E-Book Best-Sellers $8.00 to $9.99 Week Ending 10-6-12

The new No. 1 in the $8 to $9.99 price band, Sylvia Day’s Reflected in You: A Crossfire Novel (Penguin), is part of a larger trend: the dominance of erotically charged fiction on best-sellers lists. In fact, counting the Fifty Shades trilogy, four out of the top five e-books selling in this price range are part of this “sexy” trend.

See the rest of the the best-seller lists for the week ending Oct. 6:

Digital Book World E-Book Best-Seller List: Top 25 Overall
Digital Book World Best-Selling E-Books Priced $10.00 and Above
Digital Book World Best-Selling E-Books Priced $8.00 – $9.99
Digital Book World Best-Selling E-Books Priced $3.00 – $7.99
Digital Book World Best-Selling E-Books Priced $0.00 – $2.99

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Top 10 E-Book Best-Sellers | $8 to $9.99
Week Ending 10/6/12
Rank* Title Author Publisher  Price** Change
1/1 (4) Reflected in You: A Crossfire Novel Sylvia Day Penguin        9.99 +3
2/4 (10) The Mark of Athena (The Heroes of Olympus, Book Three) Rick Riordan Hyperion        9.99 +8
3/6 (3) Fifty Shades Freed: Book Three of the Fifty Shades Trilogy E L James Random House        9.99
4/7 (2) Fifty Shades Darker: Book Two of the Fifty Shades Trilogy E L James Random House        9.99 -2
5/8 (1) Fifty Shades Of Grey: Book One Of The Fifty Shades Trilogy E L James Random House        9.99 -4
6/20 (5) The Time Keeper Mitch Albom Hyperion        9.50 -1
7/27 (7) Fall of Giants: Book One of the Century Trilogy Ken Follett Penguin        9.99
8/28 (6) The Perfect Hope: Book Three of the Inn BoonsBoro Trilogy Nora Roberts Penguin        9.99 -2
9/30 (8) The Perks of Being a Wallflower Stephen Chbosky Simon & Schuster        9.99 -1
10/32 (n/a) A Fool’s Gold Christmas Susan Mallery Harlequin        8.57 New

* Rank on main list after forward slash; previous week’s list rank in parentheses.
** Price reflects minimum price across all retailers throughout the week. Price may vary between retailers and may change throughout the week. Contact Iobyte Solutions for more information on e-book pricing.
Methodology available here.

See the rest of the the best-seller lists for the week ending Oct. 6:

Digital Book World E-Book Best-Seller List: Top 25 Overall
Digital Book World Best-Selling E-Books Priced $10.00 and Above
Digital Book World Best-Selling E-Books Priced $8.00 – $9.99
Digital Book World Best-Selling E-Books Priced $3.00 – $7.99
Digital Book World Best-Selling E-Books Priced $0.00 – $2.99

Read and comment on our methodology.

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