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Each Wednesday, Kindling Romance posts a sampling of the bestseller lists in eBook romance culled from across the Internet. Both publisher and retailer-only websites are included, as are books that have print versions in addition to eBook format. Lists should be considered a snapshot of the rankings on each site at the time gathered. Live rankings are more fluid than old school print bestseller lists and may have changed by the time you read this.

Though they sometimes appear in bestseller lists, eBooks that are free to readers (List Price $0.00) are not included, as they are not actually for sale.**

Websites are listed in alphabetical order.

allromanceblogALL ROMANCE (allromanceebooks.com)

Retailer or Publisher: Retailer
Editions: eBooks only, though some books on the list may have print editions available elsewhere.
Formats/Devices Available: Adobe PDF eBook, MSReader, HTML, Mobipocket, Palm DOC/iSolo, Franklin eBookMan, Hiebook, Rocketbook, Open eBook.

  1. Warrior’s Cross by Abigail Roux and Madeleine Urban, Dreamspinner Press. #1 on this list last week.
  2. Twisted Rose by Amber Kell, Literary Road. #2
  3. Songbird by Maya Banks, Samhain. #4
  4. Unrequited by Abigail Roux, Dreamspinner Press. #6
  5. His Convenient Husband by J.L. Langley, Samhain. #7
  6. My Lupine Lover by Stormy Glenn, Siren Bookstrand. #8
  7. Nick Of Time by T.A. Chase, Amber Quill Press.
  8. Tabloid Star by T.A. Chase, Samhain. #10
  9. The Endowed by Tianna Xander, eXtasy Books. #5
  10. Beyond the Norm by Shawn Lane, Dreamspinner Press.

AmazonKINDLE BOOKSTORE (amazon.com)

Retailer or Publisher: Retailer
Editions: Mixed. Sells books that are eBook only, as well as digital versions of print books.
Formats/Devices Available: Kindle, iPhone, iPod

  1. Born of Night by Sherrilyn Kenyon, St. Martin’s Press. Print edition available (#5 in Kindle top sellers.**)
  2. The Renegade Hunter by Lynsay Sands, HarperCollins. Print. (#8)
  3. Hot for the Holidays by Lora Leigh, Angela Knight, Anya Bast and Allyson James, Jove. Print. (#11)
  4. Feel the Heat by Cindy Gerard, Pocket. Print. (#12)
  5. Outlander by Diana Gabaldon, Dell. Print. (#14) #1 last week on this list.
  6. Kissing Sin by Keri Arthur, Dell. Print. (#16) #3
  7. Tempt Me at Twilight by Lisa Kleypas, Minotaur Books. Print. (#17) #2
  8. Make Her Pay by Roxanne St. Claire, Pocket. Print. (#18)
  9. Dreamfeaver by Karen Marie Moning, Delacorte. Print. (#19) #4
  10. Dark Slayer by Christine Feehan, Berkely. Print. (#20) #5

Barnes & NobleBARNES & NOBLE (barnesandnoble.com)

Retailer or Publisher: Retailer
Editions: eBooks and Print.
Formats/Devices Available: iPhone, iPod, Blackberry, PC, Mac

  1. Hot for the Holidays by Lora Leigh, Angela Knight, Anya Bast and Allyson James, Jove. Print edition available. (#18 in B&N top sellers.**)
  2. Dreamfever by Karen Marie Moning, Delacorte. Print. (#19) #8 on this list last week.
  3. An Echo in the Bone by Diana Gabaldon, Dell. Print. (#21) #1
  4. The Darkest Prison by Gena Showalter, Harlequin. Print. (#22) #2
  5. The Renegade Hunter by Lynsay Sands, HarperCollins. Print. (#23)
  6. Bitten and Smitten by Michelle Rowan, Forever. Print. (#24)
  7. Kissing Sin by Keri Arthur, Dell. Print. (#26) #4
  8. Kiss of Crimson by Lara Adrian, Dell. Print. (#27)
  9. Outlander by Diana Gabaldon, Dell. Print. (#28)
  10. Midnight Rising by Lara Adrian, Dell. Print. (#29)

The eBook Store from SonySONY (ebookstore.sony.com)

Retailer or Publisher: Retailer
Editions: eBooks only, though some books on the list may have print editions available elsewhere.
Formats/Devices Available: Sony Reader, Windows PC with EBL software, (no Mac Support).

