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Weekly Bestsellers, 16 January 2017


Perhaps because of its mention in today’s New York Times article about President Obama’s reading habits, Cixin Liu’s The Three Body-Problem (Tor) ranks #53 on Amazon.com’s bestseller chart today — the first time this page has seen the book rank on that site.


Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
01.22
WP
01.15
LAT
01.15
USAT
01.08
PW
01.16
Amz
(01.16)
UK:
Amz UK
(01.16)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(01.16)
Items on list -x- number of lists surveyed   30×4 10×2 15×2 150 15×3 100 100 100
Hardcovers
Cast, Moon Chosen 10.31.16 / 12 7 +1       xxx..      
Chabon, Moonglow 12.05.16 / 7 20 -5 8 -3 2 -1 86 -10 16 -3 xxx    
Clare/Brennan, Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy 11.28.16 / 7       xxx.. 15 -5      
Dashner, The Fever Code 10.03.16 / 15       xx 19 -4 xxx..   xxx..
Freed, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story 01.02.17 / 3 11 =     123 +6        
Johnston, Star Wars Ahsoka 10.24.16 / 11 10 -5     xxx.. xxx.. xxx..    
Pratchett, The Witch’s Vacuum Cleaner and Other Stories 01.16.17 / 1 8 ++              
Rice, Prince Lestat and the Realms of Atlantis 12.12.16 / 6 xxx..   8 +3 xx 23 -7      
Rowling, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay 10.31.16 / 12     13 -6 35 -23 2 = 56 -24 21 +3 81 -24
Rowling, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets: The Illustrated Edition 10.03.16 / 16       x 8 = xx xx xxx
Rowling, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child 02.15.16 / 49     10 -5 37 -5 3 +2 41 +3 32 +1 79 -32
Whitehead, The Underground Railroad 08.08.16 / 24 5 -1 1 = 1 +3 22 +1 4 -1 20 +5   xxx
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
01.22
WP
01.15
LAT
01.15
USAT
01.08
PW
01.16
Amz
(01.16)
UK:
Amz UK
(01.16)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(01.16)
Paperbacks [tpb=trade]
Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale [tpb] 01.16.17 / 1           71 ++    
Chiang, Stories of Your Life and Others [tpb] 11.14.16 / 8 15 + xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..    
Liu, The Three-Body Problem [tpb] 01.16.17 / 1           53 ++    
Ness, A Monster Calls [tpb] 08.22.16 / 22 1 +3       20 ++   41 -3  
Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four 07.20.03 / 284   xxx..   xxx..   xxx.. 93 -12 xxx
Riggs, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children [tpb] 06.17.13 / 160 xxx..   14 + 78 -36 xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xx
Rothfuss, The Name of the Wind 04.15.08 / 25 xxx..   15 -8 xxx.. xxx..      
Rowling, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (UK)               60 +5  
Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone [tpb]   xxx..   xxx.. 80 +17   xxx..    
Rowling, Harry Potter Box Set [tpb] 10.20.02 / 34       xxx..   xxx.. 65 -2  
Rowling, Harry Potter Box Set: The Complete Collection (UK) [tpb] 03.23.15 / 55             xxx.. 17 +7
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
01.22
WP
01.15
LAT
01.15
USAT
01.08
PW
01.16
Amz
(01.16)
UK:
Amz UK
(01.16)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(01.16)
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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