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Weekly Bestsellers, 19 November


Lois McMaster Bujold’s Captain Vorpatril’s Alliance (Baen) debuts on the fiction hardcover lists of New York Times, at #16, and Publishers Weekly, at #15.

And ranking even high, though on children’s lists, is Laini Taylor’s Days of Blood & Starlight (Little, Brown), debuts in 4th place on the NYT list and in 8th place on the PW list.


Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
11.25
WP
11.04
LAT
11.18
USAT
11.11
PW
11.19
Amz
(11.19)
UK:
Amz UK
(11.19)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(11.19)
Items on list -x- number of lists surveyed   30×4 10×2 15×2 150 15×3 100 100 100
Hardcovers
Bujold, Captain Vorpatril’s Alliance 11.19.12 / 1 16 ++     108 ++ 15 ++      
Butcher, Cold Days 09.17.12 / 10           46 +1   90 +6
Collins, Catching Fire 08.11.09 / 172 xxx..   xxx 30 = xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xx
Collins, Mockingjay 02.16.10 / 145     xx 22 +4 xxx.. 91 -22 xxx.. xxx..
Condie, Reached 11.05.12 / 3           51 -2    
Cronin, The Twelve 09.17.12 / 10 17 -5   19 -13 71 -17 16 -2 x xxx xx
Jordan/Sanderson, A Memory of Light 09.17.12 / 9           85 -23   82 -45
Lowry, Son 10.15.12 / 6       xxx 19 -4 xxx..    
Martin, A Dance with Dragons 03.08.11 / 90 19 -1   xxx 106 +2 xxx.. x xxx 65 -2
Moning, Iced 11.12.12 / 2 22 -13     89 -72 23 -12      
Pratchett, Dodger (UK) 09.03.12 / 12             49 +2  
Roth, Insurgent 05.07.12 / 29 10 +   xxx.. 122 = 21 +1 xxx..   xxx..
Taylor, Days of Blood & Starlight 11.19.12 / 1 4 ++     64 ++ 8 ++      
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
11.25
WP
11.04
LAT
11.18
USAT
11.11
PW
11.19
Amz
(11.19)
UK:
Amz UK
(11.19)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(11.19)
Paperbacks [tpb=trade]
Brooks, World War Z 11.07.11 / 11 xxx..     109 + xxx.. 57 -36 x x
Brooks, World War Z [tpb] 10.27.09 / 60 12 +18     xxx.. xxx..   xxx.. xxx..
Collins, The Hunger Games [tpb] 07.13.10 / 124 xxx..   x 37 +7 xxx.. xxx xxx.. xxx..
Crichton/Preston, Micro 10.08.12 / 7 24 -6     x 16 +2      
Cronin, The Passage 08.20.12 / 8 xxx     145 -49        
Ivey, The Snow Child [tpb] 11.19.12 / 1 29 ++           83 ++  
King, 11/22/63 [tpb] 07.30.12 / 17 34 -9   xxx.. xx xxx.. xxx..   xxx..
King, The Dark Tower: The Wind Through the Keyhole [tpb] 11.19.12 / 1 13 ++              
Martin, A Feast for Crows 09.19.06 / 92 31 -3   xx xxx xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Martin, A Game of Thrones 12.28.10 / 88 23 -9   xxx 143 -17 xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Martin, A Game of Thrones [tpb] 04.05.11 / 73 xxx..   11 +2 xxx.. xxx.. xxx..    
Martin, A Game of Thrones 4-Book Boxed Set 04.26.11 / 83       xxx..   35 +3 xxx.. 16 +23
Martin, A Storm of Swords 04.19.11 / 84 29 -2   15 + xxx xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Meyer, Breaking Dawn 11.21.11 / 19       121 +21        
Mitchell, Cloud Atlas (UK) 02.15.05 / 34             xxx.. 50 -30
Mitchell, Cloud Atlas [tpb] 09.27.04 / 33 6 -2 [ 3 ] 1 = 35 -16 14 -2 83 -43 xxx..  
Morgenstern, The Night Circus [tpb] 07.09.12 / 20 16 -4   xxx.. xxx xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Paolini, Inheritance 11.12.12 / 2         16 -4      
Tolkien, The Hobbit         26 +15 20 +   71 -5  
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
11.25
WP
11.04
LAT
11.18
USAT
11.11
PW
11.19
Amz
(11.19)
UK:
Amz UK
(11.19)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(11.19)
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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