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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 November 2010


Stephen King's collection of four novellas, Full Dark, No Stars (Scribner) debuts strongly on print lists this week, ranking #2 on the fiction hardcover lists at New York Times and Publishers Weekly, #3 at Washington Post, #6 on the combined USA Today list.

Robert Jordan & Brandon Sanderson's Towers of Midnight slips only a bit on three print lists, and jumps on another, ranking #4 this week on four lists.

Note that NYT has redesigned its Bestsellers pages; no cover images, serifed fonts, with a stronger distinction between the primary list of 15 (or 20) titles on each list and the "also selling" 16th (or 21st) through 35th titles, and with separate headers on the bestsellers homepage for the various children's lists. Note that this page does not compiles NYT graphic books or manga lists.

Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
11.28
WP
11.21
LAT
11.21
USAT
11.14
PW
11.22
Amz
(11.22)
UK:
Amz UK
(11.22)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(11.22)
Items on list -x- number of lists surveyed   30x5 10x2 15x2 150 15x3 100 100 100
Hardcovers
Banks, Surface Detail (UK) 10.05.10 / 8             116 -12  
Butcher, Side Jobs: Stories From the Dresden Files 10.12.10 / 7 19 -6 xx x 114 -56 18 -5 xx   xxx
Clare, The Clockwork Angel 08.31.10 / 13 8 =   xxx.. x   xxx..   xxx..
Collins, Catching Fire 08.11.09 / 68 xxx..   14 + 28 +1   46 -9   xxx
Collins, The Hunger Games 10.07.08 / 112 xxx..   8 +2 xxx.. xxx.. xxx..   xxx..
Collins, Mockingjay 02.16.10 / 41     13 +3 27 -4   30 -7 xxx.. x
Jordan/Sanderson, Towers of Midnight 07.27.10 / 18 4 -3 4 -3 4 +15 14 -11 4 -3 32 -14 84 -35 27 -11
King, Full Dark, No Stars 10.12.10 / 7 2 ++ 3 ++   6 ++ 2 ++ 18 -5 35 -10 18 -3
Mead, Last Sacrifice 06.29.10 / 2           78 +    
Pratchett, I Shall Wear Midnight (UK) 06.08.10 / 25             33 +4 xxx
Salvatore, Forgotten Realms: Gauntlgrym: Neverwinter, Book I 10.19.10 / 6 29 -4     xxx.. x      
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
11.28
WP
11.21
LAT
11.21
USAT
11.14
PW
11.22
Amz
(11.22)
UK:
Amz UK
(11.22)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(11.22)
Paperbacks [tpb=trade]
Briggs, Wolfsbane 11.16.10 / 2 15 -3     124 -61 11 +2      
Brooks, World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War [tpb] 10.27.09 / 11 32 +              
Collins, The Hunger Games [tpb] 07.13.10 / 20 xxx..     16 +3   70 -5   xxx..
Gaiman, The Graveyard Book 10.12.10 / 7 6 =              
Ishiguro, Never Let Me Go [tpb] 03.28.06 / 56 24 -5   7 = xx xx xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Jordan/Sanderson, The Gathering Storm 10.12.10 / 7 20 -2     xxx 18 +2      
King, Under the Dome [tpb] 07.06.10 / 17 30 + xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Meyer, Breaking Dawn (UK) 01.13.09 / 98             59 -11 xxx..
Meyer, Breaking Dawn [tpb] 07.27.10 / 18     xxx.. 72 -7   xxx..    
Moning, Dreamfever 11.09.10 / 2 35 +     xx xx      
Niffenegger, Her Fearful Symmetry [tpb] 07.13.10 / 16 26 +   xxx.. xxx..     xxx.. xxx..
Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows [tpb] 06.30.09 / 31       67 +29   45 +46 xxx.. xxx..
Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone [tpb]   xxx..   xxx.. 130 +   xxx..    
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
11.28
WP
11.21
LAT
11.21
USAT
11.14
PW
11.22
Amz
(11.22)
UK:
Amz UK
(11.22)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(11.22)
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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