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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 23 March 2010


A new Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi novel by Aaron Allston, Backlash (LucasBooks), debuts strongly this week, ranking as high as #4 on the New York Times fiction hardcover list, #5 on the same list at Publishers Weekly.

Meanwhile, Seth Grahame-Smith's Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter debuts on two more print lists this week, at Washington Post and Los Angeles Times, ranking #6 and #2 on those lists respectively.



Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
03.28
WP
03.21
LAT
03.21
USAT
03.14
PW
03.22
Amz
(03.23)
UK:
Amz UK
(03.23)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(03.23)
Items on list -x- number of lists surveyed   30x5 10x2 15x2 150 15x3 100 100 100
Hardcovers
Allston, Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi: Backlash 03.23.10 / 1 4 ++ 10 ++   52 ++ 5 ++     47 ++
Bishop, Shalador's Lady 03.16.10 / 2 33 -17              
Butcher, Changes 03.16.10 / 2           13 +78   64 ++
Collins, Catching Fire 08.11.09 / 33 3 =     133 -3   91 +   xxx..
Collins, The Hunger Games 10.07.08 / 77 1 =     123 -2 xxx.. 80 +23   xxx
Collins, Mockingjay 02.16.10 / 6           73 -5    
Fisher, Incarceron 02.16.10 / 6 10 -1              
Gaiman, The Graveyard Book 09.30.08 / 66 8 +     xxx.. xxx.. xxx..   xxx..
Grahame-Smith, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter 03.02.10 / 3 5 -1 6 ++ 2 ++ 38 -4 4 = 70 +    
Hamilton, Flirt 01.26.10 / 9 27 -10 xxx.. xxx.. xx xx xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Harris, Dead and Gone 01.20.09 / 59 25 = xxx..   xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. 38 +5 60 +37
Harris, Dead in the Family 01.05.10 / 12           10 +5   13 +23
Harris, A Touch of Dead 08.04.09 / 30 xxx.. xxx..   xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. 77 -7 xxx..
Harrison, Black Magic Sanction 02.23.10 / 5 15 -8 xx 12 -7 113 -56 14 -7 xxx   xxx
Hill, Horns 03.02.10 / 4 28 -8     xxx xx      
Hobb, Dragon Haven (UK) 03.09.10 / 2             100 +  
Kay, Under Heaven (CANADA) 03.23.10 / 1               73 ++
Meyer, Breaking Dawn 02.12.08 / 111     xxx.. 27 +3   35 +16   xxx..
Meyer, Eclipse 08.14.07 / 137     xxx.. 16 +10 xxx.. 36 +33   xxx..
Meyer, The Host (UK) 01.13.09 / 49             62 -2  
Meyer, The Twilight Saga Collection 11.24.09 / 17       xxx..   58 + xxx.. 91 -47
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
03.28
WP
03.21
LAT
03.21
USAT
03.14
PW
03.22
Amz
(03.23)
UK:
Amz UK
(03.23)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(03.23)
Paperbacks [tpb=trade]
Austen/Grahame-Smith, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies [tpb] 02.10.09 / 52 28 -2 xxx.. xxx.. x xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Butcher, Turn Coat 03.16.10 / 2 12 =     124 -27 10 +2      
Harris, Sookie Stackhouse Boxed Set 01.06.09 / 64       xxx..   xxx.. 64 -14 41 +47
Meyer, Breaking Dawn (UK) 01.13.09 / 63             9 -1  
Meyer, Eclipse (UK) 01.13.09 / 63             7 +2 xxx..
Meyer, New Moon (UK) 01.13.09 / 63             11 +1 xxx..
Meyer, New Moon [tpb] 06.17.08 / 93     xxx.. 33 +12   89 +   xxx..
Meyer, Twilight (UK) 01.13.09 / 63             12 +4 xxx..
Meyer, Twilight [tpb] 08.14.07 / 137     xxx.. 42 +7 xxx.. 53 + xxx.. xxx..
Niffenegger, The Time Traveler's Wife [tpb] 05.24.04 / 174 22 -5 xxx..   81 -10 xxx xxx.. 46 -13 xx
Nix, The Keys to the Kingdom, Book 7: Lord Sunday (UK) [tpb] 03.02.10 / 4             49 -15  
Sebold, The Lovely Bones 10.13.09 / 24 17 =     23 +2 xx   13 -6 xxx..
Sebold, The Lovely Bones [tpb] 08.25.09 / 31 24 -3 xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx xxx..   x
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
03.28
WP
03.21
LAT
03.21
USAT
03.14
PW
03.22
Amz
(03.23)
UK:
Amz UK
(03.23)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(03.23)
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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