Kindle Unlimited "reads," Digital Book World has removed Kindle Unlimited titles from its weekly list.

Here's Why We Definitely Approve Of This Bill Gates, John Green Bromance

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 07.29.2014 | Impact

If there ever were a selfie to feel excited about, it's this one of Bill Gates and John Green. The author behind "The Fault In Our Stars" -- which...

Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of July 19

Digital Book World | Posted 09.22.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

The Fault in Our Stars continues its run at the very top of the Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List for the eleventh straight week.

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

Digital Book World | Posted 09.15.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

John Green and Penguin Random House have reason to celebrate. Green's novel The Fault in Our Stars marks its tenth straight week in the No. 1 spot.

Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of July 5

Digital Book World | Posted 09.08.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

After climbing twenty spots since last week's Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List, Dean Koontz's The Neighbor finds itself within the top five best-selling ebooks of the week. That's especially noteworthy since the title is a Kindle Single.

Why John Green Loves Wearing Makeup

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 07.07.2014 | Teen

While getting ready for a recent appearance on "The Colbert Report," John Green revealed that he really likes wearing makeup and that he finally under...

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

Digital Book World | Posted 09.01.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

The Amazon-Hachette dispute wears on, but the publisher still manages to see two of its titles in this week's Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List.

Dazzling Stars

James P. Farwell | Posted 08.31.2014 | Entertainment
James P. Farwell

Director John Ford said that good movies need three golden moments. The Fault in Our Stars, Josh Boone's splendidly well handled new film based on the book by John Green, has more than you can count.

Are There Tears in Your Popcorn? What to Learn From The Fault in Our Stars

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 08.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

The Fault in Our Stars movie portrays the fault in our lives when challenged with illness, and the joy in our lives when these challenges are met.

The Fault in Our Stars -- No Serious Faults, Say Cancer Caregivers

Joseph Cooper | Posted 08.30.2014 | Books
Joseph Cooper

For thousands, maybe tens of thousands (more?), The Fault in Our Stars is "organic matter" -- a love story and a story about loving that delivers emotional "nutrients." But I wondered if the story registered as genuine and relatable for teenagers who are actually afflicted with cancer.

Nerdfighters: The Online Community Behind the Box-Office Hit

Neta Kligler-Vilenchik | Posted 08.27.2014 | Entertainment
Neta Kligler-Vilenchik

Esther Earl, who inspired John Green's bestselling Young-Adult book-turned-movie, would not want you to cry, but rather to celebrate friendship and life. Esther's greatest wish, granted to her by the Make-A-Wish Foundation, was to meet her online friends face-to-face.

The Fault In Our Stars and the Truths Behind It

Kendall Ciesemier | Posted 08.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Kendall Ciesemier

Let's be honest, if you're young, you're most likely healthy. Therefore it feels exponentially more isolating to be a young person battling a disease than an old person battling a disease.

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.

Colbert Wants To Know If John Green Is A Cult Leader

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 06.24.2014 | Comedy

John Green, author of The Fault in Our Stars and basically the Internet's favorite person, stopped by "The Colbert Report" on Monday to talk about his...