  1. Dark Slayer by Christine Feehan, Penguin. Print edition available. #3 on this list last week.
  2. Hello Darkness by Sandra Brown, Simon & Schuster. Print. #1
  3. Outlander by Diana Gabaldon, Dell. Print.
  4. The White Queen by Philippa Gregory, Simon & Schuster. Print. #2
  5. The Darkest Whisper by Gena Showalter, Harlequin. Print. #6
  6. Dead and Gone by Charlaine Harris, Penguin. Print. #7
  7. Bitten and Smitten by Michelle Rowan, Forever. Print. #9
  8. Dreamfever by Karen Marie Moning, Delacorte. Print. #5
  9. 92 Pacific Boulevard by Debbie Macomber, Harlequin. Print. #4
  10. Twilight by Stephenie Meyer, Hachette, Print. #10

FictionwiseFICTIONWISE (fictionwise.com)

Retailer or Publisher: Retailer
Editions: eBooks only, though some books on the list may have print editions available elsewhere.
Formats/Devices Available: Sony Reader, Kindle (using unencrypted MultiFormat books and Mobipocket), MSReader, Adobe PDF, Mobipocket, Windows PC, Win CE (Palm Doc), Rocketbook, Franklin eBookMan, Hiebook, Symbian

  1. To Sir Phillip, with Love: The Epilogue II by Julia Quinn, HarperCollins. Print edition available.
  2. Dark Slayer by Christine Feehan, Penguin. Print. #1 on this list last week.
  3. Storm of Shadows by Christina Dodd, Penguin. Print. #2
  4. Wicked All Day by Liz Carlyle, Pocket. Print. #6
  5. Hot for the Holidays by Lora Leigh, Angela Knight, Anya Bast and Allyson James, Jove. Print. #8
  6. The Renegade Hunter by Lynsay Sands, HarperCollins. Print.
  7. Living on the Edge, Susan Mallery, Harlequin. Print. #7
  8. Crime Scene at Cardwell Ranch by B.J. Daniels, Harlequin. Print.
  9. Hael’s Fury by Viola Grace, eXtasy Books. eBook only.
  10. Diner Girl by Mary Malcolm, The Wild Rose Press. eBook only.

eHarlequinHARLEQUIN (eHarlequin.com)

Retailer or Publisher: Publisher.
Editions: Mixed. Sells books that are eBook only, as well as digital versions of print books.
Formats/Devices Available: Adobe PDF eBook, Microsoft eBook, Mobipocket.

  1. The Billionaire’s Bride of Innocence by Miranda Lee. Print. #8 on this list last week.
  2. The Greek Billionaire’s Innocent Princess by Chantelle Shaw. Print.
  3. The Christmas Love-Child by Jennie Lucas. Print.
  4. The Diakos Baby Scandal by Natalie Rivers. Print.
  5. After the Kiss by Michele Hauf. eBook only.
  6. Raffaele: Taming His Tempestuous Virgin by Sandra Marton. Print.
  7. Wedding at King’s Convenience by Maureen Child. Print.
  8. Bedded at the Billionaire’s Convenience by Cathy Williams. Print.
  9. Constantine’s Defiant Mistress by Sharon Kendrick. Print. #3
  10. Hot Boss, Wicked Nights by Anne Oliver. Print.

mbamlogoMY BOOKSTORE AND MORE (mybookstoreandmore.com)

Retailer or Publisher: Retailer.
Editions: eBooks
Formats/Devices Available: Formats determined not by retailer, but by individual publisher. May included PDF, HTML, Mobipocket/Kindle, MSReader, Rocketbook, ePub.

  1. Coming Full Circle by Liz Andrews, Samhain. #6 on this list last week.
  2. Damned by Blood by Evie Byrne, Samhain.
  3. Lions’ Pride by Teresa Noelle Roberts, Samhain.
  4. Between Brothers by Lauren Gallagher, Champagne Books. #4
  5. Songbird by Maya Banks, Samhain. #5
  6. Cabin Fever by Alisha Rai, Samhain. #1
  7. Bound by Design by Natasha Moore, Samhain.
  8. Gone with the Monster by Lila Dubois, Samhain.
  9. Shoulda Been A Cowboy by Lorelei James, Samhain. #10
  10. Maison Domine by Skylar Kade, Samhain.

