Log In

Subscriber-Only Content; You must be a PW subscriber to access the Bestseller Archive.

Get a digital subscription to Publishers Weekly for only $19.95/month.

Your subscription gives you instant access exclusive feature articles on notable figures in the publishing industry, he latest industry news, interviews of up and coming authors and bestselling authors, and access over 200,000 book reviews.

PW "All Access" site license members have access to PW's subscriber-only website content. To find out more about PW's site license subscription options please email: pw@pubservice.com or call 1-800-278-2991 (U.S.) or 1-818-487-2069 (all other countries), Monday-Friday between 5am and 5pm Pacific time.

Login or Subscribe
Select Back Issue:
Hardcover Frontlist Fiction
(Click title for review)
Rank Last Week Weeks on List Bibliographical Information
(Click title for review)
Pub Date Units
2020 YTD
1 - 1
Ken Follett, Author
Viking, $38.00 (928)
978-0-525-95498-9
LAST WEEK: -
WEEKS ON LIST: 1
PUB DATE: Sep 2020
UNITS SOLD: 43,117
YTD: 43,117
Sep
2020
43,117
43,117
2 - 1
Troubled Blood
Robert Galbraith, Author
Mulholland Books, $29.00 (416)
978-0-316-49893-7
LAST WEEK: -
WEEKS ON LIST: 1
PUB DATE: Sep 2020
UNITS SOLD: 30,618
YTD: 30,618
Sep
2020
30,618
30,618
3 - 1
Vince Flynn, Author, Kyle Mills, Author
Atria Books, $28.99 (400)
978-1-5011-9065-0
LAST WEEK: -
WEEKS ON LIST: 1
PUB DATE: Sep 2020
UNITS SOLD: 29,257
YTD: 29,257
Sep
2020
29,257
29,257
4 2 3
The Harbinger II: The Return
Jonathan Cahn, Author
Frontline, $24.99 (304)
978-1-62999-891-6
LAST WEEK: 2
WEEKS ON LIST: 3
PUB DATE: Sep 2020
UNITS SOLD: 18,400
YTD: 75,081
Sep
2020
18,400
75,081
5 - 1
Christopher Paolini, Author
Tor Books, $29.99 (832)
978-1-250-76284-9
LAST WEEK: -
WEEKS ON LIST: 1
PUB DATE: Sep 2020
UNITS SOLD: 17,880
YTD: 17,880
Sep
2020
17,880
17,880
6 1 2
J D Robb, Author
St. Martin's Press, $28.99 (368)
978-1-250-20723-4
LAST WEEK: 1
WEEKS ON LIST: 2
PUB DATE: Sep 2020
UNITS SOLD: 14,123
YTD: 37,120
Sep
2020
14,123
37,120
7 6 16
Brit Bennett, Author
Riverhead Books, $26.00 (352)
978-0-525-53629-1
LAST WEEK: 6
WEEKS ON LIST: 16
PUB DATE: Jun 2020
UNITS SOLD: 11,653
YTD: 226,665
Jun
2020
11,653
226,665
8 - 1
Susanna Clarke, Author
Bloomsbury Publishing, $27.00 (272)
978-1-63557-563-7
LAST WEEK: -
WEEKS ON LIST: 1
PUB DATE: Sep 2020
UNITS SOLD: 10,235
YTD: 10,235
Sep
2020
10,235
10,235
9 3 2
Ruth Ware, Author
Gallery/Scout Press, $27.99 (384)
978-1-5011-8881-7
LAST WEEK: 3
WEEKS ON LIST: 2
PUB DATE: Sep 2020
UNITS SOLD: 10,135
YTD: 29,719
Sep
2020
10,135
29,719
10 8 3
Yaa Gyasi, Author
Knopf Publishing Group, $27.95 (288)
978-0-525-65818-4
LAST WEEK: 8
WEEKS ON LIST: 3
PUB DATE: Sep 2020
UNITS SOLD: 9,579
YTD: 34,512
Sep
2020
9,579
34,512
11 5 3
Louise Penny, Author
Minotaur Books, $28.99 (448)
978-1-250-14523-9
LAST WEEK: 5
WEEKS ON LIST: 3
PUB DATE: Sep 2020
UNITS SOLD: 9,486
YTD: 82,687
Sep
2020
9,486
82,687
12 4 2
Fredrik Backman, Author
Atria Books, $28.00 (352)
978-1-5011-6083-7
LAST WEEK: 4
WEEKS ON LIST: 2
PUB DATE: Sep 2020
UNITS SOLD: 8,992
YTD: 27,078
Sep
2020
8,992
27,078
13 11 16
Lucy Foley, Author
William Morrow & Company, $26.99 (320)
978-0-06-286893-0
LAST WEEK: 11
WEEKS ON LIST: 16
PUB DATE: Jun 2020
UNITS SOLD: 6,962
YTD: 150,732
Jun
2020
6,962
150,732
14 7 3
Elena Ferrante, Author, Ann Goldstein, Translator
