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Weekly Bestsellers, 3 December


No debuts this week, with the technical exception of a couple new editions of Tolkien’s The Hobbit on a couple lists — even new editions in hardcover such as Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s “Pocket Edition”, released September 18th, ranking #24 on this week’s Publishers Weekly fiction hadcover list.


Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
12.09
WP
11.18
LAT
12.02
USAT
11.25
PW
12.03
Amz
(12.03)
UK:
Amz UK
(12.03)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(12.03)
Items on list -x- number of lists surveyed   30×4 10×2 15×2 150 15×3 100 100 100
Hardcovers
Butcher, Cold Days 09.17.12 / 12           43 -14   85 -27
Collins, Catching Fire 08.11.09 / 174 xxx..   xxx.. 26 +12 xxx.. x xxx.. xxx..
Collins, Mockingjay 02.16.10 / 147     xxx.. 25 +10 xxx.. 85 = xxx.. xxx..
Collins, The Hunger Games 10.07.08 / 148 xxx..   xxx.. xxx.. 16 + xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Condie, Reached 11.05.12 / 5       39 -33 5 -3 97 -30    
Cronin, The Twelve 09.17.12 / 12 30 -7   16 -9 138 -24 x xxx xxx.. xxx..
Jordan/Sanderson, A Memory of Light 09.17.12 / 10           90 +   86 +
Martin, A Dance with Dragons 03.08.11 / 92 22 =   xxx.. 118 +11 xxx.. xxx xxx.. 50 =
Pratchett, Dodger (UK) 09.03.12 / 14             43 +5  
Roth, Insurgent 05.07.12 / 31 8 +2   xxx.. 77 +53 9 + xxx..   xxx..
Tolkien, The Hobbit 12.03.12 / 1         24 ++     28 ++
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
12.09
WP
11.18
LAT
12.02
USAT
11.25
PW
12.03
Amz
(12.03)
UK:
Amz UK
(12.03)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(12.03)
Paperbacks [tpb=trade]
Brooks, World War Z 11.07.11 / 13 xxx..     94 -22 xxx.. 80 + xxx xxx
Brooks, World War Z [tpb] 10.27.09 / 62 10 =     xxx.. xxx..   xxx.. xxx..
Collins, The Hunger Games [tpb] 07.13.10 / 126 xxx..   xxx 28 +23 xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Crichton/Preston, Micro 10.08.12 / 9 22 -6     xxx 21 -6      
Ivey, The Snow Child [tpb] 11.19.12 / 3 20 =           73 +4  
King, 11/22/63 [tpb] 07.30.12 / 18 16 +   xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..   xxx..
King, The Dark Tower: The Wind Through the Keyhole [tpb] 11.19.12 / 3 15 +4       24 =      
Martin, A Clash of Kings 04.19.11 / 84 23 +9   xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Martin, A Feast for Crows 09.19.06 / 94 19 +3   xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Martin, A Feast for Crows [tpb] 07.26.11 / 59 xxx..   15 + xxx..        
Martin, A Game of Thrones 12.28.10 / 90 10 +2   xxx.. 116 + xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Martin, A Game of Thrones [tpb] 04.05.11 / 74 xxx..   9 + xxx.. xxx.. xxx..    
Martin, A Game of Thrones 4-Book Boxed Set 04.26.11 / 85       xxx..   37 -6 xxx.. 16 +4
Martin, A Storm of Swords 04.19.11 / 86 20 +4   xx xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Meyer, Breaking Dawn 11.21.11 / 21       104 +7        
Mitchell, Cloud Atlas (UK) 02.15.05 / 36             xxx.. 58 +2
Mitchell, Cloud Atlas [tpb] 09.27.04 / 35 7 = [ 10 ] 1 +1 58 -6 20 -3 x xxx..  
Moore, Sacre Bleu [tpb] 10.22.12 / 2 31 +              
Morgenstern, The Night Circus [tpb] 07.09.12 / 22 12 =   xxx.. x 21 + xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Obreht, The Tiger’s Wife [tpb] 02.06.12 / 37 24 +   xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..    
Paolini, Inheritance 11.12.12 / 4         22 -3      
Tolkien, The Hobbit         15 +8 x   36 +13  
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
12.09
WP
11.18
LAT
12.02
USAT
11.25
PW
12.03
Amz
(12.03)
UK:
Amz UK
(12.03)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(12.03)
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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