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Top 10 bestselling signed books on AbeBooks from June 2013

Top 10 bestselling signed books on AbeBooks from June 2013 1. Son by Philipp Meyer 2. Transatlantic by Colum McCannhtt 3. American Assassin by Vince Flynn 4. The Last Man by Vince Flynn 5. The Guns At Last Light by Rick Atkinson 6. Extreme Measures by Vince Flynn 7. And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled […]

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Print Copies Only: Stephen King’s “Joyland” Not for E-Readers

An interesting decision (and something of an about-face from a decade ago) from Stephen King recently. The incredibly prolific novelist and master of the macabre announced that his newest novel, Joyland, will be available in print only for the foreseeable future. He has not released the rights to a digital copy, and claims he has […]

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Bookseller of the Week: Churchill Book Collector

Marc Kuritz of Churchill Book Collector was kind enough to answer our questions about his bookselling business. Churchill Book Collector is located in San Diego and it’s a partnership between Marc and Paul Shelley. Read on and you will also gain an insight into Winston Churchill himself, the business of rare bookselling and the people […]

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And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini published today

Some authors churn out books nearly at the pace one would read them, but Khaled Hosseini takes his time with his craft.  It has been six years, less a day, since Khaled Hosseini published  A Thousand Splendid Suns; and  it is one week shy of the 10th anniversary of  his debut novel, The Kite Runner, […]

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AbeBooks monthly bestsellers from April 2013

AbeBooks Top 10 Signed books from April 2013 1. The Orphan Master’s Son by Adam Johnson 2. The Downing Street Years by Margaret Thatcher 3. Life after Life by Kate Atkinson 4. The Wasp Factory by Iain Banks 5. Wool by Hugh Howey 6. The Path to Power by Margaret Thatcher 7. The Steep Approach […]

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AbeBooks Top 10 bestsellers from March 2013

AbeBooks.com top 10 bestselling books for March 2013 1. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury 2. Super Rich: A Guide to Having it All by Russell Simmons 3. Lord of the Flies by William Golding 4. The Help by Kathryn Stockett 5. The Best of Cooking Light by Cooking Light magazine 6. The Prince of Frogtown […]

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American Sniper tops February Bestseller Lists

The most popular title last month was the autobiography of ex-Navy Seal Chris Kyle who became the most successful sniper in U.S. military history logging more than 150 confirmed kills during his career.  In the book Kyle provides a first person account of how he went from being a rodeo cowboy in his home state […]

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25 of the Most Wonderful Book Covers of the Year

I strongly dislike the vast majority of theatlanticwire‘s 25 Most Wonderful Book Covers of the Year, proving once again that art is artbitrary, and its value highly subjective. So I’m posting them, because you might love them, and someone clearly put some thought and work into the selection. Here are three covers that I did […]

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Hilary Mantel Takes Home the 2012 Man Booker Prize

Congratulations to Hilary Mantel. As predicted by many, her novel Bring up the Bodies has just been announced in London’s Guildhall as the winner of this year’s £50,000 Man Booker Prize award. This also means that signed copies of Bring Up the Bodies will increase in value very quickly, so jump on it if you […]

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