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John Locke, the American writer not the character from Lost (or English philosopher), has become the first self-published author to pass one million digital books sold on Amazon.com, and therefore the first indie to join the "Kindle Million Club".

John L. Parker Jr.'s 'Once A Runner,' self-published in 1978, is only recently back in print, though earlier editions were passed around running clubs until the covers fell off.

John Irving “The only way you get Americans to notice anything is to tax them or draft them or kill them.”

Michael Connelly is a Philadelphia native who writes detective novels and crime fiction. His series of books about fictional LAPD Detective Harry Bosch have made him part of the Kindle Million Club.

The 24 Best Fiction Books Of 2014

Station Eleven. Emily St. John Mandel’s time-hopping tale of a worldwide epidemic, post-apocalyptic Shakespearian thespians, the problematic nature of fame, and the importance of art, love, and companionship when it comes to survival is an incredible feat of a novel. Station Eleven deftly brings numerous character threads together to create a tapestry of storytelling that is a wonder to behold.

My Kindle, Signed by Author Neal Stephenson. Amazon code-named the early Kindles after characters in Stephenson's book - "The Diamond Age" it seemed appropriate to get him to sign mine. Kindle Author