A 12.2% increase in sales in the adult fiction category was enough to lift total unit sales of print books by 0.6% in the week ended Feb. 25, 2023, over the comparable week in 2022, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. The gain in adult fiction was driven by solid performances by a number of new titles. Lucy Score’s Things We Hide from the Light sold nearly 64,000 copies, which put it in first place on the category list. The Adventure Zone by Clint McElroy was in sixth place, selling about 20,000 copies in its first week. In between Score and McElroy were four Colleen Hoover titles, which sold a combined total of about 125,000 copies. Adult fiction was the only category to post a sales increase over last year, but for the second week in a row, the decline in sales in adult nonfiction was small, with units down 1.9%. Three new releases helped to limit the decline, including Young Forever by Mark Hyman, which sold more than 38,000 copies, putting it in the category’s top spot. Beth Moore’s memoir All My Knotted-Up Life was in fourth place, selling more than 14,000 copies, and Two Week’s Notice by Amy Porterfield was in sixth place, selling just under 12,000 copies. Sales fell 4% in juvenile fiction, though two new titles made the category’s top 10 list: Investigators by John Patrick Green just edged out Daddy Hugs for seventh place on the list, with both selling more than 12,000 copies.