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Weekly Bestsellers, 28 May


The one debut this week in China Miéville’s Railsea (Del Rey), ranking #6 on the New York Times children’s chapter book list, though nowhere on any other list. (Publishers Weekly only updates its children’s lists once a month.)


Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
06.03
WP
05.20
LAT
05.27
USAT
05.20
PW
05.28
Amz
(05.28)
UK:
Amz UK
(05.28)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(05.28)
Items on list -x- number of lists surveyed   30×3 10×2 15×2 150 15×3 100 100 100
Hardcovers
Caine, Black Dawn 05.14.12 / 3       xx     93 -30  
Clare, City of Lost Souls 05.14.12 / 3       12 -4   60 -25 xx 91 -58
Collins, Catching Fire 08.11.09 / 147 xxx..   4 -1 5 =   11 -3 9 -3 5 +20
Collins, Mockingjay 02.16.10 / 120     6 -4 4 =   8 -4 10 -5 8 +4
Harris, Deadlocked 03.12.12 / 12 3 -1 [ 4 ] 5 +1 14 -3 4 -1 24 -7 42 -21 16 -3
King, 11/22/63 03.08.11 / 40 23 +8   xxx.. 142 +2 25 + xx   xxx..
King, The Dark Tower: The Wind Through the Keyhole 02.27.12 / 12 9 -1 [ 9 ] 20 -6 35 -8 8 +1 67 -21 xx 21 +16
Martin, A Dance with Dragons 03.08.11 / 65 13 +5   xxx.. 62 +8 14 +3 36 +5 16 -4 17 -2
Mieville, Railsea 05.28.12 / 1 6 ++              
Moore, Sacre Bleu: A Comedy d’Art 04.09.12 / 8 21 =   7 = xxx 22 -2 xxx..   xx
Riggs, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children 05.14.12 / 3 4 -1     x x      
Roth, Insurgent 05.07.12 / 4 1 =   x 29 -12 x 38 -5   27 -7
Scott, The Enchantress 05.28.12 / 1           39 ++   40 ++
Tyler, The Beginner’s Goodbye 04.16.12 / 7 35 -8   x xxx xx xxx.. xxx..  
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
06.03
WP
05.20
LAT
05.27
USAT
05.20
PW
05.28
Amz
(05.28)
UK:
Amz UK
(05.28)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(05.28)
Paperbacks [tpb=trade]
Card, Ender’s Game 07.05.11 / 19 23 +6   xxx.. xxx        
Carriger, Soulless 05.21.12 / 2       102 -35        
Collins, The Hunger Games [tpb] 07.13.10 / 99 xxx..   6 -1 6 +1   7 -1 12 -5 12 +6
Grahame-Smith, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter 04.09.12 / 8 8 =     28 +1 5 +6      
Grahame-Smith, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter [tpb] 05.03.11 / 18 8 =   xx xxx.. 13 -1      
Harris, Dead Reckoning 04.09.12 / 8 21 -5     138 -6 20 +1     80 ++
Martin, A Clash of Kings 04.19.11 / 59 7 =   9 +1 48 +6 8 -4 xxx.. 27 +14 xxx..
Martin, A Feast for Crows 09.19.06 / 67 13 +2   xxx.. xxx.. 19 -2 xxx.. 25 +7 xxx..
Martin, A Feast for Crows [tpb] 07.26.11 / 39 xxx..   xxx.. 70 +5        
Martin, A Game of Thrones 12.28.10 / 63 4 -1 [ 7 ] 7 -1 24 +1 14 -11 xxx.. 23 +26 xxx..
Martin, A Game of Thrones [tpb] 04.05.11 / 57 12 =   xxx.. xxx.. xxx xx    
Martin, A Game of Thrones 4-Book Boxed Set 04.26.11 / 58       53 +6   9 -2 xxx.. 4 =
Martin, A Storm of Swords 04.19.11 / 59 9 =   x 58 +5 12 + xxx.. 15 +2 xxx..
Obreht, The Tiger’s Wife [tpb] 02.06.12 / 17 22 -3   10 -2 xxx.. xxx xxx..    
Russell, Swamplandia! [tpb] 12.26.11 / 17 xx   12 +   xxx..      
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
06.03
WP
05.20
LAT
05.27
USAT
05.20
PW
05.28
Amz
(05.28)
UK:
Amz UK
(05.28)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(05.28)
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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