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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 7 September 2010


Terry Brooks' Bearers of the Black Staff (Del Rey, August 24th) debuts impressively on four print lists this week, ranking as high as #5 on the fiction hardcover lists of New York Times and Publishers Weekly.

Two other titles rank on NYT's extended list: Brent Weeks' The Black Prism (Orbit) is at #23 (it's also on the PW list at #22), and Peter F. Hamilton's The Evolutionary Void (Del Rey) is at #28.

Suzanne Collins' Mockingjay is #1 this week on the USA Today list, and it ranks 12th on the LA Times fiction hardcover list, but does not appear on the NY Times children's chapter book list -- in fact, earlier books The Hunger Games and Catching Fire both drop off that list, apparently because the three books now constitute a series and as such have been relocated to NYT's children's series books list, debuting there in the #1 spot.

Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
09.12
WP
09.05
LAT
09.05
USAT
08.29
PW
09.06
Amz
(09.07)
UK:
Amz UK
(09.07)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(09.07)
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 / 13 xxx   10 -3   xxx.. xxx..   xxx..
Brooks, Bearers of the Black Staff 08.31.10 / 2 5 ++ 8 ++   32 ++ 5 ++     66 -37
Clare, The Clockwork Angel 08.31.10 / 2           61 -34   26 ++
Colfer, Artemis Fowl and the Atlantis Complex 07.13.10 / 9       65 -14   xx xx xxx
Collins, Catching Fire 08.11.09 / 57 x   15 -4 9 +10   11 -3   62 -30
Collins, The Hunger Games 10.07.08 / 101 x   7 -2 xxx.. xxx.. 17 -8   xxx..
Collins, Mockingjay 02.16.10 / 30     12 ++ 1 ++   5 -4 36 -16 10 -3
Cronin, The Passage 06.08.10 / 14 19 +7 xxx.. x 118 -12 19 + xxx xxx.. x
Gibson, Zero History 09.07.10 / 1           39 ++   21 ++
Hamilton, The Evolutionary Void 09.07.10 / 1 28 ++              
Hamilton, The Evolutionary Void (UK) 08.31.10 / 2             52 -2  
Harris, Dead in the Family 01.05.10 / 36 17 +2 xxx.. xxx 76 -5 17 +2 xxx 77 -15 92 +
Jordan/Sanderson, Towers of Midnight 07.27.10 / 7           27 -3   44 -13
Kenyon, No Mercy 09.07.10 / 1           71 ++    
Lore, I Am Number Four 08.17.10 / 4 6 +2              
Meyer, The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner 03.30.10 / 24     xxx 28 -6   xxx 95 -27 xxx
Mitchell, The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet 07.06.10 / 10 26 +7   6 = xxx.. xxx.. xx xxx.. 23 +46
Pratchett, I Shall Wear Midnight (UK) 06.08.10 / 14             8 -1  
Sanderson, The Way of Kings 08.31.10 / 2           121 -52   x
Shteyngart, Super Sad True Love Story 08.03.10 / 6 31 -1 xxx.. 5 -1 xxx xx xx    
Weeks, The Black Prism 09.07.10 / 1 23 ++       22 ++      
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
09.12
WP
09.05
LAT
09.05
USAT
08.29
PW
09.06
Amz
(09.07)
UK:
Amz UK
(09.07)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(09.07)
Paperbacks [tpb=trade]
Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451 07.20.03 / 121       92 +10   x   xxx..
Collins, The Hunger Games [tpb] 07.13.10 / 9 x     7 +4       38 +49
Harris, Dead and Gone 03.30.10 / 24 13 -1     91 -9 14 -2 xxx.. 90 -45 50 +
Harris, Dead to the World 09.30.08 / 60 35 -14     139 -14 x xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Harris, Dead Until Dark 09.16.08 / 89 21 -7     74 -2 21 -5 xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Harris, From Dead to Worse 03.31.09 / 55 33 + xxx..   148 -13 x xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Harris, Living Dead in Dallas 09.23.08 / 67 xxx..     141 + xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Harris, Sookie Stackhouse Boxed Set 01.06.09 / 88       xxx..   59 -21 x 81 -56
Ishiguro, Never Let Me Go [tpb] 03.28.06 / 45 xxx..     xxx..   82 + xxx.. x
King, Under the Dome [tpb] 07.06.10 / 10 12 -4 xxx.. xxx.. 35 -6 11 -1 xxx.. xxx.. 84 -17
Meyer, Breaking Dawn (UK) 01.13.09 / 87             13 -5 x
Meyer, Breaking Dawn [tpb] 07.27.10 / 7     x 10 -2   x    
Meyer, Eclipse (UK) 01.13.09 / 87             31 -13 xxx..
Meyer, Eclipse [tpb] 06.08.10 / 14       48 -16   xxx..    
Meyer, The Host [tpb] 04.27.10 / 20 xx xxx..   131 -22 xxx..      
Meyer, New Moon (UK) 01.13.09 / 86             47 -26 xxx..
Meyer, New Moon [tpb] 06.17.08 / 117     xxx.. 83 -13   xxx..   xxx..
Meyer, Twilight (UK) 01.13.09 / 87             43 -16 xxx..
Meyer, Twilight [tpb] 08.14.07 / 161     xxx.. 69 -4 xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Niffenegger, Her Fearful Symmetry [tpb] 07.13.10 / 9 23 -4   xxx.. xxx..     xx xxx..
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
09.12
WP
09.05
LAT
09.05
USAT
08.29
PW
09.06
Amz
(09.07)
UK:
Amz UK
(09.07)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(09.07)
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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