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What success would you choose to have as an Author?

A New York Times/Amazon Best Seller?
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A Book Optioned Into a Movie Or TV Pilot?
131 (17.6%)
Enough royalties to quit your day job?
513 (69%)

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Author Topic: Is your book in a 'Top 100' Best Seller category on Amazon NOW? List it here!  (Read 290989 times)  

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Breaking news on Amazon UK Kindle site (6:33 PM EDT, 03.22.11)



All on one sale.   ;D

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Wow, you guys are REALLY doing great on Kindle & I salute you all for your success! I'm inspired to keep plugging away on my 2nd novella....coming soon to a best seller list near you!!  ;D ;D ;D

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I guess I can play.  :D

Fallen Blood
# Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #497 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)

    * #2 in Books > Romance > Gothic
    * #8 in Books > Romance > Fantasy & Futuristic
    * #9 in Kindle Store > Books > Fiction > Genre Fiction > Romance > Fantasy, Futuristic & Ghost

Tainted Blood
# Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,412 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)

    * #13 in Books > Romance > Gothic
    * #13 in Kindle Store > Books > Fiction > Genre Fiction > Horror > Occult
    * #17 in Books > Literature & Fiction > Genre Fiction > Horror > Occult

Shades of Twilight
# Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #2,448 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)

    * #17 in Books > Romance > Gothic
    * #54 in Kindle Store > Books > Fiction > Genre Fiction > Romance > Fantasy, Futuristic & Ghost
    * #57 in Kindle Store > Books > Fiction > Children's Fiction > Literature > Love & Romance



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DoaN: The Step Dad

1,952 overall

#37 in Kindle Store > Books > Fiction > Erotica
#37 in Books > Literature & Fiction > Erotica

YAY!  ;D

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I'm so excited to be able to play even though they really don't amount to much. but at least it's something.

Pray for Reign US
    * #4 in Kindle Store > Books > Nonfiction > History > World > Renaissance
    * #20 in Books > History > World > Renaissance

Pray for Reign UK
    * #1 in Books > History > Britain & Ireland > British Heads of State > Henry VII
    * #2 in Books > Fiction > Biographical Fiction
    * #31 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > History


Formed of Clay US
    * #49 in Kindle Store > Books > Nonfiction > History > Ancient > Egypt
Formed of Clay UK
    * #58 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > History > Ancient
    * #68 in Books > History > Ancient History & Civilisation > Egypt



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I'm so excited to be able to play even though they really don't amount to much. but at least it's something.

Pray for Reign US
    * #4 in Kindle Store > Books > Nonfiction > History > World > Renaissance
    * #20 in Books > History > World > Renaissance

Pray for Reign UK
    * #1 in Books > History > Britain & Ireland > British Heads of State > Henry VII
    * #2 in Books > Fiction > Biographical Fiction
    * #31 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > History


Formed of Clay US
    * #49 in Kindle Store > Books > Nonfiction > History > Ancient > Egypt
Formed of Clay UK
    * #58 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > History > Ancient
    * #68 in Books > History > Ancient History & Civilisation > Egypt



Being on a best selling list counts for quite a lot. It gives you something to talk about, to feel good about, and it helps with sales as well.


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Threads: The Reincarnation of Anne Boleyn

Amazon:
Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #2,453 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
#7 in Books > Literature & Fiction > Genre Fiction > Metaphysical
#14 in Kindle Store > Books > Fiction > Fantasy > Historical
#18 in Books > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Fantasy > Historical

Amazon.uk
Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,165 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
#1 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Fantasy > Historical
#2 in Books > History > Britain & Ireland > British Heads of State > Henry VII < WT(H)??
#4 in Books > Fantasy > Historical

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Keyword "Anne Boleyn" #3
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This is fun -

TAKE THE MONKEYS AND RUN:
#5 in Books > Entertainment > Humor
#9 in Kindle Store > Books > Humor
#17 in Kindle Store > Books > Fiction > Genre Fiction > Mystery & Thrillers > Mystery > Women Sleuths

FOXY'S TALE:
#66 in Books > Literature & Fiction > Comic
#69 in Kindle Store > Books > Humor

THE CHRONICLES OF MARR-NIA:
#27 in Kindle Store > Books > Fiction > Short Stories
#28 in Kindle Store > Books > Fiction > Genre Fiction > Anthologies
#31 in Books > Literature & Fiction > Genre Fiction > Anthologies
 

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White Seed usually spends part of the day in the Historical Fiction, top 100 paid.  I think that perhaps in another hour or so it will poke its head into the 99 or 98 slot.  Here are the stats so far:

Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #2,968 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
#3 in Kindle Store > Books > Nonfiction > History > Americas > Native American
#5 in Books > History > Americas > Native American

I made it into the top 100 paid in Historical. 

Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #2,660 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
#2 in Kindle Store > Books > Nonfiction > History > Americas > Native American
#4 in Books > History > Americas > Native American
#95 in Kindle Store > Books > Fiction > Genre Fiction > Historical
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Along Came a Demon USA:

Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,894 Paid in Kindle Store
#1 Books>  Horror>  Ghosts
#3 Books> Urban Fantasy
#4 Kindle Store> Urban Fantasy
#6 Books> Parnormal Mystery
#10 Kindle Store> Paranormal Mystery
#8 Kindle Store > Books > Fiction > Genre Fiction > Horror > Ghosts
#9 Books > Literature & Fiction > Genre Fiction > Horror > Ghosts

Along Came a Demon UK:

Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #466 Paid in Kindle Store
#1 Kindle Store> Paranormal Mystery (The Demon Hunters is #2)
#1 Books > Horror > Ghosts
#5 Books > Horror > Thrillers
#19 Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Crime, Thrillers & Mystery > Mystery > Women Sleuths

I wish there was some way to do a search for all categories instead of trying to guess which ones your books are in!


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My memoir of being raised in three orphanages, Nunzilla Was My Mother and My Stepmother Was a Witch

Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #4,734 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
#10 in Books > History > Historical Study > Social History
#16 in Kindle Store > Books > Nonfiction > History > Americas > United States > 20th Century
#27 in Kindle Store > Books > Nonfiction > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Theology

I've been #1 and #2 in Books > History > Historical Study > Social History a couple of times.
Author of "Nunzilla Was My Mother and My Stepmother Was a Witch," "God Don't Take Crap from Nobody," and "Donkey Love"


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Crown Conspiracy:
#12 in Kindle Store > Books > Fiction > Fantasy > Historical
#16 in Books > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Fantasy > Historical
#16 in Kindle Store > Books > Fiction > Genre Fiction > Men's Adventure
#59 in Kindle Store > Books > Fiction > Fantasy >Epic Fantasy
#27 in Kindle Store > Books > Fiction > Fantasy >Magic & Wizard Fantasy

Avempartha:
#14 in Kindle Store > Books > Fiction > Fantasy > Historical
#18 in Books > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Fantasy > Historical
#18 in Kindle Store > Books > Fiction > Genre Fiction > Men's Adventure
#61 in Kindle Store > Books > Fiction > Fantasy >Epic Fantasy

Nyphron Rising:
#10 in Kindle Store > Books > Fiction > Fantasy > Historical
#12 in Kindle Store > Books > Fiction > Genre Fiction > Family Saga
#14 in Books > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Fantasy > Historical
#53 in Kindle Store > Books > Fiction > Fantasy >Epic Fantasy
#90 in Kindle Store > Books > Fiction > Fantasy >General Fantasy

The Emerald Storm
#7 in Kindle Store > Books > Fiction > Fantasy > Historical
#11 in Books > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Fantasy > Historical
#11 in Kindle Store > Books > Fiction > Genre Fiction > Family Saga
#41 in Kindle Store > Books > Fiction > Fantasy >Epic Fantasy
#70 in Kindle Store > Books > Fiction > Fantasy >General Fantasy
#18 in Kindle Store > Books > Fiction > Fantasy >Magic & Wizard Fantasy

Wintertide
#8 in Kindle Store > Books > Fiction > Fantasy > Historical
#12 in Books > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Fantasy > Historical
#13 in Kindle Store > Books > Fiction > Genre Fiction > Men's Adventure
#42 in Kindle Store > Books > Fiction > Fantasy >Epic Fantasy
#74 in Kindle Store > Books > Fiction > Fantasy >General Fantasy
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Fourteen Days Later


#27 in Books > Literature & Fiction > Comic
#30 in Kindle Store > Books > Humor
#60 in Kindle Store > Books > Fiction > Genre Fiction > Romance > Contemporary

My Perfect Wedding

#82 in Kindle Store > Books > Fiction > Genre Fiction > Romance > Contemporary
#94 in Books > Romance > Contemporary

The Fashion Police

#57 in Books > Literature & Fiction > Comic
#58 in Kindle Store > Books > Fiction > Genre Fiction > Romance > Romantic Suspense
#58 in Kindle Store > Books > Humor

 
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I got one! I got one!  :)

My nonfiction book, Students Losing Out: four essays on adjunct labor in higher education

#6 in Kindle Store > Books > Nonfiction > Professional & Technical > Education > By Level > College
#16 in Kindle Store > Books > Nonfiction > Education > College & University
#48 in Kindle Store > Books > Nonfiction > Reference > Writing



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I have two.

