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Weekly Bestsellers, 5 June 2017


Cassandra Clare’s Lord of Shadows (McElderry), second book in the author’s “Dark Artifices” series, debuts at #1 on three lists, most notably the combined USA Today list.

Also, Michael Crichton’s posthumous Dragon’s Teeth (Harper) debuts on three lists, ranking as high as #2 on the fiction hardcover lists at New York Times and Publishers Weekly.


Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
06.11
WP
05.28
LAT
06.04
USAT
05.28
PW
06.05
Amz
(06.05)
UK:
Amz UK
(06.05)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(06.05)
Items on list -x- number of lists surveyed   30×4 10×2 15×2 150 15×3 100 100 100
Hardcovers
Barnhill, The Girl Who Drank the Moon 03.13.17 / 10         24 -5      
Clare, Lady Midnight 03.21.16 / 45 8 +   xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Clare, Lord of Shadows 05.22.17 / 3 1 ++     1 ++ 1 ++ 78 -51 29 -15 93 -70
Crichton, Dragon Teeth 05.29.17 / 2 2 ++     4 ++ 2 ++ 84 -22    
Gaiman, Norse Mythology 02.06.17 / 18 xxx   x xx 18 +1 xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Hamid, Exit West 03.20.17 / 9 xxx..   20 + xxx.. xxx.. xxx..    
King/Chizmar, Gwendy’s Button Box 05.22.17 / 3 14 -7 [ 8 ]   43 -38 16 -9 61 +31   xx
Maas, A Court of Wings and Ruin 05.01.17 / 6       70 -13 x xxx xx xx
Revis, Star Wars: Rebel Rising 05.15.17 / 2 10 +       xxx      
Rowling, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 03.27.17 / 10       xxx.. 19 -7      
Rowling, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 03.27.17 / 10             xxx.. xxx..
Rowling, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child 02.15.16 / 69     7 +1 106 +4 10 -3 xxx.. 67 -2 xxx..
Saunders, Lincoln in the Bardo 02.20.17 / 16 xxx..   8 +3 xxx.. xxx.. xxx..   xxx..
Whitehead, The Underground Railroad 08.08.16 / 44 xxx   12 -3 141 +4 25 -1 xxx..   xxx..
Yancey, The Last Star 06.06.16 / 19       xxx.. 15 + xxx..    
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
06.11
WP
05.28
LAT
06.04
USAT
05.28
PW
06.05
Amz
(06.05)
UK:
Amz UK
(06.05)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(06.05)
Paperbacks [tpb=trade]
Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale (UK) 01.09.17 / 16             4 -3 2 +3
Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale [tpb] 01.16.17 / 21 1 = [ 1 ] 1 = 7 +2 10 = 6 -1   xxx..
Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451 07.20.03 / 246       100 +40 xxx.. 54 +6 xxx.. xxx..
Gaiman, American Gods [tpb] 03.24.14 / 25     4 +6 28 -1 15 +2 87 -13 50 + xxx..
King, End of Watch 04.10.17 / 9     xxx xx 12 -2      
King, It 04.03.17 / 10     xx 66 +10   xxx xxx.. xxx..
King, The Dark Tower I:The Gunslinger 07.13.03 / 13 xxx..     94 -12        
Novik, Uprooted [tpb] 03.28.16 / 2     xxx.. 61 ++        
Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four 07.20.03 / 304     12 -4 84 +11   46 -3 55 +5 40 -10
Riggs, Library of Souls [tpb] 04.24.17 / 6       xxx.. 18 -4      
Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone [tpb]   xxx..   xxx.. 127 +   xxx..    
Rowling, Harry Potter Box Set [tpb] 10.20.02 / 42       xxx..   xxx.. xxx.. 56 ++
Rowling, Harry Potter Box Set: The Complete Collection (UK) [tpb] 03.23.15 / 74             91 + xx
Sapkowski, The Last Wish 06.15.15 / 18 xxx..             62 +
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
06.11
WP
05.28
LAT
06.04
USAT
05.28
PW
06.05
Amz
(06.05)
UK:
Amz UK
(06.05)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(06.05)
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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