Amazon Charts: The Testaments jumps the gun

Margaret Atwood's The Testaments (Vintage) tops the Amazon Charts: Most-Sold Fiction chart, a week ahead of its publication, with the Booker-shortlisted title the most pre-ordered book in the chart. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-11 04:09:14 UTC ]
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Mantel climbs Amazon charts as press storm continues

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Amazon struggles to get its books onto the bestseller charts

Books published by Amazon like the Penny Marshall memoir 'My Mother Was Nuts' have not seen strong sales. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Amazon is opening a store across the street from Nashville’s Parnassus Books, because Amazon is bad.

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Amazon Publishing Launches Amazon Crossing Kids

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Amazon rebrands Cloud Player with launch of Amazon Music 3 for mobile and desktop

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In Amazon’s Bookstore, No Second Chances for the Third Reich

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