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Weekly Bestsellers, 28 August 2017


N.K. Jemisin’s The Stone Sky (Orbit), third in a trilogy following Hugo winners The Fifth Season and The Obelisk Gate, ranks prominently on two lists, #4 on the Washington Post paperback fiction list, #27 on the combined USA Today list.


Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
09.03
WP
08.27
LAT
08.27
USAT
08.20
PW
08.28
Amz
(08.28)
UK:
Amz UK
(08.28)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(08.28)
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 / 19         23 =      
Clare, Lord of Shadows 05.22.17 / 15 3 =     xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Crichton, Dragon Teeth 05.29.17 / 13 xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. 19 -4 xxx..    
Haig, How to Stop Time (UK) 07.17.17 / 7             58 -18  
Kenyon, Dragonsworn 08.14.17 / 3 xx     xx 24 -12      
Koontz, The Silent Corner 07.03.17 / 8 xxx..     xxx.. 23 -3      
Martin, A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms 10.05.15 / 23 xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. 14 +62 81 +
Martin/Garcia, The World of Ice and Fire 10.13.14 / 45   xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. 97 + xxx.. 96 +
Maxwell, The Last Magician 08.07.17 / 4 9 -1              
Rowling, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child 02.15.16 / 81     8 -1 xxx.. xxx xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Whitehead, The Underground Railroad 08.08.16 / 56 xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. 22 +3 xxx.. 18 +1 xxx..
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
09.03
WP
08.27
LAT
08.27
USAT
08.20
PW
08.28
Amz
(08.28)
UK:
Amz UK
(08.28)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(08.28)
Paperbacks [tpb=trade]
Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale (UK) 01.09.17 / 28             3 +7 10 +6
Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale [tpb] 01.16.17 / 33 3 +2 10 = 5 -4 25 -2 x 18 =   xxx..
Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451 07.20.03 / 258   6 +   47 +3 xxx.. 39 -8 xxx.. xxx..
Cline, Ready Player One [tpb] 06.18.12 / 101 5 -1 5 -1 1 +1 24 -3   37 -13 79 -29 50 -4
Jemisin, The Stone Sky [tpb] 08.28.17 / 1   4 ++   27 ++        
King, It [tpb] 04.03.17 / 21 6 ++   13 -1 16 +11   27 +5 70 + 31 +4
King, The Dark Tower I:The Gunslinger 07.13.03 / 25 xxx..   x 30 -14 11 = xxx    
L’Engle, A Wrinkle in Time 09.25.07 / 8       96 -15   xxx   xxx..
Lowry, The Giver 09.02.13 / 112     xxx.. 85 -3 xxx.. 70 +   xxx..
Martin, A Game of Thrones 12.28.10 / 268 xxx.. xxx.. x 18 +7 xxx.. 32 +60 15 +39 94 +
Martin, A Song of Ice and Fire, 7 volumes (UK) 03.31.14 / 38             10 +5 xxx..
Martin, George R. R. Martin’s A Game of Thrones 5-Book Set 03.31.14 / 120       111 +   29 = xxx.. 2 +12
Orwell, Animal Farm 07.20.03 / 56   xxx..   109 -6   x xxx.. 67 -5
Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four 07.20.03 / 316   7 + 8 -4 26 +21   15 -9 76 -13 46 -24
Rowling/Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts One and Two [tpb] 08.07.17 / 4       43 -2 1 =   63 -31  
Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (UK) [tpb] 06.27.06 / 25             83 + xxx..
Rowling, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (UK)               95 -7  
Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone [tpb]   xxx..   xxx.. 80 +19   xxx..    
Rowling, Harry Potter Box Set: The Complete Collection (UK) [tpb] 03.23.15 / 86             36 -14 86 -55
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
09.03
WP
08.27
LAT
08.27
USAT
08.20
PW
08.28
Amz
(08.28)
UK:
Amz UK
(08.28)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(08.28)
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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