E-Books: Many Expected Results in October, At Least One Surprise

November 2009
Book Publishing Report;Nov2009, Vol. 34 Issue 11, p10
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The article reports on the performance of Dan Brown's "The Lost Symbol" in the electronic (e)-book market in the U.S. in 2009. The book of Brown scored an almost perfect 99.8 rating for October and it beat out its closest competitors including Charlaine Harris' "A Touch of Dead" and Diana Gabaldon's "An Echo in the Bone." The blacklist titles of Brown boost thrillers and mystery, providing its category its fourth month at No. 1 having a phenomenal rating of 1,175.


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