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Who is winning the presidential campaign book primary?

A number of 2016 candidates have released books over the last year, with varying levels of success. So far, none of the Republican candidates have matched former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Hillary Clinton’s memoir, but it came out in mid-2014 so it’s been on the market the longest.

Here’s how the most recent books by 2016 presidential candidates stack up, based on release-to-date sales figures from Nielsen BookScan:

1. Hillary Clinton, Hard Choices

Release date: June 10, 2014

RTD sales: 280,000

2. Mike Huckabee, God, Guns, Grits, and Gravy

Release date: January 20, 2015

RTD sales: 66,000

3. Ben Carson, You Have a Brain: A Teen’s Guide To T.H.I.N.K.B.I.G.

Release date: February 3, 2015

RTD sales: 23,000

4. Ted Cruz, A Time For Truth

Released date: June 30, 2015

RTD sales: 12,000

5. Rand Paul, Taking a Stand

Release date: May 26, 2015

RTD sales: 9,000

6. Marco Rubio, American Dreams

Release date: January 13, 2015

RTD sales: 8,000

7. Rick Santorum, Bella’s Gift

Release date: February 17, 2015

RTD sales: 6,000

8. Carly Fiorina, Rising to the Challenge

Release date: May 5, 2015

RTD sales: 3,000

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