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Bestsellers: Fiction proves popular in pandemic 

6 April 2020
Bluey continues her four-week run in the number one spot with Bluey: Easter Fun!, but adult fiction dominates this week's charts. Marian Keyes' romantic comedy Grown Ups has moved up...

Bestsellers: Australians retreat into fiction 

30 March 2020
Bluey: Easter Fun! is spending its third consecutive week at the top of the bestseller chart, while Bluey: Bob Bilby has moved up to second, swapping places with The Mirror...

Bestsellers: McTiernan at number one 

10 March 2020
Perth-based author Dervla McTiernan’s third Cormac Reilly novel (The Good Turn, HarperCollins) has flown to the top of the bestseller charts in its first week of publication, pushing Marian Keyes’...

Bestsellers: Ninja Kid fights its way into top 10 

2 March 2020
Grown Ups, the latest novel from Irish author Marian Keyes, is spending its third consecutive week at number one on the Australian bestsellers chart, which shows only minor changes from...

Bestsellers: ‘Witcher’ casts spell on charts 

24 February 2020
The top three titles in this week's top 10 bestsellers chart are all spending their second consecutive week in their respective positions. Dropping out of this week's chart is Jeanine...

Bestsellers: Dark Emu bolts to number one 

10 February 2020
After five consecutive weeks in the top spot on the bestsellers chart, Bluey has been knocked to number two (Time to Play!, Puffin) and replaced by Bruce Pascoe's perennial bestseller...

Bestsellers: ‘Not a Diet Book’ makes huge debut 

3 February 2020
Bluey continues her chart-topping run on the Australian bestsellers chart, with Bluey: Time to Play! (Puffin) sitting at number one for the fourth consecutive week. Debuting at number two is Not...

Bestsellers: ‘Dark Emu’ jumps to third place 

28 January 2020
Bruce Pascoe’s Dark Emu (Magabala) has jumped from eighth place to third in this week's top 10 bestseller charts, amid a smear campaign against Pascoe that was ultimately dismissed by...

Bestsellers: Bluey bounds back to number one 

10 December 2019
After spending two weeks at number one on the Australian bestsellers chart, Wrecking Ball, the 14th 'Wimpy Kid' book (Jeff Kinney, Puffin), has slipped to second spot, replaced by previous...

Bestsellers: Lee Child reaches number one 

11 November 2019
This week's Australian top 10 bestseller chart is made up exclusively of fiction and memoir titles, with Lee Child's latest Jack Reacher thriller Blue Moon (Bantam) debuting at number one....

Bestsellers: Daniher tops the ladder 

4 November 2019
AFL alum and Motor Neurone Disease ambassador Neale Daniher has debuted at number one on this week's bestsellers chart with his memoir When All is Said & Done (with Warwick...

Bestsellers: Nunn number one 

21 October 2019
After spending one week in the top spot, Kitty Flanagan's 488 Rules for Life (A&U) has dropped to number two on the bestsellers chart, replaced by Judy Nunn's historical novel...

Bestsellers: Kitty Flanagan rules the charts 

14 October 2019
After three consecutive weeks at number one on the bestseller chart, The Testaments (Margaret Atwood, Chatto & Windus) has slipped down to fifth spot, replaced by Aaron Blabey's The Bad...

Bestsellers: Atwood still at one 

8 October 2019
Margaret Atwood's The Testaments (Chatto & Windus) is spending its third consecutive week at number one on the Australian bestsellers chart since debuting in the top spot, while The 117-Storey Treehouse (Andy...

Bestsellers: Mosley on tour; books selling fast 

30 September 2019
After debuting at number one on the Australian bestsellers chart last week, Margaret Atwood's The Testaments (Chatto & Windus) is spending its second consecutive week in the top spot. Stephen King's...

Bestsellers: ‘The Testaments’ on top 

23 September 2019
The Testaments (Chatto & Windus), Margaret Atwood's long-awaited sequel to The Handmaid's Tale, has debuted at number one on the Australian bestsellers chart, knocking The 117-Storey Treehouse (Andy Griffiths, illus by...