Weekly E-Ranking: Child topples himself with The Hero

Weekly E-Ranking: Child topples himself with The Hero

It seems that only Lee Child can defeat Lee Child—the crime author’s 24th Jack Reacher title, Blue Moon, has been knocked from the Weekly E-Book Ranking number one by his own non-fiction début, The Hero. Child’s deconstruction of the myth of the hero in modern-day fiction became his first non-Jack Reacher title to chart in the top 20, and his 11th number one in the ranking. Blue Moon slipped to third place, as Adam Kay’s Twas the Nightshift Before Christmas held firm in the runner-up spot. 

This year really has been the year for non-fiction selling strongly in e-book format, with Kay’s Thi...

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