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

Digital Book World | Posted 12.17.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

This week the majority of best-selling ebooks belong to Penguin Random House, which scores 13 of the top 25 titles, including the No. 1 spot, Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand. The title is likely buoyed up by the forthcoming release of a film adaptation, directed by Angelina Jolie and due out in theaters on Christmas Day.

Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of December 6

Digital Book World | Posted 12.10.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

If the sharp drop in the average price of a best-selling ebook last week was any indication the holiday shopping season (and its discounts) was upon us, this week's Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List appears to confirm it.

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

Digital Book World | Posted 12.03.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

As the holiday shopping season kicks into high gear, some of the past year's top titles are making renewed appearances on the Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List.

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

Digital Book World | Posted 11.26.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

It's only been a little over a week since Amazon and Hachette buried the hatchet, so it's likely premature to see much change for the publisher's titles on the Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List. Still, Hachette titles do appear to have gained a bit of ground

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

Digital Book World | Posted 11.24.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

There are quite a number of new titles on this week's list -- four of them within the top ten -- and most are by best-selling authors like Nora Roberts, Tess Gerritsen and Stephen King.

Flesh and Blood: A Fascinating Talk With Patricia Cornwell

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 11.12.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Patricia Cornwell is the internationally bestselling and award-winning author of 33 books, the most famous and widely read being the 22 novels of the "Kay Scarpetta" series.

Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of November 8

Digital Book World | Posted 11.12.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

Self-published titles comprise twenty percent of this week's Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List, the same share as last week. But now three of them are inside the top ten.

A Talk With Peter James and Ian Rankin

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 09.13.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Internationally acclaimed, their books have been translated into dozens of languages, and are regularly on best-seller lists. Peter and Ian are being interviewed together since they collaborated on a story in Face Off, a collection of short stories by some of the world's greatest thriller writers.

Terminal City: A Talk with Linda Fairstein

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 08.17.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Linda Fairstein needs no introduction. For more than two decades, this former prosecutor was Chief of the Sex Crimes Unit of the Manhattan District Attorney's office.

Graveyard of Memories: A Talk With Barry Eisler

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 05.11.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Barry Eisler's John Rain novels are the "Tiffany" of assassin-oriented, suspense thrillers. The recently released Graveyard of Memories is a preque...

A Book's First Birthday

Roger Wright | Posted 03.27.2014 | Books
Roger Wright

Next week my book, Finding Work When There Are No Jobs, turns one year old. Still just a baby. What have I learned that might strike a chord with...

The Gods of Guilt Continues Michael Connelly's Winning Streak

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 02.12.2014 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

When Michael Connelly writes about Harry Bosch his stories are usually solemn and ponderous (in a good way). When he writes books about Harry's half b...

Writer to Writer: A Conversation With Raymond Khoury

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Raymond Khoury is the bestselling author of several novels, including The Last Templar. Born in Lebanon, Raymond and his family were evacuated from Beirut's civil war, and fled to New York when he was 14.

Why Crime-Thriller Fiction

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 11.12.2013 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

They always say write what you know, but I prefer to write what I love. And they always say, write the kind of book you would love to read. So, I write crime fiction.

Mingling With the Stars

Rob Taub | Posted 09.15.2013 | Books
Rob Taub

My few days at Thrillerfest were very enjoyable and most would agree with Grandmaster Award recipient Ann Rice who called Thrillerfest, "one of the best experiences of my entire life as a writer."

A Talk with Scott Pratt

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 08.26.2013 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

I told my wife, "I think I'm not going to practice law anymore. She said, "Are you crazy?" I said "If this is the way they treat their own, I don't want to be a part of that anymore. She asked what I was going to do, and I showed her The Lincoln Lawyer. I said, "I can do this..."

Michael Connelly: Pleasing Multitudes of Readers, Moviegoers and Soon TV Viewers

Ellen Sterling | Posted 02.19.2013 | Books
Ellen Sterling

Michael Connelly just celebrated a milestone. No, it was not his birthday, but the 20th "birthday" of Hieronymous "Harry" Bosch, the LAPD homicide detective Connelly introduced in his 1992 novel, The Black Echo.

Connelly Continues to Be the Best With The Black Box

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 02.11.2013 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

How can Michael Connelly get better at his craft of writing! Just when you think he has reached the pinnacle of his career with a certain novel he comes along with a new one that is even better. Such is the case with The Black Box, a crime thriller that is pretty near perfection.

How We Arrange Our Books

Valla Vakili | Posted 01.29.2013 | Books
Valla Vakili

A collection of books is more than a list of works by our favorite authors, it's all the ways we relate to a book and the story inside it.

The Drop Is a Cause for Celebration

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 02.07.2012 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

The Drop is another winner from Michael Connelly, one of the best crime story writers on the scene today. Each new novel refines his talent and makes its story one to be remembered.

Hit Matthew McConaughey Film Becoming A TV Series

Posted 10.09.2011 | Entertainment

Good thing Mickey Haller already works in LA; it looks like he won't be leaving town for a while. Variety reports that ABC and Lionsgate TV are de...

The Lincoln Lawyer: A Third Take

Omer Rosen | Posted 05.28.2011 | Books
Omer Rosen

Perhaps, over the past couple of weeks, you watched the movie version of The Lincoln Lawyer. And perhaps, as a result, you are thinking of reading the...

HuffPost Review: The Lincoln Lawyer

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's been awhile since Matthew McConaughey was at the center of a solid, watchable drama. But he's got a winner with The Lincoln Lawyer.

What Does Keith Richards Have That Dogs Don't?

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "The Confession" by John Grisham (Doubleday)...

A Tour of Bouchercon: San Francisco

Mark Coggins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Mark Coggins

Last weekend the mother of all crime fiction conferences was held in San Francisco. Dubbed "Bouchercon" to honor Anthony Boucher, a crime fiction writ...