Two new sets of Harry Potter books debut on lists this week, both from US publisher Arthur A. Levine.
First, in paperback, Harry Potter Books 1-7 Special Edition Boxed Set, in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the publication of the series first book in the US. And second, Harry Potter: The Illustrated Collection, a boxed set of the first three illustrated volumes of the series, in ...Read MoreRead more
Sarah J. Maas’ Kingdom of Ash (Bloomsbury) debuts strongly on two lists, ranking #1 on the Publishers Weekly children’s list, and #2 on the combined USA Today list.
And George R.R. Martin’s Fire & Blood: 300 Years Before A Game of Thrones (Bantam), due November 20, is selling on all three Amazon sites this morning. ...Read MoreRead more
Several titles debut this week, beginning with Anne Rice’s Blood Communion: A Tale of Prince Lestat (Knopf), ranking #5 on two lists, and David Weber’s Uncompromising Honor (Baen), ranking on three lists as high as #7.
Other debuts, as shown in the table below, are by David Levithan, Ransom Riggs, Neal Shusterman and Jarrod Shusterman, Laini Taylor, and Martha Wells. ...Read MoreRead more
A new thriller by Dean Koontz, The Forbidden Door (Bantam), debuts on three lists, ranking as high as #5 on two of them.
Note that an error today on the Publishers Weekly website replaces the Children’s Frontlist Fiction list with a repeat of the Children’s Picture Books list; thus none of the YA titles that ranked on the PW list last week show up this week. ...Read MoreRead more
Also: Flight or Fright, an anthology edited by Stephen King and Bev Vincent and published by Cemetery Dance — the second title from that publishers ever compiled on these pages, after Gwendy’s Button Box by King and Richard Chizmar, ...Read MoreRead more
Stephen King’s The Outsider remains in the top 5 on the four print lists compiled here.
Meanwhile, Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine has issued 20th-anniversary editions of the seven Harry Potter books, with new covers by Brian Selznick; two of them rank on the Publishers Weekly children’s list this week. ...Read MoreRead more