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Weekly Bestsellers


Bestsellers 14 Jun
Ilona Andrews
Daniel H. Wilson

Bestsellers 7 Jun
Dean Koontz
Aaron Allston

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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 21 June 2011


This week's significant debut is Laurell K. Hamilton's Hit List (Berkley), 20th book in her Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter series. It debuts in 1st place on the fiction hardcover lists of New York Times and Publishers Weekly, 3rd place at Washington Post, 4th place on the combined USA Today list.

Runner-up is Daniel H. Wilson's Robopocalypse (Doubleday), which placed on Amazon lists last week, and this week debuts in 13th place on both the NYT and PW lists.

And George R.R. Martin is still #1 on all the Amazon lists, with one edition or another -- the boxed set ranks 1st on Amazon.com and Amazon Canada, while A Clash of Kings is 1st on Amazon.uk.

Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
06.26
WP
06.19
LAT
06.19
USAT
06.12
PW
06.20
Amz
(06.20)
UK:
Amz UK
(06.20)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(06.20)
Items on list -x- number of lists surveyed   30x5 10x2 15x2 150 15x3 100 100 100
Hardcovers
Allston, Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi: Conviction 06.07.11 / 3 x xx x xx 20 -9      
Brooks, 2030: The Real Story of What Happens to America 05.17.11 / 6 24 -5   19 -6 xx 23 -4 xxx..    
Clare, City of Fallen Angels 04.05.11 / 12     xx 89 -14   xxx.. xxx.. x
Collins, Catching Fire 08.11.09 / 98 xxx..   16 + 7 +2   10 +2   73 +
Collins, Mockingjay 02.16.10 / 71     15 + 9 +3   11 +3 xxx.. xx
Collins, The Hunger Games 10.07.08 / 125 xxx..   xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..   22 +5
Green, For Heaven's Eyes Only 06.21.11 / 1 35 ++              
Hamilton, Hit List 06.14.11 / 2 1 ++ 3 ++   4 ++ 1 ++ x   84 ++
Harris, Dead Reckoning 12.28.10 / 26 4 -2 x 5 -3 28 -8 4 -2 56 -3 64 -7 46 -30
Lackey, Unnatural Issue 06.21.11 / 1 28 ++              
Lore, I Am Number Four 08.17.10 / 22 9 -4   xxx.. 121 -37   xxx..   xxx..
Martin, A Dance with Dragons 03.08.11 / 16           3 +5 15 +10 2 +1
Paolini, Inheritance 03.29.11 / 13           73 +29   xx
Pratchett, Snuff (UK) 05.17.11 / 5             83 +20  
Rothfuss, The Wise Man's Fear 02.01.11 / 21 25 -5 xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. 25 -4 xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Wilson, Robopocalypse 06.14.11 / 2 13 ++     66 ++ 13 ++ x   401 -361
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
06.26
WP
06.19
LAT
06.19
USAT
06.12
PW
06.20
Amz
(06.20)
UK:
Amz UK
(06.20)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(06.20)
Paperbacks [tpb=trade]
Andrews, Magic Slays 06.14.11 / 2 20 -14 x   122 -96 19 -13      
Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451 07.20.03 / 125       xxx..   42 +12   xxx..
Collins, The Hunger Games [tpb] 07.13.10 / 50 xxx..   5 -1 3 +1   6 +10 122 -11 xxx..
Cronin, The Passage [tpb] 05.31.11 / 4 15 -7   x x 24 -11      
Egan, A Visit from the Goon Squad [tpb] 04.05.11 / 12 6 -1 xx 2 = 99 -1 9 = 39 +3 xxx.. 103 -74
Harris, Dead in the Family 04.12.11 / 11 xx     x xx     99 +24
King, Full Dark, No Stars [tpb] 06.07.11 / 3 12 =     81 -16 17 +5      
Koontz, Frankenstein: The Dead Town 06.07.11 / 3 8 -1 xx   42 -18 9 -2      
Martin, A Clash of Kings 04.19.11 / 10 9 +1   x 44 -3 7 +2 31 +48 1 +1 5 +13
Martin, A Clash of Kings [tpb] 05.24.11 / 4 31 -1         xxx    
Martin, A Feast for Crows 09.19.06 / 18 19 +3     95 -14 18 +1 96 ++ 5 +7 13 +36
Martin, A Game of Thrones 12.28.10 / 14 2 +2   15 -7 22 -5 2 +1   2 -1 3 +2
Martin, A Game of Thrones [tpb] 04.05.11 / 11 27 -9 xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..    
Martin, A Game of Thrones 4-Book Boxed Set 04.26.11 / 9   x   61 +2   1 =   1 =
Martin, A Storm of Swords 04.19.11 / 10 12 +2     69 -3 10 +3 58 ++ 4 = 7 +19
Meyer, Breaking Dawn [tpb] 07.27.10 / 45     xxx.. 109 +   xxx..    
Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four 07.20.03 / 132       xxx..   xxx.. 56 +35 xxx..
Pratchett, I Shall Wear Midnight (UK) 06.14.11 / 2             61 -26  
Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse-Five 04.24.07 / 9 xxx..     123 + xxx.. xxx..    
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
06.26
WP
06.19
LAT
06.19
USAT
06.12
PW
06.20
Amz
(06.20)
UK:
Amz UK
(06.20)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(06.20)
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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