Archive for January 2011

The Most Wanted List

Starting today, each Monday we’ll publish the Most Wanted List. This is a list of the titles that garnered the most borrow requests during the past week. You can think of this as a barometer of the tastes and interests of our community of Kindle book lenders and borrowers. In total, the titles on the Most Wanted List accounted for 13% of last week’s 5,692 borrow requests.

Without further ado, here is last week’s Most Wanted List. Most Wanted
Week of January 23, 2011

1. Water for Elephants: A Novel, by Sara Gruen

2. The Hangman’s Daughter, by Oliver Pötzsch

3. The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins

4. Mockingjay (The Final Book of The Hunger Games), by Suzanne Collins

5. Catching Fire (The Second Book of the Hunger Games), by Suzanne Collins

6. Heart of the Matter, by Emily Giffin

7. My Horizontal Life, by Chelsea Handler

8. Switched (Trylle Trilogy, #1), by Amanda Hocking

9. Freedom: A Novel (Oprah’s Book Club), by Jonathan Franzen

10. By Invitation Only, by Sheri McInnis and Jodi Della Femina

11. The Girl Who Fell from the Sky, by Heidi W. Durrow

12. Awakened, by P. C. Cast and Kristin Cast

13. A Dog’s Purpose, by W. Bruce Cameron

14. The Book Thief, by Markus Zusak

15. My Blood Approves, by Amanda Hocking

16. The Lost Hero, by Rick Riordan

17. Bet Me, by Jennifer Crusie

18. Wicked Appetite, by Janet Evanovich

19. Sizzling Sixteen, by Janet Evanovich

20. There’s Cake in My Future, by Kim Gruenenfelder

21. Look Again, by Lisa Scottoline

22. The Maze Runner, by James Dashner

23. Torn (Trylle Trilogy, #2), by Amanda Hocking

24. 1001 Dumbest Things Ever Said, by Steven D. Price

25. Kindle 2 For Dummies, by Greg Holden

Introducing the Top 25 Under $5 Kindle Bestsellers List

If you love to discover new bestselling authors on Kindle, but don’t want to pay big prices, this is the weekly list for you.

Every Sunday morning, we’ll be publishing the Top 25 Under $5 bestseller list drawn from the current bestselling fiction titles in the Kindle store.  Every book will be $5 or under.  You’ll discover great deals on established bestselling authors, as well as up-and-coming new and independent authors.  There’s really something for everyone, whether you like literary fiction, young adult titles, thrillers and suspense, romance or fantasy.

This week’s list includes the first two novels of the Stieg Larsson trilogy, a hugely popular novel first published in German, many titles by popular indie author Amanda Hocking, the first novel in “The Hunger Games” trilogy, and several popular literary novels including “Cutting for Stone.”