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Irish Bestsellers This Week!

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Article by Site Editor © 11 May 2013 .
Posted in the Magazine ( · Irish Bestseller Lists · News for Writers ).
this house is haunted, john boyne

No major changes at the top this week – have you read Gone Girl or Strumpet City yet? Now’s your chance! Delighted to see some newcomers in the chart including John Boyne with This House is Haunted, and Ross O’Carroll Kelly’s The Shelbourne Ultimatum.

Irish Top 20, week ending 4th May

Data Supplied by Nielsen BookScan taken from the Irish Consumer Market week ending 4th May 2013
Title Author Imprint Sales
1 Gone Girl Flynn, Gillian Phoenix 1,503
2 Strumpet City:One City One Book Edition Plunkett, James Gill & Macmillan 946
3 Mystery of Mercy Close,The Keyes, Marian Penguin Books 870
4 Guest List, The Hill, Melissa Hodder & Stoughton Ltd 574
5 Five Days Kennedy, Douglas Hutchinson 498
6 Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed… Jonasson, Jonas Hesperus Press Ltd 483
7 I’ve Got Your Number Kinsella, Sophie Black Swan 474
8 This is How it Ends MacMahon, Kathleen Sphere 422
9 Staring at Lakes: A Memoir of Love, Melancholy Harding, Michael Hachette Books Ireland 399
10 Rose Petal Beach, The Koomson, Dorothy Quercus Publishing Plc 372
11 Storyteller, The Picoult, Jodi Hodder & Stoughton Ltd 366
12 Six Years Coben, Harlan Orion (an Imprint of The Orion 357
13 Alex Cross, Run Patterson, James Century 318
14 Delicate Truth, A le Carre, John Penguin Books 308
15 This House is Haunted Boyne, John Doubleday 307
16 Killing Room,The:Byrne and Balzano Montanari, Richard Sphere 295
17 Broken Harbour French, Tana Hachette Books Ireland 286
18 Fast Diet,The:The Secret of Intermittent Fastin Spencer, Mimi & Mos Short Books 277
19 Shelbourne Ultimatum,The O’Carroll-Kelly, Ross Penguin Books 261
20 Accidental Husband,The Green, Jane Penguin Books 255

Top 10 lists across the market…

Data Supplied by Nielsen BookScan taken from the Irish Consumer Market week ending 4th May 2013
Mass Market Fiction
Title Author Imprint Sales
1 Gone Girl Flynn, Gillian Phoenix 1,503
2 Mystery of Mercy Close,The Keyes, Marian Penguin Books 870
3 I’ve Got Your Number Kinsella, Sophie Black Swan 474
4 This is How it Ends MacMahon, Kathleen Sphere 422
5 Rose Petal Beach,The Koomson, Dorothy Quercus Publishing Plc 372
6 Killing Room,The:Byrne and Balzano Montanari, Richard Sphere 295
7 Broken Harbour French, Tana Hachette Books Ireland 286
8 Shelbourne Ultimatum,The O’Carroll-Kelly, Ross Penguin Books 261
9 Accidental Husband,The Green, Jane Penguin Books 255
10 Better Together O’Flanagan, Sheila Headline Review 235
Original Fiction
Title Author Imprint Sales
1 Guest List,The Hill, Melissa Hodder & Stoughton Ltd 574
2 Five Days Kennedy, Douglas Hutchinson 498
3 Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared,The Jonasson, Jonas Hesperus Press Ltd 483
4 Storyteller,The Picoult, Jodi Hodder & Stoughton Ltd 366
5 Six Years Coben, Harlan Orion 357
6 Alex Cross, Run Patterson, James Century 318
7 Delicate Truth,A le Carre, John Penguin Books 308
8 This House is Haunted Boyne, John Doubleday 307
9 Hit,The Baldacci, David Macmillan 248
10 With All My Love Scanlan, Patricia Simon & Schuster Ltd 247
Paperback Non Fiction
Title Author Imprint Sales
1 Staring at Lakes: A Memoir of Love, Melancholy and Magical Thinking Harding, Michael Hachette Books Ireland 399
2 Fast Diet,The:The Secret of Intermittent Fasting  -  Lose Weight, Stay Spencer, Mimi & Mosley, Mich Short Books 277
3 Paid for:My Journey Through Prostitution Moran, Rachel Gill & Macmillan 253
4 We’ll Meet Again:Irish Deathbed Visions – Who You Meet When You Die Keane, Colm Capel Island 234
5 Get Your Sh!t Together:Your Prescription for a Simpler Life Field, Ruth Sphere 205
6 Lean In:Women, Work, and the Will to Lead Sandberg, Sheryl W.H.Allen 172
7 Thinking, Fast and Slow Kahneman, Daniel Penguin Books 172
8 Cheryl: My Story Cole, Cheryl Harper 154
9 2-day Diet,The:Diet Two Days a Week. Eat Normally for Five. Harvie, Michelle & Howell, Ton Vermilion 153
10 Disorganised Crime:The Jaw-dropping True Story of a Chaotic Youth Croghan, Alan Penguin Ireland 136
Hardback Non Fiction
Title Author Imprint Sales
1 Calm the Soul:A Book of Simple Wisdom and Prayer Poor Clares Galway Hachette Books Ireland 171
2 Art of Thinking Clearly: Better Thinking, Better Decisions,The Dobelli, Rolf Sceptre 129
3 History of Ireland in 100 Objects,A O’Toole, Fintan Royal Irish Academy 117
4 Levels of Life Barnes, Julian Jonathan Cape 106
5 Isn’t it Well for Ye?:The Book of Irish Mammies O’Regan, Colm Transworld Ireland 101
6 Food for Friends Hayden, Edward O’Brien Press Ltd 99
7 Pocket History of Ireland,A McCullough, Joseph Gill & Macmillan 96
8 It’s All Good:Delicious, Easy Recipes That Will Make You Look Good and Paltrow, Gwyneth & Turshen, Sphere 95
9 Paul Hollywood’s Bread Hollywood, Paul Bloomsbury Publishing PLC 73
10 Keep Calm Sure I’ll be Grand:Keep Calm Summersdale Publishers 71
Children’s
Title Author Imprint Sales
1 Light:Gone Grant, Michael Electric Monkey 254
2 Maleficent Seven (From the World of Skulduggery Pleasant),The Landy, Derek HarperCollinsChildren’sBook 244
3 Gangsta Granny Walliams, David HarperCollinsChildren’sBook 232
4 Diary of a Wimpy Kid – Cabin Fever Kinney, Jeff Puffin Books 198
5 Gone Grant, Michael Egmont Books 192
6 Theodore Boone: the Accused Grisham, John Hodder Paperback 163
7 Diary of a Wimpy Kid:The Third Wheel Kinney, Jeff Puffin Books 154
8 Diary of a Wimpy Kid – Do-it-yourself Book:Diary of a Wimpy Kid Kinney, Jeff Puffin Books 137
9 Catching Fire:Hunger Games Trilogy# Collins, Suzanne Scholastic 134
10 Diary of a Wimpy Kid – The Ugly Truth:Diary of a Wimpy Kid Kinney, Jeff Puffin Books 128

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