Weekly Bestsellers, 26 June 2017

Neal Stephenson & Nicole Galland’s The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O. (Morrow) debuts on three lists, ranking as high as #11 on the New York Times list.

And Terry Brooks’ The Black Elfstone (Del Rey) debuts on two lists, ranking #17 on the Publishers Weekly list.

 

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Weekly Bestsellers, 19 June 2017

Michael Crichton’s Dragon Teeth (Harper) debuts on two more lists, and now ranks in the top five on four of the print lists compiled here.

 

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Weekly Bestsellers, 12 June 2017

J.R.R. Tolkien’s Beren and Lúthien, edited by Christopher Tolkien, (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) debuts on several lists this week, ranking as high as #6 on the fiction hardcover list at New York Times.

 

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Weekly Bestsellers, 5 June 2017

Cassandra Clare’s Lord of Shadows (McElderry), second book in the author’s “Dark Artifices” series, debuts at #1 on three lists, most notably the combined USA Today list.

Also, Michael Crichton’s posthumous Dragon’s Teeth (Harper) debuts on three lists, ranking as high as #2 on the fiction hardcover lists at New York Times and Publishers Weekly.

 

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Weekly Bestsellers, 29 May 2017

Stephen King & Richard Chizmar’s novella Gwendy’s Button Box (Cemetery Dance) debuts on four print lists, ranking as high as #5 on the combined USA Today list.

 

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Weekly Bestsellers, 22 May 2017

 

Robin Hobb’s Assassin’s Fate (Del Rey), third in her Fitz and the Fool trilogy, debuts on three lists, ranking #15 or #16 at New York Times, USA Today, and Publishers Weekly.

Also debuting, Sherrilyn Kenyon’s Deadmen Walking (Tor), on two lists.

Amazon.com debuts Amazon Charts, weekly lists of most sold and most read — the latter ranked by daily Kindle readers and Audible listeners — fiction and nonfiction ...Read More

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Weekly Bestsellers, 15 May 2017

Sarah J. Maas’ A Court of Wings and Ruin (Bloomsbury), third in the YA fantasy series that began with A Court of Thorns and Roses, debuts prominently on two lists: #2 on the Publishers Weekly Children’s Frontlist Fiction list, and #3 on the combined USA Today list.

 

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Weekly Bestsellers, 8 May 2017

Paperback editions of Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale hit #1 on two lists this week, and rank in the top ten on all five print lists compiled here.

 

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Weekly Bestsellers, 1 May 2017

Paperback editions of Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale rise in the rankings this week, to #2 at Washington Post and #4 at New York Times.

 

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Weekly Bestsellers, 24 April 2017

A new Star Wars novel by Timothy Zahn, Thrawn (Del Rey) debuts on three lists, ranking as high as #2 at New York Times and Publishers Weekly.

 

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Weekly Bestsellers, 17 April 2017

Omar El Akkad’s American War (Knopf) debuts on three lists, ranking as high as #10 on the Washington Post list.

 

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Weekly Bestsellers, 10 April 2017

Laini Taylor’s young adult novel Strange the Dreamer (Little, Brown) debuts on two lists, ranking #14 on the Publishers Weekly childrens’ frontlist fiction list.

 

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Weekly Bestsellers: 3 April 2017

John Scalzi’s The Collapsing Empire (Tor) debuts on two lists, ranking has high as #17 on the Publishers Weekly fiction hardcover list.

 

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Weekly Bestsellers: 27 March 2017

Three debuts this week, beginning with a new “Hogwarts Library” edition of J.K. Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (Arthur A. Levine), ranking #5 on the USA Today list.

Kim Stanley Robinson’s New York 2140 (Orbit) ranks on two lists, as high as #22 on Publishers Weekly‘s fiction hardcover list.

And the US edition of Andrzej Sapowski’s The Lady of the Lake (Orbit) ranks on two lists, as ...Read More

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Weekly Bestsellers, 20 March 2017

Three titles debut prominently, beginning with Patricia Briggs’ Silence Fallen (Ace), latest in her Mercy Thompson series, ranking in 2nd place on three lists and in 3rd place on a fourth.

Mohsin Hamid’s surrealistic Exit West (Riverhead) also debuts on four print lists, ranking as high as #4 on the Washington Post list.

And Anne Bishop’s Etched in Bone (Ace), latest “Novel of the Others”, debuts on four lists, ranking ...Read More

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Weekly Bestsellers, 13 March 2017

Kristen Britain’s Firebrand (DAW), sixth book in her “Green Rider” series, debuts on two lists this week, ranking #17 on the Publishers Weekly fiction hardcover list.

