The Updated IndieReader Bestseller List


Guinness World Records 2013 tops the IndieReader Top 10 Indie Bestseller List for the second week in a row. Readers still want access to the incredible accomplishments of this world’s over-achievers. The 2013 edition of the popular book allows you to “meet the new shortest living man and a slam-dunking parrot, and witness the fiercest predators in the ocean.”

The Elf on the Shelf – which tells the story of the holiday tradition and comes with an elf doll – hangs on at number two on the list this week.

IndieReader's Top 10 Indie list is updated every week, using sources including Amazon, the New York Times, B& and USA Today to determine what books make the cut. Check out the rest of this week's, and every week's, Indie bestsellers to see what's hot in Indie and self-publishing on their bestseller list.

And be sure to check out our writing and publishing series this week with Tom Doyal.


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The Elf on the Shelf beats out the Guinness World Records 2013 for the top position on this week's IndieReader Top 10 Indie Bestseller List. The Elf on the Shelf is a beloved holiday tradition that has reached number one on national bestseller lists, with over 2.5 million copies sold.    IndieReader's Top 10 Indie list ...
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