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Weekly Bestsellers, 22 May 2017


Robin Hobb’s Assassin’s Fate (Del Rey), third in her Fitz and the Fool trilogy, debuts on three lists, ranking #15 or #16 at New York Times, USA Today, and Publishers Weekly.

Also debuting, Sherrilyn Kenyon’s Deadmen Walking (Tor), on two lists.

Amazon.com debuts Amazon Charts, weekly lists of most sold and most read — the latter ranked by daily Kindle readers and Audible listeners — fiction and nonfiction books.


Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
05.28
WP
05.21
LAT
05.21
USAT
05.14
PW
05.22
Amz
(05.22)
UK:
Amz UK
(05.22)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(05.22)
Items on list -x- number of lists surveyed   30×4 10×2 15×2 150 15×3 100 100 100
Hardcovers
Clare, Lord of Shadows 05.22.17 / 1           19 ++ 31 ++ 17 ++
Gaiman, Norse Mythology 02.06.17 / 16 x x 11 -9 139 -15 19 -6 xx xxx.. xxx..
Hamid, Exit West 03.20.17 / 8 xxx.. xxx.. 17 + xxx.. xxx.. xxx..    
Hobb, Assassin’s Fate 05.22.17 / 1 15 ++     16 ++ 16 ++      
Kenyon, Deadmen Walking 05.22.17 / 1       36 ++ 17 ++      
King/Chizmar, Gwendy’s Button Box 05.22.17 / 1           39 ++   95 ++
Maas, A Court of Wings and Ruin 05.01.17 / 4       30 -27 x x 84 -11 97 +
Roth, Carve the Mark 01.30.17 / 17 6 -1     xxx.. xxx..      
Rowling, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child 02.15.16 / 67     10 +5 81 +46 x xxx.. 89 -28 xxx..
Saunders, Lincoln in the Bardo 02.20.17 / 14 xxx.. xxx.. 3 +3 xxx.. xx xxx..   xxx..
Whitehead, The Underground Railroad 08.08.16 / 42 x x 7 +3 83 +35 20 -4 xxx..   xxx..
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
05.28
WP
05.21
LAT
05.21
USAT
05.14
PW
05.22
Amz
(05.22)
UK:
Amz UK
(05.22)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(05.22)
Paperbacks [tpb=trade]
Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale (UK) 01.09.17 / 14             16 +22 2 +1
Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale [tpb] 01.16.17 / 19 1 = 1 = 1 = 4 +4 7 = 3 +2   xxx..
Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451 07.20.03 / 244   xxx..   131 + xxx.. 98 + xxx.. xxx..
Eggers, The Circle [tpb] 05.05.14 / 24 x x xxx.. 98 -37   xxx    
Gaiman, American Gods [tpb] 03.24.14 / 23     9 +2 21 -5 24 -2 69 -22 83 -29 xxx..
King, End of Watch 04.10.17 / 7     x 142 + 9 =      
King, It 04.03.17 / 8     12 ++ 61 +25   x xxx.. xx
King, The Dark Tower I:The Gunslinger 07.13.03 / 11 xxx..     54 -28        
Orwell, Animal Farm 07.20.03 / 53   xxx..   xxx..   xxx.. xxx.. 91 +
Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four 07.20.03 / 302   xxx.. 4 +11 102 +   64 +18 x 37 -12
Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone [tpb]   xxx..   xxx.. 145 +2   xxx..    
Rowling, Harry Potter Box Set: The Complete Collection (UK) [tpb] 03.23.15 / 73             xx 26 +9
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
05.28
WP
05.21
LAT
05.21
USAT
05.14
PW
05.22
Amz
(05.22)
UK:
Amz UK
(05.22)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(05.22)
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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