Books that have been on the New York Times' bestseller list include "The Girl on the Train" by Paula Hawkins, "Acheron" by Sherrilyn Kenyon, "The Collector" by Nora Roberts and "The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon" by Stephen King. The New York Times' bestseller list has been around for decades, and thous
Publisher and writer Danielle LaPorte describes making The New York Times Bestseller List as a gold medal race to the top, where no writer wants to be second best. Making the list boosts writers' egos because it is a milestone recognized across the country.
New York Times Best Sellers rankings reflect sales records as reported by vendors, such as independent book retailers, book store chains, multimedia retailers, universities and multiple other sources. Rankings on each Best Sellers report reflects the sales from the week ending two weeks prior to tha
Titles with the most copies sold each week get onto the New York Times Bestsellers List, according to Writer's Digest. There are multiple bestselling lists, but all are based on the same principle of most books sold.
A list of the latest bestselling books can be found at NYTimes.com and USAToday.com. Both websites provide weekly rankings of top selling books based on an analysis of sales from U.S. booksellers.
The print version of the NY Times Bestseller books is included in the Sunday New York Times. The listing is also found online on several sites, including NYTimes.com, BarnesandNoble.com and Amazon.com.
As of 2015, the options for purchasing books on the Amazon bestseller list do not vary much from the options associated with other books available on Amazon. These include purchasing hard copies, digital versions and purchasing the books used from non-Amazon sellers.
Generally, an author gets on the New York Times Bestsellers list by selling a lot of copies of a book. The New York Times list compiles its data from Nielson BookScan and sales figures from bookstores. The list covers an average of 75 percent of bookstores, but that figure can vary quite a bit.
The New York Times and Publishers Weekly maintain weekly paperback bestseller lists at nytimes.com and publishersweekly.com as of 2015. Each publication includes data from several paperback categories.
Some of the books on the bestseller print list in 2014 include "The Fault In Our Stars," "The Long Haul," and the "Divergent" trilogy. Some of the books on the bestseller adult fiction list were "Gone Girl," "Gray Mountain," and "Orphan Train."