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Weekly Bestsellers, 31 July 2017


Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale remains, after three full months, the leading SF title on both print and online bestseller lists, ranking in the top 10 on five lists this week.


Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
08.06
WP
07.09
LAT
07.30
USAT
07.23
PW
07.31
Amz
(07.31)
UK:
Amz UK
(07.31)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(07.31)
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 / 16         23 +      
Clare, Lady Midnight 03.21.16 / 52 7 +1   xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Clare, Lord of Shadows 05.22.17 / 11 3 =     xxx 24 -4 xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Crichton, Dragon Teeth 05.29.17 / 10 xx [ 10 ] xx xx 13 +2 xxx..    
Cronin, The Passage 06.08.10 / 20 xxx..   xxx.. 123 + xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Gabaldon, Seven Stones to Stand or Fall 07.03.17 / 5 x [ 4 ]   x 21 -11     x
Haig, How to Stop Time (UK) 07.17.17 / 3             23 -8  
Koontz, The Silent Corner 07.03.17 / 5 11 =     94 -45 11 =      
Rowling, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child 02.15.16 / 77     13 -2 xx 8 -1 xxx.. 33 + xxx..
Stephenson/Galland, The Rise and Fall of D. O. D. O. 06.26.17 / 4 xxx..   10 +2 xxx.. xxx..      
Whitehead, The Underground Railroad 08.08.16 / 52 xxx..   19 + xxx.. xxx xxx.. 6 +3 xxx..
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
08.06
WP
07.09
LAT
07.30
USAT
07.23
PW
07.31
Amz
(07.31)
UK:
Amz UK
(07.31)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(07.31)
Paperbacks [tpb=trade]
Adams, The Ultimate Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy [tpb] 03.22.05 / 13 xxx..     71 + xxx.. xxx..   xxx..
Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale (UK) 01.09.17 / 24             3 +5 9 +4
Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale [tpb] 01.16.17 / 29 3 = [ 2 ] 2 +3 8 = 16 = 12 -3   xxx..
Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451 07.20.03 / 254       63 +10 xxx.. 49 +13 xxx.. xxx..
Cline, Ready Player One [tpb] 06.18.12 / 97 xxx..   7 + 37 +46   4 -3 32 -26 x
King, It 04.03.17 / 17     xxx.. 128 +   24 + xxx.. 27 +
King, The Dark Tower I:The Gunslinger 07.13.03 / 21 xxx..     11 +1 10 -1      
King, The Gunslinger [tpb] 05.08.17 / 3         17 ++ xxx..    
L’Engle, A Wrinkle in Time 09.25.07 / 4       28 +34        
L’Engle, A Wrinkle in Time 09.25.07 / 4           47 -11    
L’Engle, A Wrinkle in Time 09.25.07 / 4               60 +
Lowry, The Giver 09.02.13 / 108     xxx.. 115 +33 xxx.. xxx..   xxx..
Martin, A Game of Thrones 12.28.10 / 264 xxx..   xxx.. 30 -25 xxx.. xxx.. 53 -14 xxx..
Martin, A Song of Ice and Fire, 7 volumes (UK) 03.31.14 / 34             63 -7 xxx..
Martin, George R. R. Martin’s A Game of Thrones 5-Book Set 03.31.14 / 116       xxx..   x xxx.. 64 -28
Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four 07.20.03 / 312   [ 8 ] 3 +1 53 +1   20 +4 x 65 +
Rowling, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (UK)               84 +  
Rowling, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (UK)               98 -16  
Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone [tpb]   xxx..   xxx.. 79 +30   xxx..    
Rowling, Harry Potter Box Set: The Complete Collection (UK) [tpb] 03.23.15 / 82             39 +1 x
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
08.06
WP
07.09
LAT
07.30
USAT
07.23
PW
07.31
Amz
(07.31)
UK:
Amz UK
(07.31)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(07.31)
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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