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Weekly Bestsellers, 26 March


Debuting strongly this week is Troy Denning’s latest Star Wars novel, Fate of the Jedi: Apocalypse (LucasBooks), ranking #2 on the fiction hardcover lists of both New York Times and Publishers Weekly.

Lower down on both lists appears Raymond E. Feist’s A Crown Imperiled (Harper Voyager), placing #20 and #22 respectively.


Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
04.01
WP
03.25
LAT
03.25
USAT
03.18
PW
03.26
Amz
(03.26)
UK:
Amz UK
(03.26)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(03.26)
Items on list -x- number of lists surveyed   30×3 10×2 15×2 150 15×3 100 100 100
Hardcovers
Briggs, Fair Game 03.19.12 / 2 11 -7 x   66 -55 10 -6      
Collins, Catching Fire 08.11.09 / 138 xxx..   2 +4 2 =   3 -1 3 +1 6 +3
Collins, Mockingjay 02.16.10 / 111     5 = 3 =   4 -1 4 +2 8 -2
Denning, Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi: Apocalypse 03.26.12 / 1 2 ++ 4 ++   31 ++ 2 ++      
Feist, A Crown Imperiled 03.26.12 / 1 20 ++       22 ++      
Harris, Deadlocked 03.12.12 / 3           29 -6   83 -48
Harrison, A Perfect Blood 03.05.12 / 4 23 -8 xxx   x 24 -10      
Ivey, The Snow Child 02.20.12 / 6 28 -3     x x xxx.. xx  
Kenyon, Infamous 03.26.12 / 1       16 ++        
King, 11/22/63 03.08.11 / 31 14 -2 xxx.. xxx.. 62 -16 16 -4 71 =   xxx..
King, The Dark Tower VIII: The Wind Through the Keyhole 02.27.12 / 3           38 +    
Martin, A Dance with Dragons 03.08.11 / 56 8 +5 xxx.. xx 69 +7 11 +4 83 -28 6 +1 15 -3
Murakami, 1Q84 10.17.11 / 21 xxx.. xxx.. 17 + xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Paolini, Inheritance 03.29.11 / 53     xxx.. 98 -3   x xxx.. xxx..
Rice, The Wolf Gift 02.20.12 / 6 10 +1 xxx 8 = 84 -22 9 +1 xxx   xxx..
Weber, A Rising Thunder 03.19.12 / 2 15 -12 x   x 14 -11      
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
04.01
WP
03.25
LAT
03.25
USAT
03.18
PW
03.26
Amz
(03.26)
UK:
Amz UK
(03.26)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(03.26)
Paperbacks [tpb=trade]
Brooks, World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War [tpb] 10.27.09 / 45 34 +     xxx.. xxx..   xxx.. xxx..
Card, Ender’s Game 07.05.11 / 12 25 +     xxx..        
Carriger, Timeless 03.12.12 / 3 31 -9     xx x      
Collins, The Hunger Games [tpb] 07.13.10 / 90 xxx..   2 = 1 =   1 = 1 = 1 =
Grahame-Smith, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter [tpb] 05.03.11 / 9 28 +     xx xxx..      
Martin, A Clash of Kings 04.19.11 / 50 11 +5 xxx.. xxx.. 50 +48 7 +11 xxx.. 21 +2 xxx..
Martin, A Clash of Kings [tpb] 05.24.11 / 41 21 =   xxx..   xxx.. xxx..    
Martin, A Feast for Crows 09.19.06 / 58 20 +10   xxx.. xxx.. 24 + xxx.. 27 +11 xxx..
Martin, A Feast for Crows [tpb] 07.26.11 / 30 xxx..   xxx.. 97 +29        
Martin, A Game of Thrones 12.28.10 / 54 8 +3 xxx.. 9 -1 20 +17 5 +5 xxx.. 64 + xxx..
Martin, A Game of Thrones [tpb] 04.05.11 / 48 8 +5 xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. 13 +9 xxx..    
Martin, A Game of Thrones 4-Book Boxed Set 04.26.11 / 49   xxx..   94 +12   12 +4 xx 5 -1
Martin, A Storm of Swords 04.19.11 / 50 16 +8   xx 80 +29 13 +10 xxx.. 29 +12 xxx..
Obreht, The Tiger’s Wife [tpb] 02.06.12 / 8 6 -1 xx 3 = 100 -6 9 -1 x    
Rothfuss, The Wise Man’s Fear [tpb] 03.19.12 / 2 33 -13              
Russell, Swamplandia! [tpb] 12.26.11 / 12 xxx..   14 +   xxx..      
Takami, Battle Royale: The Novel [tpb] 03.26.12 / 1           73 ++    
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
04.01
WP
03.25
LAT
03.25
USAT
03.18
PW
03.26
Amz
(03.26)
UK:
Amz UK
(03.26)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(03.26)
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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