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Bestsellers this week

This week’s bestsellers chart has a new number one, with Richelle Mead’s The Ruby Circle (Viking) placed first in both the top 10 bestsellers and the highest new entries charts. This week’s second highest new entry Obsession in Death (J D Robb, Hachette) also debuted in the top 10 in fourth spot. The ‘Fifty Shades’ trilogy continues its renewed presence in the charts with three titles in the fastest movers chart: the Fifty Shades of Grey film tie-in, Fifty Shades Darker and Fifty Shades Trilogy Boxed Set (all E L James, Arrow Books). Books whose film adaptations have been nominated for Academy Awards continue to do well, with film tie-in editions of American Sniper (Chris Kyle, Scott McEwen & Jim DeFelice, HarperCollins), Wild (Cheryl Strayed, Atlantic Books) and Still Alice (Lisa Genova, S&S), alongside the standard edition of Gone Girl (Gillian Flynn, Hachette), all featured in the top 10—Books+Publishing (source: Nielsen BookScan, week ending 14 February 2015)


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