With all but adult nonfiction sales increasing, unit sales of print books rose 2.9% last week over the week ended March 19, 2022 at outlets that report to Circana BookScan. It was the second consecutive week sales rose over last year.

Once again, adult fiction led the increase, with sales up 14.6% in the category. Colleen Hoover had the three most popular books in the category and five titles in the top 10, which together sold about 132,000 copies. Two new releases also contributed to the gain, with Harlan Coben’s I Will Find You in fourth place on the category list, selling more than 27,000 copies, and the Oprah Book Club pick, Hello Beautiful by Ann Napolitano, in sixth place, selling nearly 23,000 copies.

Adult nonfiction fell a relatively small 2.9% decline from last year. Saved by FOX News reporter Benjamin Hall was #1, selling more than 58,000 in its first week on sale. Another new title, Paris Hilton’s memoir, Paris, landed in the fourth spot on the list, selling over 13,000 copies.

Young adult fiction sales rose 4.1% despite no new title making a major impact. If He Had Been with Me by Laura Nowlin was #1 in the category, selling over 12,000 copies

The juvenile fiction segment eked out a 0.5% increase, with How to Catch a Leprechaun by Adam Wallace moving into the top spot the week of St. Patrick’s Day, selling nearly 26,000 copies. Juvenile nonfiction sales increase 1.9.%. Oh Say Can You Say Di-No-Saur by Adam Wallace was the top-seller in the category, selling nearly 10,000 copies.