Friday, 8 January 2010

And a good start to the New Year

Last Week's Top Ten eBooks at Waterstone's
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1. The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown (Transworld Digital)
2. The Third Pig Detective Agency by Bob Burke (HarperCollins e-books)
3. Glass Houses by Rachel Caine
4. Twilight by Stephenie Meyer (Hachette Digital)
5. Not Dead Enough by Peter James
6. FlashForward by Robert J. Sawyer (Gollancz)
7. The Unlacing of Miss Leigh by Diane Gaston (Mills & Boon)
8. New Moon by Stephenie Meyer (Hachette Digital)
9. The Dead Girls' Dance by Rachel Caine
10. Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer (Hachette Digital)

Bloody Dan Brown and his mega-seller :o)

5 comments:

Swerdnic said...

Congrats! :)

Keogh13 said...

Well Done Bob!! :D:D

altguy3 said...

Nice one, Bob.

Long may it continue.

Who is this Dan Brown anyway?

G.

Billingska Bokhandeln said...

Greetings Bob
And congratulations to the very impressive 2:nd place. I actually bought "TTPDA" as an ebook from Waterstones so I might have contributed a bit.
But since I'm an bookstore owner in the south of Sweden I took the opportunity to order "TTPDA" as an ordinary book and it sold within minutes.
Nice.
About the translation of my "review" of it from our blog, it goes something like this:

"... This is a book in the vein of Jasper Fforde and his Thursday Next series and it's about the only surviving pig from the wolf attacks; Harry Pigg, the one that made his house out of bricks. Harry is nowadays a detective in Grimmtown and gets a job from one of the wealthiest persons in the city, Aladdin, who wants him to retrieve an old lamp. A short book, with lots of laughs and a tricky detective riddle.

This is the first book in a series that I will follow with joy. Just the kind of crazy stories I like."

Thanks for everything Bob, looking forward to coming books.
Magnus Norling,
The bookstore owner of
Billingska Bokhandeln
in
Höör,
Sweden

Gemma said...

Hi Magnus,

Apologies for this but I only spotted your comment was awaiting moderation today :o(

Thanks for the translation.

Bob