George Saunders’ Lincoln in the Bardo and Neil Gaiman’s Norse Mythology still dominate lists, ranking #1 or #2 on four lists.

 

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Weekly Bestsellers, 6 March 2017

Two titles debut this week, beginning with V.E. Schwab’s A Conjuring of Light (Tor), this in the Shades of Magic series, ranking as high as #6 on the New York Times list.

And a new Star Wars novel by Chuck Wendig, Empire’s End: Aftermath (Del Rey), ranks as high as #3 on the NYT list.

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Weekly Bestsellers, 27 February 2017

George Saunders’ Lincoln in the Bardo (Random House) debuts strongly, ranking #1 at New York Times, Washington Post, and Publishers Weekly.

Neil Gaiman’s Norse Mythology is at #2 on the same three lists, and places #1 this week at Los Angeles Times.

 

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Weekly Bestsellers, 20 February 2017

Neil Gaiman’s Norse Mythology debuts on four print lists this week, ranking #1 at New York Times and USA Today.

Also debuting this week, Sherrilyn Kenyon’s Born of Vengeance (St. Martin’s), 10th volumne in her League: Nemesis Rising series, ranking as high as #14 on the Publishers Weekly list.

 

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Weekly Bestsellers, 13 February 2017

Neil Gaiman’s Norse Mythology moves up in rank on all three Amazon lists this week; look for it to debut on print lists next week.

Washington Post has instituted a subscriber paywall allowing only four articles per month to non-subscribers, which will likely prohibit further compilation of its list on this page.

 

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Weekly Bestsellers, 6 February 2017

Terry Goodkind’s Death’s Mistress (Tor), first in a new fantasy series, debuts on three lists, ranking as high as #10 on the New York Times fiction hardcover list.

Also debuting is Neil Gaiman’s Norse Mythology (Norton), on sale tomorrow and already ranking high on all three Amazon lists.

Meanwhile, the dystopian novels noted last week are placing on other lists: George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-four has slipped to #3 at Amazon.com ...Read More

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Weekly Bestsellers, 30 January 2017

Two titles debut this week, beginning with Veronica Roth’s Carve the Mark (HarperCollins), first in a new YA series, ranking #1 on YA lists at New York Times and Publishers Weekly; and Karen Marie Moning’s Feversong (Delacorte), the conclusion of her Fever series, ranking as high as #4 on the USA Today list.

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Weekly Bestsellers, 23 January 2017

Susan Dennard’s Windwitch (Tor Teen), second book in her YA series The Witchlands, debuts on two lists, ranking as high as #2 on the New York Times‘ Young Adult Hardcover list.

Meanwhile, George Orwell’s perennial bestseller (especially during summer months, along with Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451) Nineteen Eighty-four (Signet) ranks #6 this morning on Amazon.com, #10 on Amazon Canada. (The highest the title has ever ranked seen by this page ...Read More

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Weekly Bestsellers, 16 January 2017

Perhaps because of its mention in today’s New York Times article about President Obama’s reading habits, Cixin Liu’s The Three Body-Problem (Tor) ranks #53 on Amazon.com’s bestseller chart today — the first time this page has seen the book rank on that site.

 

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Weekly Bestsellers, 9 January 2017

Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad and Michael Chabon’s Moonglow remain the ranking titles on this week’s lists, ranking #1 on the Washington Post and Los Angeles Times lists respectively.

 

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Weekly Bestsellers, 2 January 2017

The novelization Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, by Alexander Freed (Del Rey), debuts on two lists, ranking #16 on the New York Times fiction hardcover list.

 

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Weekly Bestsellers, 26 December 2016

As the holiday season ends and rankings of various titles by J.K. Rowling begin to slip a bit, Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad dominates the chart again this week, rising to #1 at LA Times and remaining in the top 10 on three other lists.

 

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Weekly Bestsellers, 19 December 2016

In the wake of its National Book Award and inclusion on several top-10 books of the year lists, Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad rises on several lists, ranking #2 this week at both Washington Post and LA Times.

 

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Weekly Bestsellers, 12 December 2016

Anne Rice’s Prince Lestat and the REalms of Atlantis (Knopf) debuts on three lists, ranking as high as #7 on the New York Times fiction hardcover list.

 

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Weekly Bestsellers, 5 December 2016

Michael Chabon’s Moonglow (Harper), an associational family history novel involving in part the space program, debuts strongly on all five print lists compiled here this week.

 

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Weekly Bestsellers, 28 November 2016

A new Star Wars/Rogue One novel, Catalyst by James Luceno (Del Rey), debuts on three lists.

Ted Chiang’s Stories of Your Life and Others aka Arrival (Vintage), rises seven spots to rank #8 this week on the New York Times trade paperback list.

 

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