Grey shackles US charts for second week

Grey shackles US charts for second week

E L James’ Grey (Vintage) handily retained its number one position in the USA print bestseller charts, although volume sales declined by a almost third week-on-week.

The Fifty Shades sequel sold 241,779 copies through Nielsen BookScan US last week, but this was a 32% drop off James' first week haul of 354,229 copies. Total US sales through BookScan are 596,502 units and in two weeks Grey is already the third bestselling book of 2015, trailing only Paula Hawkins’ The Girl on the Train (Riverhead, 845,940 copies) and Chris Kyle’s American Sniper (Morrow, 785,089).

However, sales for Grey in...

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