With the adult fiction and nonfiction categories posting declines of 9% and 6%, respectively, unit sales of print books fell 6.1% last week from the comparable week in 2022 at outlets that report to Circana BookScan.

Last year at this time in adult fiction, Colleen Hoover’s It Ends with Us sold almost 75,000 copies, hitting number one in the segment, and three new titles were in the top 10 including First Comes Scandal by Julia Quinn, which sold about 72,000 copies. Last week, Fourth Wing by Rebecca Yarros was once again in the top spot, selling about 26,000 copies. The bestselling new release was Dead Mountain by Douglas Preston, which sold just under 19,000 copies. A second new title, King of Pride by Ana Huang, sold nearly 16,000 copies, putting it in 10th place on the list.

In nonfiction, three new titles were among the top 10 bestsellers overall, including the top seller, Mercury Stardust’s Safe and Sound, which sold more than 30,000 copies. Gambler by Billy Walters was in fourth place, selling over 17,000 copies, and Yummy Toddler Food by Amy Palanjian was in ninth place, selling over 11,000 copies.

The only category that had an increase in the week was young adult fiction, where sales inched up 0.4%. Jenny Han’s titles continued to be popular, including We’ll Always Have Summer, which sold over 18,000 copies, putting it in first place on the category chart. The Foxglove by Adalyn Grace was the bestselling new title, selling just over 15,000 copies.

Juvenile fiction sales did relatively well, down just 3.6%. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin Jr. and illustrated by Eric Carle was number one, selling over 11,000 copies.