Weekly Bestsellers, 31 October 2016

J. K. Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay (Arthur A. Levine), due November 18, has been selling on Amazon lists for several weeks already, and is added to the chart here this week.

Debuting this week is the paperback edition of Stephen King’s The Bazaar of Bad Dreams (Pocket), ranking #6 on both the New York Times mass market list and the combined USA Today ...Read More

Read more

Weekly Bestsellers, 24 October 2016

Laurell K. Hamilton’s Crimson Death (Berkley), latest in her Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter series, debuts on three lists, ranking as high as #6 on the Publishers Weekly fiction hardcover list.

Also debuting is a YA Star Wars novel, E.K. Johnston’s Star Wars Ahsoka (Disney Lucasfilm), ranking #1 on the New York Times Young Adult hardcover list.

 

Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
10.30 WP
10.23 LAT
10.23 ...Read More Read more

Weekly Bestsellers, 17 October 2016

Joey Graceffa’s Children of Eden (Atria), the first novel by a popular YouTube personality, debuts on three lists, ranking #1 on the New York Times Young Adult Hardcover list.

 

Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
10.24 WP
09.25 LAT
10/16 USAT
10.09 PW
10.17 Amz
(10.17) UK:
Amz UK
(10.17) Canada:
Amz.ca
(10.17) Items on list -x- number of lists surveyed 30×4 10×2 15×2 150 15×3 100 ...Read More Read more

Weekly Bestsellers, 10 October 2016

James Dashner’s The Fever Code (Delacorte), 5th book in the “Maze Runner” YA series, debuts on two lists, notably at #9 on the combined USA Today list.

 

Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
10.17 WP
09.25 LAT
10.09 USAT
10.02 PW
10.10 Amz
(10.10) UK:
Amz UK
(10.10) Canada:
Amz.ca
(10.10) Items on list -x- number of lists surveyed 30×4 10×2 15×2 150 15×3 100 100 100 ...Read More Read more

Weekly Bestsellers, 3 October 2016

Two more titles debut this week. More prominently, Ilona Andrews’ Magic Binds (Ace), 9th book in her Kate Daniels series, on three lists, as high as #7 on the combined USA Today list.

Second, Cixin Liu’s Death’s End, the final book in his trilogy, on the same three lists, as high as #19 on the New York Times fiction hardcover list.

Also, though it’s been ranked with advance sales ...Read More

Read more

Weekly Bestsellers, 26 September 2016

Two books debut this week: Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson’s Navigators of Dune (Tor), ranking #19 on the New York Times fiction hardcover list, #23 on the Publishers Weekly list; and Alan Moore’s Jerusalem, ranking #20 on the NYT list.

 

Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
10.02 WP
09.25 LAT
09.25 USAT
09.18 PW
09.26 Amz
(09.26) UK:
Amz UK
(09.26) Canada:
Amz.ca
(09.26) Items on ...Read More Read more

Weekly Bestsellers, 19 September 2016

Three new books by Harry Potter-related books by J.K. Rowling, released as e-books on September 6th, debut on this week’s USA Today list — but not on any of the others compiled here, which compile print books only.

 

Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
09.25 WP
09.18 LAT
09.18 USAT
09.11 PW
09.19 Amz
(09.19) UK:
Amz UK
(09.19) Canada:
Amz.ca
(09.19) Items on list -x- number ...Read More Read more

Weekly Bestsellers, 12 September 2016

Both Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child slip on two or three lists this week, but both still rank very high, at #1 on at least one list each.

 

Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
09.18 WP
09.11 LAT
09.11 USAT
09.04 PW
09.12 Amz
(09.12) UK:
Amz UK
(09.12) Canada:
Amz.ca
(09.12) Items on list -x- number of lists surveyed ...Read More Read more

Weekly Bestsellers, 5 September 2016

Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad retains the #1 position on three lists this week.

A new novel by Sarah J. Maas, Empire of Storms (Bloomsbury), to be published tomorrow, is selling well on all three Amazon lists today, ranking as high as #14.

 

Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
09.11 WP
09.04 LAT
09.04 USAT
08.28 PW
09.05 Amz
(09.05) UK:
Amz UK
(09.05) Canada:
Amz.ca
(09.05) ...Read More Read more

Weekly Bestsellers, 29 August 2016

Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad retains the #1 position on three lists this week.

