A trio of new titles grace the top of IndieReader's Top 10 Indie Bestsellers list this week. Leading the pack, Guinness World Records 2013 by Guinness World. Ever wondered who has the world's longest fingernails or hiccupped the most times consecutively? Now's your chance to find out. For readers interested in more of an emotional journey, follow Jocelyn Butler as leaves the States behind in a move to Edinburgh, Scotland in Samantha Young's On Dublin Street. There, she finds healing—and a possible new love interest in her roommate's older brother. Finally, military brat Harper takes center stage in Taking Chances by Molly McAdams. When Harper arrives at San Diego State University as a freshman, she hardly imagined she'd have two men battling for her affections. Will she choose Brandon or Chase? Will either be enough?
IndieReader's Top 10 Indie list is updated every week, using sources including Amazon, the New York Times, B&N.com 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.ow, a complete upset this week in IndieReader's bestsellers top 10 list.
And be sure to check out our writing and publishing series this week with E. Van Lowe and Douglas Nicholas.
Regrets, I Have a Few: Frequent Mistakes Indie Authors Make When They Self-Publish
October 3, 2012
Being an independent author means that you have just entered the world of small business. As a small business owner, you have to think about things most authors don't like to think about such as marketing, formatting and design.
Writers like to write. We don't want to fiddle with that other stuff. But to succeed in the publishing ...
C.M. Wendelboe: The Acclaimed Debut Novelist on 'How I Did It'
October 4, 2012
“Once upon a time…” I hitched a ride on the pumpkin to publication—in the proverbial Cinderella kind of way. Let me show you my glass slipper for proof.
For more than a quarter-century, I subsidized the U.S. Post Office as my stories went out and rejections came home. I sat back in my recliner of resentment and took stock ...
Douglas Nicholas: The Critically Acclaimed Author on 'How I Did It'
September 27, 2012
Several years ago, I had an idea for the holidays: I would write a short story to read to my wife, Theresa. Ghost stories are, for some reason, a tradition in Britain; the Cambridge don M.R. James, whose work I admire, wrote ghost/horror stories to be read at Christmastime to his friends. They usually featured a mild-mannered antiquarian ...