Inside the Australian and New Zealand book industry

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Bestsellers this week

Nora Roberts’ The Liar (Hachette) continues its run as Australia’s number one bestseller for the third consecutive week, followed by Truth or Die (James Patterson, Century) in second spot and Super Green Smoothies (Sally Obermeder & Maha Koraiem, A&U) in third. Patterson and Obermeder’s books are also this week’s top two fastest movers respectively. Three new titles have entered this week’s top 10: this week’s top two highest new entries Memory Man (David Baldacci, Macmillan) and Death Wears a Beauty Mask and Other Stories (Mary Higgins Clark, S&S) debuted in fifth and ninth spot respectively, while The Mindfulness Colouring Book (Emma Farrarons, Boxtree) is in 10th spot. New fiction titles from Australian authors have also made an impact on the charts with Maggie Alderson’s Secret Keeping for Beginners (HarperCollins) and Tricia Stringer’s Heart of the Country (Mira) both reaching the top five highest new entries chart—Books+Publishing (source: Nielsen BookScan, week ending 2 May 2015)


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