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Weekly Bestsellers, 21 August 2017


Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale inches back up on all five print lists compiled here.


Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
08.27
WP
08.20
LAT
08.20
USAT
08.13
PW
08.21
Amz
(08.21)
UK:
Amz UK
(08.21)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(08.21)
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 / 18         23 +      
Clare, Lord of Shadows 05.22.17 / 14 3 =     xxx.. xxx xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Crichton, Dragon Teeth 05.29.17 / 12 xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. 15 + xxx..    
Haig, How to Stop Time (UK) 07.17.17 / 6             40 -8  
Kenyon, Dragonsworn 08.14.17 / 2 x     x 12 ++      
Koontz, The Silent Corner 07.03.17 / 7 xxx     xxx 20 +      
Martin, A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms 10.05.15 / 22 xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. 76 +1 xxx..
Maxwell, The Last Magician 08.07.17 / 3 8 +2              
Rowling, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child 02.15.16 / 80     7 +6 xxx.. xx xxx.. xxx xxx..
Whitehead, The Underground Railroad 08.08.16 / 55 xxx.. xxx.. xxx xxx.. 25 + xxx.. 19 -7 xxx..
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
08.27
WP
08.20
LAT
08.20
USAT
08.13
PW
08.21
Amz
(08.21)
UK:
Amz UK
(08.21)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(08.21)
Paperbacks [tpb=trade]
Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale (UK) 01.09.17 / 27             10 -5 16 -6
Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale [tpb] 01.16.17 / 32 5 +1 10 + 1 +3 23 +1 22 + 18 -3   xxx..
Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451 07.20.03 / 257   xxx..   50 +14 xxx.. 31 +6 xxx.. xxx..
Cline, Ready Player One [tpb] 06.18.12 / 100 4 -1 4 + 2 -1 21 -11   24 -12 50 -13 46 -41
Jemisin, The Fifth Season [tpb] 09.19.16 / 2       xxx..     91 ++  
King, It 04.03.17 / 20     12 + 27 +12   32 +11 xxx.. 35 -13
King, The Dark Tower I:The Gunslinger 07.13.03 / 24 xxx..   14 ++ 16 -12 11 + xx    
King, The Dark Tower II: The Drawing of the Three 08.17.03 / 5       127 -22        
L’Engle, A Wrinkle in Time 09.25.07 / 7       81 +1   xx   xxx
Lowry, The Giver 09.02.13 / 111     xxx.. 82 +36 xxx.. x   xxx..
Martin, A Game of Thrones 12.28.10 / 267 xxx.. xxx.. 12 + 25 +13 xxx.. 92 -26 54 -31 xxx..
Martin, A Song of Ice and Fire, 7 volumes (UK) 03.31.14 / 37             15 +25 xxx..
Martin, George R. R. Martin’s A Game of Thrones 5-Book Set 03.31.14 / 119       xxx..   29 +40 xxx.. 14 -2
Orwell, Animal Farm 07.20.03 / 55   xxx..   103 +47   97 -4 xxx.. 62 +
Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four 07.20.03 / 315   xxx.. 4 +3 47 -4   6 +10 63 + 22 +12
Rowling, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (UK)               70 -4  
Rowling/Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts One and Two [tpb] 08.07.17 / 3       41 -10 1 +   32 +14  
Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (UK)               89 -13  
Rowling, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (UK)               88 -23  
Rowling, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (UK)               77 -6  
Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone [tpb]   xxx..   xxx.. 99 -16   xxx..    
Rowling, Harry Potter Box Set: The Complete Collection (UK) [tpb] 03.23.15 / 85             22 +22 31 +10
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
08.27
WP
08.20
LAT
08.20
USAT
08.13
PW
08.21
Amz
(08.21)
UK:
Amz UK
(08.21)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(08.21)
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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