'Unbroken' YA adaptation follows original book to the bestseller lists

This past November, author Laura Hillenbrand published a young adult version of her 2010 bestseller 'Unbroken' (itself still on bestseller lists). The book for younger readers is also selling well, though reviewers disagree on whether it's necessary. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

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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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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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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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Apple Books Bestsellers: 'Crawdads' Adaptation Keeps the Book Singing

Delia Owens's 'Where the Crawdads Sing' keeps seeing dividends thanks to a bump from Reese Witherspoon, whose film adaptation of the novel was announced last month. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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2020 YA Book Adaptations To Make Popcorn For: Critical Linking, November 26, 2019

A daily roundup of the most interesting and awesome bookish links from around the web! Continue reading at Book Riot

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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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New York Times pulls YA novel from bestseller list after reports of fake sales

Lani Sarem’s Handbook for Mortals was taken off the No 1 spot after fellow YA authors, sceptical of ‘a book that no one has heard of’, uncovered a pattern of strategic preordersA young adult novel has been removed from the No 1 position on the New York Times bestseller lists, after detective... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Here’s how sleuths got the YA book “Handbook for Mortals” pulled from NYT’s best-seller list

The young-adult novel Handbook for Mortals by Lani Sarem pulled off the impressive feat of debuting at No. 1 on the New York Times Young Adult Hardcover best-seller chart. It then pulled off the equally impressive feat of getting yanked almost immediately for what a Times rep told Vulture were... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2017-08-25 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

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Industry Notes: Canada’s Kids Can Press to Adapt YouTube ‘Carmilla’ Series into YA Book

Following the cult success on YouTube of the vlog-series ‘Carmilla,’ a book deal has been struck between Toronto’s Kids Can Press and Shaftesbury films. 0″ height=”276″ /> Poster artwork for the coming film treatment of ‘Carmilla’[/caption] n a statement from the Los Angeles presentation of... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Books: A futurist, a bestselling YA novel, Tolkien, Denis Johnson and more

Hello readers! I’m books editor Carolyn Kellogg, back after taking a newsletter break for Memorial Day Weekend. THE BIG ESSAY This week, critic at large Adriana E. Ramírez takes a look at “The Hate U Give.” The young adult novel is something of a phenomenon, selling like gangbusters since its... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-06-03 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

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