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Weekly Bestsellers, 18 February


George Saunders’ literary collection Tenth of December is now out-selling Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson’s A Memory of Light, ranking ahead on five of the lists compiled below, and retaining last week’s #1 rank on the LA Times list. (Jordan/Sanderson does rank ahead of Saunders on the PW list.)

Two new titles debut on the New York Timesyoung adult list: Gail Carriger’s Etiquette and Espionage (Little, Brown) ranks #9, Cory Doctorow’s Homeland (Tor Teen) ranks #10.


Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
02.24
WP
02.17
LAT
02.17
USAT
02.10
PW
02.18
Amz
(02.18)
UK:
Amz UK
(02.18)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(02.18)
Items on list -x- number of lists surveyed   30×4 10×2 15×2 150 15×3 100 100 100
Hardcovers
Brett, The Daylight War (UK) 02.11.13 / 2             72 -33  
Carriger, Etiquette and Espionage 02.18.13 / 1 9 ++              
Clare, Clockwork Prince 12.05.11 / 14 xx     xxx..   65 +   xxx..
Collins, Catching Fire 08.11.09 / 185 xxx..   xxx.. 48 -19 xxx xxx xxx.. xx
Collins, Mockingjay 02.16.10 / 158     xxx.. 42 -15 xxx.. 99 + xxx.. xxx..
Doctorow, Homeland 02.18.13 / 1 10 ++              
Harrison, Ever After 02.04.13 / 3 16 -5     114 -58 14 -3      
Jordan/Sanderson, A Memory of Light 09.17.12 / 21 3 = 8 -4 6 -2 70 -20 5 -1 32 -12 85 -36 24 -8
Martin, A Dance with Dragons 03.08.11 / 103 17 +2 xxx.. 18 + 140 -2 xxx.. 88 +13 76 -3 25 +17
Riggs, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children 05.14.12 / 27 15 -1     xxx.. xxx..      
Roth, Insurgent 05.07.12 / 42 5 =   xxx.. 125 -15 x xxx..   xxx..
Saunders, Tenth of December: Stories 01.21.13 / 5 2 +3 4 +2 1 = 54 -15 6 = 28 -21   x
Tolkien, The Hobbit 12.03.12 / 8         25 + xxx..   xxx..
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
02.24
WP
02.17
LAT
02.17
USAT
02.10
PW
02.18
Amz
(02.18)
UK:
Amz UK
(02.18)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(02.18)
Paperbacks [tpb=trade]
Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451 [tpb] 02.18.13 / 1   9 ++            
Briggs, Fair Game 02.18.13 / 1 21 ++              
Brooks, World War Z 11.07.11 / 24 xxx..   xxx xx xxx.. 79 -30 xxx.. xxx..
Brooks, World War Z [tpb] 10.27.09 / 73 9 +2     81 + xxx..   xxx.. xxx..
Collins, Catching Fire [tpb] 06.04.12 / 25         xxx.. xxx.. 100 +  
Collins, Mockingjay [tpb] 06.04.12 / 24         xxx.. xxx.. 75 + xx
Collins, The Hunger Games [tpb] 07.13.10 / 137 xxx..   xxx.. 57 -6 xxx.. xxx.. 91 + xxx..
Ivey, The Snow Child [tpb] 11.19.12 / 14 x           98 -22  
Koontz, Odd Interlude 01.14.13 / 6 19 -9 xx   115 -36 22 -9      
Martin, A Feast for Crows 09.19.06 / 105 29 +1   xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Martin, A Game of Thrones 12.28.10 / 101 17 +4 xxx.. xxx xx xxx.. xxx.. x xxx..
Martin, A Game of Thrones 4-Book Boxed Set 04.26.11 / 96   xxx..   xxx..   36 -2 xxx.. 21 +1
Martin, A Storm of Swords 04.19.11 / 97 27 +2   xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx xxx..
Mitchell, Cloud Atlas (UK) 02.15.05 / 41             32 + xxx..
Mitchell, Cloud Atlas [tpb] 09.27.04 / 46 29 -6 xxx.. x xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. 97 ++
Morgenstern, The Night Circus [tpb] 07.09.12 / 33 24 -5 xxx.. xx xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xx xxx..
Murakami, 1Q84 [tpb] 09.10.12 / 4 x   7 +          
Rice, The Wolf Gift [tpb] 02.18.13 / 1 26 ++              
Tolkien, The Hobbit     xxx.. x 46 -24 xx   80 -14 xxx
Walker, The Age of Miracles 01.28.13 / 4 xxx   4 -1          
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
02.24
WP
02.17
LAT
02.17
USAT
02.10
PW
02.18
Amz
(02.18)
UK:
Amz UK
(02.18)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(02.18)
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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