Tag: e-books

by Jeremy Greenfield

HarperCollins is having a “Hunger Games” moment; another year or so of these kinds of sales, and it will become a “Fifty Shades” moment. For the second week in a row, the three HarperCollins “Divergent” series titles took the top three spots on our bestseller list, perhaps on the strength of the “Divergent” movie’s opening weekend haul of $56 [...] more »

by Jeremy Greenfield

Veronica Roth’s Divergent series is doing its best Hunger Games series impression. The HarperCollins property has been dominating e-book bestseller lists all year and this week, for the first time, took all three top spots. Also, like The Hunger Games series, Divergent is now an e-book bundle best-seller, sitting at No. 12 on our list [...] more »

by Jeremy Greenfield

The latest series about an out-of-place teen heroine living in a dystopian future is continuing to pay off for HarperCollins. “Divergent” by Veronica Roth is once again No. 1 on the Digital Book World E-book Best-Seller list. That’s the sixth time out of all eight weeks in 2014 that “Divergent” has been No. 1. Helping the publisher’s [...] more »

by Jeremy Greenfield

For a few weeks it seemed as if Amazon Publishing had finally arrived to compete with the world’s largest publishers, which consistently dominate the Digital Book World E-book Best-Seller list. For several weeks in a row, Amazon had a handful of top sellers, including a No. 1 e-book best-seller the week ending February 1, a first [...] more »

by Jeremy Greenfield

Veronica Roth’s Divergent series is helping HarperCollins to a strong first quarter showing of best-sellers. Once again, the title for which the series is named is the No. 1 best-selling e-book in the U.S., the same rank it achieved last week and a total of four out of the six weeks of best-selling e-books in 2014. The [...] more »

by Jeremy Greenfield

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. Following up on its first-ever week with a No. 1 e-book [...] more »

by Jeremy Greenfield

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. Amazon Publishing may have just made the splash in book [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Apple wants e-book monitor removed (Christopher M. Matthews / Wall Street 2. Why is Hitler’s Mein Kampf topping e-book charts? (Kyle Chayka / TIME) 3. Self-publishing: It takes a village (Lindsay Pyfer / Huffington Post Books) 4. As new services track habits, the e-books are reading you (David Streitfeld / New York Times) 5. [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. New York Times redesign points to future of online publishing (Brian Stelter / CNN Money) 2. Media buyer: If ‘clickbait’ replaces great stories, advertisers will move elsewhere (Nic Hodges / Press Gazzette) 3. AMA: How a weird Internet thing became a mainstream delight (Alexis C. Madrigal / The Atlantic) 4. Apple wants e-book monitor [...] more »

by Lauren Simonis

In a big year for e-books, two behemoths went to court while new services and companies emerged. Apple faced allegations over e-book pricing, calling into question the prices of e-books in general. Amazon went to court over access to e-books but saw its case tossed. New services from Amazon and streaming e-book companies emerged in [...] more »