Unit sales of print books declined 1.6% in the week ended Sept. 10, 2022, from the comparable week in 2021, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Adult fiction was the only category to have an increase in the week, with sales jumping 16.1%. Several new titles helped drive the gain, led by Stephen King’s Fairy Tale, which sold more than 128,000 copies in its first week. A Court of Silver Flames by Sarah Maas sold nearly 42,000 copies, placing it at #4 on the category chart, while J.D. Robb’s Desperation in Death sold almost 26,000 copies, landing it in the ninth spot on the adult fiction list. Unit sales of adult nonfiction fell 7.1% from last year. Jennette McCurdy’s I’m Glad My Mom Died stayed #1, selling just under 30,000 copies. Jonathan Cahn’s The Return of the Gods was in second place, selling more than 24,000 copies. Other big new books included Danielle Walker’s Healthy in a Hurry (about 16,000 copies sold); Dinner in One by Melissa Clark (more than 11,000 copies sold); and The Crisis of Command by Stuart Scheller (more than 8,000 copies sold). Juvenile fiction sales fell 4.4% despite strong showings by a number of new releases. The Pigeon Will Ride the Roller Coaster by Mo Willems was the category’s top title, selling more than 26,000 copies, while Jessi’s Secret Language (The Baby-Sitter’s Club Graphic Novel #12) by Ann M. Martin was in second place, selling nearly 17,000 copies. Tracey West’s Guarding the Invisible Dragons sold more than 13,000 copies, landing it in fifth place on the category bestseller list.