Lists are retrieved from the individual retailers’ or publishers’ own websites, and are not official reports. At this time, I can find no mainstream news media, such as Publishers Weekly or The New York Times, tracking bestsellers in eBook format. Lists are gathered on Wednesday and reflect the rankings at the time they were retrieved. Please be aware that each site uses its own methods to arrive at or update a bestseller list (i.e. daily, hourly, etc.) and that no Internet server is infallible. Sometimes glitches happen.

For sites that list print and ebooks in the same list, every effort is made to separate out and/or note ebook-only romances. As with Internet servers, human glitches have also been known to occur.

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This survey includes seven of the top eBook venues. The number of books shown for each site is the total that site classifies as romance on their main “browse all romance” page. Venues are listed in order of numbers of books.

Why Follow Inventory at eBook Retailers?

Inventory can be interpreted as a form of market reach. Liken it to WalMart. As much as you might prefer a smaller store for its atmosphere and more unique offerings, sooner or later a store with fewer items on its shelves isn’t going to have what you need. You may resist, standing by your favorite, but if you want something you want something, and you’ll go to the store that has it. You might even decide to switch stores permanently, or visit your old store less frequently.

That said, the exact nature of each retailer’s inventory is also a factor. In this analogy that might apply to the mix of publishers or eBook formats a store carries. For instance, ePub could overtake all other formats in terms of numbers of downloads, but not be available at the store with the largest inventory. Thus, in the end, the store without ePub might lose out.

Though B&N is this week’s winner in terms of percentages, it added only 80 new titles, while Amazon more than tripled that. What I would love to know is the source of new titles for each retailer, broken down into percentages (i.e. New York publishers, small presses, self-pubs, public domain books).

How much does the Kindle self-pub program add to Amazon’s romance inventory numbers? Is it a meaningful part of the equation, or does Amazon’s continued lead in eBooks available stem primarily from its position in the larger online marketplace?

Amazon.com (Kindle) 19,835 titles (19,576 last week) 1.32% increase (259 new titles)
Formats:
DTP format for the Kindle, iPhone, and iPod

All Romance eBooks 18,823 titles (18,728 last week) 0.51% increase (95 new titles)
Formats: Adobe PDF eBook, MSReader, HTML, Mobipocket, Palm DOC/iSolo, Franklin eBookMan, Hiebook, Rocketbook, Open eBook.

Books On Board 13,843 titles (13,670 last week) 1.26% increase (173 new titles)
Formats: ePub, Secure Adobe Editions (ADE), eReaders, MSReader, Mobipocket.

The eBook Store (Sony) 11,872 titles (11,821 last week) 0.43% increase (51 new titles)
Formats: EBL for Sony Reader and PC

Fictionwise 11,500 titles (11,456 last week) 0.38% increase (44 new titles)
Formats: Gemstar/Rocket eBooks, Adobe Reader, MobiPocket, MS Reader, eReader

eBooks.com 9,575 titles (9,502 last week) 0.77% increase (73 new titles)
Formats: MS Reader, Mobipocket Reader, Adobe Digital Editions

Barnes and Noble 4,654 titles (4,574 last week) 1.75% increase (80 new titles)
Formats: iPhone, iPod, Blackberry, PC, Mac

Note: In many cases, figures will include eBooks that also have print editions. Breaking out electronic-only editions from the totals isn’t feasible.

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Each Wednesday, Kindling Romance posts a sampling of the bestseller lists in eBook romance culled from across the Internet. Both publisher and retailer-only websites are included, as are books that have print versions in addition to eBook format. Lists should be considered a snapshot of the rankings on each site at the time gathered. Live rankings are more fluid than old school print bestseller lists and may have changed by the time you read this.

Though they sometimes appear in bestseller lists, eBooks that are free to readers (List Price $0.00) are not included, as they are not actually for sale.**

Websites are listed in alphabetical order.

allromanceblogALL ROMANCE (allromanceebooks.com)

Retailer or Publisher: Retailer
Editions: eBooks only, though some books on the list may have print editions available elsewhere.
Formats/Devices Available: Adobe PDF eBook, MSReader, HTML, Mobipocket, Palm DOC/iSolo, Franklin eBookMan, Hiebook, Rocketbook, Open eBook.

