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Self-Published Author Takes Two Spots in iBookstore Top 10

Self-published author Violet Duke scored two spots among the top ten paid books in Apple’s iBookstore this week.

Last week, Falling for the Good Guy was the only self-published book to crack the list, but Duke added Choosing the Right Man this week. Apple compiles a list of the Top Paid Books every week, a list generally dominated by traditional publishers.

We’ve included the complete list below. You can discover more independent authors in our weekly Self Published Bestsellers list.

iBookstore Top Paid Books for Week Ending August 12, 2013

1. The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith & J.K. Rowling (Little, Brown & Company)
2. Burn by Maya Banks (Penguin Group US)
3. Mistress by James Patterson & David Ellis (Little, Brown and Company)
4. High Heat: A Jack Reacher Novella by Lee Child (Random House Publishing Group)
5. City of Bones by Cassandra Clare (Margaret K. McElderry Books)
6. Inferno by Dan Brown (Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group)
7. The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty (Penguin Group US)
8. Choosing the Right Man by Violet Duke (Violet Duke)
9. Falling for the Good Guy by Violet Duke (Violet Duke)
10. Zealot by Reza Aslan (Random House Publishing Group)

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