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The table shows the current rank of each book and the change since last week, where:

= same as last week

+/- change since last week

+ back on list

++ new on list

x no longer on list (number of x's: weeks off list)


All lists rank hardcovers and paperbacks separately, except for the USA Today list, which is a single list combining fiction and nonfiction in all formats. Dates shown are posted dates, except those in parentheses, which are dates compiled. New York Times posts its list one week in advance of print publication.

Note that some sources do not compile paperback bestsellers, and some exclude YA books (like the Harry Potter series) from their hardcover and paperback fiction lists.

Weekly Bestellers


Week ending 12 January 2010


Jasper Fforde's Shades of Grey (Viking), a satirical novel about a world where social status depends on the colors you can see, debuts on the extended New York Times fiction hardcover list this week, ranking 31st.





Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
01.17
WP
01.10
LAT
01.10
USAT
01.03
PW
01.11
Amz
(01.12)
UK:
Amz UK
(01.12)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(01.12)
Items on list -x- number of lists surveyed   30x5 10x2 15x2 150 15x3 100 100 100
Hardcovers
Collins, Catching Fire 08.11.09 / 23 2 +1     72 +29   91 +4   xxx..
Collins, The Hunger Games 10.07.08 / 67 4 -2     81 -8 xxx.. 68 +10   xxx..
Feist, At the Gates of Chaos (UK) 01.12.10 / 1             41 ++  
Fforde, Shades of Grey 01.12.10 / 1 31 ++              
Hamilton, Divine Misdemeanors 12.22.09 / 4 19 +8 xxx   xx xxx      
Harris, Dead and Gone 01.20.09 / 49 30 +4 xxx..   144 + xxx.. 96 +4 18 -3 xx
Harris, Dead in the Family 01.05.10 / 2           42 +32    
Harris, A Touch of Dead 08.04.09 / 21 xxx.. xxx..   xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. 50 -4 xxx..
Jordan/Sanderson, The Gathering Storm 08.25.09 / 21 18 -4 xxx.. xxx.. x x xx xxx.. xxx
Karpyshyn, Star Wars: Darth Bane: Dynasty of Evil 12.22.09 / 4 29 +2     xxx        
King, Under the Dome 10.13.09 / 14 10 -7 xx 14 + 20 -11 9 -6 57 -1 90 -9 32 -13
Mead, Blood Promise 09.01.09 / 12       117 +   xxx..   xxx..
Meyer, Breaking Dawn 02.12.08 / 101     12 + 4 +3   11 +6   71 +
Meyer, Eclipse 08.14.07 / 127     11 + 2 +3 xxx.. 23 -3   xxx..
Meyer, The Host 02.12.08 / 97 33 -4 xxx..   129 -65 xxx.. xxx xxx.. xxx..
Meyer, The Host (UK) 01.13.09 / 39             21 -3  
Meyer, The Twilight Saga Collection 11.24.09 / 8       x   35 -5 xxx.. 34 -11
Niffenegger, Her Fearful Symmetry 09.29.09 / 16 20 +5 xxx..   xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. x 51 +
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
01.17
WP
01.10
LAT
01.10
USAT
01.03
PW
01.11
Amz
(01.12)
UK:
Amz UK
(01.12)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(01.12)
Paperbacks [tpb=trade]
Anonymous, Halo: Evolutions [tpb] 12.08.09 / 4 31 -4              
Austen/Grahame-Smith, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies [tpb] 02.10.09 / 44 13 -5 xx xxx 136 -83 xxx.. xxx xxx.. xxx..
Card, Ender in Exile 01.12.10 / 1 20 ++              
Cashore, Graceling [tpb] 09.22.09 / 13 6 =              
Clare, City of Ashes [tpb] 04.07.09 / 23       145 +       xxx..
Clare, City of Bones [tpb] 04.08.08 / 30 xxx..     121 +2 xxx..      
Harris, All Together Dead 04.08.08 / 48 x     xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. 95 +  
Harris, Dead as a Doornail 09.30.08 / 46 x     xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. 100 + xxx..
Harris, Dead Until Dark 09.16.08 / 70 31 -22     107 -7 x xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Harris, From Dead to Worse 03.31.09 / 42 x xxx..   131 + x xxx.. xx xxx..
Harris, Sookie Stackhouse Boxed Set 01.06.09 / 54       xxx..   83 -25 16 +9 33 -4
Kenyon, Born of Ice 12.15.09 / 5 34 -11     115 + xxx      
McCarthy, The Road 12.02.08 / 22 15 -9     33 -7 13 -9     xxx..
McCarthy, The Road [tpb] 04.10.07 / 144 18 -7 xxx.. 10 + xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. 11 +8 xx
Meyer, Breaking Dawn (UK) 01.13.09 / 53             1 =  
Meyer, Eclipse (UK) 01.13.09 / 53             3 -1 50 +8
Meyer, New Moon (UK) 01.13.09 / 53             6 -1 xxx..
Meyer, New Moon [tpb] 06.17.08 / 83     xxx.. 5 -2   79 -28   x
Meyer, Twilight (UK) 01.13.09 / 53             7 -1 xxx..
Meyer, Twilight [tpb] 08.14.07 / 127     xxx.. 9 -3 xxx.. 58 -15 xxx.. x
Niffenegger, The Time Traveler's Wife [tpb] 05.24.04 / 164 8 -1 xxx..   60 -13 9 +2 xxx.. 24 -1 91 -10
Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows [tpb] 06.30.09 / 25       100 -46   xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Sebold, The Lovely Bones 10.13.09 / 14 3 =     1 +11 3 =   17 = xxx..
Sebold, The Lovely Bones [tpb] 08.25.09 / 21 1 +3 2 ++ 6 + xxx.. 3 +9 24 +44   2 +22
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
01.17
WP
01.10
LAT
01.10
USAT
01.03
PW
01.11
Amz
(01.12)
UK:
Amz UK
(01.12)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(01.12)
This cell color indicates rankings on children's bestsellers lists This cell color indicates rankings of books based on pre-publication sales [Italics and brackets, and/or this cell color, indicate stale data -- rankings from one or more weeks before -- and do not contribute to the cumulative weeks on any list totals]
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