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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 6 April 2010


Christopher Moore's latest humorous fantasy novel, Bite Me (Morrow) debuts on print lists, ranking #5 this week on lists from New York Times, Washington Post, and Publishers Weekly.

The latest Jane Austen mashup novel, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: Dawn of the Dreadfuls by Steve Hockensmith (Quirk Books), debuts in trade paperback, ranking #27 at NYT and #119 on the combined USA Today list.

Among debuts on Amazon lists this week is Philip Pullman's The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ (Canongate), a historical fantasy about Jesus Christ (Amazon tags it as 'myths'), ranking #5 today on Amazon UK, where it was published on April 1st. The US edition is due May 20th.



Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
04.11
WP
04.04
LAT
04.04
USAT
03.28
PW
04.05
Amz
(04.06)
UK:
Amz UK
(04.06)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(04.06)
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 / 3 18 -7 xx   x x     xx
Armstrong, The Reckoning 04.06.10 / 1           55 ++   7 ++
Brett, The Desert Spear (UK) 04.06.10 / 1             49 ++  
Briggs, Silver Borne 03.30.10 / 2           44 -22    
Butcher, Changes 03.16.10 / 4           5 +14 53 ++ 20 +15
Collins, Catching Fire 08.11.09 / 35 2 =     110 +7   98 +   xxx..
Collins, The Hunger Games 10.07.08 / 79 1 =     97 +9 xxx.. xx   xxx..
Collins, Mockingjay 02.16.10 / 8           74 +12    
Grahame-Smith, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter 03.02.10 / 5 6 -1 8 + 2 +4 49 = 6 -1 x    
Harris, Dead and Gone 01.20.09 / 61 x xxx..   xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. 41 +9 x
Harris, Dead in the Family 01.05.10 / 14           11 +1   12 +8
Harris, A Touch of Dead 08.04.09 / 31 xxx.. xxx..   xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. 90 + xxx..
Harrison, Black Magic Sanction 02.23.10 / 7 29 -8 xxx.. xx xx xx xxx..   xxx..
Kay, Under Heaven (CANADA) 03.23.10 / 3               37 +16
Meyer, Breaking Dawn 02.12.08 / 113     xxx.. 18 +5   33 +7   88 +
Meyer, Eclipse 08.14.07 / 139     xxx.. 5 +8 xxx.. 43 -9   xxx..
Meyer, The Host (UK) 01.13.09 / 51             34 +29  
Meyer, The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner 03.30.10 / 2           4 +3 4 ++ 10 ++
Meyer, The Twilight Saga Collection 11.24.09 / 19       xxx..   x xxx.. 63 +2
Moore, Bite Me 04.06.10 / 1 5 ++ 5 ++     5 ++      
Pullman, The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ 04.06.10 / 1             5 ++  
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
04.11
WP
04.04
LAT
04.04
USAT
03.28
PW
04.05
Amz
(04.06)
UK:
Amz UK
(04.06)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(04.06)
Paperbacks [tpb=trade]
Austen/Grahame-Smith, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies [tpb] 02.10.09 / 54 26 +5 xxx.. xxx.. 128 + xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Butcher, Turn Coat 03.16.10 / 4 18 -6     xx x      
Cashore, Graceling [tpb] 09.22.09 / 22 8 +              
Harris, Dead and Gone 03.30.10 / 2           25 +6   8 ++
Harris, Sookie Stackhouse Boxed Set 01.06.09 / 66       xxx..   xxx.. 68 -10 36 +
Hockensmith, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: Dawn of the Dreadfuls [tpb] 04.06.10 / 1 27 ++     119 ++        
Meyer, Breaking Dawn (UK) 01.13.09 / 65             7 +1  
Meyer, Eclipse (UK) 01.13.09 / 65             9 -2 xxx..
Meyer, New Moon (UK) 01.13.09 / 65             10 = xxx..
Meyer, New Moon [tpb] 06.17.08 / 95     xxx.. 19 +3   109 -43   xxx..
Meyer, Twilight (UK) 01.13.09 / 65             11 +1 xxx..
Meyer, Twilight [tpb] 08.14.07 / 139     xxx.. 16 +14 xxx.. 56 +8 xxx.. xxx..
Niffenegger, The Time Traveler's Wife [tpb] 05.24.04 / 176 32 -5 xxx..   116 -27 xxx.. xxx.. 46 +3 xxx..
Nix, The Keys to the Kingdom, Book 7: Lord Sunday (UK) [tpb] 03.02.10 / 6             105 -29  
Sebold, The Lovely Bones 10.13.09 / 26 21 -10     42 -9 x   28 -9 xxx..
Sebold, The Lovely Bones [tpb] 08.25.09 / 33 28 -4 xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..   50 +
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
04.11
WP
04.04
LAT
04.04
USAT
03.28
PW
04.05
Amz
(04.06)
UK:
Amz UK
(04.06)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(04.06)
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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