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Weekly Bestsellers, 26 November


Joe Abercrombie’s Red Country (Orbit) debuts near the end of the NY Times extended list, ranking #27, and near the bottom also of the USA Today list, at #145.

Also just barely making the NY Times is Drew Karpyshyn’s latest Star Wars novel, The Old Republic: Annihilation (LucasBooks), in position #29.


Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
12.02
WP
11.18
LAT
11.25
USAT
11.18
PW
11.26
Amz
(11.26)
UK:
Amz UK
(11.26)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(11.26)
Items on list -x- number of lists surveyed   30×4 10×2 15×2 150 15×3 100 100 100
Hardcovers
Abercrombie, Red Country 11.26.12 / 1 27 ++     145 ++        
Brooks, World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War 10.24.06 / 11 xxx..         xxx..   88 +
Bujold, Captain Vorpatril’s Alliance 11.19.12 / 2 34 -18 8 ++   x x      
Butcher, Cold Days 09.17.12 / 11           29 +17   58 +32
Collins, Catching Fire 08.11.09 / 173 xxx..   xxx.. 38 -8 xxx.. 93 + xxx.. xxx
Collins, Mockingjay 02.16.10 / 146     xxx 35 -13 xxx.. 85 +6 xxx.. xxx..
Condie, Reached 11.05.12 / 4       6 ++ 2 ++ 67 -16    
Cronin, The Twelve 09.17.12 / 11 23 -6   7 +12 114 -43 22 -6 xx xxx.. xxx
Karpyshyn, Star Wars: The Old Republic: Annihilation 11.26.12 / 1 29 ++              
Lowry, Son 10.15.12 / 7     15 ++ xxx.. 24 -5 xxx..    
Martin, A Dance with Dragons 03.08.11 / 91 22 -3 xxx.. xxx.. 129 -23 xxx.. xx xxx.. 50 +15
Pratchett, Dodger (UK) 09.03.12 / 13             48 +1  
Roth, Insurgent 05.07.12 / 30 10 =   xxx.. 130 -8 x xxx..   xxx..
Taylor, Days of Blood & Starlight 11.19.12 / 2 9 -5     x x      
Walker, The Age of Miracles 06.25.12 / 14 xxx.. xxx.. 18 + xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
12.02
WP
11.18
LAT
11.25
USAT
11.18
PW
11.26
Amz
(11.26)
UK:
Amz UK
(11.26)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(11.26)
Paperbacks [tpb=trade]
Brooks, World War Z 11.07.11 / 12 xxx..     72 +37 xxx.. x xx xx
Brooks, World War Z [tpb] 10.27.09 / 61 10 +2     xxx.. xxx..   xxx.. xxx..
Collins, The Hunger Games [tpb] 07.13.10 / 125 xxx..   xx 51 -14 xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Crichton/Preston, Micro 10.08.12 / 8 16 +8 xxx..   xx 15 +1      
Ivey, The Snow Child [tpb] 11.19.12 / 2 20 +9           77 +6  
King, The Dark Tower: The Wind Through the Keyhole [tpb] 11.19.12 / 2 19 -6       24 ++      
Martin, A Clash of Kings 04.19.11 / 83 32 + xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Martin, A Feast for Crows 09.19.06 / 93 22 +9   xxx xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Martin, A Game of Thrones 12.28.10 / 89 12 +11 xxx.. xxx.. x xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Martin, A Game of Thrones 4-Book Boxed Set 04.26.11 / 84   xxx..   xxx..   31 +4 xxx.. 20 -4
Martin, A Storm of Swords 04.19.11 / 85 24 +5   x xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Meyer, Breaking Dawn 11.21.11 / 20       111 +10        
Mitchell, Cloud Atlas (UK) 02.15.05 / 35             xxx.. 60 -10
Mitchell, Cloud Atlas [tpb] 09.27.04 / 34 7 -1 10 + 2 -1 52 -17 17 -3 99 -16 xxx..  
Morgenstern, The Night Circus [tpb] 07.09.12 / 21 12 +4 xxx.. xxx.. 150 + xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Paolini, Inheritance 11.12.12 / 3         19 -3      
Tolkien, The Hobbit         23 +3 22 -2   49 +22  
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
12.02
WP
11.18
LAT
11.25
USAT
11.18
PW
11.26
Amz
(11.26)
UK:
Amz UK
(11.26)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(11.26)
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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