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Weekly Bestsellers, 7 August 2017


A new Star Wars spinoff by Christie Golden, Battlefront II: Inferno Squad (Del Rey), debuts on four lists, ranking as high as #9 on the Washington Post list.


Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
08.13
WP
08.06
LAT
08.06
USAT
07.30
PW
08.07
Amz
(08.07)
UK:
Amz UK
(08.07)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(08.07)
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 / 17         24 -1      
Clare, Lady Midnight 03.21.16 / 53 10 -3   xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Clare, Lord of Shadows 05.22.17 / 12 3 =     xxx.. x xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Crichton, Dragon Teeth 05.29.17 / 11 xxx xxx.. xxx xxx 15 -2 xxx..    
Golden, Star Wars: Battlefront II: Inferno Squad 08.07.17 / 1 13 ++ 9 ++   66 ++ 12 ++      
Haig, How to Stop Time (UK) 07.17.17 / 4             25 -2  
Koontz, The Silent Corner 07.03.17 / 6 x     x 20 -9      
Martin, A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms 10.05.15 / 20 xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. 90 + xxx..
Martin/Dozois, Rogues 06.30.14 / 2 xxx..     100 + xxx..      
Maxwell, The Last Magician 08.07.17 / 1 7 ++              
Rowling, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child 02.15.16 / 78     14 -1 xxx 14 -6 xxx.. x xxx..
Saunders, Lincoln in the Bardo 02.20.17 / 22 xxx.. xxx.. 20 + xxx.. xxx.. xxx..   xxx..
Stephenson/Galland, The Rise and Fall of D. O. D. O. 06.26.17 / 5 xxx..   17 -7 xxx.. xxx..      
Sullivan, Age of Swords 08.07.17 / 1       102 ++        
Whitehead, The Underground Railroad 08.08.16 / 53 xxx.. xxx.. x xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. 6 = xxx..
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
08.13
WP
08.06
LAT
08.06
USAT
07.30
PW
08.07
Amz
(08.07)
UK:
Amz UK
(08.07)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(08.07)
Paperbacks [tpb=trade]
Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale (UK) 01.09.17 / 25             2 +1 13 -4
Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale [tpb] 01.16.17 / 30 5 -2 5 + 2 = 19 -11 19 -3 14 -2   xxx..
Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451 07.20.03 / 255   xxx..   84 -21 xxx.. 47 +2 xxx.. xxx..
Cline, Ready Player One [tpb] 06.18.12 / 98 3 + 4 + 11 -4 11 +26   6 -2 32 = 35 +
King, It 04.03.17 / 18     xxx.. 48 +80   81 -57 xxx.. x
King, The Dark Tower I:The Gunslinger 07.13.03 / 22 xxx..     16 -5 13 -3 100 ++    
King, The Gunslinger [tpb] 05.08.17 / 4         17 = xxx..    
L’Engle, A Wrinkle in Time 09.25.07 / 5       65 -37   98 -51   x
Lowry, The Giver 09.02.13 / 109     xxx.. 142 -27 xxx.. xxx..   xxx..
Martin, A Game of Thrones 12.28.10 / 265 xxx.. xxx.. 8 + 42 -12 xxx.. xxx.. 42 +11 xxx..
Martin, A Song of Ice and Fire, 7 volumes (UK) 03.31.14 / 35             45 +18 xxx..
Martin, George R. R. Martin’s A Game of Thrones 5-Book Set 03.31.14 / 117       xxx..   91 + xxx.. 20 +44
Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four 07.20.03 / 313   xxx.. 5 -2 60 -7   22 -2 xx 22 +43
Rowling, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (UK)               83 +1  
Rowling/Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts One and Two [tpb] 08.07.17 / 1       28 ++ 2 ++   30 ++  
Rowling, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (UK)               70 +28  
Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone [tpb]   xxx..   xxx.. 78 +1   xxx..    
Rowling, Harry Potter Box Set: The Complete Collection (UK) [tpb] 03.23.15 / 83             43 -4 9 +
Weir, The Martian [tpb] 11.10.14 / 86 xxx.. xxx.. 14 + xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
08.13
WP
08.06
LAT
08.06
USAT
07.30
PW
08.07
Amz
(08.07)
UK:
Amz UK
(08.07)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(08.07)
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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