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Weekly Bestsellers, 2 April


The most significant debut this week is Suzanne Brockmann’s Born to Darkness (Ballantine), first in a new military/paranormal romance series, ranking #12 on the New York Times fiction hardcover list, #11 on the same list at Publishers Weekly.

Also debuting: Joyce Carol Oates’ Mudwoman, #31 on the NYT list.


Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
04.08
WP
03.25
LAT
04.01
USAT
03.25
PW
04.02
Amz
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UK:
Amz UK
(04.02)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(04.02)
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 / 3 22 -11     112 -46 21 -11      
Brockmann, Born to Darkness 04.02.12 / 1 12 ++       11 ++      
Collins, Catching Fire 08.11.09 / 139 xxx..   2 = 2 =   2 +1 2 +1 6 =
Collins, Mockingjay 02.16.10 / 112     3 +2 3 =   3 +1 3 +1 7 +1
Denning, Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi: Apocalypse 03.26.12 / 2 9 -7 [ 4 ]   123 -92 10 -8      
Feist, A Crown Imperiled 03.26.12 / 2 35 -15       x      
Harris, Deadlocked 03.12.12 / 4           25 +4 64 ++ 26 +57
Harris, The Fear Index 02.06.12 / 7 xxx..   14 + xxx.. xxx.. xxx..    
Harrison, A Perfect Blood 03.05.12 / 5 28 -5     xx x      
Kenyon, Infamous 03.26.12 / 2       56 -40        
King, 11/22/63 03.08.11 / 32 15 -1   xxx.. 57 +5 16 = 71 =   xxx..
King, The Dark Tower VIII: The Wind Through the Keyhole 02.27.12 / 4           54 -16    
Kunzru, Gods Without Men 04.02.12 / 1     16 ++          
Martin, A Dance with Dragons 03.08.11 / 57 11 -3   20 + 62 +7 12 -1 51 +32 6 = 12 +3
Morgenstern, The Night Circus 09.26.11 / 27 34 +   xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx
Oates, Mudwoman 04.02.12 / 1 31 ++              
Paolini, Inheritance 03.29.11 / 54     xxx.. 88 +10   93 + xxx.. xxx..
Rice, The Wolf Gift 02.20.12 / 7 10 =   10 -2 79 +5 9 = xxx..   xxx..
Weber, A Rising Thunder 03.19.12 / 3 25 -10     xx 25 -11      
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
04.08
WP
03.25
LAT
04.01
USAT
03.25
PW
04.02
Amz
(04.02)
UK:
Amz UK
(04.02)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(04.02)
Paperbacks [tpb=trade]
Brooks, World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War [tpb] 10.27.09 / 46 21 +13     xxx.. xxx..   xxx.. xxx..
Card, Ender’s Game 07.05.11 / 13 16 +9     132 +        
Collins, The Hunger Games [tpb] 07.13.10 / 91 xxx..   1 +1 1 =   5 -4 1 = 1 =
Grahame-Smith, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter [tpb] 05.03.11 / 10 15 +13     126 + xxx..      
Harkness, A Discovery of Witches [tpb] 01.09.12 / 12 33 +   xxx xxx.. xxx..      
Martin, A Clash of Kings 04.19.11 / 51 10 +1   12 + 43 +7 11 -4 xxx.. 12 +9 xxx..
Martin, A Clash of Kings [tpb] 05.24.11 / 42 19 +2   xxx..   xxx.. xxx..    
Martin, A Feast for Crows 09.19.06 / 59 21 -1   xxx.. xxx.. 20 +4 xxx.. 16 +11 xxx..
Martin, A Feast for Crows [tpb] 07.26.11 / 31 xxx..   xxx.. 77 +20        
Martin, A Game of Thrones 12.28.10 / 55 6 +2   7 +2 16 +4 5 = 87 + 28 +36 xxx..
Martin, A Game of Thrones [tpb] 04.05.11 / 49 8 =   xxx.. xxx.. 13 = xxx..    
Martin, A Game of Thrones 4-Book Boxed Set 04.26.11 / 50       59 +35   8 +4 xxx 2 +3
Martin, A Storm of Swords 04.19.11 / 51 17 -1   xxx 63 +17 16 -3 xxx.. 18 +11 xxx..
Obreht, The Tiger’s Wife [tpb] 02.06.12 / 9 5 +1   3 = 90 +10 9 = xx    
Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four 07.20.03 / 148       xxx..   xxx.. xxx.. 48 +
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
04.08
WP
03.25
LAT
04.01
USAT
03.25
PW
04.02
Amz
(04.02)
UK:
Amz UK
(04.02)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(04.02)
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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