  1. Warrior’s Cross by Abigail Roux and Madeleine Urban, Dreamspinner Press. #1 on this list last week.
  2. Twisted Rose by Amber Kell, Literary Road. #8
  3. Slave to Shadows by Gavin Atlas, Excessica Publishing. #2
  4. Songbird by Maya Banks, Samhain. #5
  5. The Endowed by Tianna Xander, eXtasy Books. #3
  6. Unrequited by Abigail Roux, Dreamspinner Press.
  7. His Convenient Husband by J.L. Langley, Samhain.
  8. My Lupine Lover by Stormy Glenn, Siren Bookstrand. #7
  9. Far From Innocent by Arlene Knowell, Carnal Passions. #4
  10. Tabloid Star by T.A. Chase, Samhain. #9

AmazonKINDLE BOOKSTORE (amazon.com)

Retailer or Publisher: Retailer
Editions: Mixed. Sells books that are eBook only, as well as digital versions of print books.
Formats/Devices Available: Kindle, iPhone, iPod

  1. Outlander by Diana Gabaldon, Dell. Print edition available. (#5 in Kindle top sellers.**)
  2. Tempt Me at Twilight by Lisa Kleypas, Minotaur Books. Print edition available. (#9)
  3. Kissing Sin by Keri Arthur, Dell. Print. (#13) #2 last week on this list.
  4. Dreamfeaver by Karen Marie Moning, Delacorte. Print. (#14) #1
  5. Dark Slayer by Christine Feehan, Berkely. Print. (#17) #4
  6. Dangerous Games by Keri Arthur, Dell. Print. (#28) #8
  7. Wicked All Day by Liz Carlyle, Pocket. Print. (#20)
  8. Bloodfever by Karen Marie Moning, Delacorte. Print. (#22) #5
  9. 92 Pacific Boulevard by Debbie Macomber, Mira. Print. (#30) #7
  10. The Darkest Kiss by Keri Arthur, Dell. Print. (#32)

Barnes & NobleBARNES & NOBLE (barnesandnoble.com)

Retailer or Publisher: Retailer
Editions: eBooks and Print.
Formats/Devices Available: iPhone, iPod, Blackberry, PC, Mac

  1. An Echo in the Bone by Diana Gabaldon, Dell. Print edition available. (#1 in B&N top sellers.**)
  2. The Darkest Prison by Gena Showalter, Harlequin. Print. (#18)
  3. Dark Slayer by Christine Feehan, Penguin. Print. (#22)
  4. Kissing Sin by Keri Arthur, Dell. Print. (#23) #9 on this list last week.
  5. Heat Seeker by Lora Leigh, St. Martin’s Press. Print. (#24)
  6. Tempting Evil by Keri Arthur, Dell. Print. (#25)
  7. Midnight Awakening by Lara Adrian, Dell. Print. (#26) #1
  8. Dreamfever by Karen Marie Moning, Delacorte. Print. (#27) #2
  9. Dragonswan by Sherrilyn Kenyon, Penguin. Print. (#28) #10
  10. Romancing Mister Bridgerton by Julia Quinn, HarperCollins. Print. (#29)

The eBook Store from SonySONY (ebookstore.sony.com)

Retailer or Publisher: Retailer
Editions: eBooks only, though some books on the list may have print editions available elsewhere.
Formats/Devices Available: Sony Reader, Windows PC with EBL software, (no Mac Support).

  1. Hello Darkness by Sandra Brown, Simon & Schuster. Print edition available. #1 on this list last week.
  2. The White Queen by Philippa Gregory, Simon & Schuster. Print. #2
  3. Dark Slayer by Christine Feehan, Penguin. Print. #4
  4. 92 Pacific Boulevard by Debbie Macomber, Harlequin. Print. #5
  5. Dreamfever by Karen Marie Moning, Delacorte. Print. #3
  6. The Darkest Whisper by Gena Showalter, Harlequin. Print. #7
  7. Dead and Gone by Charlaine Harris, Penguin. Print. #6
  8. Pleasures: The Shadowdwellers by Jacqueline Frank, Kensington. Print. #9
  9. Bitten and Smitten by Michelle Rowan, Forever. Print.
  10. Twilight by Stephenie Meyer, Hachette, Print.

