Bestselling Ebooks of 2012 – Publisher’s Weekly


15 Million+ for All Three

*Fifty Shades of Grey: Book One. E.L. James. Vintage

*Fifty Shades Darker: Book Two. E.L. James. Vintage

*Fifty Shades Freed: Book Three. E.L. James. Vintage


Ugh.  The only thing I will say about this trilogy is that it inspired me to self-publish. If tripe like that can be successful, I should be able to take over the world.



*Kiss the Dead. Laurell Hamilton. Berkley

*Dead Until Dark. Charlaine Harris. Ace

The Ugly Duchess. Eloisa James. Avon (59,333)

*The Signal and the Noise. Nate Silver. Penguin Press

Sizzling Seventeen. Janet Evanovich. St. Martin’s Press (59,156)

*The Lost Wife. Alyson Richman. Berkley


Jumping to the near end with 50k, I can say I’ve not read or really even heard of any of those authors.  But props to them.  Then of course we have the bottom of the bucket.



Blood Memory:  Book 1 by Rosalind Hartmann


It’s a process, ladies and gentlemen.  A long, arduous process, but it’s been fun.


  1. Tawnya
    Mar 22, 2013

    Hey Roz… I’m almost positive “Dead Until Dark. Charlaine Harris” is the series True Blood is based on.

    • Roz Hartmann
      Mar 22, 2013

      I have yet to read that series =x Not sure I can bring myself to. I mean, I can write about vampires, but read about them?? That’s cray cray!!! ;0

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