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2021 YTD
1 - 1
Amor Towles, Author
Viking, $30.00 (416)
978-0-7352-2235-9
LAST WEEK: -
WEEKS ON LIST: 1
PUB DATE: Oct 2021
UNITS SOLD: 64,914
YTD: 64,914
Oct
2021
64,914
64,914
2 1 2
The Wish
Nicholas Sparks, Author
Grand Central Publishing, $28.00 (400)
978-1-5387-2862-8
LAST WEEK: 1
WEEKS ON LIST: 2
PUB DATE: Sep 2021
UNITS SOLD: 47,593
YTD: 143,277
Sep
2021
47,593
143,277
3 2 2
Anthony Doerr, Author
Scribner Book Company, $30.00 (656)
978-1-9821-6843-8
LAST WEEK: 2
WEEKS ON LIST: 2
PUB DATE: Sep 2021
UNITS SOLD: 39,190
YTD: 80,184
Sep
2021
39,190
80,184
4 - 1
Jonathan Franzen, Author
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, $30.00 (592)
978-0-374-18117-8
LAST WEEK: -
WEEKS ON LIST: 1
PUB DATE: Oct 2021
UNITS SOLD: 23,127
YTD: 23,127
Oct
2021
23,127
23,127
5 - 1
The Butler
Danielle Steel, Author
Delacorte Press, $28.99 (272)
978-1-9848-2152-2
LAST WEEK: -
WEEKS ON LIST: 1
PUB DATE: Oct 2021
UNITS SOLD: 21,847
YTD: 21,847
Oct
2021
21,847
21,847
6 3 4
Liane Moriarty, Author
Henry Holt & Company, $28.99 (448)
978-1-250-22025-7
LAST WEEK: 3
WEEKS ON LIST: 4
PUB DATE: Sep 2021
UNITS SOLD: 18,348
YTD: 116,144
Sep
2021
18,348
116,144
7 4 3
Jailhouse Lawyer
James Patterson, Author, Nancy Allen, Author
Little Brown and Company, $28.00 (560)
978-0-316-27662-7
LAST WEEK: 4
WEEKS ON LIST: 3
PUB DATE: Sep 2021
UNITS SOLD: 11,580
YTD: 49,339
Sep
2021
11,580
49,339
8 9 10
Stephen King, Author
Scribner Book Company, $30.00 (528)
978-1-9821-7361-6
LAST WEEK: 9
WEEKS ON LIST: 10
PUB DATE: Aug 2021
UNITS SOLD: 10,417
YTD: 294,623
Aug
2021
10,417
294,623
9 12 23
Laura Dave, Author
Simon & Schuster, $0.00 (320p)
978-1-5011-7134-5
LAST WEEK: 12
WEEKS ON LIST: 23
PUB DATE: May 2021
UNITS SOLD: 10,273
YTD: 387,548
May
2021
10,273
387,548
10 7 4
Colson Whitehead, Author
Doubleday Books, $28.95 (336)
978-0-385-54513-6
LAST WEEK: 7
WEEKS ON LIST: 4
PUB DATE: Sep 2021
UNITS SOLD: 9,784
YTD: 66,982
Sep
2021
9,784
66,982
11 - 1
Heather Morris, Author
St. Martin's Press, $28.99 (320)
978-1-250-27689-6
LAST WEEK: -
WEEKS ON LIST: 1
PUB DATE: Oct 2021
UNITS SOLD: 8,551
YTD: 8,551
Oct
2021
8,551
8,551
12 11 4
Vince Flynn, Author, Kyle Mills, Author
Atria Books, $28.99 (384)
978-1-9821-6488-1
LAST WEEK: 11
WEEKS ON LIST: 4
PUB DATE: Sep 2021
UNITS SOLD: 8,405
YTD: 62,703
Sep
2021
8,405
62,703
13 10 3
Richard Powers, Author
