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Weekly Bestsellers, 10 December


Jim Butcher’s Cold Days (Roc), latest in his Harry Dresden series, debuts on print lists this week, after ranking on Amazon.com with pre-publication sales for the past three months. It debuts at #1 on the New York Times fiction hardcover list, #3 on the same list at Publishers Weekly, and #4 on the combined USA Today list.

Also debuting is the latest in Kevin Hearne’s Iron Druid Chronicles, Trapped (Del Rey), ranking #8 on the NYT mass market paperback list, further down on the PW and USAT lists.


Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
12.16
WP
11.18
LAT
12.09
USAT
12.02
PW
12.09
Amz
(12.10)
UK:
Amz UK
(12.10)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(12.10)
Items on list -x- number of lists surveyed   30×4 10×2 15×2 150 15×3 100 100 100
Hardcovers
Bray, The Diviners 10.01.12 / 2 13 +              
Butcher, Cold Days 09.17.12 / 13 1 ++     4 ++ 3 ++ 98 -55   133 -48
Collins, Catching Fire 08.11.09 / 175 xxx..   xxx.. 38 -12 xxx.. xx xxx.. xxx..
Collins, Mockingjay 02.16.10 / 148     xxx.. 36 -11 xxx.. 90 -5 xxx.. xxx..
Condie, Reached 11.05.12 / 6       62 -23 4 +1 x    
Cronin, The Twelve 09.17.12 / 13 34 -4   20 -4 x xx xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Jordan/Sanderson, A Memory of Light 09.17.12 / 11           63 +27   66 +20
Levithan, Every Day 09.24.12 / 2 10 +              
Lowry, Son 10.15.12 / 8     xx xxx.. 24 + xxx..    
Martin, A Dance with Dragons 03.08.11 / 93 20 +2   xxx.. 124 -6 xxx.. 100 + xxx.. 41 +9
Pratchett, Dodger (UK) 09.03.12 / 15             35 +8  
Riggs, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children 05.14.12 / 17 8 +     xxx.. xxx..      
Roth, Insurgent 05.07.12 / 32 4 +4   xxx.. 150 -73 16 -7 xxx..   xxx..
Tolkien, The Hobbit 12.03.12 / 2         13 +11 92 ++   65 -37
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
12.16
WP
11.18
LAT
12.09
USAT
12.02
PW
12.09
Amz
(12.10)
UK:
Amz UK
(12.10)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(12.10)
Paperbacks [tpb=trade]
Andrews, Steel’s Edge 12.10.12 / 1 15 ++              
Brooks, World War Z 11.07.11 / 14 xxx..     117 -23 xxx.. 81 -1 xxx.. xxx..
Brooks, World War Z [tpb] 10.27.09 / 63 9 +1     xxx.. xxx..   xxx.. xxx..
Collins, The Hunger Games [tpb] 07.13.10 / 127 xxx..   xxx.. 52 -24 xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Crichton/Preston, Micro 10.08.12 / 10 35 -13     xxx.. x      
Hearne, Trapped 12.10.12 / 1 8 ++     40 ++ 24 ++      
Ivey, The Snow Child [tpb] 11.19.12 / 4 26 -6           43 +30  
King, 11/22/63 [tpb] 07.30.12 / 19 17 -1   xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..   xxx..
King, The Dark Tower: The Wind Through the Keyhole [tpb] 11.19.12 / 4 20 -5       x      
Martin, A Feast for Crows 09.19.06 / 95 29 -10   xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Martin, A Game of Thrones 12.28.10 / 91 24 -14   xxx.. x xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Martin, A Game of Thrones [tpb] 04.05.11 / 75 xxx..   6 +3 xxx.. xxx.. xxx..    
Martin, A Game of Thrones 4-Book Boxed Set 04.26.11 / 86       144 +   22 +15 xxx.. 11 +5
Martin, A Storm of Swords 04.19.11 / 87 30 -10   xxx xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Martin, A Storm of Swords [tpb]       10 ++     xxx..    
Mitchell, Cloud Atlas (UK) 02.15.05 / 37             xxx.. 82 -24
Mitchell, Cloud Atlas [tpb] 09.27.04 / 36 7 = [ 10 ] 1 = 100 -42 x xx xxx..  
Morgenstern, The Night Circus [tpb] 07.09.12 / 23 13 -1   xxx.. xx x xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Obreht, The Tiger’s Wife [tpb] 02.06.12 / 38 32 -8   xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..    
Paolini, Inheritance 11.12.12 / 5         20 +2      
Tolkien, The Hobbit       15 ++ 10 +5 xx   38 -2  
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
12.16
WP
11.18
LAT
12.09
USAT
12.02
PW
12.09
Amz
(12.10)
UK:
Amz UK
(12.10)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(12.10)
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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