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Weekly Bestsellers, 29 April


No debuts this week. Kate Atkinson’s Life After Life and George Saunders’ Tenth of December are the only two hardcover titles compiled here ranking in the top 10 on any non-YA list. The highest ranking true-blue genre hardcover is George R. R. Martin’s A Dance with Dragons, at #12 on the New York Times list.


Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
05.05
WP
04.28
LAT
04.28
USAT
04.21
PW
04.29
Amz
(04.29)
UK:
Amz UK
(04.29)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(04.29)
Items on list -x- number of lists surveyed   30×4 10×2 15×2 150 15×3 100 100 100
Hardcovers
Atkinson, Life After Life 04.08.13 / 4 3 = 7 -3 1 = 31 -10 9 -3 17 +1 29 = 10 -8
Clare, Clockwork Prince 12.05.11 / 20 xxx..     xxx.. 19 -4 xxx..   xxx..
Clare, Clockwork Princess 03.18.13 / 7       68 -26 2 = xxx xxx.. x
Collins, Catching Fire 08.11.09 / 195 xxx..   xxx.. 36 +26 xxx.. xx xxx.. xxx..
Collins, Mockingjay 02.16.10 / 168     xxx.. 55 +16 xxx.. xx xxx.. xxx..
Grant, Light 04.15.13 / 3       xx x   70 -33  
Harris, Dead Ever After 03.18.13 / 7           12 +8 42 -10 14 +24
Jordan/Sanderson, A Memory of Light 09.17.12 / 31 20 +8 xxx.. xxx.. 94 -71 xxx xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Kenyon, Inferno 04.22.13 / 2       97 ++ 5 -4      
Martin, A Dance with Dragons 03.08.11 / 113 12 +2 xxx.. x 117 +11 xxx.. 40 +15 41 +11 18 -8
Riggs, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children 05.14.12 / 37 14 =     xxx.. xxx..      
Roth, Insurgent 05.07.12 / 52 5 -1   xxx.. 101 +21 xxx.. xxx..   xxx..
Sage, Septimus Heap, Book Seven: Fyre 04.29.13 / 1       102 ++ 7 ++      
Saunders, Tenth of December: Stories 01.21.13 / 15 30 +3 xxx.. 10 = xxx.. xxx.. xxx..   xxx..
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
05.05
WP
04.28
LAT
04.28
USAT
04.21
PW
04.29
Amz
(04.29)
UK:
Amz UK
(04.29)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(04.29)
Paperbacks [tpb=trade]
Brooks, World War Z 11.07.11 / 32 xxx..   7 + xxx.. xxx.. xxx xxx.. xxx..
Brooks, World War Z [tpb] 10.27.09 / 83 2 -1     61 -3 xxx..   xxx.. xxx..
Card, Ender’s Game 07.05.11 / 52 11 +3   x x        
Clare, City of Bones [tpb] 04.08.08 / 44 xxx..     96 -13 xxx..      
Collins, The Hunger Games [tpb] 07.13.10 / 147 xxx..   xxx.. 66 +16 xxx.. xx xxx.. xxx..
Harris, Deadlocked 04.08.13 / 4 21 -8     xxx xxx     xxx
Howey, Wool [tpb] 03.25.13 / 6 29 -3 xxx.. xx xxx.. xxx..   98 ++  
Martin, A Clash of Kings 04.19.11 / 103 14 +4 xxx.. xx 124 + xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Martin, A Feast for Crows 09.19.06 / 115 20 +3   xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Martin, A Game of Thrones 12.28.10 / 111 4 +2 xxx.. 4 +7 45 -7 xxx.. xxx.. 56 +23 xxx..
Martin, A Game of Thrones [tpb] 04.05.11 / 82 31 +3 xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..    
Martin, A Game of Thrones 4-Book Boxed Set 04.26.11 / 106   xxx..   125 -2   7 -2 xxx.. 11 -7
Martin, A Storm of Swords 04.19.11 / 107 13 +11   15 + 130 +9 xxx.. xxx.. x xxx..
Meyer, The Host 08.16.11 / 20 22 -3     32 -14 xxx   xxx  
Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four 07.20.03 / 169       xxx..   xxx.. 93 + xx
Tolkien, The Hobbit     xxx.. xxx.. x xxx..   82 +3 xxx..
Zaf√≥n, The Prisoner of Heaven [tpb] 03.25.13 / 6 xx   12 -5          
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
05.05
WP
04.28
LAT
04.28
USAT
04.21
PW
04.29
Amz
(04.29)
UK:
Amz UK
(04.29)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(04.29)
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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