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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 2 February 2010


Laurell K. Hamilton's Flirt (Berkley), 18th book in her Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter series, went on sale today and ranks high on all three Amazon lists.

Elsewhere, the trade paperback edition of Steven Erikson's Dust of Dreams (Tor), ninth volume in his Malazan Book of the Fallen series, squeaks on to the end of the extended New York Times trade paperback list, ranking this week at #35.



Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
02.07
WP
01.24
LAT
01.31
USAT
01.24
PW
02.01
Amz
(02.02)
UK:
Amz UK
(02.02)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(02.02)
Items on list -x- number of lists surveyed   30x5 10x2 15x2 150 15x3 100 100 100
Hardcovers
Collins, Catching Fire 08.11.09 / 26 1 +1     101 -1   94 -31   xxx..
Collins, The Hunger Games 10.07.08 / 70 2 +1     x xxx.. 84 -26   xx
Erikson, Dust of Dreams (UK) 08.18.09 / 6             xxx.. 79 -58
Feist, At the Gates of Darkness (UK) 01.12.10 / 4             73 -9  
Hamilton, Flirt 01.26.10 / 2           18 +41 70 ++ 43 +4
Harris, Dead and Gone 01.20.09 / 52 21 +5     138 -2 xxx.. 89 +8 19 +1 x
Harris, Dead in the Family 01.05.10 / 5           23 -11   53 =
Harris, A Touch of Dead 08.04.09 / 24 xxx..     xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. 58 -3 x
Jordan/Sanderson, The Gathering Storm 08.25.09 / 24 27 -2   xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
King, Under the Dome 10.13.09 / 17 20 =   xx 56 -11 xx x xxx x
Meyer, Breaking Dawn 02.12.08 / 104     xxx 8 -1   21 -8   x
Meyer, Eclipse 08.14.07 / 130     x 7 -2 xxx.. 35 -9   xxx..
Meyer, The Host 02.12.08 / 100 xxx     146 -15 xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. 89 +
Meyer, The Host (UK) 01.13.09 / 42             31 -7  
Meyer, The Twilight Saga Collection 11.24.09 / 11       xxx..   33 -4 xxx.. x
Niffenegger, Her Fearful Symmetry 09.29.09 / 19 31 -1     xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xx
Preston, Impact 01.26.10 / 2 11 -4   x 110 -31 11 -4      
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
02.07
WP
01.24
LAT
01.31
USAT
01.24
PW
02.01
Amz
(02.02)
UK:
Amz UK
(02.02)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(02.02)
Paperbacks [tpb=trade]
Austen/Grahame-Smith, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies [tpb] 02.10.09 / 47 25 +1   xxx.. xxx xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Card, Ender in Exile 01.12.10 / 4 14 +1              
Cashore, Graceling [tpb] 09.22.09 / 16 9 =              
Diaz, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao [tpb] 09.09.08 / 63 29 +2     xxx.. xxx.. xxx..   xxx..
Erikson, Dust of Dreams [tpb] 02.02.10 / 1 35 ++              
Harris, Dead Until Dark 09.16.08 / 73 xxx     147 -19 xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Harris, From Dead to Worse 03.31.09 / 45 xxx..     133 +5 xxx.. xxx.. xx xxx..
Harris, Sookie Stackhouse Boxed Set 01.06.09 / 57       xxx..   x 50 -15 x
McCarthy, The Road 12.02.08 / 25 28 -1     53 -12 xxx     xxx..
McCarthy, The Road [tpb] 04.10.07 / 147 20 -1   xx xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. 24 -10 x
Meyer, Breaking Dawn (UK) 01.13.09 / 56             4 -1  
Meyer, Eclipse (UK) 01.13.09 / 56             6 = xx
Meyer, New Moon (UK) 01.13.09 / 56             8 +1 xxx..
Meyer, New Moon [tpb] 06.17.08 / 86     xxx.. 10 -1   99 -14   xxx..
Meyer, Twilight (UK) 01.13.09 / 56             12 -1 xxx..
Meyer, Twilight [tpb] 08.14.07 / 130     xxx.. 17 -1 xxx.. 68 -12 xxx.. xxx..
Niffenegger, The Time Traveler's Wife [tpb] 05.24.04 / 167 13 -2     57 +6 xxx xxx.. 33 -11 x
Sebold, The Lovely Bones 10.13.09 / 17 2 =     2 = 2 =   14 +1 51 +27
Sebold, The Lovely Bones [tpb] 08.25.09 / 24 1 +1   5 -3 xxx.. 3 -1 51 -19   20 -2
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
02.07
WP
01.24
LAT
01.31
USAT
01.24
PW
02.01
Amz
(02.02)
UK:
Amz UK
(02.02)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(02.02)
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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