With the help of strong backlist sales, unit sales of print books rose 26% in the week ended Feb. 27, 2021, over the similar week last year, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. The top title was Charlie Mackesy’s The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse, published in October 2019, which had a huge sales spike, selling nearly 97,000 copies. The performance of The Boy helped drive up unit sales in the adult fiction category by 40.2% over the week ended Feb. 29, 2020. Kristin Hannah had two books with high placement on the fiction list: The Four Winds (#2, selling more than 43,000 copies) and Firefly Lane (#4, selling more than 18,000 copies). Two new books led the adult nonfiction bestseller list: Believe It by Jamie Kern Lima sold 29,000 copies, landing it in the top spot, followed by Mark Hyman’s The Pegan Diet, which sold more than 22,000 copies. Print unit sales skyrocketed in the YA fiction category, jumping 70.1%. The Desolations of Devil’s Acre by Ransom Riggs was #1 on the category list, selling more than 16,000 copies in its first week. Juvenile fiction unit sales rose 30.2% over 2020 as Amelia Hepworth’s I Love You to the Moon and Back stayed #1 in the category, selling more than 27,000 copies. Katty Kay’s Living the Confidence Code sold almost 9,000 copies in its first week, leading the juvenile nonfiction bestseller list; units in the category increased 24.6%.