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Weekly Bestsellers, 18 March


Patricia Briggs’ Frost Burned (Ace), seventh in her popular Mercy Thompson series, debuts at #1 on the New York Times fiction hardcover list, and debuts on three other lists in 2nd to 5th place.

Other debuts this week: David Weber’s Shadow of Freedom (Baen) ranks as high as #8 on three lists. R.A. Salvatore’s Neverwinter Saga novel, The Last Threshold (Wizards of the Coast), ranks as high as #10 on three lists. And Joyce Carol Oates’ The Accursed (Ecco) comes in at #29 on the NYT list.

And mass market paperback titles by Seanan McGuire and Rob Thurman debut on the NYT list.


Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
03.24
WP
03.17
LAT
03.17
USAT
03.10
PW
03.18
Amz
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UK:
Amz UK
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Canada:
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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 / 2 1 ++ 4 ++   2 ++ 5 ++ x    
Clare, Clockwork Prince 12.05.11 / 16 12 +3     xxx..   xxx..   xxx..
Clare, Clockwork Princess 03.18.13 / 1           8 ++ 36 ++ 3 ++
Collins, Catching Fire 08.11.09 / 189 xxx..   xxx.. 56 -13 xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Collins, Mockingjay 02.16.10 / 162     xxx.. 54 -3 xxx.. xxx xxx.. xxx..
Harris, Dead Ever After 03.18.13 / 1           21 ++    
Howey, Wool 03.11.13 / 2           67 -7    
Jordan/Sanderson, A Memory of Light 09.17.12 / 25 13 -6 xx 15 -4 xx 16 -6 107 -24 xxx 186 -144
Martin, A Dance with Dragons 03.08.11 / 107 16 -3 xxx.. 14 + 137 +3 xxx.. 73 +9 62 +2 42 +14
Oates, The Accursed 03.18.13 / 1 29 ++         79 ++    
Riggs, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children 05.14.12 / 31 15 -2     xxx.. xxx..      
Roth, Insurgent 05.07.12 / 46 7 -2   xxx.. 145 + 23 = xxx..   xxx..
Russell, Vampires in the Lemon Grove 02.25.13 / 4 x   5 = xxx x      
Salvatore, Forgotten Realms: The Last Threshold: Neverwinter Saga, Book IV 03.18.13 / 1 10 ++     70 ++ 13 ++      
Saunders, Tenth of December: Stories 01.21.13 / 9 15 -5 xx 1 +1 xx 22 -6 100 +16   xx
Weber, Shadow of Freedom 03.18.13 / 1 11 ++ 8 ++     11 ++      
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
03.24
WP
03.17
LAT
03.17
USAT
03.10
PW
03.18
Amz
(03.18)
UK:
Amz UK
(03.18)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(03.18)
Paperbacks [tpb=trade]
Brooks, World War Z 11.07.11 / 28 xxx..   xx xxx.. xxx.. 89 -10 xxx.. xxx..
Brooks, World War Z [tpb] 10.27.09 / 77 9 =     124 +6 xxx..   xxx.. xxx..
Collins, Mockingjay [tpb] 06.04.12 / 28         xxx.. xxx.. 96 -9 xx
Collins, The Hunger Games [tpb] 07.13.10 / 141 xxx..   xxx.. 71 -18 xxx.. xxx.. 95 -14 xxx..
King, The Dark Tower: The Wind Through the Keyhole 03.11.13 / 2 26 +1       18 +6      
Martin, A Clash of Kings 04.19.11 / 97 24 +5 xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Martin, A Feast for Crows 09.19.06 / 109 22 +4   xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Martin, A Game of Thrones 12.28.10 / 105 10 +2 xxx.. 14 -3 120 +16 xxx.. xxx.. 100 -30 xxx..
Martin, A Game of Thrones 4-Book Boxed Set 04.26.11 / 100   xxx..   xxx..   14 +5 xxx.. 9 +5
Martin, A Storm of Swords 04.19.11 / 101 19 +4   xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. 97 + xxx..
McGuire, Midnight Blue-Light Special 03.18.13 / 1 20 ++              
Meyer, The Host 08.16.11 / 14 13 +5     27 +30 xxx..   63 +2  
Meyer, The Host [tpb] 04.27.10 / 27 24 +3 xxx..   xxx.. 18 +7      
Mitchell, Cloud Atlas (UK) 02.15.05 / 45             73 -45 xxx..
Mitchell, Cloud Atlas [tpb] 09.27.04 / 50 31 = xxx.. 5 + xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Morgenstern, The Night Circus [tpb] 07.09.12 / 37 27 -3 xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four 07.20.03 / 166       xxx..   xxx.. xxx.. 74 +
Reaves/Bohnhoff, Star Wars: The Last Jedi 03.11.13 / 2 33 -22              
Thurman, Slashback 03.18.13 / 1 18 ++              
Tolkien, The Hobbit     xxx.. xxx.. 102 +2 xxx..   xxx xxx..
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
03.24
WP
03.17
LAT
03.17
USAT
03.10
PW
03.18
Amz
(03.18)
UK:
Amz UK
(03.18)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(03.18)
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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