FictionwiseFICTIONWISE (fictionwise.com)

Retailer or Publisher: Retailer
Editions: eBooks only, though some books on the list may have print editions available elsewhere.
Formats/Devices Available: Sony Reader, Kindle (using unencrypted MultiFormat books and Mobipocket), MSReader, Adobe PDF, Mobipocket, Windows PC, Win CE (Palm Doc), Rocketbook, Franklin eBookMan, Hiebook, Symbian

  1. Dark Slayer by Christine Feehan, Penguin. Print.
  2. Storm of Shadows by Christina Dodd, Penguin. Print.
  3. Carnal Innocence by Nora Roberts, Random House. Print. #4 on this list last week.
  4. The Darkest Whisper by Gena Showalter, Harlequin. Print. #1
  5. To Wed a Wicked Earl by Olivia Parker, HarperCollins. Print. #2
  6. Wicked All Day by Liz Carlyle, Pocket. Print.
  7. Living on the Edge, Susan Mallery, Harlequin. Print.
  8. Hot for the Holidays by Lora Leigh, Angela Knight, Anya Bast and Allyson James, Jove. Print.
  9. The Highlander’s Touch by Karen Marie Moning, Random House. Print. #5
  10. How to Tempt a Duke by Kasey Michaels, Harlequin. Print. #3

eHarlequinHARLEQUIN (eHarlequin.com)

Retailer or Publisher: Publisher.
Editions: Mixed. Sells books that are eBook only, as well as digital versions of print books.
Formats/Devices Available: Adobe PDF eBook, Microsoft eBook, Mobipocket.

  1. Triple Threat by Jennifer LaBrecque. Print.
  2. The Billionaire’s Bride of Convenience by Miranda Lee. Print. #3 on this list last week.
  3. Constantine’s Defiant Mistress by Sharon Kendrick. Print. #1
  4. Proud Revenge, Passionate Wedlock by Janette Kenny. Print. #8
  5. The Oilman’s Baby Bargain by Michelle Celmer. Print. #9
  6. Kept for Her Baby by Kate Walker. Print. #10
  7. The Latin Lover by Lucy Monroe and Trish Morey. Print. #4
  8. The Billionaire’s Bride of Innocence by Miranda Lee. Print.
  9. The Venetian’s Midnight Mistress by Carole Mortimer. Print.
  10. Bedding the Secret Heiress by Emilie Rose. Print.

mbamlogoMY BOOKSTORE AND MORE (mybookstoreandmore.com)

Retailer or Publisher: Retailer.
Editions: eBooks
Formats/Devices Available: Formats determined not by retailer, but by individual publisher. May included PDF, HTML, Mobipocket/Kindle, MSReader, Rocketbook, ePub.

  1. Cabin Fever by Alisha Rai, Samhain. #7 on this list last week.
  2. If You Believe by Crystal Jordan, Samhain. #8
  3. Primal Hunger by Sydney Somers, Samhain. #10
  4. Between Brothers by Lauren Gallagher, Champagne Books.
  5. Songbird by Maya Banks, Samhain. #1
  6. Coming Full Circle by Liz Andrews, Samhain.
  7. Rough Stock by Cat Johnson, Samhain. #3
  8. Demons are Forever by Wynne Hayworth, Samhain.
  9. His Convenient Husband by J. L. Langley, Samhain. #2
  10. Shoulda Been A Cowboy by Lorelei James, Samhain. #6

Lists are retrieved from the individual retailers’ or publishers’ own websites, and are not official reports. At this time, I can find no mainstream news media, such as Publishers Weekly or The New York Times, tracking bestsellers in eBook format. Lists are gathered on Wednesday and reflect the rankings at the time they were retrieved. Please be aware that each site uses its own methods to arrive at or update a bestseller list (i.e. daily, hourly, etc.) and that no Internet server is infallible. Sometimes glitches happen.

For sites that list print and ebooks in the same list, every effort is made to separate out and/or note ebook-only romances. As with Internet servers, human glitches have also been known to occur.

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Just when you think the eReader market couldn’t get any more crowded, next month consumers in the U.S. will have yet another dedicated eBook device to choose from. This one, however, has a little more juice going for it. Reports The New York Times:

The budding market for electronic reading devices is about to get two powerful new entrants: Best Buy and Verizon.

On Wednesday, iRex Technologies, a spinoff of Royal Philips Electronics that already makes one of Europe’s best-known e-readers, plans to announce that it is entering the United States market with a $399 touch-screen e-reader.

