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Weekly Bestsellers, 6 March 2017


Two titles debut this week, beginning with V.E. Schwab’s A Conjuring of Light (Tor), this in the Shades of Magic series, ranking as high as #6 on the New York Times list.

And a new Star Wars novel by Chuck Wendig, Empire’s End: Aftermath (Del Rey), ranks as high as #3 on the NYT list.

George Saunders’ Lincoln in the Bardo and Neil Gaiman’s Norse Mythology still dominate lists, ranking #1 and #2 respectively on three separate lists.


Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
03.12
WP
02.26
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03.05
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02.26
PW
03.06
Amz
(03.06)
UK:
Amz UK
(03.06)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(03.06)
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 / 17 7 +       xxx..      
Chabon, Moonglow 12.05.16 / 14 xxx..   8 +3 xxx.. xxx.. xxx..    
Clare, Lady Midnight 03.21.16 / 40 10 +   xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Gaiman, Norse Mythology 02.06.17 / 5 2 = [ 2 ] 2 -1 16 -3 2 = 18 -4 45 -19 22 -10
Roth, Carve the Mark 01.30.17 / 6 2 =     132 +13 7 +      
Rowling, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay 10.31.16 / 19     16 + 50 -3 2 + xxx.. 100 -10 xxx..
Rowling, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets: The Illustrated Edition 10.03.16 / 22       xxx.. 21 + xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Rowling, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child 02.15.16 / 56     11 -2 97 -24 6 + 94 -10 35 +17 xxx..
Saunders, Lincoln in the Bardo 02.20.17 / 3 1 = [ 1 ] 1 ++ 22 -13 1 = 28 -7   93 ++
Schwab, A Conjuring of Light 03.06.17 / 1 6 ++     46 ++ 11 ++      
Shusterman, Scythe 12.05.16 / 11 6 +1       xxx..      
Wendig, Empire’s End: Aftermath 03.06.17 / 1 3 ++     13 ++ 4 ++      
Whitehead, The Underground Railroad 08.08.16 / 31 9 = [ 6 ] 4 -2 62 -12 12 -3 x   xxx..
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
03.12
WP
02.26
LAT
03.05
USAT
02.26
PW
03.06
Amz
(03.06)
UK:
Amz UK
(03.06)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(03.06)
Paperbacks [tpb=trade]
Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale [tpb] 01.16.17 / 8 10 -5 [ 1 ] 6 -1 37 -9   40 -21   xxx
Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four 07.20.03 / 291   [ 2 ]   21 +2   24 -13 61 -14 101 -63
Rothfuss, The Name of the Wind 04.15.08 / 26 xxx..   13 + xxx.. xxx..      
Rowling, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (UK)               73 +10  
Rowling, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (UK)               26 -6  
Rowling, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (UK)               83 -3  
Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone [tpb]   xxx..   xxx.. 113 -6   xxx..    
Rowling, Harry Potter Box Set [tpb] 10.20.02 / 41       xxx..   xxx.. 70 -4  
Rowling, Harry Potter Box Set: The Complete Collection (UK) [tpb] 03.23.15 / 62             xxx.. 24 +8
Rowling, Harry Potter Paperback Box Set [tpb] 06.08.15 / 39       xxx..   90 +   xxx..
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
03.12
WP
02.26
LAT
03.05
USAT
02.26
PW
03.06
Amz
(03.06)
UK:
Amz UK
(03.06)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(03.06)
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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