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Weekly Bestsellers, 23 January 2017


Susan Dennard’s Windwitch (Tor Teen), second book in her YA series The Witchlands, debuts on two lists, ranking as high as #2 on the New York Times‘ Young Adult Hardcover list.

Meanwhile, George Orwell’s perennial bestseller (especially during summer months, along with Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451) Nineteen Eighty-four (Signet) ranks #6 this morning on Amazon.com, #10 on Amazon Canada. (The highest the title has ever ranked seen by this page previously is #31, on July 21, 2014.)


Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
01.29
WP
01.22
LAT
01.22
USAT
01.15
PW
01.23
Amz
(01.23)
UK:
Amz UK
(01.23)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(01.23)
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 / 13 9 -2       xxx..      
Chabon, Moonglow 12.05.16 / 8 x x 3 -1 124 -38 20 -4 xxx..    
Clare/Brennan, Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy 11.28.16 / 8       xxx.. 21 -6      
Dashner, The Fever Code 10.03.16 / 16       xxx 24 -5 xxx..   xxx..
Dennard, Windwitch 01.23.17 / 1 2 ++       14 ++      
Rowling, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay 10.31.16 / 13     x 53 -18 3 -1 97 -41 28 -7 120 -39
Rowling, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets: The Illustrated Edition 10.03.16 / 17       xx 8 = xxx xxx xxx..
Rowling, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child 02.15.16 / 50     7 +3 18 +19 2 +1 60 -19 21 +11 50 +29
Shusterman, Scythe 12.05.16 / 5 6 +       25 ++      
Whitehead, The Underground Railroad 08.08.16 / 25 3 +2 1 = 1 = 23 -1 3 +1 21 -1   xxx..
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
01.29
WP
01.22
LAT
01.22
USAT
01.15
PW
01.23
Amz
(01.23)
UK:
Amz UK
(01.23)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(01.23)
Paperbacks [tpb=trade]
Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale [tpb] 01.16.17 / 2       78 ++   68 +3    
Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451 07.20.03 / 239   xxx..   126 + xxx.. 77 + xxx.. xx
Gaiman, Trigger Warning [tpb] 12.14.15 / 2     xxx.. 138 ++        
Ness, A Monster Calls [tpb] 08.22.16 / 23 2 -1       20 =   54 -13  
Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four 07.20.03 / 285   xxx..   xxx..   6 + 51 +42 10 +
Riggs, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children [tpb] 06.17.13 / 161 xxx..   x 100 -22 xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx
Rowling, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (UK)               90 +  
Rowling, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (UK)               55 +5  
Rowling, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (UK)               88 +  
Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone [tpb]   xxx..   xxx.. 84 -4   xxx..    
Rowling, Harry Potter Box Set [tpb] 10.20.02 / 35       xxx..   xxx.. 78 -13  
Rowling, Harry Potter Box Set: The Complete Collection (UK) [tpb] 03.23.15 / 56             xxx.. 36 -19
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
01.29
WP
01.22
LAT
01.22
USAT
01.15
PW
01.23
Amz
(01.23)
UK:
Amz UK
(01.23)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(01.23)
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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