Land, Ho!

Worlds Collide, which concludes Chris Colfer’s Land of Stories series, is the #3 book in the country. After an early stumble, first-week sales for each volume have steadily improved, with Colfer’s latest coming out on top.

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

Prime Numbers

Among the many deals offered by Amazon on its Prime Day, July 11, was a rare 30% discount on must-have kitchen appliance the Instant Pot. It ended up as one of the day’s bestsellers, boosting sales of a pair of related cookbooks.

The Instant Pot Electric Pressure Cooker Cookbook by Laurel Randolph sold 12 times as many print copies as it had the previous week, which catapulted the 2016 title to the #8 spot in the country overall. The book has sold 234K print copies.

Sales of Instant Pot Obsession by Janet A. Zimmerman, a March publication, are up 462% from the previous week. The title debuts on our Trade Paperback list at #25.

Illustration Nation

Chris McDonnell’s behind-the-scenes look at the Cartoon Network series Steven Universe, a companion to the video game Final Fantasy XII, and the second collection of Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda’s Eisner-nominated Monstress comics all debut on our lists.

#11 Hardcover Nonfiction Steven Universe: Art & Origins

#12 Hardcover Nonfiction Final Fantasy XII (collector’s ed.)

#24 Trade Paperback Monstress, Vol. 2

New & Notable

House of Spies
Daniel Silva
#1 Hardcover Fiction, #1 overall
The 17th Gabriel Allon thriller, which earned a starred PW review, finds the hero of the series, an Israeli art restorer and spy, serving as chief of his country’s secret intelligence service.

Two Nights
Kathy Reichs
#20 Hardcover Fiction

The author of the long-running series starring forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan heads in a new direction with this thriller about police officer Sunday Night, who, while sidelined by an injury, goes in search of a missing teenage girl.

Love Her Wild
#22 Trade Paperback
Named a “poet you should follow on Instagram right now” by Teen Vogue, Atticus, whose followers numbers 396K, has inspired some fans to get tattoos featuring his verse.

Top 10 Overall

Rank Title Author Imprint Units
1 House of Spies Daniel Silva Harper 46,726
2 The Whistler John Grisham Dell 36,234
3 Worlds Collide (The Land of Stories #6) Chris Colfer Little, Brown 35,836
4 Camino Island John Grisham Doubleday 32,019
5 The Woman in Cabin 10 Ruth Ware Scout 24,020
6 Milk and Honey Rupi Kaur Andrews McMeel 21,166
7 Wonder R.J. Palacio Knopf 18,491
8 The Instant Pot Electric Pressure Cooker Cookbook Laurel Randolph Rockridge 16,693
9 Rediscovering Americanism Mark R. Levin Threshold 16,428
10 Murder Games Patterson/Roughan Little, Brown 15,304

All unit sales per Nielsen BookScan except where noted.