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Irish Bestseller List March 9th 2013

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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 9th March 2013
Mass Market Fiction
Title Author Imprint Sales
1 Gone Girl Flynn, Gillian Phoenix 1,861
2 Better Together O’Flanagan, Sheila Headline Review 1,332
3 Safe Haven# Sparks, Nicholas Sphere 725
4 Happy Mother’s Day Macomber, Debbie Mira Books 712
5 11th Hour:(Women’s Murder Club 11):Women’s Murder Club Patterson, James Arrow Books 604
6 Three Women Conlon-McKenna, Marita Transworld Ireland 580
7 Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry,The Joyce, Rachel Black Swan 450
8 Keeping Mum Hannigan, Emma Hachette Books Ireland 402
9 Private: No. 1 Suspect Patterson, James Arrow Books 399
10 Betrayal Steel, Danielle Corgi Books 366
Original Fiction
1 With All My Love Scanlan, Patricia Simon & Schuster Ltd 4,313
2 Honey Queen,The Kelly, Cathy HarperCollins Publishers 1,094
3 Week in Winter, A Binchy, Maeve Orion 814
4 Forgive Me Pearse, Lesley Michael Joseph 581
5 Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared,The Jonasson, Jonas Hesperus Press Ltd 427
6 12th of Never Patterson, James Century 424
7 Instructions for a Heatwave O’Farrell, Maggie Tinder Press 319
8 Thick and Thin Harte, Sarah Penguin Ireland 224
9 From This Moment on Caddle, Colette Simon & Schuster 212
10 Until the End of Time Steel, Danielle Bantam Press 210
Paperback Non Fiction
1 2-day Diet,The:Diet Two Days a Week. Eat Normally for Five. Harvie, Michelle & Howell, Ton Vermilion 684
2 Staring at Lakes: A Memoir of Love, Melancholy and Magical Thinking Harding, Michael Hachette Books Ireland 551
3 Stolen:Escape from Syria Monaghan, Louise Mainstream Publishing 390
4 Fingers:The Man Who Brought Down Irish Nationwide and Cost US AC–5.4b Curran, Richard & Lyons, Tom Gill & Macmillan 376
5 Annie’s Girl:How an Abandoned Orphan Finally Discovered the Truth Coppinger, Maureen Mainstream Publishing 360
6 Fast Diet,The:The Secret of Intermittent Fasting  –  Lose Weight, Stay Spencer, Mimi & Mosley, Mich Short Books 311
7 Flourishing Gaffney, Maureen Penguin Books 221
8 Thinking, Fast and Slow Kahneman, Daniel Penguin Books 207
9 Steve Biddulph’s Raising Girls Biddulph, Steve Harper 194
10 Seven Deadly Sins:My Pursuit of Lance Armstrong Walsh, David Simon & Schuster Ltd 184
Hardback Non Fiction
1 Calm the Soul:A Book of Simple Wisdom and Prayer Poor Clares Galway Hachette Books Ireland 1,155
2 Isn’t it Well for Ye?:The Book of Irish Mammies O’Regan, Colm Transworld Ireland 1,145
3 Cake:200 Fabulous Foolproof Baking Recipes Allen, Rachel Collins 662
4 Mary Berry at Home Berry, Mary & Young, Lucy BBC Books 222
5 Rachel’s Irish Family Food:A Collection of Rachel’s Best-loved Family Allen, Rachel Collins 206
6 Jamie’s 15-Minute Meals Oliver, Jamie Michael Joseph 129
7 Wild Food:Nature’s Harvest: How to Gather, Cook and Preserve Doyle, Evan & White Lennon, O’Brien Press Ltd 100
8 Delia’s Cakes Smith, Delia Hodder & Stoughton Ltd 90
9 Examined Life,The:How We Lose and Find Ourselves Grosz, Stephen Chatto & Windus 86
10 Just Mary:My Memoir O’Rourke, Mary Gill & Macmillan 85
Children’s
1 Horrid Henry’s Guide to Perfect Parents Simon, Francesca Orion Children’s Books (an I 4,293
2 Alfie’s Shop Hughes, Shirley Red Fox 3,452
3 Ask Eva (World Book Day 2013) Curtin, Judi O’Brien Press Ltd 3,291
4 Giraffes Can’t Dance:Colouring and Puzzle Fun Andreae, Giles & Parker-Rees Orchard Books 3,055
5 Bittersweet:Chocolate Box Girls Cassidy, Cathy Puffin Books 3,000
6 Two of Diamonds Horowitz, Anthony Walker Books Ltd 2,881
7 Best Book Day Ever (so Far):Tom Gates Pichon, Liz Scholastic 2,730
8 Tony Robinson’s Weird World of Wonders: Inventions:A World Book Day Bo Robinson, Tony Macmillan Children’s Books 1,927
9 Hang in There Bozo: The Ruby Redfort Emergency Survival Guide for Some Child, Lauren HarperCollinsChildren’sBook 1,901
10 Gangsta Granny Walliams, David HarperCollinsChildren’sBook 380
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