Owners of the new iRex DR800SG will be able to buy digital books and newspapers wirelessly over the 3G network of Verizon, which is joining AT&T and Sprint in supporting such devices. And by next month, the iRex will be sold at a few hundred Best Buy stores, along with the Sony Reader and similar products.

The iRex comes with an 8.1 touch screen, a significant advantage over current Kindle models. It will come preloaded with links to Barnes & Noble’s eBookstore. iRex owners will also be able to buy books in ePub format.

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Book retailer Barnes & Noble, which launched its eBookstore in July, announced Monday that 1 million+ visitors to the site have downloaded its free B&N Bookstore and B&N eReader apps for the iPhone and iPod touch. In addition, the chain has logged 2 million “complimentary AT&T Wi-Fi Sessions,” meaning that shoppers have used the apps to:

  • Brows bestsellers and B&N Recommends lists, new releases or watch video interviews with authors.
  • Check the events calendar for celebrity book signings, readings, musical performances and children`s Storytimes.
  • Find the closest Barnes & Noble, get maps and directions.
  • Use the iPhone`s camera to snap a photo of a front cover on a book, CD or DVD and retrieve product details, editorial reviews, and customer ratings
  • Find and reserve copies of books at the nearest store.

I won’t sport with your tolerance for corporate press releases and quote excited Barnes & Noble talking heads. Instead, here is a link to the full press release on Reuters.

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This survey includes seven of the top eBook venues. The number of books shown for each site is the total that site classifies as romance on their main “browse all romance” page. Venues are listed in order of numbers of books.

Another quiet week in eBook retailer inventory…

While the big eBook story this week happened in the thriller/mystery genre with Dan Brown’s The Lost Symbol making eBook history when its Kindle edition outsold the print version at Amazon.com, happenings in the romance sector were decidedly quiet. None of the retailers on the list broke the 1% mark in new titles added to their inventories, which is not unexpected in the middle of the month. eBooks.com added no new titles, while All Romance added the most at 111. On a percentage basis, Fictionwise was the week’s winner, increasing its inventory by 0.85%.

Amazon.com (Kindle) 19,576 titles (19,477 last week) 0.51% increase (99 new titles)
Formats:
DTP format for the Kindle, iPhone, and iPod

All Romance eBooks 18,728 titles (18,617 last week) 0.6% increase (111 new titles)
Formats: Adobe PDF eBook, MSReader, HTML, Mobipocket, Palm DOC/iSolo, Franklin eBookMan, Hiebook, Rocketbook, Open eBook.

Books On Board 13,670 titles (13,620 last week) 0.37% increase (50 new titles)
Formats: ePub, Secure Adobe Editions (ADE), eReaders, MSReader, Mobipocket.

The eBook Store (Sony) 11,821 titles (11,786 last week) 0.3% increase (35 new titles)
Formats: EBL for Sony Reader and PC

Fictionwise 11,456 titles (11,359 last week) 0.85% increase (97 new titles)
Formats: Gemstar/Rocket eBooks, Adobe Reader, MobiPocket, MS Reader, eReader

eBooks.com 9,502 titles (9,502 last week) 0.0% increase (0 new titles)
Formats: MS Reader, Mobipocket Reader, Adobe Digital Editions

Barnes and Noble 4,574 titles (4,540 last week) 0.75% increase (34 new titles)
Formats: iPhone, iPod, Blackberry, PC, Mac

Note: In many cases, figures will include eBooks that also have print editions. Breaking out electronic-only editions from the totals isn’t feasible.

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Each Wednesday, Kindling Romance posts a sampling of the bestseller lists in eBook romance culled from across the Internet. Both publisher and retailer-only websites are included, as are books that have print versions in addition to eBook format. Lists should be considered a snapshot of the rankings on each site at the time gathered. Live rankings are more fluid than old school print bestseller lists and may have changed by the time you read this.

Though they sometimes appear in bestseller lists, eBooks that are free to readers (List Price $0.00) are not included, as they are not actually for sale.**

Websites are listed in alphabetical order.

allromanceblogALL ROMANCE (allromanceebooks.com)

Retailer or Publisher: Retailer
Editions: eBooks only, though some books on the list may have print editions available elsewhere.
Formats/Devices Available: Adobe PDF eBook, MSReader, HTML, Mobipocket, Palm DOC/iSolo, Franklin eBookMan, Hiebook, Rocketbook, Open eBook.

