DBW E-book Bestsellers: Grisham Unseats Flynn on E-book Best-Seller List

    by Rich Bellis
    November 7, 2014
    Photo by Ronnie Pitman and reused here with Creative Commons license.

    grishamJohn Grisham’s “Gray Mountain” hits the top of the E-book Best-Seller List this week, swapping places with “Gone Girl,” the Gillian Flynn novel that held strong at No 1. for the past six weeks.

    Two other Gillian Flynn titles remain within the top 25, though: “Dark Places and “Sharp Objects.” And it’s all good news anyway for Penguin Random House, which publishes both Grisham and Flynn.

    "The average price of a best-selling e-book takes a sharp turn upward after a recent dive, from $6.26 to $7.36."

    Self-published e-books hold strong this week, three of them by Deborah Bladon — the same number of titles the author had on last week’s list — with Penelope Ward’s hit “Stepbrother Dearest” remaining inside the top ten.


    The average price of a best-selling e-book takes a sharp turn upward after a recent dive, from $6.26 to $7.36.

    E-book best-sellers from the week ending 11/1:

    1. “Gray Mountain: A Novel,” John Grisham, Penguin Random House, $11.99
    2. “Gone Girl: A Novel,” Gillian Flynn, Penguin Random House, $7.99
    3. “Blood Magick (Cousins O’Dwyer Trilogy Book 3),” Nora Roberts, $6.99
    4. “Leaving Time: A Novel,” Jody Picoult, Penguin Random House, $10.99
    5. “Deadline (A Virgil Flowers Book 8),” John Sanford, Penguin Random House, $10.99
    6. “Burn (Michael Bennett Book 7),” James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge, Hachette, $9.99
    7. “Stepbrother Dearest,” Penelope Ward, self-published, $3.99
    8. “All the Light We Cannot See: A Novel,” Anthony Doerr, Simon & Schuster, $6.50
    9. “Dark Places: A Novel,” Gillian Flynn, Penguin Random House, $4.99
    10. “Killing Patton: The Strange Death of World War II’s Most Audacious General,” Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard, Macmillan, $11.04

    See the complete list of this week’s top 25 e-book bestsellers at Digital Book World.


    Rich Bellis writes for Digital Book World, where this article originally appeared.


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