Unit sales of print books fell 10.5% in the week ended Oct. 15, 2022, from the comparable week in 2021, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Adult fiction was the only category to have an increase over the week ended Oct. 16, 2021, with sales rising 6.7%. Colleen Hoover’s It Ends with Us and Verity ran one-two on the category list, selling about 50,000 and 38,000 copies, respectively. A new release from David Baldacci, Long Shadows, was #3, selling more than 37,000 copies, followed by another new book, Rachel Smythe’s Lord Olympus, Vol. 3, which sold more than 28,000 copies. Juvenile fiction sales dropped 15.4%, despite first-week sales of more than 116,000 copies for the illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Sales of Potter towered over second-place I’m So Glad You Were Born by Ainsley Earhardt, which sold more than 20,000 copies. Juvenile nonfiction sales fell 15.5%. The top new release in the category was The Wise Men Who Found Christmas by Raymond Arroyo, which sold about 7,500 copies. Adult nonfiction sales dropped 14.9% from a year ago. Confidence Man by Maggie Haberman remained #1 in the category, selling more than 28,000 copies. Two books by Michael Williams had the highest sales among nonfiction new releases: Medical Medium Brain Saver sold approximately 16,000 copies, and Medical Medium Brain Saver Protocols, Cleanses & Recipes sold about 15,000 copies, putting the books in the fourth and fifth spots, respectively, on the category list. YA fiction sales fell 12%; Long Live the Pumpkin Queen by Shea Ernshaw was #1.