Not ranked very high, but notable for ranking at all: N.K. Jemisin’s The Obelisk Gate (Orbit), the second volume in her trilogy that follows Hugo Award winner The Fifth Season, an award that has gotten a fair amount of press. It’s #126 on the combined USA Today list this week.

And Harry Potter and the ...Read More

Read more

Weekly Bestsellers, 22 August 2016

Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad climbs to #1 on two lists and ranks #2 on two other lists.

And Harry Potter and the Cursed Child remains #1 on three print lists and and all three Amazon sites today.

 

Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
08.28 WP
08.21 LAT
08.21 USAT
08.14 PW
08.22 Amz
(08.22) UK:
Amz UK
(08.22) Canada:
Amz.ca
(08.22) Items on list -x- number ...Read More Read more

Weekly Bestsellers, 15 August 2016

J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Cursed Child remains #1 on four lists and debuts on two more lists at #1 and #3 this week.

Colson Whitehead’s literary alternate-reality novel The Underground Railroad (Doubleday) debuts strongly on four print lists, ranking as high as #2 at Washington Post.

Two other debuts this week: Sherrilyn Kenyon’s Dragonmark (St. Martin’s) on three lists, and Orson Scott Card & Aaron Johnston’s The ...Read More

Read more

Weekly Bestsellers, 8 August 2016

J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Cursed Child debuts at #1 on the Publishers Weekly list this week, and still ranks #1 on all three Amazon lists.

Also debuting: Blake Crouch’s Dark Matter (Crown) on three lists.

 

Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
08.14 WP
08.07 LAT
08.07 USAT
07.31 PW
08.08 Amz
(08.08) UK:
Amz UK
(08.08) Canada:
Amz.ca
(08.08) Items on list -x- number ...Read More Read more

Weekly Bestsellers, 1 August 2016

Several isolated debuts this week, since they appear on a single list each without appearing on any others: most impressively, Michael J. Sullivan’s Age of Myth (Del Rey), #2 on the Washington Post list; Sylvain Neuvel’s Sleeping Giants (Del Rey), #47 on the USA Today list; and Gail Carriger’s Imprudence (Orbit), #131 on the USA Today list. But none of them appear on any other lists.


Title Debut / #wks ...Read More Read more

Weekly Bestsellers, 18 July 2016

Ben H. Winters’ Underground Airlines (Mulholland), and alternate history novel that’s gotten publicity and a lot of reviews in the past couple weeks, cracks the New York Times fiction hardcover list at #20 this week.

Last week’s showing of a new edition of L. Ron Hubbard’s Battlefield Earth was short-lived; it’s dropped off all lists this week.

 

Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
07.24 WP
07.10 LAT ...Read More Read more

Weekly Bestsellers, 11 July 2016

A new edition of L. Ron Hubbard’s Battlefield Earth ranks #1 this week on Publishers Weekly‘s trade paperback list, while the hardcover edition is shown ranking #14 on the combined USA Today list.

 

Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
07.17 WP
07.10 LAT
07.10 USAT
07.03 PW
07.11 Amz
(07.11) UK:
Amz UK
(07.11) Canada:
Amz.ca
(07.11) Items on list -x- number of lists surveyed 30×4 10×2 ...Read More Read more

Weekly Bestsellers, 4 July 2016

Stephen King’s End of Watch still dominates the charts, while Sherrilyn Kenyon’s Born of Legend (St. Martin’s), latest in her “League: Nemesis Rising” series, debuts on two lists.

 

Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
07.10 WP
07.03 LAT
07.03 USAT
06.26 PW
07.04 Amz
(07.04) UK:
Amz UK
(07.04) Canada:
Amz.ca
(07.04) Items on list -x- number of lists surveyed 30×4 10×2 15×2 150 15×3 100 100 ...Read More Read more

Weekly Bestsellers, 27 June 2016

Stephen King’s End of Watch remains #1 on three lists, debuting on the LA Times list this week only at #4.

