A History of Buying Books Onto the Bestseller List

Donald Trump Jr's Triggered hit the New York Times bestseller list with a dagger, an indication of bulk buys. It's far from the first book to do so. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-01-06 11:35:08 UTC ]
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Did a YA book buy its way to the top of the New York Times bestseller list?

For a few hours, a debut author shone at the top of the N.Y. Times bestseller list Thursday. But after online commenters questioned how the book got there, the paper removed "Handbook for Mortals" by Lani Sarem. What happened? Author Phil Stamper thought it was strange when "Handbook for Mortals"... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ted Cruz wants to see his book on bestseller lists, denies bulk-buy allegations

Sen. Ted Cruz's memoir "A Time for Truth: Reigniting the Promise of America" has sold 12,000 copies, reports Time magazine, and is ranked at No. 16 on Amazon's list of bestselling books. Readers interested in the Texas Republican's autobiography can find it at most bookstores, but there's one... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-07-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple Books Bestsellers: Hollywood Powers Adapted Books to the List

This week's Apple Books store bestseller list again shows the power the screen has over the page. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Bestseller Lists: Kay tops weekly e-book ranking as Amazon list joins line-up

As the old saying goes, new year, new e-book charts—the Bookstat E-Book Top 10 is joining the Publisher E-Book Ranking in The Bookseller’s regular e-book chart section. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-10 11:38:52 UTC ]
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Why nonfiction books dominate bestseller lists in South Africa

Political books touches a certain chord in South African society that makes them bestsellers. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2019-04-24 13:50:30 UTC ]
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History Press buys Nazi wives book

The History Press will publish an investigation into the roles of the wives of the senior Nazi officials by author and broadcaster James Wyllie. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S Calls 'Fear' Bestselling Book In Company History

Simon & Schuster has reported that Bob Woodward's 'Fear: Trump In the White House' sold more than 1,100,000 copies through its first week on sale in all formats. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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After his death, John McCain's last book climbs bestseller lists

John McCain's book “The Restless Wave” appeared on bestseller lists following the Arizona senator's death on Saturday. The book, which was released in May by Simon & Schuster, was ranked No. 2 on Amazon's list of bestselling books, and No. 3 on the Barnes & Noble website as of Monday... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-08-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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April 2018 Bestseller Lists From China: Young Readers Cheer a Celebrity-Powered World Book Day

The endorsement of a Chinese actor powers Yu Hua's 'To Live' to the top of China's April fiction charts, when fellow celebrities spread the word and young readers hear the call. The post April 2018 Bestseller Lists From China: Young Readers Cheer a Celebrity-Powered World Book Day appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Domestic Fiction Leads Slovakia’s Book Market Growth and Bestseller Lists

In its latest market report, Slovakia's publishers' association says the overall book market was worth up to €110 million (US$135.3 million) in 2016. Fiction rose to 27 percent of those sales. The post Domestic Fiction Leads Slovakia’s Book Market Growth and Bestseller Lists appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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2017 Bestselling Books in Germany: Translations Top the Fiction List

In 2017, the bestselling books in Germany show that readers are interested in translated fiction and thrillers. Nonfiction bestseller lists included more German authors than foreign authors. The post 2017 Bestselling Books in Germany: Translations Top the Fiction List appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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China: Reed Exhibitions Exits Shanghai’s Book Fair, and Our Latest Bestsellers List

After handling Shanghai International Children's Book Fair's management for five years, Reed Exhibitions Greater China says 'the time has come to move on.' The post China: Reed Exhibitions Exits Shanghai’s Book Fair, and Our Latest Bestsellers List appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nielsen Book India and Dainik Jagran Introduce First Hindi Bestseller List

From the Business Standard: Long asked-for by publishers, retailers, and readers, the first Hindi bestseller list is out from Nielsen and Dainik Jagran. The post Nielsen Book India and Dainik Jagran Introduce First Hindi Bestseller List appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-08-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Titles Dominate Amazon E-book Bestseller List

Titles published by Amazon Publishing imprints took 12 of the top 20 spots on the Amazon Kindle ebook bestseller list in the first half of 2017. Last year in the same period, Amazon had one ebook in the top 20. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Publishing Books Faring Better on Amazon's New Bestseller Lists

Four Amazon Publishing titles, which drew poor BookScan print sales numbers, are among the top 20 fiction bestsellers on the latest iteration of the e-tailer's new weekly bestseller list, bolstered by sales in non-print formats. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-25 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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Colouring books for adults top Amazon bestseller list

Surge in popularity of genre attributed to ‘anti-stress’ benefits and nostalgiaThe bestselling title on Amazon in the US right now is not Harper Lee’s hugely anticipated second novel, Go Set a Watchman, or George RR Martin’s Song of Ice and Fire fantasy series, or even Zoella’s much-mocked but... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why is the forthcoming book 'The ABLES' already appearing on bestseller lists?

'ABLES' is appearing on Barnes & Noble and Amazon bestseller lists already but isn't being published until May. It follows teenager Phillip, who attends a school for those with special powers. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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B.J. Novak's 'The Book with No Pictures' continues to top bestseller lists

As shown by the title, Novak's book for kids contains no illustrations but instead includes funny words that reviews say are sure to get kids giggling. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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