With a hotly anticipated film adaptation of the E.L. James bestseller ready to hit theaters this Valentine’s Day, two titles in the “Fifty Shades of Grey” trilogy return to the E-Book Best-Seller List.
The eponymous first book of the series as well as its third installment, “Fifty Shades Freed,” slide into the No. 18 and No. 21 spots, respectively.
If recent history is any guide, those titles may very well climb the ranks should the movie adaptation perform well.
Just last week saw two different e-book editions of “American Sniper” score places on the Best-Seller List, including No. 1, as the Bradley Cooper movie based on the title cleaned up at the box office.
The average price of a bestseller is up from $6.30 to $6.67 this week.
E-book best-sellers from the week ending 1/31:
- “The Girl on the Train: A Novel,” Paula Hawkins, Penguin Random House, $6.11
- “American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History,” Chris Kyle, Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice, HarperCollins, $5.86
- “Gone Girl: A Novel,” Gillian Flynn, Penguin Random House, $4.99
- “Big Little Lies,” Liane Moriarty, Penguin Random House, $3.99
- “Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption,” Laura Hillenbrand, Penguin Random House, $4.99
- “Private Vegas,” James Patterson; Maxine Paetro, Hachette, $10.12
- “All the Light We Cannot See: A Novel,” Anthony Doerr, Simon & Schuster, $11.99
- “Dark Places: A Novel,” Gillian Flynn, Penguin Random House, $2.99
- “Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail,” Cheryl Strayed, Penguin Random House, $6.15
- “The Escape (John Puller Series Book 3),” David Baldacci, Hachette, $9.99
Rich Bellis writes for Digital Book World, where this article originally appeared.