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Weekly Bestsellers, 12 December


Stephen King’s 11/22/63 is still the highest-ranking genre books on lists this week, maintaining top 10 status on four print lists and Amazon.com.

There’s only one debut this week, a Star Wars novel, Shadow Games (LucasBooks), ranking in 25th place on both the New York Times and Publishers Weekly mass market paperback lists.

Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
12.18
WP
12.04
LAT
12.11
USAT
12.04
PW
12.12
Amz
(12.11)
UK:
Amz UK
(12.11)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(12.11)
Items on list -x- number of lists surveyed   30×3 10×2 15×2 150 15×3 100 100 100
Hardcovers
Clare, Clockwork Prince 12.05.11 / 2           67 +4   48 +22
Collins, Catching Fire 08.11.09 / 123 xxx..   14 + 7 -1   10 +2 xxx.. 42 +23
Collins, Mockingjay 02.16.10 / 96     17 + 10 +1   11 +3 xxx.. 59 +12
Condie, Crossed 10.31.11 / 7       125 -49   x    
Crichton/Preston, Micro 11.21.11 / 4 9 -3 [ 5 ] 10 ++ 30 -7 8 -2 121 -29    
DeLillo, The Angel Esmeralda: Nine Stories 11.28.11 / 3 xx   20 -2          
Karpyshyn, Star Wars: The Old Republic: Revan 11.28.11 / 3 28 -6     xx x      
King, 11. 22. 63 (UK) 10.31.11 / 7             26 =  
King, 11/22/63 03.08.11 / 16 2 = [ 3 ] 4 = 9 -1 2 = 4 =   24 -14
Maguire, Out of Oz 11.07.11 / 6 17 =   xx 141 -5 17 -1 136 -28    
Martin, A Dance with Dragons 03.08.11 / 41 12 +2   x 65 +10 13 = 40 +1 74 +11 51 -22
Morgenstern, The Night Circus 09.26.11 / 12 19 =   xxx.. 117 +1 22 -1 74 +5 xxx.. 27 -2
Murakami, 1Q84 10.17.11 / 9 11 +1   5 -2 113 = 12 -1 32 = 64 = 28 +3
Palahniuk, Damned 10.24.11 / 8 35 -9   xx xxx.. xxx xxx..   xxx..
Paolini, Eragon 11.21.11 / 4       150 -43        
Paolini, Inheritance 03.29.11 / 38     11 -3 6 -2   5 = 27 = 19 =
Pratchett, Snuff 09.13.11 / 10 xxx..     xxx.. xxx.. xxx..   155 -65
Pratchett, Snuff (UK) 05.17.11 / 30             18 +4 xxx
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
12.18
WP
12.04
LAT
12.11
USAT
12.04
PW
12.12
Amz
(12.11)
UK:
Amz UK
(12.11)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(12.11)
Paperbacks [tpb=trade]
Brooks, World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War [tpb] 10.27.09 / 40 20 +1     xxx.. xxx..   xxx.. xxx..
Cast/Cast, Destined [tpb] 10.31.11 / 7       41 -14   x xxx.. xxx..
Collins, The Hunger Games [tpb] 07.13.10 / 75 xxx..   7 -3 4 -1   6 +2 xxx.. 37 -1
Egan, A Visit from the Goon Squad [tpb] 04.05.11 / 37 17 +2   1 +1 xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Martin, A Clash of Kings 04.19.11 / 35 23 -6   13 -4 123 -21 24 -13 xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Martin, A Clash of Kings [tpb] 05.24.11 / 27 26 +7   xxx..   xxx.. xxx..    
Martin, A Feast for Crows 09.19.06 / 43 24 -3   14 + 142 -32 x xxx.. xxx xxx..
Martin, A Feast for Crows [tpb] 07.26.11 / 16 27 +   xxx..          
Martin, A Game of Thrones 12.28.10 / 39 15 -4   8 = 116 -47 17 -10   xxx.. xxx..
Martin, A Game of Thrones [tpb] 04.05.11 / 33 21 -6   xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..    
Martin, A Game of Thrones 4-Book Boxed Set 04.26.11 / 34       73 +51   43 +4 70 + 8 +5
Martin, A Storm of Swords 04.19.11 / 35 18 -3   xxx 130 -15 18 -8 xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Meyer, Breaking Dawn 11.21.11 / 4       28 -13        
Meyer, Breaking Dawn (UK) 01.13.09 / 117             83 -10 xxx..
Meyer, Eclipse (UK) 01.13.09 / 110             97 +3 xxx..
Meyer, Eclipse [tpb] 06.08.10 / 24       94 -7   xxx..    
Meyer, New Moon (UK) 01.13.09 / 102             98 +1 xxx..
Meyer, New Moon [tpb] 06.17.08 / 124     xxx.. 84 -10   xxx..   xxx..
Meyer, Twilight 11.21.11 / 4       52 -14        
Meyer, Twilight (UK) 01.13.09 / 113             82 -7 xxx..
Reaves/Bohnhoff, Star Wars: Shadow Games 12.12.11 / 1 25 ++       25 ++      
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
12.18
WP
12.04
LAT
12.11
USAT
12.04
PW
12.12
Amz
(12.11)
UK:
Amz UK
(12.11)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(12.11)
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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