Europa Editions, $26.00 (324p)
978-1-60945-591-0
LAST WEEK: 7
WEEKS ON LIST: 3
PUB DATE: Sep 2020
UNITS SOLD: 6,927
YTD: 42,199
Sep
2020
6,927
42,199
15 9 4
Sandra Brown, Author
Grand Central Publishing, $28.00 (448)
978-1-5387-5194-7
LAST WEEK: 9
WEEKS ON LIST: 4
PUB DATE: Aug 2020
UNITS SOLD: 6,842
YTD: 40,516
Aug
2020
6,842
40,516
16 12 4
Carl Hiaasen, Author
Knopf Publishing Group, $28.95 (352)
978-1-5247-3345-2
LAST WEEK: 12
WEEKS ON LIST: 4
PUB DATE: Aug 2020
UNITS SOLD: 6,098
YTD: 34,387
Aug
2020
6,098
34,387
17 13 48
The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse
Charlie Mackesy, Author
HarperOne, $22.99 (128)
978-0-06-297658-1
LAST WEEK: 13
WEEKS ON LIST: 48
PUB DATE: Oct 2019
UNITS SOLD: 5,888
YTD: 436,590
Oct
2019
5,888
436,590
18 25 3
Asha Lemmie, Author
Dutton Books, $26.00 (464)
978-1-5247-4636-0
LAST WEEK: 25
WEEKS ON LIST: 3
PUB DATE: Sep 2020
UNITS SOLD: 5,824
YTD: 12,093
Sep
2020
5,824
12,093
19 15 35
Jeanine Cummins, Author
Flatiron Books, $27.99 (400)
978-1-250-20976-4
LAST WEEK: 15
WEEKS ON LIST: 35
PUB DATE: Jan 2020
UNITS SOLD: 5,466
YTD: 435,701
Jan
2020
5,466
435,701
20 10 5
Royal
Danielle Steel, Author
Delacorte Press, $28.99 (288)
978-0-399-17965-5
LAST WEEK: 10
WEEKS ON LIST: 5
PUB DATE: Aug 2020
UNITS SOLD: 5,290
YTD: 55,172
Aug
2020
5,290
55,172
21 14 8
1st Case
James Patterson, Author, Chris Tebbetts, Author
Little Brown and Company, $28.00 (352)
978-0-316-41818-8
LAST WEEK: 14
WEEKS ON LIST: 8
PUB DATE: Jul 2020
UNITS SOLD: 4,588
YTD: 85,834
Jul
2020
4,588
85,834
22 - 1
Joe Abercrombie, Author
Orbit, $28.00 (640)
978-0-316-18718-3
LAST WEEK: -
WEEKS ON LIST: 1
PUB DATE: Sep 2020
UNITS SOLD: 4,291
YTD: 4,291
Sep
2020
4,291
4,291
23 16 22
Stephen King, Author
Scribner Book Company, $30.00 (448)
978-1-9821-3797-7
LAST WEEK: 16
WEEKS ON LIST: 22
PUB DATE: Apr 2020
UNITS SOLD: 4,190
YTD: 346,876
Apr
2020
4,190
346,876
24 - 1
Ayad Akhtar, Author
Little Brown and Company, $28.00 (368)
978-0-316-49642-1
LAST WEEK: -
WEEKS ON LIST: 1
PUB DATE: Sep 2020
UNITS SOLD: 3,784
YTD: 3,784
Sep
2020
3,784
3,784
25 27 4
Christina Baker Kline, Author
William Morrow & Company, $27.99 (384)
978-0-06-235634-5
LAST WEEK: 27
WEEKS ON LIST: 4
PUB DATE: Aug 2020
UNITS SOLD: 3,499
YTD: 14,840
Aug
2020
3,499
14,840

For analysis of this week's lists, click here.

To download a printable PDF of our overall top 10 bestsellers, click here.

Information supplied by NPD BookScan. Copyright © 2017 The NPD Group. All rights reserved.

NPD BookScan, week 38 of 2020 data through 9/19/2020; PW Issue of September 28, 2020
X
Stay ahead with
Tip Sheet!
Free newsletter: the hottest new books, features and more
X
X
Email Address

Password

Log In Lost Password

Parts of this site are only available to paying PW subscribers. Subscribers: to set up your digital access click here.

To subscribe, click here.

PW “All Access” site license members have access to PW’s subscriber-only website content. Simply close and relaunch your preferred browser to log-in. To find out more about PW’s site license subscription options please email: pw@pubservice.com.

If you have questions or need assistance setting up your account please email pw@pubservice.com or call 1-800-278-2991 (U.S.) or 1-818-487-2069 (all other countries), Monday-Friday between 5am and 5pm Pacific time for assistance.

Not Registered? Click here.