As a reaction to the massive scale of the self-publishing world and the growing number of e-books, GalleyCat now started a Self-Published Bestseller List.
GalleyCat is a media website with news from the book publishing industry, the aim of the list is to track current self-published bestsellers, and provide some orientation for interested readers.
Focusing on the the three major marketplaces: Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Smashwords, GalleyCat selected the self-published digital books and put together three Top10-lists, which will be updated weekly.
Below the first 3 entries of the current lists, with categories added:
Amazon Self-Published Kindle Bestsellers
1. Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuire (Adult Romance)
2. Easy by Tammara Webber (YA / Romance)
3. Weekends Required by Sydney Landon (Romance)
Barnes&Noble Self-Published eBook Bestsellers
1. Summer Secrets by Barbara Freethy (Women's Fiction)
2. Take Me by Locklyn Marx (Adult Romance)
3. A Month at the Shore by Antoinette Stockenberg (Romance)
Smashwords eBook Bestsellers
1. Motorcycle Man by Kristen Ashley (Romance)
2. The Fifth Man by Randy Ingermanson (Sci-Fi)
3. Wisdom by Amanda Hocking (YA / Urban Fantasy)