Harlan Coben scores first number one in almost a decade with Run Away

Harlan Coben’s Run Away (Arrow) has ended the seven-week run of David Walliams’ The World’s Worst Teachers (HarperCollins) in the top spot, leaping 42% in volume on its launch week to claim the UK Official Top 50 number one.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-20 13:20:05 UTC ]
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Weekly E-Ranking: Kay runs away with longest-running non-fiction number one

Adam Kay’s This is Going to Hurt (Picador) has swiped the Weekly E-Ranking number one spot for a third week on the trot, making the junior doctor memoir the longest-running non-fiction number one in the chart’s history. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Walliams scores 50th number one with The World's Worst Teachers

David Walliams has bagged his 50th week at number one as The World’s Worst Teachers (HarperCollins) schools the charts for a fifth week running, selling 27,184 copies. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-30 03:42:55 UTC ]
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Apple Books Bestsellers: Coben ‘Runs’ to the Top

Harlan Coben’s new thriller, Run Away, takes #1 on the Apple Books store, ending Delia Owens’s long run at the top with Where the Crawdads Sing, which fell to #2. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lucky 13 for Kinney as The Meltdown scores author's first number one in three years

Jeff Kinney’s 13th Wimpy Kid title The Meltdown (Puffin) has nipped into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling 57,790 copies to claim the author’s first overall number one since November 2015. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Brown bags it: Origin scores author's 77th week at number one

Dan Brown’s Origin (Corgi) has shot straight into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling 38,735 copies for £151,251. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Weekly E-Book Ranking: Eleanor Oliphant scores print and ebook number ones

It’s not often a single title tops both the print and ebook charts in the same week, let alone pulls off that feat multiple times, but Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine's in the number one ebook chart slot has now reached seven consecutive weeks. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bad Dad steals away with the number one for a fourth week running

David Walliams’ Bad Dad (HarperCollins) has skidded into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot for a fourth consecutive week, selling 78,127 copies for £443,681. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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5 Writing Tips: Harlan Coben

Bestselling author Harlan Coben shares his five writing tips, including "Write like there is a knife against your throat." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pan Mac scores hat-trick with three number ones

Pan Macmillan has scored a hat-trick this week by taking three number one positions across fiction and non-fiction in the Nielsen BookScan bestseller charts. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Roald Dahl scores first number one in book chart

Roald Dahl has scored his first ever Official Top 50 number one, as World Book Day title The Great Mouse Plot (Puffin) leapfrogged Cavan Scott’s The Escape: Star Wars (Egmont). The Great Mouse Plot, illustrated by Quentin Blake, sold 32,096 copies for £32,096, according to Nielsen BookScan’s... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Alma scores first UK Number One with Travelling to Infinity

Jane Hawking’s memoir of married life with the physicist and mathematician Stephen Hawking is the new number one on the Official UK Top 50 chart. In the seven days ending 16th May, Travelling to Infinity shifted 26,407 units and climbs 851 places to claim this week's top spot. Last week the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Child scores Personal best with third Number One

Lee Child achieves a personal best this week as his latest thriller tops the Official UK Top 50 for a third consecutive week. The paperback edition of Personal (Bantam) sold 22,680 copies in the seven days ending 9th May and marks the first time a Jack Reacher thriller has spent more than a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Burton scores number one hat trick

Jessie Burton has notched up a third number one position on the official UK Top 50. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon runs the numbers to convince you that ebooks should be cheaper

After unsuccessfully trying to charm authors, Amazon is now appealing to its customers during the ongoing war with Hachette. The retailer has revealed the reasons behind the spat, i.e. cheaper ebook prices, and the noble intentions behind it. Using... Continue reading at Engadget

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'Fault' breaks 2014 longest-running number one record

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Kickstarter Diary Chapter 2: Rewards and Goals—Running the Numbers

Once I’d made up my mind I was going to do a Kickstarter campaign, the first thing I needed to do was figure out how the math was going to work—and there were a lot of numbers to run. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Mary Berry scores her first UK Top 50 number one

Mary Berry has achieved her first UK Top 50 number one with Mary Berry Cooks (BBC), three weeks... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sir Alex scores convincing Christmas Number One

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Three more Harlan Coben for Orion

Orion has acquired three further adult novels by thriller writer Harlan Coben, with the first of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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