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As the holiday shopping season drew to a close, Jeff Kinney’s Double Down was the #1 book in the country. But breaking things down by region, the newest Wimpy Kid installment only claimed the top spot in the Pacific states. The rest of the regions were split among other books by big-name authors, including the Boss, whose autobiography saw a 43% Christmas spike.

This Week’s #1 Book by Region
Northeast, Middle Atlantic Born to Run by Bruce Springsteen
East North Central, Mountain Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (screenplay) by J.K. Rowling
West North Central. South Atlantic, South Central Killing the Rising Sun by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard
Pacific Double Down (Wimpy Kid #11) by Jeff Kinney

(See all of this week's bestselling books.)

Welcome Back

The last week of holiday shopping was extra good to a handful of books, returning them to our lists after a prolonged absence.

Title Last Seen This Week’s Rank
Star Wars: Catalyst December 5 #19 Hardcover Fiction
Think Better, Live Better November 28 #25 Hardcover Fiction
When Breath Becomes Air October 10 #18 Hardcover Nonfiction

Attention, Last-Minute Shoppers

If adult coloring books are no longer the new hotness, they may be taking on a more mature role: gift-season perennial. Seven coloring books made our trade paper list in the run-up to the holidays, including these five, which saw a surge in print unit sales compared with the week before.

Fantastic Beasts: Magical Creatures Coloring Book up 79%
Magical Jungle by Johanna Basford up 63%
Imagimorphia by Kerby Rosanes up 61%
Curious Creatures by Millie Marotta up 52%
The Dr. Seuss Coloring Book up 37%

Top 10 Overall

Rank Title Author Imprint Units
1 Double Down (Wimpy Kid #11) Jeff Kinney Amulet 130,997
2 Killing the Rising Sun O’Reilly/Dugard Holt 128,829
3 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (screenplay) J.K. Rowling Scholastic/Levine 124,666
4 Harry Potter and the Cursed Child J.K. Rowling et al. Scholastic/Levine 116,850
5 The Whistler John Grisham Doubleday 99,737
6 The Magnolia Story Gaines/Gaines W 96,438
7 Born to Run Bruce Springsteen Simon & Schuster 72,572
8 Jesus Always Sarah Young Thomas Nelson 68,915
9 Settle for More Megyn Kelly Harper 61,430
10 Hillbilly Elegy J.D. Vance Harper 61,191

All unit sales per Nielsen BookScan except where noted.