The Nielsen BookScan for week 22 of 2012

The publishing world, authors, libraries, bookstores, etc all keep a watchful eye on the week’s bestsellers and books that are trending.

From the 11 June 2012 edition of Publishers Weekly, here is the Nielsen BookScan for week 22 of 2012 with data through 06/03/2012.  The top 30 books are listed.

Books that are available through the EBC Library are noted* with their position in the top 100.  Some books have been issued in several formats (hardcover, mass market paperback, large print, etc) which may cause these titles to be listed twice.


1. *Fifty Shades of Grey: Book One of the Fifty Shades Trilogy by E L James

2. Fifty Shades Darker by E L James

3. Fifty Shades Freed by E L James

4. *Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

5.*Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

6. *Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

7. Oh, the Places You’ll Go! by Dr Seuss

8. Storm by Clive Cussler

9. Explosive Eighteen: A Stephanie Plum Novel by Janet Evanovich

10. Big Sky Country by Linda Lael Miller

11. Serpent’s Shadow by Rick Riordan

12. Unexpected Husband: Jury of His Peers\Any Sunday by Debbie Macomber

13. Last Boyfriend by Nora Roberts

14. 11th Hour by James Patterson

15. It Worked for Me: In Life and Leadership by Colin Powell

16. Kill Alex Cross by James Patterson

17. Amateur: Barack Obama in the White House by Edward Klein

18. Kingdom by Clive Cussler

19. Night Like This by Julia Quinn

20. Jesus Calling: Enjoying Peace in His Presence (Special and Revised) by Sarah Young

21. Middle School: Get Me Out of Here! by James Patterson

22. Stolen Prey by John Sandford

23. Summer Days by Susan Mallery

24. Skinny Rules: The Simple, Nonnegotiable Principles for Getting to Thin by Bob Harper / Author, Greg Critser

25. Tick Tock by James Patterson / Michael Ledwidge

26. American Grown: The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Gardens Across America by Michelle Obama

27. Calico Joe by John Grisham

28. In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler’s Berlin by Erik Larson

29. Bed of Roses by Nora Roberts

30. One Direction: Dare to Dream: Life as One Direction by One Direction


40. *The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

42. *Hunger Games Trilogy by Suzanne Collins

52. *Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

54. *A Storm of Swords by George R. R. Martin

55. *A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin

66. *Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

69. *Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin

72. *Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach

74. *Song of Ice & Fire 4v: A Game of Thrones, a Clash of Kings, a Storm of Swords, and a Feast for Crows by George R. R. Martin

77. *Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes

81. *Feast for Crows by George R. R. Martin

90. *Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest by Stieg Larsson

95. *A Dance with Dragons: A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 5 by George R. R. Martin

97. *The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin

100. *A Clash of Kings by George R. R. Martin

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