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‘Aftershock’ Debuts on iBooks Top Paid Books List

aftershockAftershock by Sylvia Day, debuted on Apple’s Top Paid iBooks in the U.S. last week at No. 5.

Apple has released its top selling books list for paid books from iBooks in the U.S. for week ending 3/10. Author Veronica Roth continues to lead the list with the top selling three books on the list.

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Sylvia Day Sells 550,000+ Copies in a Week

With combined print and eBook sales, novelist Sylvia Day has sold more than 550,000 copies of Entwined with You in its debut week.

The third novel in her Crossfire series has topped bestseller lists around the country, but it also sold more than 235,000 eBook and print copies in the UK as well.  The formerly self-published novelist landed a book deal with Penguin’s Berkley Books imprint last year. Here’s more from the release:

Entwined with Your debuted as the No. 1 bestselling book on The New York Times (in the Trade Paperback, eBook, and Combined Print/eBook categories), USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Publishers Weekly, and Barnes and Noble lists, among others … In addition, ENTWINED WITH YOU debuted at No. 1 in Ireland, Australia, Spain, Denmark and Brazil.

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Sylvia Day Shares Writing Advice

As Sylvia Day published Entwined with You this month, we caught up with her for a video interview. She shared her success story as a self-published author, offering some advice for aspiring writers as well.

Since she landed a book deal with Penguin’s Berkley Books imprint, she has sold more than 7,000,000 copies in English the last ten months. Here’s an excerpt:

I try to convey to [my readers] all the time how grateful I am. Because I know they can spend their hard earned dollars on any book. If they’re going to spend it on mine and then spend the next few hours of their life with it, the least I can say is “Thank you” … Gratitude goes a long way. Never forget that you are where you are because your readers are there for you.

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Sylvia Day Sold Five Million Books in Seven Months

Since her traditional publisher release seven months ago, romance novelist Sylvia Day has sold more than five million copies of Bared to You and Reflected in You.

Day sold 100,000 copies of Bared to You as a self-published author, but then landed a book deal with Penguin’s Berkley Books imprint last May. Here are some key sales stats from the publisher:

After the overnight success of Bared to You, the Crossfire series firmly established itself as one of the most popular series in the nation when its second book, Reflected in You, easily took the #1 spot on The New York Times bestseller list with 389,000 trade paperbacks and ebooks sold in its first week of sales … Reflected in You, debuted as the #1 bestselling book on The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Publishers Weekly, and Canadian Booksellers Association lists. Across the Atlantic, Day’s newest stormed to #1 with over 80,000 copies sold in week one in the UK— Penguin UK’s fastest selling paperback ever. Reflected in You has sold over 1.5 million copies alone in the US and is a #1 bestseller in 3 countries—the UK, Ireland, and the US.

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Colleen Hoover Tops Self-Published Bestsellers List

For the second time, Colleen Hoover has topped our Self Published Bestsellers List with a new book. Check out our What Is New Adult Fiction? post for more about this booming genre.

To help GalleyCat readers discover self-published authors, we have compiled lists of the top eBooks in three major marketplaces for self-published digital books: Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Smashwords.

We update these lists every week, tracking how writers perform inside these booming marketplaces. You can read all the lists below, complete with links to each book. If you are an author, check out our Free Sites to Promote Your eBook post and our How To Sell Your Self-Published Book in Bookstores post and our How to Pitch Your Book to Online Outlets post.

 

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New Adult Novel Tops Our Self-Published Bestsellers List

For the second time this year, Jessica Sorensen has topped our Self Published Bestsellers List with another new adult novel. Check out our What Is New Adult Fiction? post for more about this booming genre.

To help GalleyCat readers discover self-published authors, we have compiled lists of the top eBooks in three major marketplaces for self-published digital books: Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Smashwords.

We update these lists every week, tracking how writers perform inside these booming marketplaces. You can read all the lists below, complete with links to each book. If you are an author, check out our Free Sites to Promote Your eBook post and our How To Sell Your Self-Published Book in Bookstores post and our How to Pitch Your Book to Online Outlets post.

 

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Space Opera Tops Self-Published Bestsellers List

For weeks, novelist Randolph Lalonde has led the Smashwords section of our Self Published Bestsellers List with the space opera series, Spinward Fringe.

To help GalleyCat readers discover self-published authors, we have compiled lists of the top eBooks in three major marketplaces for self-published digital books: Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Smashwords.

We update these lists every week, tracking how writers perform inside these booming marketplaces. You can read all the lists below, complete with links to each book. If you are an author, check out our Free Sites to Promote Your eBook post and our How To Sell Your Self-Published Book in Bookstores post and our How to Pitch Your Book to Online Outlets post.

 

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Amazon Reveals Bestselling Books of 2012

Amazon has revealed the bestselling books of 2012, a list led by E. L. James, Gillian Flynn and Sylvia Day.

We’ve reprinted the complete list below, but you can also check out the company’s top 100 lists of the Adult Print Books, Kids & Teens Print BooksAdult Kindle Books of 2012 and Kids & Teens Kindle Books for the year.

1. “Fifty Shades Freed: Book Three of the Fifty Shades Trilogy” by E.L. James
2/ “Gone Girl: A Novel” by Gillian Flynn
3. “Fifty Shades Trilogy: Fifty Shades of Grey, Fifty Shades Darker, Fifty Shades Freed 3-volume Boxed Set” by E.L. James

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Sylvia Day Sells 100,000 Trade Paperbacks in a Week

Formerly self-published romance novelist Sylvia Day has sold 100,000 trade paperback copies of Reflected in You in a single week. The eBook was released in October and has already sold 450,000 copies.

According to Amazon’s new Author Rank feature, Day (pictured, via) is currently the fifth most popular writer on Amazon–alongside publishing giants like James PattersonJohn GrishamNora Roberts, and Suzanne Collins.

Interestingly enough, romance novelist Jessica Sorensen is currently the sixth most popular author at Amazon.  She is the only self-published author to make the top ten most popular authors list, and her new book rocketed to the top of our Self-Published Bestsellers List this week.

Sylvia Day Currently the Most Popular Author on Amazon

Erotica novelist Sylvia Day is the most popular author on Amazon right now according to the bookseller’s “Author Rank” feature. We’ve listed the five most popular authors below–are you surprised?

With too many authors already obsessed with their Amazon Sales Rank, the site has added a dangerous new feature. Amazon’s “Author Rank” is an hour-by-hour rank that measures the bestselling writers on the online bookseller.

Check it out: “Amazon Author Rank is based on the sales of all of an author’s books on Amazon.com and is updated hourly. Explore these pages to find the best selling authors in your favorite genres. Been thinking about reading something a bit different or need some help selecting the perfect gift? Dive in and discover a host of popular authors who are delighting other readers. Make your reading choices with confidence thanks to Amazon Author Rank. Authors can find their Amazon Author Rank in Author Central.”

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