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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 25 May 2010


Charlaine Harris' Dead in the Family remains #1 on this week's New York Times fiction hardcover list. It drops to #2 at USA Today, and debuts this week at #3 on the Los Angeles Times list.

Two new titles show up on Amazon lists today: Michael Scott's The Necromancer (Delacorte), fourth in his YA fantasy series The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel, and Ilona Andrews' Magic Bleeds (Ace), fourth in her Kate Daniels urban fantasy series.

Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
05.30
WP
05.16
LAT
05.23
USAT
05.16
PW
05.17
Amz
(05.25)
UK:
Amz UK
(05.25)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(05.25)
Items on list -x- number of lists surveyed   30x5 10x2 15x2 150 15x3 100 100 100
Hardcovers
Briggs, Silver Borne 03.30.10 / 9 31 -4   xxx.. xxx xxx.. xxx..    
Butcher, Changes 03.16.10 / 11 22 +4   xx xx xx x xxx.. xxx..
Canavan, The Ambassador's Mission (UK) 05.11.10 / 3             57 -11  
Collins, Catching Fire 08.11.09 / 42 4 +1     110 +24   70 +3   xxx..
Collins, The Hunger Games 10.07.08 / 86 3 =     85 +30 xxx.. 59 +4   xxx..
Collins, Mockingjay 02.16.10 / 15           32 -3   xx
Golden, Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi: Allies 05.25.10 / 1               31 ++
Grahame-Smith, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter 03.02.10 / 12 25 -3   x 149 -12 xxx.. xxx..    
Hamilton, Bullet 05.25.10 / 1           36 ++    
Harris, Dead and Gone 01.20.09 / 68 xxx..     xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. 52 +8 xxx..
Harris, Dead in the Family 01.05.10 / 21 1 = [ 1 ] 3 ++ 2 -1 x 7 -3 11 -1 8 -2
King, Under the Dome 10.13.09 / 24 xxx..   xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. 71 +
Meyer, Breaking Dawn 02.12.08 / 120     xxx.. 26 +4   58 +1   xxx..
Meyer, Eclipse 08.14.07 / 146     xxx.. 28 +4 xxx.. xxx..   xxx..
Meyer, The Host (UK) 01.13.09 / 58             62 -10  
Meyer, The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner 03.30.10 / 9           8 +6 8 -1 17 =
Pullman, The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ 04.06.10 / 8           xxx 43 -13  
Scott, The Necromancer 05.25.10 / 1           33 ++   69 ++
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
05.30
WP
05.16
LAT
05.23
USAT
05.16
PW
05.17
Amz
(05.25)
UK:
Amz UK
(05.25)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(05.25)
Paperbacks [tpb=trade]
Andrews, Magic Bleeds 05.25.10 / 1           65 ++ 87 ++ 74 ++
Harris, Dead and Gone 03.30.10 / 9 7 +1     55 -2 x 74 +2   70 -19
Harris, Dead Until Dark 09.16.08 / 74 xxx..     112 + xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Harris, Sookie Stackhouse Boxed Set 01.06.09 / 73       xxx..   x 67 -23 64 +33
Meyer, Breaking Dawn (UK) 01.13.09 / 72             14 +3  
Meyer, Eclipse (UK) 01.13.09 / 72             13 +2 xxx..
Meyer, The Host [tpb] 04.27.10 / 5 8 -1     38 = x      
Meyer, New Moon (UK) 01.13.09 / 71             20 +1 xxx..
Meyer, New Moon [tpb] 06.17.08 / 102     xxx.. 61 +16   xxx..   xxx..
Meyer, Twilight (UK) 01.13.09 / 72             24 +1 xxx..
Meyer, Twilight [tpb] 08.14.07 / 146     xxx.. 56 +26 xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Niffenegger, The Time Traveler's Wife [tpb] 05.24.04 / 183 x     xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. 74 -17 xxx..
Sebold, The Lovely Bones 10.13.09 / 33 xxx     88 +9 xxx..   79 +3 xxx..
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
05.30
WP
05.16
LAT
05.23
USAT
05.16
PW
05.17
Amz
(05.25)
UK:
Amz UK
(05.25)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(05.25)
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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