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Weekly Bestsellers, 23 April


Both of last week’s debuts, Christopher Moore’s Sacre Bleu and Anne Tyler’s The Beginner’s Goodbye, debut on a couple more lists this week, including Washington Post‘s (which has been relocated to WP’s Style Blog.

The new debut this week is Seth Grahame-Smith’s Unholy Night (Grand Central), ranking 21st ad 20th on the New York Times and Publishers Weekly lists respectively.


Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
04.29
WP
04.22
LAT
04.22
USAT
04.15
PW
04.23
Amz
(04.23)
UK:
Amz UK
(04.23)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(04.23)
Items on list -x- number of lists surveyed   30×3 10×2 15×2 150 15×3 100 100 100
Hardcovers
Armstrong, The Calling 04.23.12 / 1       82 ++        
Collins, Catching Fire 08.11.09 / 142 xxx..   1 = 2 =   5 = 4 -2 6 +4
Collins, Mockingjay 02.16.10 / 115     2 +1 3 =   4 = 5 -2 7 +2
Collins, The Hunger Games 10.07.08 / 142 xxx..   xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. 17 = xxx.. xxx..
Grahame-Smith, Unholy Night 04.23.12 / 1 21 ++       20 ++      
Harris, Deadlocked 03.12.12 / 7           11 +4 46 +19 28 -1
Hobb, City of Dragons 02.20.12 / 2 xxx..     xxx.. xxx..   56 ++  
King, 11/22/63 03.08.11 / 35 20 +8 xxx.. xxx.. 98 +21 22 + 77 -18   xxx..
King, The Dark Tower VIII: The Wind Through the Keyhole 02.27.12 / 7           10 +6 14 ++ 14 +53
Martin, A Dance with Dragons 03.08.11 / 60 10 +3 10 + 19 -11 65 +14 12 = 39 = 17 -6 13 +5
Moore, Sacre Bleu: A Comedy d’Art 04.09.12 / 3 6 -3 6 ++ 3 ++ 94 -61 6 -3 78 -24   54 ++
Murakami, 1Q84 10.17.11 / 23 xxx.. xxx.. 12 +6 xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Paolini, Inheritance 03.29.11 / 57     xxx.. 126 +18   xxx xxx.. xxx..
Rice, The Wolf Gift 02.20.12 / 10 24 +2 xxx.. xxx xx 23 + xxx..   xxx..
Tyler, The Beginner’s Goodbye 04.16.12 / 2 11 -3 9 ++ 4 ++ 110 -52 11 -4 x x  
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
04.29
WP
04.22
LAT
04.22
USAT
04.15
PW
04.23
Amz
(04.23)
UK:
Amz UK
(04.23)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(04.23)
Paperbacks [tpb=trade]
Brooks, World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War [tpb] 10.27.09 / 49 33 -4     xxx.. xxx..   xxx.. xxx..
Card, Ender’s Game 07.05.11 / 15 35 +     133 +        
Collins, The Hunger Games [tpb] 07.13.10 / 94 xxx..   2 -1 1 =   6 = 6 -2 4 -3
Grahame-Smith, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter 04.09.12 / 3 7 =     20 -2 6 +3      
Grahame-Smith, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter [tpb] 05.03.11 / 13 6 =   11 +3 xxx 10 +3      
Harris, Dead Reckoning 04.09.12 / 3 12 +2     104 +3 23 -8      
Martin, A Clash of Kings 04.19.11 / 54 10 -1 xxx.. 12 -1 32 +11 9 -5 xxx.. 35 -17 xxx..
Martin, A Clash of Kings [tpb] 05.24.11 / 45 35 -4   xxx..   xxx.. xxx..    
Martin, A Feast for Crows 09.19.06 / 62 21 +1   xxx.. xxx.. 25 -2 xxx.. 29 -6 xxx..
Martin, A Feast for Crows [tpb] 07.26.11 / 34 34 +   xxx.. 67 +21        
Martin, A Game of Thrones 12.28.10 / 58 4 = 3 + 6 +1 12 = 5 -3 x 31 +4 xxx..
Martin, A Game of Thrones [tpb] 04.05.11 / 52 9 = xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. 16 +7 xxx..    
Martin, A Game of Thrones 4-Book Boxed Set 04.26.11 / 53   xxx..   40 +6   9 = xxx.. 4 -1
Martin, A Storm of Swords 04.19.11 / 54 14 -1   xxx.. 43 +25 12 +2 xxx.. 34 -14 xxx..
Obreht, The Tiger’s Wife [tpb] 02.06.12 / 12 10 +2 xxx.. 4 +1 xx 19 +3 xxx..    
Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four 07.20.03 / 149       xxx..   xxx.. xxx.. 60 +
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
04.29
WP
04.22
LAT
04.22
USAT
04.15
PW
04.23
Amz
(04.23)
UK:
Amz UK
(04.23)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(04.23)
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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