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Overall top 10 bestselling Kindle Singles, by units sold. Traditional publishers were reluctant to tell me how many copies their singles had…

Overall top 10 bestselling Kindle Singles, by units sold. Traditional publishers were reluctant to tell me how many copies their singles had sold, but any info they did share is below.

Position

Title / Author (pub date)

Publisher

Price

Units Sold

1

“Second Son” / Lee Child (8/11)

Random House

$1.99

“Hundreds of thousands of copies” across platforms**

2

“Mile 81″ / Stephen King (9/11)

Simon & Schuster

$2.99

Over 300,000 across platforms**

3

“No Time Left” / David Baldacci (5/11)

Hachette

$0.99

N/A

4

“The Moonlit Mind” / Dean Koontz (11/11)

Random House

$2.99

“Hundreds of thousands of copies” across platforms**

5

“Thorn In My Side”* / Karin Slaughter (8/11)

Kindle Singles

$1.99

“Around 100,000″

6

“Leaving Home”* / Jodi Picoult (1/11)

Kindle Singles/Laura Gross Literary Agency

$2.99

“Around 10,000 copies a month”

7

“Three Cups of Deceit” / Jon Krakauer (4/11)

Byliner

$2.99

Downloaded “nearly 150,000 times” including free downloads

8

“Murdered”* / Paul Alexander (3/11)

RosettaBooks

$0.99

Roughly 50,000 copies in 2011

9

“The Long Run”* / Mishka Shubaly (10/11)

Kindle Singles

$1.99

60,567

10

“My Mother’s Lover” / David Dobbs (6/11)

The Atavist

$1.99

Over 40,000 (on Kindle only)

  • Title exclusive to Kindle Singles
    ** Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Apple, Kobo and other e-bookstores

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