Bookstat chart: Girl Beneath the Sea surges to top spot, Rooney shoots to second

Bookstat chart: Girl Beneath the Sea surges to top spot, Rooney shoots to second

Andrew Mayne's The Girl Beneath the Sea (Thomas & Mercer) has made a splash in the Bookstat e-book top 10, sailing straight into the number one. After three weeks of dominance, the previous week's top three—Claire McGowan's The Other Wife (Thomas & Mercer), Beth O'Leary's The Flatshare (Quercus) and Harriet Tyce's Blood Orange (Wildfire)—dropped down to make way for an all-new top five.

Faber's Normal People by Sally Rooney (pictured) made its debut in the Bookstat top 10, following the launch of its much-lauded BBC adaptation. Of course, Rooney's second novel has already been a blockbuste...

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