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Weekly Bestsellers


Bestsellers 15 Mar
Patrick Rothfuss
Patricia Briggs
Anne Bishop
Steven Erikson

Bestsellers 8 Mar
Deborah Harkness
Karen Russell

2011 Directories





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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 22 March 2011


Jasper Fforde's One of Our Thursday's Is Missing (Viking), sixth volume in his Thursday Next series, debuts this week at #15 on both the New York Times and Publishers Weekly fiction hardcover lists.

Patrick Rothfuss' The Wise Man's Fear slips a bit on three lists, but leaps to #1 this week on the LA Times list after a slow start last week; LAT usually runs a week behind the other papers in reflecting sales of newly released titles.



Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
03.27
WP
03.13
LAT
03.20
USAT
03.13
PW
03.21
Amz
(03.22)
UK:
Amz UK
(03.22)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(03.22)
Items on list -x- number of lists surveyed   30x5 10x2 15x2 150 15x3 100 100 100
Hardcovers
Briggs, River Marked 02.15.11 / 6 9 -6 [ 3 ] 6 ++ 35 -29 8 -5 x xx  
Cast/Cast, Awakened 01.18.11 / 10     xxx.. 51 -9   xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Collins, Catching Fire 08.11.09 / 85 xxx..   15 +4 18 +2   26 -1   xxx..
Collins, Mockingjay 02.16.10 / 58     xxx.. 20 +7   23 -1 xxx.. 97 -41
Erikson, The Crippled God (UK) 02.08.11 / 7             xxx 54 -39
Fforde, One of Our Thursdays Is Missing 03.22.11 / 1 15 ++       15 ++      
Harkness, A Discovery of Witches 02.22.11 / 5 6 = [ 8 ] 5 -4 19 +2 6 = 61 -28 xxx.. 24 -3
Harris, Dead in the Family 01.05.10 / 44 xxx..   xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. 28 -3 47 +
Harris, Dead Reckoning 12.28.10 / 13           21 -1 92 + 57 -14
Harrison, Pale Demon 02.15.11 / 6 19 -10   x 95 -56 18 -9 xxx   xxx..
Koontz, What the Night Knows 01.04.11 / 12 xx   xxx.. 146 -31 xx xxx..    
Lore, I Am Number Four 08.17.10 / 14 1 =   17 -5 30 -6   xxx..   xxx
Martin, A Dance with Dragons 03.08.11 / 3           49 -15 xx  
Mitchell, The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet 07.06.10 / 15 xxx..   xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. 34 + xxx..
Rothfuss, The Wise Man's Fear 02.01.11 / 8 3 -2 [ 1 ] 1 +16 32 -29 3 -1 42 -21 64 -21 18 -13
Russell, Swamplandia! 02.22.11 / 5 x   9 = xxx.. x      
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
03.27
WP
03.13
LAT
03.20
USAT
03.13
PW
03.21
Amz
(03.22)
UK:
Amz UK
(03.22)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(03.22)
Paperbacks [tpb=trade]
Butcher, Changes 03.15.11 / 2 11 +2       10 +2      
Collins, The Hunger Games [tpb] 07.13.10 / 37 xxx..   4 +9 9 +9   40 -2   x
Fisher, Incarceron [tpb] 02.22.11 / 4 9 =              
Ishiguro, Never Let Me Go [tpb] 03.28.06 / 69 xxx..   xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. 27 -10 xxx..
Meyer, Breaking Dawn [tpb] 07.27.10 / 35     xxx.. 98 -12   xxx..    
Rothfuss, The Name of the Wind 04.15.08 / 7 26 +     127 -20 25 +      
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
03.27
WP
03.13
LAT
03.20
USAT
03.13
PW
03.21
Amz
(03.22)
UK:
Amz UK
(03.22)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(03.22)
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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