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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 26 January 2010


Douglas Preston's science-fictional thriller Impact (Forge), concerning meteors, gamma rays, and Mars, ranks on several lists this week, as high as #7 on the New York Times and Publishers Weekly fiction hardcover lists.



Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
01.31
WP
01.24
LAT
01.24
USAT
01.17
PW
01.25
Amz
(01.26)
UK:
Amz UK
(01.26)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(01.26)
Items on list -x- number of lists surveyed   30x5 10x2 15x2 150 15x3 100 100 100
Hardcovers
Collins, Catching Fire 08.11.09 / 25 2 =     100 -9   63 +34   xxx..
Collins, The Hunger Games 10.07.08 / 69 3 =     99 -5 xxx.. 58 +29   x
Erikson, Dust of Dreams (UK) 08.18.09 / 5             xxx.. 21 -3
Feist, At the Gates of Chaos (UK) 01.12.10 / 3             64 -15  
Fforde, Shades of Grey 01.12.10 / 3 x           112 -46  
Hamilton, Flirt 01.26.10 / 1           59 ++   47 ++
Harris, Dead and Gone 01.20.09 / 51 26 -7 xxx..   136 = xxx.. 97 + 20 +1 94 +
Harris, Dead in the Family 01.05.10 / 4           12 +16   53 ++
Harris, A Touch of Dead 08.04.09 / 23 xxx.. xxx..   xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. 55 -5 63 +
Jordan/Sanderson, The Gathering Storm 08.25.09 / 23 25 -2 xxx.. xxx.. xxx xxx xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
King, Under the Dome 10.13.09 / 16 20 -10 xxx.. x 45 -16 x 110 -38 xx 72 +35
Meyer, Breaking Dawn 02.12.08 / 103     xx 7 -3   13 +5   69 -13
Meyer, Eclipse 08.14.07 / 129     9 -5 5 -2 xxx.. 26 +4   xxx..
Meyer, The Host 02.12.08 / 99 xx xxx..   131 = xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Meyer, The Host (UK) 01.13.09 / 41             24 -4  
Meyer, The Twilight Saga Collection 11.24.09 / 10       xxx   29 +11 xxx.. 93 -58
Niffenegger, Her Fearful Symmetry 09.29.09 / 18 30 -3 xxx..   xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx x
Preston, Impact 01.26.10 / 1 7 ++   15 ++ 79 ++ 7 ++      
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
01.31
WP
01.24
LAT
01.24
USAT
01.17
PW
01.25
Amz
(01.26)
UK:
Amz UK
(01.26)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(01.26)
Paperbacks [tpb=trade]
Austen/Grahame-Smith, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies [tpb] 02.10.09 / 46 26 -10 xxx.. xxx.. xx xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Card, Ender in Exile 01.12.10 / 3 15 +4              
Cashore, Graceling [tpb] 09.22.09 / 15 9 -2              
Chance, Death's Mistress 01.19.10 / 2 25 -11     x x      
Diaz, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao [tpb] 09.09.08 / 62 31 +2 xxx..   xxx.. xxx.. xxx..   xxx..
Harris, Dead Until Dark 09.16.08 / 72 xx     128 -15 xxx xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Harris, From Dead to Worse 03.31.09 / 44 xxx xxx..   138 -17 xxx xxx.. x xxx..
Harris, Sookie Stackhouse Boxed Set 01.06.09 / 56       xxx..   91 -3 35 -6 84 -48
McCarthy, The Road 12.02.08 / 24 27 -6     41 -5 xx     xxx..
McCarthy, The Road [tpb] 04.10.07 / 146 19 -1 xxx.. x xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. 14 -2 96 +
Meyer, Breaking Dawn (UK) 01.13.09 / 55             3 -1  
Meyer, Eclipse (UK) 01.13.09 / 55             6 -2 x
Meyer, New Moon (UK) 01.13.09 / 55             9 -2 xxx..
Meyer, New Moon [tpb] 06.17.08 / 85     xxx.. 9 -2   85 +   xxx
Meyer, Twilight (UK) 01.13.09 / 55             11 -3 xxx..
Meyer, Twilight [tpb] 08.14.07 / 129     xxx.. 16 -5 xxx.. 56 +9 xxx.. xxx
Niffenegger, The Time Traveler's Wife [tpb] 05.24.04 / 166 11 +2 xxx..   63 +16 xx xxx.. 22 -4 39 +4
Sebold, The Lovely Bones 10.13.09 / 16 2 +1     2 -1 2 =   15 +7 78 +
Sebold, The Lovely Bones [tpb] 08.25.09 / 23 2 -1 x 2 +2 xxx.. 2 -1 32 +13   18 -15
Vaughn, Kitty's House of Horrors 01.26.10 / 2 33 -15              
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
01.31
WP
01.24
LAT
01.24
USAT
01.17
PW
01.25
Amz
(01.26)
UK:
Amz UK
(01.26)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(01.26)
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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