Tue, 01/04/2014 - 16:28
"Great British Bake Off" star Mary Berry rules the top of the charts for the second straight week, whilst Mother's Day gifting has given Hardback Non-Fiction a distinct cookery flavour
Mary Berry Cooks (BBC) topped the Official Top 50, selling 42,946 copies, up 72% week on week. The uplift also gave the...
Tue, 25/03/2014 - 16:15
Mary Berry has achieved her first UK Top 50 number one with Mary Berry Cooks (BBC), three weeks after it debuted on the chart.
Berry would have achieved overall top seller success two weeks ago but was held off the top spot by World Book Day titles dominating the top 10. Following a 20% dip in sales the previous week, Berry...
Wed, 19/03/2014 - 09:50
There were adult fiction number ones for Jeffrey Archer and James Patterson but for the second straight week the top of the charts were dominated by World Book Day titles and topped by David Melling's Hello Hugless Douglas (Hodder Children's Books).
Be Careful What You Wish For (Macmillan), the fourth...
Thu, 13/03/2014 - 14:11
Veronica Roth reclaimed her position at the summit of the US book chart last week after temporarily relinquishing it to Dr Seuss during the Read Across America (RAA) drive the previous week.
Roth's already impressive sales performance through Nielsen BookScan US improved again; Divergent (Katherine Tegen) rose two places...
Wed, 12/03/2014 - 08:35
World Book Day titles dominated the top of last week's UK Official Top 50, nabbing the first eight spots, and with all 10 WBD books in the top 12.
David Melling's Hello Hugless Douglas (Hodder Children's) claimed the top spot with sales of 47,130 copies, down 17% on last year's top selling title in WBD...
Fri, 21/02/2014 - 09:00
Cornerstone has launched Missing, a “global online interactive adventure” for fans of James Patterson.
The project will see Patterson go “missing”, with the 3.9 million fans on his Facebook page asked to solve clues to his whereabouts with the help of some...
Thu, 20/02/2014 - 12:10
US author James Patterson has followed through on his promise to donate $1m to US independent bookstores, choosing an initial 55 recipients.
A total of $267,000 (£160,000) has been handed out in grants which range from $2,000 to $15,000....
Fri, 14/02/2014 - 09:30
Two Lee Child novels were the most borrowed books of the year from UK libraries in 2012-13, while Hilary Mantel and J K Rowling also saw books fly into the top 10, in the annual UK book lending figures released by the Public Lending Right.
But for the seventh year running, it is James Patterson who is the most borrowed author from UK...
Tue, 11/02/2014 - 16:12
Despite missing out on the overall prize in the Costa Book Awards, Kate Atkinson's Life After Life (Black Swan) has retained the top spot in UK's Official Top 50 shifting 31,678 units and outselling the second-placed book, James Patterson...
Wed, 29/01/2014 - 09:20
E-books by Sainsbury’s has teamed up with Penguin Random House to give away “millions” of free copies of Jacqueline Wilson and James Patterson e-books, in a promotion planned to last two years.
The supermarket's e-book arm is offering children the opportunity to download a free copy of Wilson’s Tracy...