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Weekly Bestsellers, 1 April


Greg Bear’s third Halo novel, Halo: Silenium (Tor) debuts on three lists, as high as #8 on the New York Times‘ fiction hardcover list.

Orson Scott Card’s The Gate Thief (Tor), second book in his Mithermages series, also debuts on the NYT list, further down at #23.


Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
04.07
WP
03.31
LAT
03.31
USAT
03.24
PW
04.01
Amz
(04.01)
UK:
Amz UK
(04.01)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(04.01)
Items on list -x- number of lists surveyed   30×4 10×2 15×2 150 15×3 100 100 100
Hardcovers
Bear, Halo: Silentium 04.01.13 / 1 8 ++     128 ++ 11 ++      
Briggs, Frost Burned 03.11.13 / 4 14 -5 x 11 +5 97 -56 15 -3 xxx    
Brooks, Bloodfire Quest 03.25.13 / 2 15 -8 x   x 22 -12      
Card, The Gate Thief 04.01.13 / 1 23 ++              
Clare, Clockwork Prince 12.05.11 / 18 x     xxx.. 12 ++ xxx..   xxx..
Clare, Clockwork Princess 03.18.13 / 3       2 ++ 1 ++ 43 -31 78 -13 42 -34
Collins, Catching Fire 08.11.09 / 191 xxx..   xxx.. 59 = xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Collins, Mockingjay 02.16.10 / 164     xxx.. 56 -2 xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Condie, Crossed 10.31.11 / 10 xxx..     xxx.. 23 -2 xxx..    
Harris, Dead Ever After 03.18.13 / 3           23 =    
Jordan/Sanderson, A Memory of Light 09.17.12 / 27 16 -4 xxx.. xx xxx.. 18 -3 xx xxx.. xx
Kay, River of Stars 04.01.13 / 1               34 ++
Martin, A Dance with Dragons 03.08.11 / 109 10 +3 xxx.. xx 118 +19 xxx.. 51 +22 35 +22 17 -7
Oates, The Accursed 03.18.13 / 3 13 +8 8 ++ 5 +10   17 ++ xx    
Riggs, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children 05.14.12 / 33 13 +2     xxx.. xxx..      
Roth, Insurgent 05.07.12 / 48 5 =   xxx.. 105 +21 21 +2 xxx..   xxx..
Russell, Vampires in the Lemon Grove 02.25.13 / 6 xxx   18 -8 xxx.. xxx      
Salvatore, Forgotten Realms: The Last Threshold: Neverwinter Saga, Book IV 03.18.13 / 3 25 -7     xx x      
Saunders, Tenth of December: Stories 01.21.13 / 11 18 -3 xxx.. 4 -3 xxx.. 24 -3 xx   xxx..
Tolkien, The Hobbit 12.03.12 / 12         16 + xxx..   xxx..
Weber, Shadow of Freedom 03.18.13 / 3 32 -1 xx     xx      
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
04.07
WP
03.31
LAT
03.31
USAT
03.24
PW
04.01
Amz
(04.01)
UK:
Amz UK
(04.01)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(04.01)
Paperbacks [tpb=trade]
Brooks, World War Z 11.07.11 / 30 xxx..   xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. 27 +58 xxx.. xxx..
Brooks, World War Z [tpb] 10.27.09 / 79 5 -2     95 -12 xxx..   xxx.. xxx..
Card, Ender’s Game 07.05.11 / 48 18 -4   xxx.. xxx..        
Clare, City of Bones [tpb] 04.08.08 / 40 xxx..     99 + xxx..      
Collins, Mockingjay [tpb] 06.04.12 / 30         xxx.. xxx.. 100 -15 xxx..
Collins, The Hunger Games [tpb] 07.13.10 / 143 xxx..   xxx.. 69 +6 xxx.. xxx.. x xxx..
Howey, Wool [tpb] 03.25.13 / 2 12 -4 x   x x      
King, The Dark Tower: The Wind Through the Keyhole 03.11.13 / 4 24 -1       20 -5      
Martin, A Clash of Kings 04.19.11 / 99 17 +1 xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Martin, A Feast for Crows 09.19.06 / 111 19 -2   xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Martin, A Game of Thrones 12.28.10 / 107 9 -1 xxx.. 10 -1 78 +31 xxx.. xxx.. 64 +12 xxx..
Martin, A Game of Thrones 4-Book Boxed Set 04.26.11 / 102   xxx..   xxx..   3 +6 xxx.. 4 +2
Martin, A Storm of Swords 04.19.11 / 103 16 =   xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. x xxx..
Meyer, The Host 08.16.11 / 16 8 -2     8 = 15 +4   51 +12  
Meyer, The Host [tpb] 04.27.10 / 29 13 -1 xxx..   xxx.. 7 +6      
Mitchell, Cloud Atlas (UK) 02.15.05 / 47             97 -9 xxx..
Morgenstern, The Night Circus [tpb] 07.09.12 / 39 34 -7 xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Obreht, The Tiger’s Wife [tpb] 02.06.12 / 41 18 + xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..    
Tolkien, The Hobbit     xxx.. xxx.. 53 +40 xxx..   xxx.. xxx..
Walker, The Age of Miracles 01.28.13 / 9 xxx..   8 -4          
Zaf√≥n, The Prisoner of Heaven [tpb] 03.25.13 / 2 27 +5   3 ++          
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
04.07
WP
03.31
LAT
03.31
USAT
03.24
PW
04.01
Amz
(04.01)
UK:
Amz UK
(04.01)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(04.01)
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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