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Irish Best Sellers Week Ending 20th March 2013

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Are your favourites in the Irish Top 10?

Nielsen BookScan collects the retail sales information from point of sale systems in more than 35,500 bookshops around the world. The Irish lists are complied by monitoring sales in a selection of key bookstores across Ireland including Dubray, Hughes & Hughes, Eason, The Book Centre, Book Station, Byrne’s Bookstores, O’Mahony’s and Tesco Ireland. Amazon.co.uk is also monitored. It is estimated that coverage is almost 70% of retail book purchases made from within the Republic of Ireland. In a typical week over 41,000 different titles are measured, with an average volume of 234,000 units and a value of €2.5 million.

Data Supplied by Nielsen BookScan taken from the Irish Consumer Market week ending 16th March 2013
Mass Market Fiction
Title Author Imprint Sales
1 Gone Girl Flynn, Gillian Phoenix 1,568
2 Better Together O’Flanagan, Sheila Headline Review 838
3 Safe Haven Sparks, Nicholas Sphere 444
4 Fault in Our Stars,The Green, John Penguin Books 352
5 Moment Like This, A Notaro, Anita Transworld Ireland 343
6 11th Hour:(Women’s Murder Club 11):Women’s Murder Club Patterson, James Arrow Books 337
7 Stay Close Coben, Harlan Orion 309
8 Three Women Conlon-McKenna, Marita Transworld Ireland 291
9 Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry,The Joyce, Rachel Black Swan 279
10 Private: No. 1 Suspect Patterson, James Arrow Books 261
Original Fiction
Title Author Imprint Sales
1 With All My Love Scanlan, Patricia Simon & Schuster Ltd 1,438
2 Honey Queen,The Kelly, Cathy HarperCollins Publishers 456
3 Best Kept Secret Archer, Jeffrey Macmillan 424
4 Week in Winter,A Binchy, Maeve Orion 387
5 Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared,The Jonasson, Jonas Hesperus Press Ltd 374
6 Forgive Me Pearse, Lesley Michael Joseph 343
7 Instructions for a Heatwave O’Farrell, Maggie Tinder Press 268
8 12th of Never Patterson, James Century 258
9 Don’t Let Me Go Lewis, Susan Century 159
10 From This Moment on Caddle, Colette Simon & Schuster Ltd 122
Paperback Non Fiction
Title Author Imprint Sales
1 Staring at Lakes: A Memoir of Love, Melancholy and Magical Thinking Harding, Michael Hachette Books Ireland 379
2 2-day Diet,The:Diet Two Days a Week. Eat Normally for Five. Harvie, Michelle & Howell, Ton Vermilion 369
3 Fingers:The Man Who Brought Down Irish Nationwide and Cost US AC–5.4b Curran, Richard & Lyons, Tom Gill & Macmillan 344
4 We’ll Meet Again:Irish Deathbed Visions – Who You Meet When You Die Keane, Colm Capel Island 338
5 Fast Diet,The:The Secret of Intermittent Fasting  –  Lose Weight, Stay Spencer, Mimi & Mosley, Mich Short Books 234
6 Seven Deadly Sins:My Pursuit of Lance Armstrong Walsh, David Simon & Schuster Ltd 228
7 Stolen:Escape from Syria Monaghan, Louise Mainstream Publishing 227
8 Thinking, Fast and Slow Kahneman, Daniel Penguin Books 185
9 Annie’s Girl:How an Abandoned Orphan Finally Discovered the Truth Abou Coppinger, Maureen Mainstream Publishing 166
10 Mindfulness:A Practical Guide to Finding Peace in a Frantic World Williams, Mark & Penman, Dr. Piatkus Books 162
Hardback Non Fiction
Title Author Imprint Sales
1 Calm the Soul:A Book of Simple Wisdom and Prayer Poor Clares Galway Hachette Books Ireland 629
2 Isn’t it Well for Ye?:The Book of Irish Mammies O’Regan, Colm Transworld Ireland 277
3 Cake:200 Fabulous Foolproof Baking Recipes Allen, Rachel Collins 212
4 Mary Berry at Home Berry, Mary & Young, Lucy BBC Books 98
5 Rachel’s Irish Family Food:A Collection of Rachel’s Best-loved Family Allen, Rachel Collins 88
6 Pocket History of Ireland,A McCullough, Joseph Gill & Macmillan 86
7 Jamie’s 15-Minute Meals Oliver, Jamie Michael Joseph 85
8 History of Ireland in 100 Objects,A O’Toole, Fintan Royal Irish Academy 81
9 Wild Food:Nature’s Harvest: How to Gather, Cook and Preserve Doyle, Evan & White Lennon, O’Brien Press Ltd 81
10 Secret,The Byrne, Rhonda Simon & Schuster Ltd 72
Title Author Imprint Sales
1 Horrid Henry’s Guide to Perfect Parents Simon, Francesca Orion Children’s Books 2,615
2 Alfie’s Shop Hughes, Shirley Red Fox 1,857
3 Ask Eva (World Book Day 2013) Curtin, Judi O’Brien Press Ltd 1,730
4 Two of Diamonds Horowitz, Anthony Walker Books Ltd 1,718
5 Bittersweet:Chocolate Box Girls Cassidy, Cathy Puffin Books 1,709
6 Giraffes Can’t Dance:Colouring and Puzzle Fun Andreae, Giles & Parker-Rees Orchard Books 1,602
7 Best Book Day Ever (so Far):Tom Gates Pichon, Liz Scholastic 1,304
8 Tony Robinson’s Weird World of Wonders: Inventions:A World Book Day Bo Robinson, Tony Macmillan Children’s Books 1,197
9 Hang in There Bozo: The Ruby Redfort Emergency Survival Guide for Some Child, Lauren HarperCollinsChildren’sBook 939
10 Gangsta Granny Walliams, David HarperCollinsChildren’sBook 396
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