HARDCOVERS Months
on list
Last
month
1) The Human Division, John Scalzi (Tor) 1 -
2) Dead Ever After, Charlaine Harris (Ace) 1 -
3) A Dance with Dragons, George R. R. Martin (Bantam) 23 4
4) NOS4A2, Joe Hill (HarperCollins/Morrow) 1 -
5) Magician’s End, Raymond E. Feist (Harper Voyager) 1 -
6) The Lost Fleet: Beyond the Frontier: Guardian, Jack Campbell (Ace) 1 -
7) River of Stars, Guy Gavriel Kay (Roc) 2 2
8) Red Planet Blues, Robert J. Sawyer (Ace) 3 3
9) A Memory of Light, Robert Jordan & Brandon Sanderson (Tor) 5 5
10) Protector, C. J. Cherryh (DAW) 2 7
  PAPERBACKS
1) A Game of Thrones, George R. R. Martin (Bantam Spectra) 35 2
2) Ender’s Game, Orson Scott Card (Tor) 34 -
3) Crucible of Gold, Naomi Novik (Del Rey) 1 -
4) A Clash of Kings, George R. R. Martin (Bantam Spectra) 32 3
5) A Storm of Swords, George R. R. Martin (Bantam Spectra) 32 4
6) Earth Unaware, Orson Scott Card & Aaron Johnston (TOR) 1 -
7) The Lost Fleet: Beyond the Frontier: Invincible, Jack Campbell (Ace) 1 -
8) A Feast for Crows, George R. R. Martin (Bantam Spectra) 31 6
9) Echoes of Betrayal, Elizabeth Moon (Del Rey) 1 -
10) The Name of the Wind, Patrick Rothfuss (DAW) 9 7
  TRADE PAPERBACKS
1) Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury (Del Rey) 25 1
2) World War Z, Max Brooks (Three Rivers Press) 36 2
3) Redshirts, John Scalzi (Tor) 3 3
4) A Turn of Light, Julie E. Czerneda (DAW) 2 -
5) House of Steel: The Honorverse Companion, David Weber, et al (Baen) 1 -
  MEDIA-RELATED
1) Star Trek: The Folded World, Jeff Mariotte (Pocket Books) 1 -
2) Star Trek: The Shocks of Adversity, William Leisner (Pocket Books) 1 -
*) Star Wars: Book of Sith, Daniel Wallace (Chronicle) 2 2
4) After Earth: A Perfect Beast, Michael Jan Friedman, Robert Greenberger & Peter David (Del Rey) 1 -
*) Star Wars: Dawn of the Jedi, Into the Void, Tim Lebbon (Del Rey) 1 -
  GAMING-RELATED
1) Warhammer 40,000: Baneblade, Guy Haley (Black Library) 1 -
2) Forgotten Realms: Charon’s Claw: Neverwinter Saga, Book III, R. A. Salvatore (Wizards of the Coast) 8 3
3) Warhammer 40,000: Deathwatch, Steve Parker (Black Library) 1 -
4) Forgotten Realms: The Last Threshold: Neverwinter Saga, Book IV, R. A. Salvatore (Wizards of the Coast) 3 1

 

John Scalzi’s The Human Division debuted in first place on the hardcover list, while Dead Ever After by Charlaine Harris debuted in second. There were 8 runner-ups out of 44 titles nominated, up from the 41 we saw last month.

A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin moved up the chart to number one on the paperback list, with Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card taking second place. The runner-up was The Wise Man’s Fear by Patrick Rothfuss, with 47 titles nominated, up from last month’s 46.

Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 took first place again on the trade paperback list this month. A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin was runner-up, with 42 titles nominated, up from the 38 we saw last month.

Star Trek: The Folded World by Jeff Mariotte debuted at first place on the media-related titles this month, and there was no new runner-up. There were 16 titles nominated, up from last month’s 12.

Warhammer 40,000: Baneblade by Guy Haley debuted at number one in the gaming-related titles, with no new runner-up. There were 12 titles nominated, up from the 10 we saw last month.

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Compiled with data from

Bakka-Phoenix Books (Canada),

Barnes & Noble (USA),

Borderlands (CA),

McNally Robinson (2 in Canada),

Mysterious Galaxy (CA),

Toadstool (2 in NH),

Uncle Hugo’s (MN),

White Dwarf (Canada).

Data period: May 2013.

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