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'We haven't seen anything like it since Harry Potter': UK bookshops report record week

With books delayed by the pandemic reaching shops alongside other titles aimed at the Christmas market, the trade has seen sales boomBooksellers up and down the UK are reporting a boom in sales since readers returned to bookshops after the lockdown, with the first avalanche of Christmas titles... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-11 12:40:19 UTC ]
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Richard Osman to write two more Thursday Murder Club books for Viking

Richard Osman, whose first novel The Thursday Murder Club this week becomes the fastest selling adult crime debut since records began, has signed a deal with Viking for two more books in the series. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-07 19:31:57 UTC ]
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Pinch of Nom sequel knocks David Walliams from number one spot

Kay Featherstone and Kate Allinson’s Pinch of Nom: Everyday Light (Bluebird) has thundered into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling 129,985 copies in its first three days on sale, for £1.3m. Its predecessor Pinch of Nom became the fastest-selling non-fiction title since records began... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-16 20:21:43 UTC ]
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Slimming cookbook becomes fastest selling non-fiction book since records began

Pinch of Nom by Kate Allinson and Kay Featherstone sold 210,000 copies in three days, toppling Jamie Oliver and Peter KayFrom cheesecake-stuffed strawberries to diet cola chicken, a collection of slimming recipes which started life as a food blog has toppled political tomes and celebrity memoirs... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers Association has highest membership since records began

The Booksellers Association (BA) now has its largest membership since records began with over 5,000 members. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fiona Watt: the most ubiquitous author you’ve never heard of

Usborne editorial director Fiona Watt is one of the biggest-selling authors since records began and she’s probably the most ubiquitous author you’ve never heard of. But, as she tells Tom Tivnan, that’s exactly how she likes it—and a veil of anonymity has its advantages when it comes to book-fair... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Blob hangs on to number one as Patterson doubles his luck

David Walliams’ Blob (HarperCollins Children's) has held the UK Official Top 50 number one spot for a fourth week in a row, the longest run for a World Book Day title since records began. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Joe Wicks's Lean in 15 books earn fattest sales of any British diet plan

In 18 months, the Instagram star’s three titles have sold more books than any other UK weight-loss title since records beganInstagrammer turned publishing sensation Joe Wicks is now the author of the UK’s biggest-selling diet books since records began.The Body Coach’s three Lean in 15 books have... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lean in 15 becomes bestselling diet book since records began

Joe Wicks has leapfrogged himself to claim the number one spot in the book chart for a third week running—this time with his debut Lean in 15 (Bluebird). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Poetry market celebrates National Poetry Day with highest sales ever

Annual sales of poetry books are set to surpass £10m for the first time since records began, The Bookseller can reveal on National Poetry Day today. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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TV War and Peace puts Tolstoy's book on bestseller list for first time

Epic novel, whose length has long discouraged readers, has made it on to the Bookseller’s top 50 after the BBC’s acclaimed new adaptationBritain is racing to address the fact that only 4% of Britons have read War and Peace, with Leo Tolstoy’s doorstopping epic entering the UK’s book charts for... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Patterson tops chart as Ehrlin scores surprise hit

James Patterson has jumped to the top of the UK Top 50 chart this week with 14th Deadly Sin (Arrow)—his 21st individual title to reach the summit since Nielsen BookScan’s records began. However, Swedish author Carl-Johan Forssen Ehrlin has scored a surprise hit with his picture book The Rabbit... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harper Lee dominates US chart

Harper Lee dominated Nielsen BookScan US charts with four spots in the top 10 and seven in the top 100, led by Go Set a Watchman (Harper) which recorded the second best first-week sale for an adult hardback since BookScan US records began, shifting almost three quarter of a million units. The... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hawkins’ 'Train' runs over Brown’s record

Paula Hawkins’ The Girl on the Train (Doubleday) has become the title with the longest run as an Original Fiction number one since records began. Last week, Hawkins’ book spent its 20th non-consecutive week atop Original Fiction, eclipsing the previous record of 19 weeks set by Dan Brown’s The... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Girl on the Train breaks all-time book sales record

Paula Hawkins’s novel has now been top of the UK hardback book chart for 20 weeks, outlasting even Dan Brown’s Lost Symbol• How Paula Hawkins wrote ‘the new Gone Girl’A record set six years ago by Dan Brown’s The Lost Symbol was broken this week by Paula Hawkins’s dark thriller The Girl on the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-07-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Record-breaking Christian Grey dominates charts

E L James’ Grey (Arrow) has become the fastest-selling adult paperback in the UK since records began, smashing the previous record by almost 270,000 copies, while selling nearly 650,000 physical and digital units in just three days on sale.  Grey shifted 385,972 print units Thursday through... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Child’s Personal best in UK Top 50

Lee Child and Paula Hawkins gave Transworld two fiction number ones last week, with Child nabbing his 11th top spot on the Official UK Top 50 since records began.  Child’s 19th Jack Reacher book, Personal (Bantam), sold 31,994 copies through Nielsen BookScan’s Total Consumer Market, shifting... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie bookshop numbers fall again in 2014

The number of independent bookshops in the UK fell once again last year, with nearly 50 high street bookshops closing in 2014.  The number of indie members of the Booksellers Association fell by 48 in 2014, to 939 indies. The 2013 figure (987) was a watershed moment for the industry, as it was... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Evergreens mark 1,000 weeks in TCM

Last week two books—Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar (Puffin) and Michael Rosen’s We’re Going on a Bear Hunt (Walker)—achieved a unique feat, notching up their 1,000th week in BookScan’s Total Consumer Market Top 5,000. The two books are the UK book trade’s only remaining Evergreens:... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Zoella smashes first week début record

YouTube sensation Zoe Sugg has eclipsed superstars such J K Rowling, Dan Brown and E L James to record the biggest first week sale for a début since records began. Sugg, known as Zoella on her fashion and beauty vlog, which has over five million subscribers, shifted 78,109 copies of her Young... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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