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Weekly Bestsellers, 31 December


Just over a week before the official publication date of January 8th, Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson’s last Wheel of Time novel, A Memory of Light (Tor), ranks #1 today on Amazon.com.


Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
01.06
WP
12.30
LAT
12.30
USAT
12.23
PW
12.31
Amz
(12.31)
UK:
Amz UK
(12.31)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(12.31)
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 / 16 21 -1   x 111 -29 24 -4 xxx   xxx
Collins, Catching Fire 08.11.09 / 178 xxx..   xxx.. 31 +5 xxx.. 96 + xxx.. 95 +
Collins, Mockingjay 02.16.10 / 151     xxx.. 32 +3 xxx.. 83 +5 xxx.. xxx..
Condie, Reached 11.05.12 / 9       118 -11 10 = xxx..    
Harkness, Shadow of Night 07.02.12 / 17 xxx.. xxx.. 19 + xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Jordan/Sanderson, A Memory of Light 09.17.12 / 14           1 +2 9 +19 3 =
Levithan, Every Day 09.24.12 / 5 15 -1              
Martin, A Dance with Dragons 03.08.11 / 96 20 +3 xxx.. xxx.. 114 +13 xxx.. 90 -3 53 +19 54 +4
Pratchett, Dodger 10.08.12 / 5 14 -5     xxx.. xxx..      
Riggs, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children 05.14.12 / 20 12 +1     xxx.. xxx..      
Roth, Insurgent 05.07.12 / 35 5 +1   xxx.. xxx 17 +4 xxx..   xxx..
Tolkien, The Hobbit 12.03.12 / 5         18 + 62 +28   x
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
01.06
WP
12.30
LAT
12.30
USAT
12.23
PW
12.31
Amz
(12.31)
UK:
Amz UK
(12.31)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(12.31)
Paperbacks [tpb=trade]
Brooks, World War Z 11.07.11 / 17 xxx..   xx 110 +10 xxx.. 73 +10 xxx.. xxx..
Brooks, World War Z [tpb] 10.27.09 / 66 8 -1     xxx.. xxx..   xxx.. xxx..
Card, Ender’s Game 07.05.11 / 39 10 -2   xxx.. xxx..        
Cline, Ready Player One [tpb] 06.18.12 / 11 31 -4              
Collins, Mockingjay [tpb] 06.04.12 / 18         xxx.. xxx.. 67 +19  
Collins, The Hunger Games [tpb] 07.13.10 / 130 xxx..   xxx.. 36 +12 xxx.. xxx.. 68 +2 xxx..
Crichton/Preston, Micro 10.08.12 / 12 x xxx..   xxx.. 22 +      
Flyte, City of Dark Magic [tpb] 12.17.12 / 3 xx   11 -4          
Ivey, The Snow Child [tpb] 11.19.12 / 7 34 -14           44 -8  
King, 11/22/63 [tpb] 07.30.12 / 22 18 -2 xxx.. xxx.. 47 + xxx.. xxx..   xxx..
King, The Dark Tower: The Wind Through the Keyhole [tpb] 11.19.12 / 7 21 =     147 ++ xxx..      
Martin, A Clash of Kings 04.19.11 / 87 14 +5 xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Martin, A Feast for Crows 09.19.06 / 98 16 +2   xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Martin, A Game of Thrones 12.28.10 / 94 3 +3 xxx.. xxx.. 65 + xxx.. xxx.. 91 -12 xxx..
Martin, A Game of Thrones [tpb] 04.05.11 / 77 12 + xxx.. 10 -2 xxx.. xxx.. xxx..    
Martin, A Game of Thrones 4-Book Boxed Set 04.26.11 / 89   xxx..   79 +4   35 -6 xxx.. 8 -1
Martin, A Storm of Swords 04.19.11 / 90 15 +2   xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Mitchell, Cloud Atlas (UK) 02.15.05 / 40             xxx.. 66 +3
Mitchell, Cloud Atlas [tpb] 09.27.04 / 39 6 = xxx.. 4 +5 94 + xxx.. xxx.. xxx..  
Morgenstern, The Night Circus [tpb] 07.09.12 / 26 17 -3 xxx.. 13 + 109 +28 24 -1 xxx.. x xxx..
Paolini, Inheritance 11.12.12 / 8         20 +4      
Tolkien, The Hobbit     5 +5 3 = 2 = 7 +2   6 +10 29 ++
Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings Box Set         98 +       xxx..
Tolkien, The Silmarillion         xxx..   xxx.. 74 ++  
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
01.06
WP
12.30
LAT
12.30
USAT
12.23
PW
12.31
Amz
(12.31)
UK:
Amz UK
(12.31)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(12.31)
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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