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Bestsellers: Five Bluey titles in top 10 

22 June 2020
It's been a big week for Bluey. As Puffin announced that the series has sold over 1 million copies, the latest Bluey board book, All About Bluey, which debuted in...

Bestsellers: New Connelly thriller at number one 

15 June 2020
Despite fierce competition from the latest 'Hunger Games' novel and two new Bluey titles debuting in the top 10 this week, Michael Connelly's adult thriller Fair Warning has climbed its...

Bestsellers: Four top 10 titles for Bluey 

25 May 2020
Bluey: Big Backyard and Bluey: The Creek are first and second respectively on this week’s bestseller chart, having flipped their positions from last week. There are another two Bluey titles...

Bestsellers: Bluey back on top 

18 May 2020
Bluey: The Creek is back at number one on the Australian bestsellers chart after a two-week hiatus. During that time Malcolm Turnbull's memoir A Bigger Picture was in the top...

Bestsellers: Novels dominate lockdown reading 

27 April 2020
Children are keeping busy in lockdown with the Bluey colouring book Big Backyard, which is spending its third consecutive week in the top spot on the bestsellers chart. Adult fiction...

Bestsellers: Kids books dominate top 10 

20 April 2020
Bluey continues to dominate the Australian bestsellers chart, with four titles in the top 10 including the Big Backyard colouring book, which is spending its second consecutive week in the...

New Bluey debuts in top spot 

14 April 2020
A new Bluey title—Bluey: Big Backyard—has debuted at number one, ending the four-week streak of Bluey: Easter Fun!, which was bumped down to second spot. There were two other new...

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...