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Weekly Bestsellers, 2 September


Two books debut strongly. Terry Goodkind’s The Third Kingdom (Tor) is #5 on the New York Times list and appears on three other print lists.

And Samantha Shannon’s The Bone Season (Bloomsbury) is #7 at NYT and debuts on the same three other lists.


Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
09.08
WP
09.01
LAT
09.01
USAT
08.25
PW
09.02
Amz
(09.02)
UK:
Amz UK
(09.02)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(09.02)
Items on list -x- number of lists surveyed   30×4 10×2 15×2 150 15×3 100 100 100
Hardcovers
Atwood, MaddAddam (CANADA) 07.08.13 / 8             x 1 +1
Clare, City of Fallen Angels 04.05.11 / 21     xxx.. 35 +17 9 = xxx.. x x
Clare, City of Glass 03.24.09 / 26       20 +23 xxx.. xxx.. 56 +5 xxx..
Clare, City of Lost Souls 05.14.12 / 18       46 +22 xxx.. xxx.. 61 + xxx..
Clare, Clockwork Prince 12.05.11 / 27 xxx..     xxx.. 19 +3 xxx..   xxx..
Clare, Clockwork Princess 03.18.13 / 21       xxx.. 14 = xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Collins, Catching Fire 08.11.09 / 213 xxx..   xxx.. 60 -2 5 -1 xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Collins, Mockingjay 02.16.10 / 186     xxx.. 85 -5 xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Fowler, We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves 06.10.13 / 7     20 -4     xxx..    
Gaiman, The Ocean at the End of the Lane 04.08.13 / 16 12 -4 x 7 -5 77 -7 14 -4 xx xx 7 +6
Goodkind, The Third Kingdom 09.02.13 / 1 5 ++ 9 ++   16 ++ 6 ++     47 ++
King, Doctor Sleep 05.27.13 / 12           33 +45   21 +8
Martin, A Dance with Dragons 03.08.11 / 131 13 -3 xxx.. x 126 -8 xxx.. xx 31 -10 51 -13
Pratchett, Raising Steam (UK) 08.12.13 / 4             23 -3  
Riggs, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children 05.14.12 / 49 8 -2     xxx.. 3 =      
Roth, Allegiant 08.26.13 / 2           12 +12   86 -17
Roth, Insurgent 05.07.12 / 70 3 =   xxx.. 23 -3 xxx.. 54 +18   xxx..
Shannon, The Bone Season 08.26.13 / 2 7 ++ 8 ++   18 ++ 9 ++ x x  
Yancey, The 5th Wave 05.13.13 / 17 13 =   xxx.. xxx.. 18 -2 xxx..    
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
09.08
WP
09.01
LAT
09.01
USAT
08.25
PW
09.02
Amz
(09.02)
UK:
Amz UK
(09.02)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(09.02)
Paperbacks [tpb=trade]
Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451 07.20.03 / 169   xxx..   104 -2 xxx.. x xxx.. xxx..
Brooks, World War Z [tpb] 10.27.09 / 101 23 -2 xxx.. xxx.. 135 -25 xxx..   xxx.. xxx..
Card, Ender’s Game 07.05.11 / 70 1 = 6 +3 10 -3 22 +3 xxx.. 63 -7   xxx..
Card, Ender’s Game [tpb] 07.29.13 / 3 x       15 =      
Clare, City of Ashes [tpb] 04.07.09 / 33       8 +14   91 ++ 48 -13 xxx..
Clare, City of Bones [tpb] 04.08.08 / 62 xxx..     1 +4 4 +3 52 ++ 38 -20  
Collins, The Hunger Games [tpb] 07.13.10 / 165 xxx..   xxx.. 66 +15 xxx.. 97 -15 xxx.. xxx..
Howey, Dust [tpb] 08.26.13 / 2       29 -18        
King, Joyland [tpb] 05.27.13 / 15 6 -2 x x 138 -19 6 = 93 +21 xxx.. x
King, Under the Dome [tpb] 07.06.10 / 33 20 -1 xxx.. xxx.. 76 -14 17 -1 xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Lowry, The Giver 09.02.13 / 1       90 ++        
Martin, A Clash of Kings 04.19.11 / 121 11 -3 xxx.. x xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. x xxx..
Martin, A Feast for Crows 09.19.06 / 133 13 -1   x xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. 29 -6 xxx..
Martin, A Game of Thrones 12.28.10 / 129 4 -1 xxx.. 14 -5 99 -16 xxx.. xxx.. 67 -1 xxx..
Martin, A Game of Thrones 4-Book Boxed Set 04.26.11 / 124   xxx..   x   15 +3 xxx.. 6 +3
Martin, A Storm of Swords 04.19.11 / 125 12 -3   xx x xxx.. xxx.. 36 -12 xxx..
Meyer, The Host 08.16.11 / 23 xxx..     98 + xxx..   xxx..  
Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four 07.20.03 / 185       143 +   xxx.. xxx.. 74 +9
Riggs, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children [tpb] 06.17.13 / 12     x 116 -16 xxx..      
Roth, Divergent [tpb] 06.17.13 / 12 2 =   13 + 9 -1   21 +5   xxx..
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
09.08
WP
09.01
LAT
09.01
USAT
08.25
PW
09.02
Amz
(09.02)
UK:
Amz UK
(09.02)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(09.02)
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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