HARDCOVERS Months
on list
Last
month
1) Trade Secret, Sharon Lee & Steve Miller (Baen) 1
2) The Republic of Thieves, Scott Lynch (Ballantine Del Rey) 2 3
3) The Ocean at the End of the Lane, Neil Gaiman (HarperCollins/Morrow) 6 5
4) The Hobbit, J. R. R. Tolkien (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) 8
5) After Dead: What Came Next in the World of Sookie Stackhouse, Charlaine Harris (Ace) 1
*) Burning Paradise, Robert Charles Wilson (Tor) 1
7) Witch Wraith, Terry Brooks (Ballantine Del Rey) 3
8) The Last Dark, Stephen R. Donaldson (Putnam) 2 4
9) Curtsies & Conspiracies, Gail Carriger (Little, Brown) 1
10) The Abominable, Dan Simmons (Little, Brown/Reagan Arthur Books) 1
  PAPERBACKS
1) A Dance with Dragons, George R. R. Martin (Bantam) 2 2
2) Ender’s Game, Orson Scott Card (Tor) 40 1
3) The Silvered, Tanya Huff (DAW) 1
4) A Feast for Crows, George R. R. Martin (Bantam Spectra) 36 4
5) A Game of Thrones, George R. R. Martin (Bantam Spectra) 41 10
6) Speaker for the Dead, Orson Scott Card (Tor) 5 9
7) The Name of the Wind, Patrick Rothfuss (DAW) 9
8) Ever After, Kim Harrison (Harper Voyager) 1
9) 2312, Kim Stanley Robinson (Orbit) 6 6
10) The Lies of Locke Lamora, Scott Lynch (Bantam Spectra) 4
  TRADE PAPERBACKS
1) A Dance with Dragons, George R. R. Martin (Bantam) 1
2) Ancillary Justice, Ann Leckie (Orbit) 2 3
3) Etiquette and Espionage, Gail Carriger (Little, Brown) 2 4
*) Tombstone Blues, Chadwick Ginther (Ravenstone) 1
5) Redshirts, John Scalzi (Tor) 5 4
*) Thunder Road, Chadwick Ginther (Ravenstone) 3
  MEDIA-RELATED
1) Star Trek: The Fall: A Ceremony of Losses, David Mack (Pocket) 1
2) Doctor Who: Official 50th Anniversary Annual, BBC Children’s Books (Penguin UK) 1
*) William Shakespeare’s Star Wars, Ian Doescher (Quirk) 4 1
4) Star Wars: The Old Republic: Annihilation, Drew Karpyshyn (LucasBooks) 1
  GAMING-RELATED
1) Forgotten Realms: The Companions: The Sundering, R. A. Salvatore (Wizards of the Coast) 4 2
2) Forgotten Realms: The Last Threshold: Neverwinter Saga, Book IV, R. A. Salvatore (Wizards of the Coast) 3 1

 

Trade Secret by Sharon Lee & Steve Miller debuted at number one, while Scott Lynch’s The Republic of Thieves moved up to second place on the hardcover list. The new runner-up was Come and Take Them by Tom Kratman (Baen) out of 48 titles nominated, down from 58 last month.

George R.R. Martin’s A Dance With Dragons switched places with Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card on the mass-market list this month, with Martin’s book moving up to first place, and Card’s slipping into second. The new runner-up was The Cassandra Project by Jack McDevitt & Mike Res­nick (Ace) out of 44 titles nominated, down quite a bit from last month’s 64.

Martin also ruled the trade paperback list, with A Dance With Dragons coming in first place this month. The was no new runner-up, with 40 titles nominated, up from the 38 we saw last month.

Star Trek: The Fall: A Ceremony of Losses by David Mack took top honors among the media-related titles for the second month in a row, and there was no new runner-up. There were 19 titles nominated, down from last month’s 22.

Forgotten Realms: The Companions by R.A. Salvatore returned to the list at number one in the gaming-related titles, with no runner-ups. There were 11 titles nominated, down a touch from the 12 last month.

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Compiled with data from

Bakka-Phoenix Books (Canada),

Barnes & Noble (USA),

Borderlands (CA),

McNally Robinson (2 in Canada),

Toadstool (2 in NH),

Uncle Hugo’s (MN),

University Book Store (WA),

White Dwarf (Canada).

Data period: November 2013.

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