 

Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
07.03 WP
06.26 LAT
06.26 USAT
06.19 PW
06.27 Amz
(06.27) UK:
Amz UK
(06.27) Canada:
Amz.ca
(06.27) Items on list -x- number of lists surveyed 30×4 10×2 15×2 150 15×3 100 100 100 Hardcovers Clare, Lady Midnight 03.21.16 / ...Read More Read more

Weekly Bestsellers, 20 June 2016

Stephen King’s End of Watch (Scribner) debuts strongly, ranking #1 on four print lists (with the fifth, LA Times, typically running a week behind the others).

 

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 30×4 10×2 15×2 150 15×3 100 100 100 Hardcovers ...Read More Read more

Weekly Bestsellers, 13 June 2016

Justin Cronin’s The City of Mirrors debuts at #1 on the Los Angeles Times list, where titles compiled here also occupy the #2 and #3 positions.

 

Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
06.19 WP
06.12 LAT
06.12 USAT
06.05 PW
06.13 Amz
(06.13) UK:
Amz UK
(06.13) Canada:
Amz.ca
(06.13) Items on list -x- number of lists surveyed 30×4 10×2 15×2 150 15×3 100 100 100 Hardcovers ...Read More Read more

Weekly Bestsellers, 6 June 2016

Justin Cronin’s The City of MIrrors (Ballantine), the final volume of his Passage Trilogy, debuts strongly, ranking #1 on lists at New York Times, Washington Post, and Publishers Weekly.

Also debuting at #1, on the PW list, is Rick Yancey’s The Last Star (Putnam), final book in his 5th Wave trilogy. The two previous books, until last week ranked highly on the New York Times young adult lists for hardcover ...Read More

Read more

Weekly Bestsellers, 30 May 2016

Joe Hill’s The Fireman (Morrow) debuts strongly, ranking as high as #1 on the New York Times list.

 

Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
06.05 WP
05.29 LAT
05.29 USAT
05.22 PW
05.30 Amz
(05.30) UK:
Amz UK
(05.30) Canada:
Amz.ca
(05.30) Items on list -x- number of lists surveyed 30×4 10×2 15×2 150 15×3 100 100 100 Hardcovers Clare, Lady Midnight 03.21.16 / 11 2 = ...Read More Read more

Weekly Bestsellers, 23 May 2016

Don DeLillo’s Zero K (Scribner) debuts on two more print lists this week, ranking #1 at Los Angeles Times and #3 at Washington Post.

 

Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
05.29 WP
05.22 LAT
05.22 USAT
05.15 PW
05.23 Amz
(05.23) UK:
Amz UK
(05.23) Canada:
Amz.ca
(05.23) Items on list -x- number of lists surveyed 30×4 10×2 15×2 150 15×3 100 100 100 Hardcovers Clare, Lady ...Read More Read more

Weekly Bestsellers, 16 May 2016

Several titles debut this week, most prominently Sarah J. Maas’ A Court of Mist and Fury (Bloomsbury), second volume of a YA fantasy series, ranking #1 on the New York Times Young Adult list and #7 on the combined USA Today list.

Also: A Star Wars novel by Claudia Gray ranks as high as #5, on the NYT list; Don DeLillo’s Zero K ranks as high as #11, on the ...Read More

Read more

Weekly Bestsellers, 9 May 2016

Maggie Stiefvater’s The Raven King (Scholastic), fourth book in her YA fantasy series, debuts on two lists this week, ranking #1 on the Publishers Weekly‘s Children’s Frontlist Fiction list.

 

Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
05.15 WP
05.08 LAT
05.08 USAT
05.01 PW
05.09 Amz
(05.09) UK:
Amz UK
(05.09) Canada:
Amz.ca
(05.09) Items on list -x- number of lists surveyed 30×4 10×2 15×2 150 15×3 100 ...Read More Read more

Weekly Bestsellers, 2 May 2016

J. K. Rowling’s forthcoming Harry Potter and the Cursed Child slips a few notches on a couple Amazon sites, but remains the highest ranking genre title on lists again this week.

 

Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
05.08 WP
05.01 LAT
05.01 USAT
04.24 PW
05.02 Amz
(05.02) UK:
Amz UK
(05.02) Canada:
Amz.ca
(05.02) Items on list -x- number of lists surveyed 30×4 10×2 15×2 150 ...Read More Read more