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Weekly Bestsellers, 3 October


Neal Stephenson’s Reamde (Morrow) debuts on hardcover fiction lists this week, hitting #1 at Washington Post, #4 at New York Times, #5 at Publishers Weekly.

And Erin Morgenstern’s The Night Circus remains near the top of lists, slipping a notch on three lists but debuting this week on the LA Times list at #1.


Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
10.09
WP
10.02
LAT
10.02
USAT
09.25
PW
10.03
Amz
(10.03)
UK:
Amz UK
(10.03)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(10.03)
Items on list -x- number of lists surveyed   30×5 10×2 15×2 150 15×3 100 100 100
Hardcovers
Brooks, The Measure of the Magic 09.06.11 / 5 33 = xxx..   xxx.. xx      
Butcher, Ghost Story 06.28.11 / 14 35 + xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx xxx..   xxx..
Cline, Ready Player One 09.06.11 / 5 xxx   18 -6 xxx.. xxx..      
Collins, Catching Fire 08.11.09 / 113 xxx..   14 -9 9 =   17 -1 xx 47 +
Collins, Mockingjay 02.16.10 / 86     15 -8 14 -4   11 +2 xx 62 +
Duncan, The Last Werewolf 07.26.11 / 8 xxx..   12 +   xxx..      
Goodkind, The Omen Machine 08.30.11 / 6 27 -5 xxx..   xxx.. x      
Harris, The Sookie Stackhouse Companion 09.13.11 / 4 19 +4 xxx 19 + xx 19 +4      
King, 11/22/63 03.08.11 / 6           89 +9    
Martin, A Dance with Dragons 03.08.11 / 31 8 -1 9 -2 6 +10 39 -3 10 -4 23 -1 33 +15 14 -10
Morgenstern, The Night Circus 09.26.11 / 2 3 -1 4 -1 1 ++ 19 -8 3 -1 19 -2 94 -36 3 =
Paolini, Inheritance 03.29.11 / 28           5 +1 25 -6 6 +3
Pratchett, Snuff 09.13.11 / 2           54 +    
Pratchett, Snuff (UK) 05.17.11 / 20             2 +12  
Stephenson, Reamde 09.06.11 / 5 4 ++ 1 ++   22 ++ 5 ++ 64 -28 xx 46 +8
Weber, How Firm a Foundation 09.26.11 / 2 20 -12 x   x 20 -11      
Westerfeld, Goliath 09.20.11 / 3       88 ++   xx   78 +7
King, Mile 81 09.13.11 / 4       49 -18        
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
10.09
WP
10.02
LAT
10.02
USAT
09.25
PW
10.03
Amz
(10.03)
UK:
Amz UK
(10.03)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(10.03)
Paperbacks [tpb=trade]
Collins, The Hunger Games [tpb] 07.13.10 / 65 xxx..   5 -2 2 +2   6 +1 xxx.. 43 +
Egan, A Visit from the Goon Squad [tpb] 04.05.11 / 27 13 -1 xxx.. 2 = xxx.. 21 + xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
King, Full Dark, No Stars 10.03.11 / 1 14 ++     78 ++ 14 ++      
Martin, A Clash of Kings 04.19.11 / 25 12 -1 xxx.. 8 + 44 -4 13 -3 xxx.. 71 -24 76 -32
Martin, A Clash of Kings [tpb] 05.24.11 / 19 24 =   xxx   xxx.. xxx..    
Martin, A Feast for Crows 09.19.06 / 33 15 -1   15 + 51 +2 17 -1 xxx.. 43 +6 xxx..
Martin, A Feast for Crows [tpb] 07.26.11 / 10 26 +5              
Martin, A Game of Thrones 12.28.10 / 29 7 -1 xxx.. 7 +4 33 -1 8 +1   xxx 54 -14
Martin, A Game of Thrones [tpb] 04.05.11 / 26 21 +2 xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx xxx..    
Martin, A Game of Thrones 4-Book Boxed Set 04.26.11 / 24   xxx..   77 -5   16 -4 73 -31 10 -4
Martin, A Storm of Swords 04.19.11 / 25 11 -1   14 -4 46 = 12 -4 xxx.. 54 -15 xxx..
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
10.09
WP
10.02
LAT
10.02
USAT
09.25
PW
10.03
Amz
(10.03)
UK:
Amz UK
(10.03)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(10.03)
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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