The Digital Book World E-Book Best-Seller list tracks e-book sales ranking and price data across six major e-book retailers with the goal of providing the most accurate picture of which e-books are most often purchased by consumers and at what price point. The full methodology is available here.
Penguin Random House is the big winner on the best-seller list this week — and it looks like it might be that way for weeks to come. The publishing giant has nine out of the top-25 spots and four out of the top-ten.
Further, if you dive deeper into the DBW lists, Penguin Random House has captured all ten spots on the $10 and up list and nine of ten spots on the $8.00 to $9.99 list. There’s a good explanation for this. Read more.
1. “Inferno: A Novel (Robert Langdon)” by Dan Brown; Penguin Random House; $12.99
2. “Second Honeymoon” by James Patterson and Howard Roughan; Hachette; $7.49
3. “And the Mountains Echoed: A Novel” by Khaled Hosseini; Penguin Random House; $10.99
4. “This Man Confessed (This Man Trilogy)” by Jodi Ellen Malpas; Hachette; $5.51
5. “The One I Left Behind” by Jennifer McMahon; HarperCollins; $1.99
6. “Entwined with You (Crossfire Trilogy Series #3)” by Sylvia Day; Penguin Random House; $8.89
7. “Divergent” by Veronica Roth; HarperCollins; $4.99
8. “Gone Girl: A Novel” by Gillian Flynn; Penguin Random House; $12.99
9. “Damaged 2” by H.M. Ward; Self-published; $3.99
10. “Damaged” by H.M. Ward; Self-published; $0.99
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