AMAZON TOP 10 BESTSELLERS: MARCH 2015
For the first time in our chart we have a winner that keeps his position from previous month. Another impressive showing is Maude by our good friend Donna Mabry. The book is staying in the Top 10 for third month in a row.
10. The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah (New entry) 28 points
With impressive 4.8 average Amazon stars from 2700 plus reviews The Nightingale is a real deal. The novel was published at the beginning of February, but already is driving with high speed at the bestselling highway.
9. NYPD Red 3 by James Patterson (New entry) 31
James Patterson is returning to our rankings with his new thriller. The co-production with Marshall Karp was put on the bookstores on March 16 and is highly regarded from the fresh reviews. 4.6 average Amazon stars from 176 reviews is a cool valuation. With points from just two weeks NYPD Red 3 managed to stay in Top 10.
8. Helen of Sparta by Amalia Carosella (New entry) 39 (KF*)
The history fiction was part of Kindle First for the month of March. Helen of Sparta is well nicely story that is well regarded by the readers. If you want to know more about the book or the author Amalia Carosella, please check her Land of Books interview.
7. All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr (Returning to the chart) 43
Anthony Doerr’s piece of brilliance is returning to the chart. All the Light We Cannot See was published 11 months ago and until now gathered 10 000+ reviews in Amazon averaging 4.6 stars. If you missed one of the best novels for 2014, it’s now the time to check it out.
6. It Had to Be Him by Tamra Baumann (New entry) 46 (KF*)
Another of the hot pre-releases stayed at the top of bestselling list. The sixth place in our March rankings is well deserved. It Had to Be Him was reviewed by 540+ Amazon customers with average rating of 4.3 stars.
5. Dead Wake by Erik Larson (New entry) 47
The new novel by Erik Larson was released on March 10. Dead Wake became New York Times bestseller and at the same time was praised by the readers with average 4.6 Amazon stars from 327 reviews.
4. The Gemini Effect by Chuck Grossart (New entry) 51 (KF*)
The Gemini Effect won last year Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award for Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror. This was the reason that the book was re-released by 47 North and received great boost up by Kindle First program.
3. Maude by Donna Mabry (5th last month) 54
Maude continues to impress for another month. The book by the friend of Land of Books Donna Mabry was 5th in January’s and 4th in February’s ranks. Now the story is on the third place. Don’t be surprised if next month it will improve. Check out the special interview with Donna Mabry for Land of Books.
2. Younger by Suzanne Munshower (New entry) 68 (KF*)
Younger is the little winner among Kindle First books for the month of March. The novel gathered 600+ reviews with average 4.0 Amazon stars. It’s huge success for the debuting author, who gave very nice interview for Land of books.
1. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins (1st last month) 76
For the second month in a row The Girl on the Train is the winner of our chart. Last month it was far more closer with Wreckage by Emily Bleeker, but now the difference from the second is eight points. To learn more about the big hit visit our special article about the novel.
*KINDLE FIRST (KF): This is Amazon program for selection of four books each month. They are picked up by editors. The books are on sale with reduced kindle price of $1.99 and free for all Amazon prime members. The offer is available only for USA.
Those books received a boost up in the first days of each month, because of the promotion and often are staying in the first places for almost the entire month.
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