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Weekly Bestsellers, 11 March


Two mass market paperbacks debut this week. First is Stephen King’s The Dark Tower: The Wind Through the Keyhole (Pocket), a reprint of the 2012 hardcover, ranking 27th on the New York Times list, 24th on the Publishers Weekly list.

Second is a new Star Wars novel by Michael Reaves and Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff, The Last Jedi (Del Rey), in 11th place on the NY Times list. It’s a mass market paperback original, though there’s a hardcover available from the Science Fiction Book Club.


Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
03.17
WP
03.03
LAT
03.10
USAT
03.03
PW
03.11
Amz
(03.11)
UK:
Amz UK
(03.11)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(03.11)
Items on list -x- number of lists surveyed   30×4 10×2 15×2 150 15×3 100 100 100
Hardcovers
Briggs, Frost Burned 03.11.13 / 1           91 ++    
Clare, Clockwork Prince 12.05.11 / 15 15 +     xxx..   xxx   xxx..
Collins, Catching Fire 08.11.09 / 188 xxx..   xxx.. 43 -2 xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Collins, Mockingjay 02.16.10 / 161     xxx.. 51 -11 xxx.. xx xxx.. xxx..
Doctorow, Homeland 02.18.13 / 4 14 =              
Howey, Wool 03.11.13 / 1           60 ++    
Jordan/Sanderson, A Memory of Light 09.17.12 / 24 7 -3 [ 7 ] 11 = x 10 -3 83 -21 xx 42 +2
Martin, A Dance with Dragons 03.08.11 / 106 13 +5   xxx 140 -28 xxx.. 82 -26 64 +1 56 -30
Riggs, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children 05.14.12 / 30 13 -1     xxx.. xxx..      
Roth, Insurgent 05.07.12 / 45 5 =   xxx.. x 23 +1 xxx..   xxx..
Russell, Vampires in the Lemon Grove 02.25.13 / 3 15 -3   5 -1 xx 19 -2      
Saunders, Tenth of December: Stories 01.21.13 / 8 10 -4 [ 4 ] 2 -1 x 16 -6 116 -42   x
Tolkien, The Hobbit 12.03.12 / 11         25 -2 xxx..   xxx..
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
03.17
WP
03.03
LAT
03.10
USAT
03.03
PW
03.11
Amz
(03.11)
UK:
Amz UK
(03.11)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(03.11)
Paperbacks [tpb=trade]
Brooks, World War Z 11.07.11 / 27 xxx..   x xxx.. xxx.. 79 +4 xxx.. xxx..
Brooks, World War Z [tpb] 10.27.09 / 76 9 =     130 -26 xxx..   xxx.. xxx..
Collins, Mockingjay [tpb] 06.04.12 / 27         xxx.. xxx.. 87 + x
Collins, The Hunger Games [tpb] 07.13.10 / 140 xxx..   xxx.. 53 +14 xxx.. xxx.. 81 + xxx..
Egan, A Visit from the Goon Squad [tpb] 04.05.11 / 54 xxx..   7 + xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Ivey, The Snow Child [tpb] 11.19.12 / 17 xxx..           79 -2  
King, The Dark Tower: The Wind Through the Keyhole 03.11.13 / 1 27 ++       24 ++      
Koontz, Odd Interlude 01.14.13 / 9 32 -13     xxx x      
Martin, A Clash of Kings 04.19.11 / 96 29 -7   xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Martin, A Feast for Crows 09.19.06 / 108 26 -13   xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Martin, A Game of Thrones 12.28.10 / 104 12 -6   11 + 136 +8 xxx.. xxx.. 70 + xxx..
Martin, A Game of Thrones 4-Book Boxed Set 04.26.11 / 99       xxx..   19 -6 xxx.. 14 -7
Martin, A Storm of Swords 04.19.11 / 100 23 -11   xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xx xxx..
Meyer, The Host 08.16.11 / 13 18 -10     57 -19 xxx..   65 ++  
Meyer, The Host [tpb] 04.27.10 / 26 27 +3     xxx.. 25 -1      
Mitchell, Cloud Atlas (UK) 02.15.05 / 44             28 -4 xxx..
Mitchell, Cloud Atlas [tpb] 09.27.04 / 49 31 +4   xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx
Morgenstern, The Night Circus [tpb] 07.09.12 / 36 24 -2   xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Murakami, 1Q84 [tpb] 09.10.12 / 6 30 -2   10 +1          
Reaves/Bohnhoff, Star Wars: The Last Jedi 03.11.13 / 1 11 ++              
Tolkien, The Hobbit       xxx.. 104 -38 xxx..   xx xxx..
Walker, The Age of Miracles 01.28.13 / 7 xxx..   6 +9          
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
03.17
WP
03.03
LAT
03.10
USAT
03.03
PW
03.11
Amz
(03.11)
UK:
Amz UK
(03.11)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(03.11)
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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