A 17.3% increase in adult fiction print unit sales was not enough to prevent print unit sales overall from falling 4.2% in the week ended Sept. 24, 2022, from the comparable week in 2021, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. The gains in adult fiction were led by a number of new releases, including Dreamland by Nicholas Sparks, which was #1 on the category list, selling more than 75,000 copies in its first week. Maybe Now, a new book by Colleen Hoover, sold more than 36,000 copies in its first week, landing it in seventh place on the category list. The only other category to post an increase in the week was young adult nonfiction, where unit sales rose 5.3%. Scott Cawthon’s The Security Break Files was #1 in the category, selling about 2,500 copies. Sales in adult nonfiction dropped 11.2% in the week. Last year at this time, Peril by Bob Woodward and Robert Costa was the top title in the category, selling more than 192,000 copies. In the most recent week, the top title was another new book about the Trump administration, The Divider by Peter Baker and Susan Glasser, which sold more than 24,000 copies. Juvenile fiction had another rough week, with sales dropping 7.2%. Last year, Change Sings by Amanda Gorman and Loren Long sold more than 157,000 copies in its first week. Little Blue Truck’s Halloween by Alice Schertle was in second place, selling just over 18,000 copies. In the most recent week, Little Blue Truck was the category’s #1 title, also selling just over 18,000 copies.