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Weekly Bestsellers, 14 November


Gregory Maguire’s Out of Oz — “The Final Volume in the Wicked Years” — (Morrow) is the notable debut this week, ranking #9 on the NY Times and Publishers Weekly lists, and #6 on the Washington Post list.

Haruki Murakami’s 1Q84 remains the highest ranking genre title on lists this week, up to #1 on the LA Times list, maintaining #5 at PW, 6th at NYT.

Look for Stephen King to debut on print lists next week.


Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
11.20
WP
11.13
LAT
11.13
USAT
11.06
PW
11.14
Amz
(11.13)
UK:
Amz UK
(11.13)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(11.13)
Items on list -x- number of lists surveyed   30×5 10×2 15×2 150 15×3 100 100 100
Hardcovers
Collins, Catching Fire 08.11.09 / 119 xxx..   13 + 14 =   17 +5 xxx.. xxx..
Collins, Mockingjay 02.16.10 / 92     14 +4 17 =   18 +3 xxx.. 62 +
Condie, Crossed 10.31.11 / 3       22 ++   92 -34    
Dashner, The Death Cure 10.17.11 / 5       147 -22   xxx   x
del Toro/Hogan, The Night Eternal 11.07.11 / 2 24 -17 x   x 23 -17      
King, 11. 22. 63 (UK) 10.31.11 / 3             17 +7  
King, 11/22/63 03.08.11 / 12           4 +1   6 +8
Maguire, Out of Oz 11.07.11 / 2 9 ++ 6 ++   47 ++ 9 ++ 80 +5    
Martin, A Dance with Dragons 03.08.11 / 37 15 -2 xxx.. xxx 71 -6 16 -1 41 -1 68 +6 34 -9
Morgenstern, The Night Circus 09.26.11 / 8 17 -3 xxx 16 -5 84 -21 x 74 +18 xxx.. 29 -17
Murakami, 1Q84 10.17.11 / 5 6 -4 8 -6 1 +9 60 -51 5 -3 15 = 42 -6 13 -9
Palahniuk, Damned 10.24.11 / 4 18 -9   12 ++ x 19 -11 xxx   xxx
Paolini, Inheritance 03.29.11 / 34       88 ++   3 -1 5 -3 3 -1
Pierce, Mastiff 11.07.11 / 2       148 -87        
Pratchett, Snuff 09.13.11 / 8 28 -6 xxx   xx x xxx    
Pratchett, Snuff (UK) 05.17.11 / 26             10 -2 75 ++
Salvatore, Forgotten Realms: Neverwinter: Neverwinter Saga, Book II 10.17.11 / 5 32 -3     xxx xx      
Traviss, Halo: Glasslands (–) 11.07.11 / 2 17 -7     x x      
King, Mile 81 09.13.11 / 10       129 -35        
Pratchett, The Color of Magic 11.14.11 / 1       108 ++        
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
11.20
WP
11.13
LAT
11.13
USAT
11.06
PW
11.14
Amz
(11.13)
UK:
Amz UK
(11.13)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(11.13)
Paperbacks [tpb=trade]
Brooks, World War Z 11.07.11 / 2 x     141 -26 x      
Cast/Cast, Destined [tpb] 10.31.11 / 3       6 -3   60 +6 x 53 -11
Collins, The Hunger Games [tpb] 07.13.10 / 71 xxx..   4 +2 11 -3   22 +2 xxx.. 41 +19
Egan, A Visit from the Goon Squad [tpb] 04.05.11 / 33 19 -1 xxx.. 1 +3 xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Martin, A Clash of Kings 04.19.11 / 31 28 -4 xxx.. x 101 -1 x xxx.. x xxx..
Martin, A Feast for Crows 09.19.06 / 39 31 -4   xxx.. 110 -8 xx xxx.. 82 -33 xxx..
Martin, A Game of Thrones 12.28.10 / 35 24 -7 xxx.. x 104 -12 21 -8   xxx.. xxx..
Martin, A Game of Thrones 4-Book Boxed Set 04.26.11 / 30   xxx..   x   66 -1 xxx.. 18 -8
Martin, A Storm of Swords 04.19.11 / 31 30 -4   x 111 -12 x xxx.. x xxx..
Meyer, Breaking Dawn [tpb] 07.27.10 / 60     xxx.. 25 +28   xxx.. xxx..  
Meyer, Twilight [tpb] 08.14.07 / 173     xxx.. 119 + xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
11.20
WP
11.13
LAT
11.13
USAT
11.06
PW
11.14
Amz
(11.13)
UK:
Amz UK
(11.13)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(11.13)
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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