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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 9 February 2010


There are two paperback debuts this week. The mass market reprint edition of Patricia Brigg's Bone Crossed (Ace), debuts at #9 on the New York Times mass market list, #10 on the same list at Publishers Weekly, and #69 on the combined USA Today list.

A paperback original, Star Wars novel Crosscurrent (LucasBooks), ranking #10 on the NYT mass market list, #8 on the PW list, and #149 on the USAT list.

Washington Post is posting hardcover and paperback lists in alternating weeks, so weekly updates of their entire lists are not possible. Meanwhile, San Francisco Chronicle, which had apparently discontinued compiling bestseller lists several weeks ago, seems to have reinstated them. In any event, neither paper's posted lists had any genre titles on them this week.



Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
02.14
WP
01.24
LAT
02.07
USAT
01.31
PW
02.08
Amz
(02.09)
UK:
Amz UK
(02.09)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(02.09)
Items on list -x- number of lists surveyed   30x5 10x2 15x2 150 15x3 100 100 100
Hardcovers
Collins, Catching Fire 08.11.09 / 27 2 -1     126 -25   x   xxx..
Collins, The Hunger Games 10.07.08 / 71 1 +1     110 + xxx.. x   xxx
Erikson, Dust of Dreams (UK) 08.18.09 / 7             xxx.. 82 -3
Hamilton, Flirt 01.26.10 / 3           64 -46 x x
Harris, Dead and Gone 01.20.09 / 53 19 +2     x xxx.. x 27 -8 75 +
Harris, Dead in the Family 01.05.10 / 6           11 +12   36 +17
Harris, A Touch of Dead 08.04.09 / 25 xxx..     xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. 76 -18 xx
Jordan/Sanderson, The Gathering Storm 08.25.09 / 25 23 +4   xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
King, Under the Dome 10.13.09 / 18 20 =   xxx 78 -22 xxx xx xxx.. xx
Meyer, Breaking Dawn 02.12.08 / 105     xxx.. 11 -3   21 =   xx
Meyer, Eclipse 08.14.07 / 131     xx 10 -3 xxx.. 49 -14   xxx..
Meyer, The Host (UK) 01.13.09 / 43             44 -13  
Meyer, The Twilight Saga Collection 11.24.09 / 12       xxx..   29 +4 xxx.. xx
Niffenegger, Her Fearful Symmetry 09.29.09 / 20 35 -4     xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx
Preston, Impact 01.26.10 / 3 13 -2   xx x 13 -2      
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
02.14
WP
01.24
LAT
02.07
USAT
01.31
PW
02.08
Amz
(02.09)
UK:
Amz UK
(02.09)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(02.09)
Paperbacks [tpb=trade]
Austen/Grahame-Smith, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies [tpb] 02.10.09 / 48 26 -1   xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. 99 +
Briggs, Bone Crossed 02.09.10 / 1 9 ++     69 ++ 10 ++      
Card, Ender in Exile 01.12.10 / 5 33 -19              
Cashore, Graceling [tpb] 09.22.09 / 17 10 -1              
Diaz, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao [tpb] 09.09.08 / 64 27 +2     xxx.. xxx.. xxx..   xxx..
Harris, From Dead to Worse 03.31.09 / 46 xxx..     x xxx.. xxx.. xxx 67 +
Harris, Sookie Stackhouse Boxed Set 01.06.09 / 58       xxx..   xx 47 +3 56 +
Kemp, Star Wars: Crosscurrent 02.09.10 / 1 10 ++     149 ++ 8 ++      
McCarthy, The Road 12.02.08 / 26 34 -6     x xxx..     xxx..
McCarthy, The Road [tpb] 04.10.07 / 148 21 -1   xxx 94 + xxx.. xxx.. 42 -18 xx
Meyer, Breaking Dawn (UK) 01.13.09 / 57             4 =  
Meyer, Eclipse (UK) 01.13.09 / 57             5 +1 xxx
Meyer, New Moon (UK) 01.13.09 / 57             12 -4 xxx..
Meyer, New Moon [tpb] 06.17.08 / 87     xxx.. 15 -5   x   xxx..
Meyer, Twilight (UK) 01.13.09 / 57             17 -5 xxx..
Meyer, Twilight [tpb] 08.14.07 / 131     xxx.. 18 -1 xxx.. 98 -30 xxx.. xxx..
Niffenegger, The Time Traveler's Wife [tpb] 05.24.04 / 168 17 -4     80 -23 xxx.. 62 + 20 +13 xx
Niffenegger, The Time Traveler's Wife (UK) [tpb] 01.04.05 / 149             xxx.. 37 ++
Sebold, The Lovely Bones 10.13.09 / 18 3 -1     x 2 =   14 = x
Sebold, The Lovely Bones [tpb] 08.25.09 / 25 2 -1   2 +3 3 + 3 = 66 -15   27 -7
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
02.14
WP
01.24
LAT
02.07
USAT
01.31
PW
02.08
Amz
(02.09)
UK:
Amz UK
(02.09)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(02.09)
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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