  1. Warrior’s Cross by Abigail Roux and Madeleine Urban, Dreamspinner Press. #3 on this list last week.
  2. Slave to Shadows by Gavin Atlas, Excessica Publishing. #4
  3. The Endowed by Tianna Xander, eXtasy Books. #2
  4. Far From Innocent by Arlene Knowell, Carnal Passions.
  5. Songbird by Maya Banks, Samhain.
  6. Summer by D. J. Manly, eXtasy Books.#9
  7. My Lupine Lover by Stormy Glenn, Siren Bookstrand.
  8. Twisted Rose by Amber Kell, Literary Road.
  9. Tabloid Star by T.A. Chase, Samhain.
  10. Ravishing Raine by Bonnie Rose, eXtasy Books.

AmazonKINDLE BOOKSTORE (amazon.com)

Retailer or Publisher: Retailer
Editions: Mixed. Sells books that are eBook only, as well as digital versions of print books.
Formats/Devices Available: Kindle, iPhone, iPod

  1. Dreamfeaver by Karen Marie Moning, Delacorte. Print edition available. (#8 in Kindle top sellers.**) #1 last week on this list.
  2. Kissing Sin by Keri Arthur, Dell. Print. (#9) #5
  3. Faefever by Karen Marie Moning, Delacorte. Print.(#16) #6
  4. Dark Slayer by Christine Feehan, Berkely. Print. (#18) #4
  5. Bloodfever by Karen Marie Moning, Delacorte. Print. (#19) #3
  6. Faefever by Karen Marie Moning, Delacorte. Print.(#19) #6
  7. 92 Pacific Boulevard by Debbie Macomber, Mira. Print. (#21) #2
  8. Dangerous Games by Keri Arthur, Dell. Print. (#23)
  9. The Darkest Whisper by Gena Showalter, Harlequin. Print. (#26) #7
  10. Ashes of Midnight by Lara Adrian, Dell. Print. (#28)

Barnes & NobleBARNES & NOBLE (barnesandnoble.com)

Retailer or Publisher: Retailer
Editions: eBooks and Print.
Formats/Devices Available: iPhone, iPod, Blackberry, PC, Mac

  1. Midnight Awakening by Lara Adrian, Dell. Print edition available. (#19 in B&N top sellers.**). #3 on this list last week.
  2. Dreamfever by Karen Marie Moning, Delacorte. Print. (#20)
  3. Bloodfever by Karen Marie Moning, Delacorte. Print. (#21)
  4. From Dead to Worse by Charlaine Harris, Penguin. Print. (#22) #1
  5. Wicked Pleasure by Lora Leigh, St. Martin’s Press. Print. (#24)
  6. Twilight Phantasies by Maggie Shayne, Harlequin. Print. (#25)
  7. Veil of Midnight by Lara Adrian, Dell. Print. (#26)
  8. Midnight Rising by Lara Adrian, Dell. Print. (#27) #4
  9. Kissing Sin by Keri Arthur, Dell. Print. (#28)
  10. Dragonswan by Sherrilyn Kenyon, Penguin. Print. (#29) #10

The eBook Store from SonySONY (ebookstore.sony.com)

Retailer or Publisher: Retailer
Editions: eBooks only, though some books on the list may have print editions available elsewhere.
Formats/Devices Available: Sony Reader, Windows PC with EBL software, (no Mac Support).

  1. Hello Darkness by Sandra Brown, Simon & Schuster. Print edition available. #1 on this list last week.
  2. The White Queen by Philippa Gregory, Simon & Schuster. Print. #2
  3. Dreamfever by Karen Marie Moning, Delacorte. Print. #3
  4. Dark Slayer by Christine Feehan, Penguin. Print. #5
  5. 92 Pacific Boulevard by Debbie Macomber, Harlequin. Print. #6
  6. Dead and Gone by Charlaine Harris, Penguin. Print.
  7. The Darkest Whisper by Gena Showalter, Harlequin. Print.
  8. Simple Wishes by Lisa Dale, Hachette. Print#4
  9. Pleasures: The Shadowdwellers by Jacqueline Frank, Kensington. Print.
  10. Surrender in Silk by Susan Mallery, Harlequin. Print.