Impeding Justice.

# Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #290 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)

    * #6 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Crime, Thrillers & Mystery > Police Procedurals
    * #6 in Books > Crime, Thrillers & Mystery > Police Procedurals
    * #63 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Crime, Thrillers & Mystery > Mystery

And the sequel Final Justice

# Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #168 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)

    * #24 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Fiction > Action & Adventure
    * #29 in Books > Fiction > Adventure Stories & Action
    * #41 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Crime, Thrillers & Mystery > Thrillers

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Am I mentally challenged? All I see is this:
An Unexpected Obsession
Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #2,820 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)

There is no breakdown for sub-categories :(.

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More sales for me....even better Top 100 numbers than my 1st post!

The Cries Of Vampira

# Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #19,196 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)

    * #64 in Books > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Fantasy > Anthologies
    * #75 in Kindle Store > Books > Fiction > Fantasy > Historical


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Atlantis is #68 in science fiction
Chasing The Ghost is     * #52 in Kindle Store > Books > Fiction > Genre Fiction > Men's Adventure
    * #60 in Kindle Store > Books > Fiction > Genre Fiction > Political
    * #66 in Books > Literature & Fiction > Genre Fiction > Men's Adventure

Wonder what the difference is between Men's Adventure in the first case and the second?  Weird.

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The Usurper:
# Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #14,116 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
    * #83 in Kindle Store > Books > Fiction > Genre Fiction > Political

The End Times Saga - Christian Fiction

 
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A fun thread.

Emerald 3:
#1 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > science fiction romance short stories (this morning; now it's #3)
#1 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > short stories empaths
#1 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > science fiction empaths
#46 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > science fiction short stories
#67 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > science fiction romance

The empath categories are awfully obscure, but hey, I'm #1 in my niche. :)
Colette Duke Science Fiction Romance
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What's not to love about this thread. :) "Pure Pimpage" LOL

Current Rank: #245
#2.   Taste of Desire  - Books->Romance->Historical
#2.   Taste of Desire ->Kindle Store->Books->Fiction->Genre Fiction->Romance
#40. Taste of Desire - Books->Romance

Current Rank: #276
#5.   Sinful Surrender - Books->Romance->Historical
#5.   Sinful Surrender ->Kindle Store->Books->Fiction->Genre Fiction->Romance
#46. Sinful Surrender - Books ->Romance

Sinful Surrender is also listed under Western, but alas, it's a Victorian romance. :)
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What's not to love about this thread. :) "Pure Pimpage" LOL

Current Rank: #245
#2.   Taste of Desire  - Books->Romance->Historical
#2.   Taste of Desire ->Kindle Store->Books->Fiction->Genre Fiction->Romance
#40. Taste of Desire - Books->Romance

Current Rank: #276
#5.   Sinful Surrender - Books->Romance->Historical
#5.   Sinful Surrender ->Kindle Store->Books->Fiction->Genre Fiction->Romance
#46. Sinful Surrender - Books ->Romance

Sinful Surrender is also listed under Western, but alas, it's a Victorian romance. :)


Beverly, you have some of the most gorgeous covers ever. :)
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Thank you!!!

Beverly, you have some of the most gorgeous covers ever. :)

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You guys are doing so awesome!

This is the benefit of having obscure categories . . .
Footsteps in Time:
#2 in Books > Travel > Europe > Great Britain > Wales
#19 in Books > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Fantasy > Alternate History
#22 in Books > History > Europe > Wales

Daughter of Time:
#7 in Books > Travel > Europe > Great Britain > Wales
#42 in Books > History > Europe > Wales

Prince of Time:
#6 in Books > Travel > Europe > Great Britain > Wales
#35 in Books > History > Europe > Wales
#73 in Kindle Store > Books > Fiction > Fantasy > Historical

 
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I have one.  Unholy Angels made the UK Top 100 Bestseller List

#84 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)

#1 in Books > Horror > Occult
#2 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Fiction > Horror
#2 in Books > Horror > Thrillers
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