SmashWords eBook Best Sellers 1-4-2013

eBooks continue to sell at a remarkable rate: For 2012, SmashWords added 190,500 books to its library and 98,000 new titles were added to the Smashwords catalog.  This is up from 92,500 at the end of 2011, and up from 28,800 at the end of 2010, 6,000 in 2009, and 140 our first year in 2008.  This remarkable growth rate is expected to continue well into the future.

Homepreneurs believes that eBooks are a great way for writers of all genres, abilities, and interests to make additional money while pursuing personal goals from home.  While becoming a best-selling author via eBooks is unusual, it is not impossible.  And if best-selling is not ones goal, writing and publishing eBooks is one way to earn extra money on the side from the comforts of home.

Determining what eBooks people buy and related pricing is important.  To assist the reader with this research, Homepreneurs presents an updated list of the top-10 best sellers at SmashWords:

Bên Thắng Cuộc: Giải phóng    by Huy Đức
Price: $9.99 USD. 230520 words. Language: Vietnamese. Published on December 8, 2012. Nonfiction » History » Asian.
(4.71 from 17 reviews)
Cuốn sách của tôi bắt đầu từ ngày 30-4-1975 – ngày nhiều người tin là miền Bắc đã giải phóng miền Nam. Nhiều người thận trọng nhìn lại suốt hơn ba mươi năm, giật mình với cảm giác bên được giải phóng hóa ra lại là miền Bắc.

Our Universal Journey    by George Kavassilas
Price: $15.30 USD. 68900 words. Language: Australian English. Published on June 7, 2012. Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening.
(4.90 from 39 reviews)
Our Universal Journey is a unique book of Self-Empowerment on a Universal scale and beyond exposing the Planetary matrix and even the Cosmic matrix. A unique perspective surpassing the paradigms of science, religion, the occults and new age. The level of knowledge and wisdom shared is the foundation for awakening into an aware and conscious Being, and consequently Freedom and Sovereignty of Spirit

Incendiary: The Premonition Series (Volume 4)    by Amy A. Bartol
Price: $4.99 USD. 165490 words. Language: English. Published on December 6, 2012. Fiction » Romance » Paranormal.
(5.00 from 1 review)
I catch my first sight of the Irish coastline; its landscape makes me shiver in dread. It’s difficult to imagine now how the Gancanagh had made this their home for so long without anyone realizing it. The edifices practically scream their presence. As I study the shadows between the falling-down stone, I imagine creeping shapes of undead Faeries grasping the rock, waiting for our ship to draw near

Spinward Fringe Broadcast 7: Framework    by Randolph Lalonde
Price: $2.99 USD. 183850 words. Language: Commonwealth English. Published on November 18, 2012. Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera.
(5.00 from 8 reviews)
The crew of the Triton find themselves marooned in the Rega Gain solar system. Refusing to abandon the refugees and liberated slaves who joined them along the way, they make a deal with the Government to settle. Meanwhile, the fugitive, Jacob Valance and the former Samson crew work to restore their ship and continue their fight against the Order Of Eden in earnest.

HOPELESS    by Colleen Hoover
Price: $3.99 USD. 117390 words. Language: English. Published on December 19, 2012. Fiction » Romance » Contemporary.
(5.00 from 1 review)
From THE NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author of SLAMMED and POINT OF RETREAT.

Offshore Apocalypse    by An Oracle
Price: $500.00 USD. 245140 words. Language: English. Published on July 26, 2012. Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Tax planning.
This book is required reading for anyone who is using tax havens and also for their attorneys, bankers, consultants or their business partners, any of whom may unwittingly find themselves caught up in money-laundering investigations. The good news is, the book outlines solutions for people who may find themselves facing charges. They should carefully consider their options – before it is too late.

Independence    by Shelly Crane
Price: $4.99 USD. 86490 words. Language: English. Published on December 15, 2012. Fiction » Romance » Paranormal.
In the fourth and final installment, Maggie and Caleb must tie up all the loose ends of their lives and make a way to be together completely on their own. With everything that happened with Bish and Maggie’s father, she’s almost reluctant to move on and move out. And now she must figure out all of this…stuff…with Haddock. But of course, nothing can stay simple for the Jacobsons.

Shifters for Sale    by Joyee Flynn
Price: $5.50 USD. 35260 words. Language: English. Published on November 24, 2012. Fiction » Romance » Erotic.
(5.00 from 1 review)
Born in a brothel, Joss grew up alone, uneducated, unloved, and dreaded the day he was eighteen and would start servicing those who came to the brothel. It was a horrible life for the cat shifters who had no rights and weren’t even seen as people. The only highlight was the massive parties the brothels threw once every few months to draw in potential buyers.

Wilde Ride (The Ride Series #1)    by Maegan Lynn Moores
Price: $3.99 USD. 67950 words. Language: English. Published on December 20, 2012. Fiction » Romance » Adult.
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
An embarrassing run-in leaves her wanting more. No one could prepare her for what she’d find. A scary encounter with some local thugs and a co-worker’s unwanted advances and attention send Ella into the arms of local bar owner Ryder Wilde. This book contains sexual situations and graphic language.

Nelson Branco’s SOAP OPERA UNCENSORED: Issue 57    by Nelson Branco
Price: $1.99 USD. 4530 words. Language: English. Published on December 23, 2012. Essay » Author profile.
Daytime TV’s first and only new hot e-zine: Weekly summary of soap opera’s hottest news, stories, humour, gossip, blind items, fearless predictions, top stars/stories/couples/characters to watch, snark galore, review and analysis.

By Dion D. Shaw

Dion D. Shaw is the founder and owner of Homepreneurs

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