Digital Bestseller Lists: Normal People leads the way

Digital Bestseller Lists: Normal People leads the way

For the week ending 9th May, Sally Rooney’s Normal People punted into the Bookstat e-book number one, climbing one place to leapfrog Andrew Mayne’s The Girl Beneath the Sea. The Bookstat estimate of Normal People’s volume for that week is 23,051 units—but Hachette’s figures for their own titles are well above the estimated numbers, as Bookstat’s calculations are based on normal buying habits. So it’s likely that Normal People’s e-book numbers are even higher. It’s been a while since a bestseller’s e-book sales eclipsed its print numbers in a given month—but keep an eye out for May’s Monthly...

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