Locus Bestsellers, February 2019

The Locus Bestsellers for February include top titles Fire & Blood by George R.R. Martin, The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss, The Three-Body Problem by Cixin Liu, and Star Wars: Last Shot by Daniel José Older.   HARDCOVERS Monthson list Lastmonth 1) Fire & Blood, George R.R. Martin (Bantam) 1 – 2) The Consuming Fire, John Scalzi (Tor) 2 2 3) The Labyrinth Index, Charles Stross ...Read More Read more

Locus Bestsellers, January 2019

The Locus Bestsellers for January include top titles Uncompromising Honor by David Weber, Dune by Frank Herbert, Persepolis Rising by James S.A. Corey, and Timeless by R.A. Salvatore.   HARDCOVERS Monthson list Lastmonth 1) Uncompromising Honor, David Weber (Baen) 1 – 2) The Consuming Fire, John Scalzi (Tor) 1 – 3) Port of Shadows, Glen Cook (Tor) 1 – 4) Vengeful, V.E. Schwab (Tor) 2 7 5) ...Read More Read more

Locus Bestsellers, December 2018

The Locus Bestsellers for December include top titles The Fall of Gondolin by J.R.R. Tolkien, Dune by Frank Herbert, Kings of the Wyld by Nicholas Eames, and Timeless by R.A. Salvatore. HARDCOVERS Months on list Last month 1) The Fall of Gondolin, J.R.R. Tolkien (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) 2 5 2) Spinning Silver, Naomi Novik (Del Rey) 3 1 3) Ball Lightning, Cixin Liu (Tor) 2 8 4) ...Read More Read more

Weekly Bestsellers, 17 December 2018

Cassandra Clare’s Queen of Air and Darkness (McElderry) debuts strongly on two lists.

Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT 12.16 LAT 12.16 USAT 12.09 PW 12.17 Amz (12.17) UK: Amz UK (12.17) Canada: Amz.ca (12.17) Items on list -x- number of lists surveyed 10×3 15×2 150 15×3 100 100 100 Hardcovers Adeyemi, Children of Blood and Bone 03.12.18 / 41 6 = x xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. Clare, ...Read More Read more

Weekly Bestsellers, 10 December 2018

George R.R. Martin’s Fire & Blood: 300 Years Before A Game of Thrones ranks on all lists this week.

Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT 12.16 LAT 12.09 USAT 12.02 PW 12.10 Amz (12.10) UK: Amz UK (12.10) Canada: Amz.ca (12.10) Items on list -x- number of lists surveyed 10×3 15×2 150 15×3 100 100 100 Hardcovers Adeyemi, Children of Blood and Bone 03.12.18 / 40 6 +2 ...Read More Read more

Weekly Bestsellers, 26 November 2018

 

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 More

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Locus Bestsellers, November 2018

The Locus Bestsellers for November includes top titles Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik, Planetside by Michael Mammay, The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin, and Star Wars: Thrawn by Timothy Zahn HARDCOVERS Months on list Last month 1) Spinning Silver, Naomi Novik (Del Rey) 2 1 2) Brief Cases, Jim Butcher (Ace) 3 2 3) Serpentine, Laurell K. Hamilton (Berkley) 1 – 4) Rogue Protocol, Martha Wells ...Read More Read more

Weekly Bestsellers, 15 October 2018

 

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 More

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Weekly Bestsellers, 24 September 2018

 

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 More

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Weekly Bestsellers, 17 September 2018

Several titles debut on lists this week, most prominently a new Forgotten Realms novel by R.A. Salvatore, Timeless (Harper Voyager), ranking as high as #11 on the Publishers Weekly list.

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 More

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