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Suzanne Collins
Aimee Bender

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The table shows the current rank of each book and the change since last week, where:

= same as last week

+/- change since last week

+ back on list

++ new on list

x no longer on list (number of x's: weeks off list)


All lists rank hardcovers and paperbacks separately, except for the USA Today list, which is a single list combining fiction and nonfiction in all formats. Dates shown are posted dates, except those in parentheses, which are dates compiled. New York Times posts its list one week in advance of print publication.

Note that some sources do not compile paperback bestsellers, and some exclude YA books (like the Harry Potter series) from their hardcover and paperback fiction lists.

Weekly Bestellers


Week ending 27 July 2010


Suzanne Collins' Mockingjay (Scholastic), third in the trilogy that began with The Hunger Games (currently #1 on the New York Times children's paperback list), is poised for bestsellerdom when it's published on August 24, 2010. It's been creeping upward, week by week, on Amazon.com with pre-publication orders; this week it ranks #4.

Debuting on print lists this week is Naomi Novik's Tongues of Serpents (Del Rey), sixth in her Temeraire series that began with Her Majesty's Dragon (2006), ranking #33 on the extended NY Times fiction hardcover list.

Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
08.01
WP
07.25
LAT
07.25
USAT
07.18
PW
07.26
Amz
(07.26)
UK:
Amz UK
(07.26)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(07.26)
Items on list -x- number of lists surveyed   30x5 10x2 15x2 150 15x3 100 100 100
Hardcovers
Bender, The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake 06.15.10 / 7 21 -4   6 -2   xx xx   xx
Colfer, Artemis Fowl: The Atlantis Complex 07.13.10 / 3           42 ++ 18 -6 x
Collins, Catching Fire 08.11.09 / 51 3 -1     54 +10   31 -6   x
Collins, The Hunger Games 10.07.08 / 95 6 -1   5 +11 xxx xxx.. 34 -1   xxx..
Collins, Mockingjay 02.16.10 / 24           4 +1   43 -11
Cronin, The Passage 06.08.10 / 8 11 -4 x 8 +5 29 -3 11 -4 32 +6 97 -38 12 +5
Harris, Dead in the Family 01.05.10 / 30 17 -3 xxx.. xxx.. 62 -2 x 48 +17 23 -4 72 -21
Jordan/Sanderson, Towers of Midnight 07.27.10 / 1           35 ++    
King, Blockade Billy 06.08.10 / 8 35 -5 xxx.. xxx.. x xxx.. xxx..   xxx..
Koontz, Frankenstein: Lost Souls 06.29.10 / 5 x xxx.. xx 124 -24 xxx      
Mead, Spirit Bound 06.01.10 / 9     xxx.. 107 -15     xxx.. xxx..
Meyer, Breaking Dawn 02.12.08 / 129     x 11 =   64 -13   xxx..
Meyer, The Host (UK) 01.13.09 / 67             40 +14  
Meyer, The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner 03.30.10 / 18     2 +6 6 -2   25 -11 19 -3 183 -145
Meyer, The Twilight Saga Collection 11.24.09 / 25       xxx..   x xxx.. 69 -24
Mitchell, The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet 07.06.10 / 4 16 -5   3 -1 101 -27 x 43 -15 xx 24 -4
Novik, Tongues of Serpents 07.27.10 / 1 33 ++              
Pratchett, I Shall Wear Midnight (UK) 06.08.10 / 8             45 -1  
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
08.01
WP
07.25
LAT
07.25
USAT
07.18
PW
07.26
Amz
(07.26)
UK:
Amz UK
(07.26)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(07.26)
Paperbacks [tpb=trade]
Banks, Transition (UK) [tpb] 07.27.10 / 1             99 ++  
Collins, The Hunger Games [tpb] 07.13.10 / 3 1 =     22 +5        
del Toro/Hogan, The Strain 07.13.10 / 3 17 +11     115 -6        
Grossman, The Magicians [tpb] 06.08.10 / 8 23 -6 xxx.. xx xxx xxx..      
Harris, Dead and Gone 03.30.10 / 18 13 +17     93 +3 13 + 85 -7 38 -4 56 -29
Harris, Dead to the World 09.30.08 / 54 xxx..     135 +4 xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Harris, Dead Until Dark 09.16.08 / 83 21 +12     85 +4 xxx xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Harris, From Dead to Worse 03.31.09 / 50 xxx xxx..   144 + xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Harris, Sookie Stackhouse Boxed Set 01.06.09 / 82       xxx..   18 +5 56 + 13 =
King, Under the Dome [tpb] 07.06.10 / 4 4 = 6 -2 15 ++ 15 +6 5 = 96 -29 82 -6 8 +4
Meyer, Breaking Dawn (UK) 01.13.09 / 81             12 -2 37 ++
Meyer, Breaking Dawn [tpb] 07.27.10 / 1           22 ++    
Meyer, Eclipse (UK) 01.13.09 / 81             9 -1 x
Meyer, Eclipse [tpb] 06.08.10 / 8       12 -2   x    
Meyer, The Host [tpb] 04.27.10 / 14 25 = xxx..   80 -13 xxx..      
Meyer, New Moon (UK) 01.13.09 / 80             11 = x
Meyer, New Moon [tpb] 06.17.08 / 111     xxx.. 28 -3   x   xxx..
Meyer, Twilight (UK) 01.13.09 / 81             10 -1 xxx..
Meyer, Twilight [tpb] 08.14.07 / 155     xxx.. 23 -9 xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Mitchell, Cloud Atlas [tpb] 09.27.04 / 13 33 -5         xx xxx..  
Niffenegger, Her Fearful Symmetry [tpb] 07.13.10 / 3 14 =   10 +5 98 -14     17 +5 88 ++
Niffenegger, The Time Traveler's Wife (UK) [tpb] 01.04.05 / 156             28 +7 xxx..
Pratchett, Unseen Academicals (UK) 06.01.10 / 9             51 -4 xxx..
Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows [tpb] 06.30.09 / 27       113 +   xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Sagara, Cast in Chaos [tpb] 07.27.10 / 1               74 ++
Salvatore, Forgotten Realms: The Ghost King: Transitions, Book III 07.20.10 / 2 29 -5              
Sebold, The Lovely Bones 10.13.09 / 42 xxx..     xxx xxx..   89 -27 xxx..
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
08.01
WP
07.25
LAT
07.25
USAT
07.18
PW
07.26
Amz
(07.26)
UK:
Amz UK
(07.26)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(07.26)
This cell color indicates rankings on children's bestsellers lists This cell color indicates rankings of books based on pre-publication sales [Italics and brackets, and/or this cell color, indicate stale data -- rankings from one or more weeks before -- and do not contribute to the cumulative weeks on any list totals]
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