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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 16 February 2010


Laurell K. Hamilton's Flirt (Berkley), 18th book in her Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter series, debuts strongly on print lists this week, ranking as high as #3 on the fiction hardcover lists of New York Times and Publishers Weekly.

Other debuts include Catherine Fisher's anticipated YA novel Incarceron (Dial), placing #9 on the NYT children's chapter book list, and Connie Willis' Blackout (Spectra), eeking onto the extended NYT list at #34.

Appearing on Amazon.com this week with advance sales is the final book in Suzanne Collins' Hunger Games trilogy, Mockingjay (Scholastic), which goes on sale six months from now in August. It ranks today at #54.





Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
02.21
WP
01.24
LAT
02.14
USAT
02.07
PW
02.15
Amz
(02.16)
UK:
Amz UK
(02.16)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(02.16)
Items on list -x- number of lists surveyed   30x5 10x2 15x2 150 15x3 100 100 100
Hardcovers
Armstrong, Men of the Otherworld 02.10.09 / 3 xxx..             96 ++
Collins, Catching Fire 08.11.09 / 28 5 -3     131 -5   90 +   xxx..
Collins, The Hunger Games 10.07.08 / 72 3 -2     148 -38 xxx.. 95 +   xxx..
Collins, Mockingjay 02.16.10 / 1           54 ++    
Fisher, Incarceron 02.16.10 / 1 9 ++              
Hamilton, Flirt 01.26.10 / 4 3 ++     11 ++ 3 ++ 120 -56 xx xx
Harris, Dead and Gone 01.20.09 / 54 16 +3     xx xxx.. xx 24 +3 x
Harris, Dead in the Family 01.05.10 / 7           16 -5   99 -63
Harris, A Touch of Dead 08.04.09 / 26 xxx..     xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. 76 = xxx
Jordan/Sanderson, The Gathering Storm 08.25.09 / 26 33 -10   xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
King, Under the Dome 10.13.09 / 19 20 =   xxx.. 92 -14 xxx.. xxx xxx.. xxx
Meyer, Breaking Dawn 02.12.08 / 106     xxx.. 17 -6   22 -1   74 +
Meyer, Eclipse 08.14.07 / 132     xxx 14 -4 xxx.. 55 -6   xxx..
Meyer, The Host (UK) 01.13.09 / 44             41 +3  
Meyer, The Twilight Saga Collection 11.24.09 / 13       xxx..   41 -12 xxx.. xxx
Preston, Impact 01.26.10 / 4 17 -4   11 + xx x      
Willis, Blackout 02.16.10 / 1 34 ++              
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
02.21
WP
01.24
LAT
02.14
USAT
02.07
PW
02.15
Amz
(02.16)
UK:
Amz UK
(02.16)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(02.16)
Paperbacks [tpb=trade]
Austen/Grahame-Smith, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies [tpb] 02.10.09 / 49 28 -2   xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. x
Briggs, Bone Crossed 02.09.10 / 2 15 -6     94 -25 14 -4      
Cashore, Graceling [tpb] 09.22.09 / 18 8 +2              
Diaz, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao [tpb] 09.09.08 / 65 34 -7     xxx.. xxx.. xxx..   xxx..
Harris, Sookie Stackhouse Boxed Set 01.06.09 / 59       xxx..   xxx 55 -8 63 -7
Kemp, Star Wars: Crosscurrent 02.09.10 / 2 24 -14     x x      
McCarthy, The Road [tpb] 04.10.07 / 149 24 -3   xxx.. 107 -13 xxx.. xxx.. 63 -21 xxx
Meyer, Breaking Dawn (UK) 01.13.09 / 58             6 -2  
Meyer, Eclipse (UK) 01.13.09 / 58             7 -2 xxx..
Meyer, New Moon (UK) 01.13.09 / 58             14 -2 xxx..
Meyer, New Moon [tpb] 06.17.08 / 88     xxx.. 22 -7   xx   xxx..
Meyer, Twilight (UK) 01.13.09 / 58             17 = xxx..
Meyer, Twilight [tpb] 08.14.07 / 132     xxx.. 24 -6 xxx.. 100 -2 xxx.. xxx..
Niffenegger, The Time Traveler's Wife [tpb] 05.24.04 / 169 15 +2     70 +10 xxx.. 58 +4 18 +2 xxx
Niffenegger, The Time Traveler's Wife (UK) [tpb] 01.04.05 / 150             xxx.. 72 -35
Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four 07.20.03 / 110       xxx..   xxx.. xxx.. 84 +
Sebold, The Lovely Bones 10.13.09 / 19 5 -2     6 + 2 =   1 +13 xx
Sebold, The Lovely Bones [tpb] 08.25.09 / 26 5 -3   x x 6 -3 x   25 +2
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
02.21
WP
01.24
LAT
02.14
USAT
02.07
PW
02.15
Amz
(02.16)
UK:
Amz UK
(02.16)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(02.16)
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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