Prices Climb on Ebook Best-Seller List as Hawkins Holds No. 1

Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller ListThe average price of a best-seller inches up to $6.66 from $6.14 last week on the Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List as higher-priced titles crowd the upper rankings. Five of the top ten cost more than $10.

And speaking of tens, this week marks the tenth that The Girl on the Train, the best-selling thriller by Paula Hawkins, as spent at No. 1.

The titles at Nos. 2 and 3 haven’t budged since last week’s roundup either, while a new title by J. R. Ward, called The Shadows, debuts at No. 4.

Top 25 Ebook Best-Sellers
Week Ending 4/4/15
Rank* Title Author Publisher Price** Change
1 (1) The Girl on the Train: A Novel Paula Hawkins Penguin Random House $6.99  —
2 (2) The Stranger Harlan Coben Penguin Random House $10.99 — 
3 (3) The Longest Ride Nicholas Sparks Hachette $5.39  —
4 (n/a) The Shadows: A Novel of the Black Dagger Brotherhood J.R. Ward Penguin Random House $11.95 New
5 (4) NYPD Red 3 James Patterson; Marshall Karp Hachette $9.99 -1
6 (6) All the Light We Cannot See: A Novel Anthony Doerr Simon & Schuster $12.99  —
7 (5) Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania Erik Larson Penguin Random House $10.99 -2
8 (10) Gone Girl: A Novel Gillian Flynn Penguin Random House $4.20 +2
9 (12) The Nightingale Kristin Hannah Macmillan $12.99 +3
10 (9) Allegiant (Divergent Trilogy Book 3) Veronica Roth HarperCollins $3.99 -1
11 (23) Outlander: A Novel Diana Gabaldon Penguin Random House $1.99 +12
12 (11) Insurgent (Divergent Trilogy Book 2) Veronica Roth HarperCollins $3.99 -1
13 (8) Divergent (Divergent Trilogy Book 1) Veronica Roth HarperCollins $2.99 -5
14 (16) The Husband’s Secret Liane Moriarty Penguin Random House $6.50 +2
15 (n/a) Deep (A Stage Dive Novel) Kylie Scott Macmillan $3.99 New
16 (15) The Silent Girls Eric Rickstad HarperCollins $0.99 -1
17 (17) A Spool of Blue Thread: A Novel Anne Tyler Penguin Random House $10.99  —
18 (24) Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail Cheryl Strayed Penguin Random House $4.62 +6
19 (14) Silent Scream (Detective Kim Stone Series Book 1) Angela Marsons Self-published $0.99 -5
20 (n/a) 10 Years Later: A Second Chance Romance J. Sterling Self-published $2.99 New
21 (n/a) Stars of Fortune (The Guardians Trilogy Book 1) Nora Roberts Penguin Random House $7.99 New
22 (20) The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics Daniel James Brown Penguin Random House $2.99 -2
23 (n/a) Memory Man David Baldacci Hachette $9.99 New
24 (n/a) Think Like a Freak: The Authors of Freakonomics Offer to Retrain Your Brain Steven D. Levitt; Stephen J. Dubner HarperCollins $1.99 New
25 (n/a) The Patriot Threat (Cotton Malone Book 10) Steve Berry Macmillan $12.99 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.

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