FictionwiseFICTIONWISE (fictionwise.com)

Retailer or Publisher: Retailer
Editions: eBooks only, though some books on the list may have print editions available elsewhere.
Formats/Devices Available: Sony Reader, Kindle (using unencrypted MultiFormat books and Mobipocket), MSReader, Adobe PDF, Mobipocket, Windows PC, Win CE (Palm Doc), Rocketbook, Franklin eBookMan, Hiebook, Symbian

  1. The Darkest Whisper by Gena Showalter, Harlequin. Print. #1 on this list last week.
  2. To Wed a Wicked Earl by Olivia Parker, HarperCollins. Print. #2
  3. How to Tempt a Duke by Kasey Michaels, Harlequin. Print. #8
  4. Carnal Innocence by Nora Roberts, Random House. Print.
  5. The Highlander’s Touch by Karen Marie Moning, Random House. Print.
  6. A Duke of Her Own by Eloise James, HarperCollins. Print. #7
  7. Mastered by Love by Stephanie Laurens, HarperCollins. Print.
  8. One Click Buy: September 2009 by multiple authors, Harlequin. Print.
  9. Surrender in Silk by Susan Mallery, Harlequin. Print. #4
  10. Seduced by His Touch by Tracy Anne Warren, HarperCollins. Print. #5

eHarlequinHARLEQUIN (eHarlequin.com)

Retailer or Publisher: Publisher.
Editions: Mixed. Sells books that are eBook only, as well as digital versions of print books.
Formats/Devices Available: Adobe PDF eBook, Microsoft eBook, Mobipocket.

  1. Constantine’s Defiant Mistress by Sharon Kendrick. Print. #4 on this list last week.
  2. Beauty and the Beast: An Erotic Bedtime Story by Nancy Madore. eBook only.
  3. The Billionaire’s Bride of Convenience by Miranda Lee. Print. #3
  4. The Latin Lover by Lucy Monroe and Trish Morey. Print. #6
  5. Ruthless Awakening by Sara Craven. Print. #4
  6. The Sheikh’s Forbidden Virgin by Kate Hewitt. Print. #7
  7. Captive in the Millionaire’s Castle by Lee Wilkinson. Print.
  8. Proud Revenge, Passionate Wedlock by Janette Kenny. Print.
  9. The Oilman’s Baby Bargain by Michelle Celmer. Print. #8
  10. Kept for Her Baby by Kate Walker. Print. #3

mbamlogoMY BOOKSTORE AND MORE (mybookstoreandmore.com)

Retailer or Publisher: Retailer.
Editions: eBooks
Formats/Devices Available: Formats determined not by retailer, but by individual publisher. May included PDF, HTML, Mobipocket/Kindle, MSReader, Rocketbook, ePub.

  1. Songbird by Maya Banks, Samhain. #1 on this list last week.
  2. His Convenient Husband by J. L. Langley, Samhain. #2
  3. Rough Stock by Cat Johnson, Samhain.
  4. Blade’s Edge by Val Roberts, Samhain. #10
  5. Dance of the Dragon by Cathryn Fox, Samhain.
  6. Shoulda Been A Cowboy by Lorelei James, Samhain. #5
  7. Cabin Fever by Alisha Rai, Samhain.
  8. If You Believe by Crystal Jordan, Samhain.
  9. Far From Innocent by Arlene Knowell, Champagne Books. #7
  10. Primal Hunger by Sydney Somers, Samhain.

If you do not see your favorite retailer or publisher listed here, it’s possible the site does not offer a bestseller list or even a method to retrieve one, or may only update on an occasional basis. Many sites make “harvesting” and formatting a list a lengthy, tedious job. I will do my best to include at least two publisher-only sites each Wednesday, and rotate them from week to week whenever possible.

Lists are retrieved from the individual retailers’ or publishers’ own websites, and are not official reports. At this time, I can find no mainstream news media, such as Publishers Weekly or The New York Times, tracking bestsellers in eBook format. Lists are gathered on Wednesday and reflect the rankings at the time they were retrieved. Please be aware that each site uses its own methods to arrive at or update a bestseller list (i.e. daily, hourly, etc.) and that no Internet server is infallible. Sometimes glitches happen.

For sites that list print and ebooks in the same list, every effort is made to separate out and/or note ebook-only romances. As with Internet servers, human glitches have also been known to occur.

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