This week, we see an e-book from a small, independent publisher reaching the No. 1 spot. Soho Press’s The Boy in the Suitcase is atop the rankings, besting Hachette’s J.K. Rowling hit The Cuckoo’s Calling (No. 2) and Penguin Random House’s latest Lee Child title, High Heat: A Jack Reacher Short Story (No. 3).
Here are the top 10 best-sellers for the week ending 8-18-13:
1. “The Boy in the Suitcase” by Lene Kaaberbol; Agnete Friis; Soho Press; $1.99
2. “The Cuckoo’s Calling” by Robert Galbraith; J. K. Rowling; Hachette; $9.99
3. “High Heat: A Jack Reacher Short Story” by Lee Child; Penguin Random House; $1.99
4. “The Husband’s Secret” by Liane Moriarty; Penguin Random House; $10.99
5. “Mistress” by James Patterson; David Ellis; Hachette $12.74
6. “City of Bones: The Mortal Instruments Book 01” by Cassandra Clare; Simon & Schuster; $4.99
7. “Inferno: A Novel (Robert Langdon)” by Dan Brown; Penguin Random House; $12.99
8. “Princess” by Jean Sasson; Self-published; $0.99
9. “Divergent” by Veronica Roth; HarperCollins; $3.99
10. “Burn (The Breathless Trilogy)” by Maya Banks; Penguin Random House; $8.89
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