Erotic fiction forty times more popular than literary fiction

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27 November 2012
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According to Play.com, its erotic fiction category has had 4,000% more searches than the Man Booker shortlist ...

According to Play.com, its erotic fiction category has had 4,000% more searches than the Man Booker shortlist

Erotic fiction accounts for 14% of all the books sold on Play.com. Booker Prize authors account for a mere 0.14%.

Although E L James is the name most associated with best-selling erotic fiction, Sylvia Day's Reflected in You is currently outselling the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy, with 100,000 copies sold in its first week on Play.com. Sylvia Day's trilogy accounts for 36% of all erotic book sales.

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The top erotic novels for christmas from Rakuten’s Play.com are:
1. Reflected in You – Sylvia Day
2. Fifty Shades Freed – E.L. James
3. Fifty Shades Trilogy Boxed Set – E.L. James
4. Fifty Shades Darker – E.L. James
5. Bared to You – Sylvia Day
6. Entwined with You – Sylvia Day
7. Destined to Play – Indigo Bloome
8. Eighty Days Yellow – Vina Jackson
9. Haven of Obedience – Marina Anderson
10. Forbidden Desires – Marina Anderson

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