New All-Time Low Average Price for Best-Selling Ebooks

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Screen Shot 2013-09-11 at 1.07.04 AMAverage price dropped significantly for titles on the best-seller list. This week the price sank by nearly $1.00 to the new all-time low of $5.41.

For the last two weeks the average price of best-selling ebooks was steady at $6.33.

Nine of the ten titles that fell squarely in the average price range $3.00 – $7.99 are from traditional publishers.

Ebook best-sellers from the week ending 9/8:

Top Selling Ebooks: $10 and above
Top Selling Ebooks: $8.00 – $9.99
Top Selling Ebooks: $3.00 – $7.99
Top Selling Ebooks: $0.00 – $2.99

Top 25 Ebook Best-Sellers
Week Ending 9/8/13

 

Rank* Title Author Publisher   Price**   Change
1 (20) Never Go Back: A Jack Reacher Novel Lee Child Penguin Random House $11.76 +19
2 (1) The Husband’s Secret Liane Moriarty Penguin Random House $5.99 -1
3 (3) The Cuckoo’s Calling Robert Galbraith; J. K. Rowling Hachette $5.99
4 (n/a) Exclusive Sandra Brown Hachette $4.74 new
5 (2) City of Bones : The Mortal Instruments Book 01 Cassandra Clare Simon & Schuster $4.99 -3
6 (n/a) Envy Sandra Brown Hachette $1.99 new
7 (4) High Heat: A Jack Reacher Short Story Lee Child Penguin Random House $1.99 -3
8 (7) Divergent Veronica Roth HarperCollins $3.99 -1
9 (8) Ruin Rachel Van Dyken Self-published $0.99 -1
10 (6) Mistress James Patterson; David Ellis Hachette $6.64 -4
11 (10) Inferno: A Novel (Robert Langdon) Dan Brown Penguin Random House $10.99 -1
12 (n/a) New Adult Romance Box Set (Romance Anthology) Emme Rollins, Julia Kent, Anna Antonia, Aubrey Rose, and Helena Newbury Fido Publishing $0.99 new
13 (n/a) Seduced – Book Three – Surrender Series Melody Anne Gossamer Publishing $3.99 new
14 (11) The Fault in Our Stars John Green Penguin Random House $3.99 -3
15 (18) Insurgent (Divergent 2) Veronica Roth HarperCollins $6.99 +3
16 (9) City of Ashes : The Mortal Instruments Book 02 Cassandra Clare Simon & Schuster $4.99 -7
17 (16) Gone Girl: A Novel Gillian Flynn Penguin Random House $10.99 -1
18 (15) Wicked Firsts Elisabeth Naughton; Alexandra Ivy; Cynthia Eden; Laura Wright; Katie Reus; Joan Swan Self-published/The Indie Six $0.99 -3
19 (17) The Hero (Thunder Point) Robyn Carr Harlequin $4.55 -2
20 (21) And the Mountains Echoed: A Novel Khaled Hosseini Penguin Random House $10.99 -1
21 (22) City of Glass : The Mortal Instruments Book 03 Cassandra Clare Simon & Schuster $4.99 -1
22 (19) The Silent Wife: A Novel A. S. A. Harrison Penguin Random House $7.99 -3
23 (n/a) Forever My Girl Heidi McLaughlin Bandit Publishing $0.99 new
24 (n/a) Entwined with You (Crossfire Trilogy Series #3) Sylvia Day Penguin Random House $4.99 new
25 (n/a) Styxx (Dark-Hunter Novels 23) Sherrilyn Kenyon Macmillan $7.99 new

* 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 ebook pricing. Methodology available here.

 

DeannaUtroske

About DeannaUtroske

Deanna Utroske is the Content Producer at Digital Book World and an active member of New York Women in Communications, where she serves on the Integrated Marketing & Communications Committee. Previously, Deanna worked in the editorial office of Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, a publication of the University of Chicago Press.

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