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Bestsellers this week

Brotherhood in Death (J D Robb & Angharad Kowal, Piatkus) is the new number one in this week’s overall bestsellers chart, debuting in the top spot in its first week of release. Last week’s debut number one Blue (Danielle Steel, Bantam) drops to second spot, while the film tie-in edition of The Dressmaker (Rosalie Ham, Duffy & Snellgrove) continues its impressive run in the top 10, sitting in third. Fiction titles continue to the dominate the rest of the top 10 chart, with film tie-in editions of The Choice (Nicholas Sparks, Hachette) and Room (Emma Donoghue, Picador) in fifth and sixth spots, and literary fiction titles All the Light We Cannot See (Anthony Doerr, Fourth Estate) and My Brilliant Friend (Elena Ferrante, Text) in fourth and ninth. Following Brotherhood in Death in this week’s highest new entries chart are two other Hachette titles: YA sequel Glass Sword (Victoria Aveyard, Orion) in second spot and Find Her (Lisa Gardner, Headline) in third. The fastest movers chart is topped by Steel’s Blue, followed by The Prime Suspect Cases (Lynda La Plante, S&S), The Life-changing Magic of Tidying (Marie Kondo, Vermilion) and The Never, Um, Ever Ending Story (Ian ‘Molly’ Meldrum & Jeff Jenkins, A&U)—Books+Publishing (source: Nielsen BookScan, week ending 13 February 2016).


Category: Bestsellers