W. W. Norton & Company, $27.95 (288)
978-0-393-88114-1
LAST WEEK: 10
WEEKS ON LIST: 3
PUB DATE: Sep 2021
UNITS SOLD: 8,283
YTD: 39,448
Sep
2021
8,283
39,448
14 6 2
The Santa Suit
Mary Kay Andrews, Author
St. Martin's Press, $19.99 (224)
978-1-250-27931-6
LAST WEEK: 6
WEEKS ON LIST: 2
PUB DATE: Sep 2021
UNITS SOLD: 7,265
YTD: 20,650
Sep
2021
7,265
20,650
15 - 1
Stuart Woods, Author
G.P. Putnam's Sons, $28.00 (320)
978-0-593-33169-9
LAST WEEK: -
WEEKS ON LIST: 1
PUB DATE: Oct 2021
UNITS SOLD: 6,765
YTD: 6,765
Oct
2021
6,765
6,765
16 13 5
Sally Rooney, Author
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, $28.00 (304)
978-0-374-60260-4
LAST WEEK: 13
WEEKS ON LIST: 5
PUB DATE: Sep 2021
UNITS SOLD: 6,725
YTD: 86,607
Sep
2021
6,725
86,607
17 24 53
V E Schwab, Author
Tor Books, $26.99 (464)
978-0-7653-8756-1
LAST WEEK: 24
WEEKS ON LIST: 53
PUB DATE: Oct 2020
UNITS SOLD: 6,118
YTD: 313,290
Oct
2020
6,118
313,290
18 - 1
Caitlin Starling, Author
St. Martin's Press, $27.99 (368)
978-1-250-27258-4
LAST WEEK: -
WEEKS ON LIST: 1
PUB DATE: Oct 2021
UNITS SOLD: 5,607
YTD: 5,607
Oct
2021
5,607
5,607
19 15 6
Paula Hawkins, Author
Riverhead Books, $28.00 (320)
978-0-7352-1123-0
LAST WEEK: 15
WEEKS ON LIST: 6
PUB DATE: Aug 2021
UNITS SOLD: 5,054
YTD: 67,407
Aug
2021
5,054
67,407
20 21 5
Lauren Groff, Author
Riverhead Books, $28.00 (272)
978-1-59463-449-9
LAST WEEK: 21
WEEKS ON LIST: 5
PUB DATE: Sep 2021
UNITS SOLD: 4,944
YTD: 31,042
Sep
2021
4,944
31,042
21 16 5
J D Robb, Author
St. Martin's Press, $28.99 (384)
978-1-250-27281-2
LAST WEEK: 16
WEEKS ON LIST: 5
PUB DATE: Sep 2021
UNITS SOLD: 4,793
YTD: 61,208
Sep
2021
4,793
61,208
22 8 2
Richard Osman, Author
Pamela Dorman Books, $26.00 (368)
978-1-9848-8099-4
LAST WEEK: 8
WEEKS ON LIST: 2
PUB DATE: Sep 2021
UNITS SOLD: 4,089
YTD: 15,735
Sep
2021
4,089
15,735
23 17 3
Tj Klune, Author
Tor Books, $26.99 (400)
978-1-250-21734-9
LAST WEEK: 17
WEEKS ON LIST: 3
PUB DATE: Sep 2021
UNITS SOLD: 3,734
YTD: 22,689
Sep
2021
3,734
22,689
24 5 2
Naomi Novik, Author
Del Rey Books, $28.00 (336)
978-0-593-12886-2
LAST WEEK: 5
WEEKS ON LIST: 2
PUB DATE: Sep 2021
UNITS SOLD: 3,415
YTD: 17,878
Sep
2021
3,415
17,878
25 25 36
Kristin Hannah, Author
St. Martin's Press, $28.99 (464)
978-1-250-17860-2
LAST WEEK: 25
WEEKS ON LIST: 36
PUB DATE: Feb 2021
UNITS SOLD: 3,357
YTD: 631,314
Feb
2021
3,357
631,314

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