The new list, called Amazon Charts, also has a most-sold component that incorporates sales of its Kindle e-books and audio, as well as print books.The Seattle company had long posted lists of most-sold books in the past hour.Amazon does not release sales numbers for how many books, ebooks or audio books it sells nor offer any breakdown of how many of each type are sold.The most sold list could also highlight the habit some readers have of buying books they feel they should or might someday read, but then don't ever actually dive into.
And they may be right, but a more charitable explanation may have something to do with Seattle's traditional Northern European reserve; the fact we're simply too polite to aggressively approach women; or that we are too busy enjoying the great outdoors to date. It's a myth that there aren't any attractive women in Seattle, BUT it certainly seems true until about late April when the weather starts to get nice, at which point they start to do things like wear make up/heels/something other than jeans.
The weekly lists are new and reflect the increasingly complex trove of data about users' habits Amazon has available to it from its e-commerce site and other connected apps — including audiobook purveyor Audible, the Good Reads social recommendation service, and its Kindle e-books app.
The lists also sharpen the rivalry with other best-seller lists, such those at USA TODAY and — or USA TODAY for that matter — but it will definitely add a lot of interest because it measures things a different way and the 'compare and contrast' gene will kick in for many observers,” said Mike Shatzkin, founder and CEO of Idea Logical Company, a publishing industry consulting company.
or even just someone to spend our nine months of winter with.
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