Saturday, December 24, 2011

Top 10 Books Sales of the Year

I just found this list on a blog. http://blog.nielsen.com/nielsenwire/media_entertainment/nielsens-tops-of-2011-entertainment/

Top 10 Print Book Sales – Adult Non-Fiction
1 Heaven Is For Real Trade Paperback Todd Burpo Thomas Nelson Publishers 11/1/2010
2 Steve Jobs Hardcover Walter Isaacson Simon & Schuster 10/1/2011
3 Unbroken Hardcover Laura Hillenbrand Random House 11/1/2010
4 Killing Lincoln Hardcover Bill O’Reilly Henry Holt & Company 9/1/2011
5 Strengths Finder 2.0 Hardcover Tom Rath Gallup Press 2/1/2007
6 A Stolen Life Hardcover Jaycee Dugard Simon & Schuster 7/1/2011
7 Bossypants Hardcover Tina Fey Reagan Arthur Books 4/1/2011
8 The 17 Day Diet Hardcover Mike Moreno Free Press 3/1/2011
9 The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks Trade Paperback Rebecca Skloot Broadway Books 3/1/2011
10 In The Garden Of Beasts Hardcover Erik Larson Crown Publishing Group (Ny) 5/1/2011

Source: Nielsen

Data from January 3, 2011 – December 11, 2011. Nielsen BookScan’s U.S. Consumer Market Panel currently covers approximately 75% of retail sales and continues to grow. BookScan does not track sales from Wal-Mart/Sam’s Club.

Top 10 Print Book Sales – Adult Fiction Rank

1 The Help Trade Paperback Kathryn Stockett Berkley Publishing Group 4/1/2011
2 The Help Trade Paperback (Movie Tie-In Edition) Kathryn Stockett Berkley Publishing Group 6/1/2011
3 Water For Elephants Trade Paperback Sara Gruen Algonquin Books Of Chapel Hill 5/1/2007
4 Cutting For Stone Trade Paperback Abraham Verghese Vintage Books 1/1/2010
5 A Dance With Dragons Hardcover George R. R. Martin Bantam Books 7/1/2011
6 The Confession Mass Market Paperback John Grisham Dell Publishing Company 7/1/2011
7 The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo Trade Paperback Stieg Larsson Vintage Books 6/1/2009
8 The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet’s Nest Hardcover Stieg Larsson Knopf Publishing Group 5/1/2010
9 The Litigators Hardcover John Grisham Doubleday Books 10/1/2011
10 Room Trade Paperback Emma Donoghue Back Bay Books 5/1/2011

Source: Nielsen

Data from January 3, 2011 – December 11, 2011. Nielsen BookScan’s U.S. Consumer Market Panel currently covers approximately 75% of retail sales and continues to grow. BookScan does not track sales from Wal-Mart/Sam’s Club.

Top 10 Print Book Sales – Children and Young Adults Rank

1 The Hunger Games Trade Paperback Suzanne Collins Scholastic Press 7/1/2010
2 Cabin Fever Hardcover Jeff Kinney Abrams 11/1/2011
3 Catching Fire Hardcover Suzanne Collins Scholastic Press 9/1/2009
4 Inheritance Hardcover Christopher Paolini Alfred A. Knopf Books For Youn 11/1/2011
5 Mockingjay Hardcover Suzanne Collins Scholastic Press 8/1/2010
6 The Son Of Neptune Hardcover Rick Riordan Hyperion Books 10/1/2011
7 The Throne Of Fire Hardcover Rick Riordan Hyperion Books 5/1/2011
8 The Ugly Truth Hardcover Jeff Kinney Amulet Books 11/1/2010
9 The Wimpy Kid Do-It-Yourself Book Hardcover Jeff Kinney Amulet Books 5/1/2011
10 Elf On The Shelf Hardcover Carol V. Aebersold Cca & B 12/1/2006

Source: Nielsen

Data from January 3, 2011 – December 11, 2011. Nielsen BookScan’s U.S. Consumer Market Panel currently covers approximately 75% of retail sales and continues to grow. BookScan does not track sales from Wal-Mart/Sam’s Club.

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