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PW: The Bestselling E-books of 2012

The Bestselling E-books of 2012

Jaw-dropping numbers in digital sales

“15 Million+ for All Three

*Fifty Shades of Grey: Book One. E.L. James. Vintage

*Fifty Shades Darker: Book Two. E.L. James. Vintage

*Fifty Shades Freed: Book Three. E.L. James. Vintage

One Million+

*Gone Girl: A Novel. Gillian Flynn. Crown


*Fifty Shades Trilogy Bundle. E.L. James. Vintage

*Bared to You. Sylvia Day. Berkley


*The Racketeer. John Grisham. Doubleday

*Reflected in You. Sylvia Day. Berkley

The Lucky One. Nicholas Sparks. Grand Central (569,544)


*No Easy Day. Mark Owen. Dutton

*Defending Jacob. William Landay. Delacorte

*The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo: Book 1 of the Millennium Trilogy. Steig Larsson. Vintage

*A Game of Thrones. George R.R. Martin. Bantam

11/22/63: A Novel. Stephen King. Scribner (441,152)

The Innocent. David Baldacci. Grand Central (432,098)

*The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest: Book 3 of the Millennium Trilogy. Steig Larsson. Vintage

*The Last Boyfriend. Nora Roberts. Berkley

*The Help. Kathryn Stockett. Berkley

*A Dance with the Dragons. George R.R. Martin. Bantam


*Unbroken. Laura Hillenbrand. Random House

*The Girl Who Played with Fire: Book 2 of the Millennium Trilogy. Steig Larsson. Vintage

11th Hour. James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. Little, Brown (372,071)

*The Witness. Nora Roberts. Berkley

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close. Jonathan Safran Foer. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (365,488)

Water for Elephants. Sara Gruen. Algonquin (355,466)

*The Perfect Hope. Nora Roberts. Berkley

*Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination that Changed America Forever. Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. Henry Holt

Kill Shot: An American Assassin. Vince Flynn. Emily Bestler Books (335,422)

Guilty Wives. James Patterson and David Ellis. Little, Brown (330,924)

Kill Alex Cross. James Patterson. Little, Brown (322,982)

Steve Jobs. Walter Isaacson. Simon & Schuster (311,727)

The Perks of Being a Wallflower. Stephen Chbosky. Gallery (305,634)

The Drop. Michael Connelly. Little, Brown (302,681)


*A Wanted Man. Lee Child. Delacorte

*A Clash of Kings. George R.R. Martin. Bantam

*Wild. Cheryl Strayed. Knopf

The Best of Me. Nicholas Sparks. Grand Central (282,847)

*Deadlocked. Charlaine Harris. Ace

*Explosive Eighteen. Janet Evanovich. Bantam

*A Storm of Swords. George R.R. Martin. Bantam

*Game of Thrones, 4-Copy. George R.R. Martin. Bantam

Unfinished Business. Nora Roberts. Silhouette (275,279)

Where We Belong. Emily Giffin. St. Martin’s Press (269,907)

*The Next Always. Nora Roberts Berkley

The Last Man. Vince Flynn. Atria Books (260,776)

Private: #1 Suspect. James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. Little, Brown (262,379)

*Calico Joe. John Grisham. Doubleday

*Deep Down: Reacher Story. Lee Child. Delacorte

The Casual Vacancy. J.K. Rowling. Little, Brown (246,301)

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. Seth Grahame-Smith. Grand Central (244,975)

*A Feast for Crows. George R.R. Martin. Bantam

*Notorious Nineteen. Janet Evanovich. Bantam

*Shadow of Night. Deborah Harkness. Viking

*Winter of the World. Ken Follett. Dutton

Lone Wolf. Jodi Picoult. Emily Bestler Books (232,026)

The Light Between Oceans. M.L. Stedman. Scribner (228,133)

*Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot. Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. Henry Holt

Private Games. James Patterson and Mark T. Sullivan. Little, Brown (218,396)

Zero Day. David Baldacci. Grand Central (218,344)

American Sniper. Chris Kyle. Morrow (211,897)

NYPD Red. James Patterson and Marshall Karp. Little, Brown (208,092)

*Stolen Prey. John Sandford. Penguin

7 Habits of Highly Effective People. Stephen R. Covey. Free Press (203,352)

*The Litigators. John Grisham. Doubleday

I, Michael Bennett. James Patterson. Little, Brown (202,270)”

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Posted on: March 21, 2013, 7:04 am Category: Uncategorized