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The Irish Bestseller Lists; What’s New This Week?

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Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl is still topping the charts with very healthy sales, along with  Michael Harding’s  Staring at Lakes and  James Plunkett’s Strumpet City, the title chosen for this years Dublin’s One Book One City initiative. Good to see newcomers including Rachel Moran and Ciara Geraghty (featured here, and you can find out more about Life Saving for Beginners by reading our review here),

Data Supplied by Nielsen BookScan taken from the Irish Consumer Market week ending 20th April 2013.

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The Top 20

Title Author Imprint Sales
1 Gone Girl Flynn, Gillian Phoenix (Orion) 1,642
2 Mystery of Mercy Close,The Keyes, Marian Penguin Books 1,359
3 Strumpet City:One City One Book Edition Plunkett, James Gill & Macmillan 1,154
4 Staring at Lakes Harding, Michael Hachette Books Ireland 534
5 Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window Jonasson, Jonas Hesperus Press Ltd 502
6 Five Days Kennedy, Douglas Hutchinson 483
7 Me and You Carroll, Claudia AVON, HarperCollins 461
8 Paid for:My Journey Through Prostitution Moran, Rachel Gill & Macmillan 456
9 Perfect Wives Hannigan, Emma Hachette Books Ireland 441
10 Ancient Light Banville, John Penguin Books 429
11 We’ll Meet Again:Irish Deathbed Visions Keane, Colm Capel Island 414
12 Hit,The Baldacci, David Macmillan 410
13 Alex Cross, Run Patterson, James Century 409
14 Killing Room,The:Byrne and Balzano Montanari, Richard Sphere 395
15 Storyteller,The Picoult, Jodi Hodder & Stoughton Ltd 388
16 Lifesaving for Beginners Geraghty, Ciara Hodder Headline Ireland 345
17 Best Kept Secret Archer, Jeffrey Macmillan 321
18 Broken Harbour French, Tana Hachette Books Ireland 319
19 Accidental Husband,The Green, Jane Penguin Books 318
20 Losing It Carmack, Cora Ebury Press 309

The Top 10s by category

Mass Market Fiction
Title Author Imprint Sales
1 Gone Girl Flynn, Gillian Phoenix (Orion) 1,642
2 Mystery of Mercy Close,The Keyes, Marian Penguin Books 1,359
3 Killing Room,The:Byrne and Balzano Montanari, Richard Sphere 395
4 Lifesaving for Beginners Geraghty, Ciara Hodder Headline Ireland 345
5 Broken Harbour French, Tana Hachette Books Ireland 319
6 Accidental Husband,The Green, Jane Penguin Books 318
7 Losing It Carmack, Cora Ebury Press 309
8 Better Together O’Flanagan, Sheila Headline Review 309
9 Zoo Patterson, James Arrow Books 290
10 Stay Close Coben, Harlan Orion 286
Original Fiction
Title Author Imprint Sales
1 Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window Jonasson, Jonas Hesperus Press Ltd 502
2 Five Days Kennedy, Douglas Hutchinson 483
3 Me and You Carroll, Claudia AVON, HarperCollins 461
4 Perfect Wives Hannigan, Emma Hachette Books Ireland 441
5 Hit,The Baldacci, David Macmillan 410
6 Alex Cross, Run Patterson, James Century 409
7 Storyteller,The Picoult, Jodi Hodder & Stoughton Ltd 388
8 Best Kept Secret Archer, Jeffrey Macmillan 321
9 With All My Love Scanlan, Patricia Simon & Schuster Ltd 281
10 Whiskey Beach:The International Bestseller Roberts, Nora Piatkus Books 187
Paperback Non Fiction
Title Author Imprint Sales
1 Staring at Lakes: A Memoir of Love, Melancholy and Magical Thinking Harding, Michael Hachette Books Ireland 534
2 Paid for:My Journey Through Prostitution Moran, Rachel Gill & Macmillan 456
3 We’ll Meet Again:Irish Deathbed Visions – Who You Meet When You Die Keane, Colm Capel Island 414
4 Cheryl: My Story Cole, Cheryl Harper 225
5 Tick, Tock, TEN:Gerry Duffy’s Compelling Account of Competing… Duffy, Gerry Ballpoint Press Limited 182
6 Fast Diet,The:The Secret of Intermittent Fasting  –  Lose Weight, Stay Spencer & Mosley Short Books 173
7 2-day Diet,The:Diet Two Days a Week. Eat Normally for Five. Harvie & Howell Vermilion 169
8 Blood on the Streets:A Murderous History of Limerick Galvin, Anthony Mainstream Publishing 149
9 Annie’s Girl:How an Abandoned Orphan Finally Discovered the Truth Coppinger, Maureen Mainstream Publishing 134
10 Flourishing Gaffney, Maureen Penguin Books 127
Hardback Non Fiction
Title Author Imprint Sales
1 Calm the Soul:A Book of Simple Wisdom and Prayer Poor Clares Galway Hachette Books Ireland 234
2 Levels of Life Barnes, Julian Jonathan Cape 185
3 Art of Thinking Clearly: Better Thinking, Better Decisions,The Dobelli, Rolf Sceptre 139
4 History of Ireland in 100 Objects,A O’Toole, Fintan Royal Irish Academy 116
5 Examined Life,The:How We Lose and Find Ourselves Grosz, Stephen Chatto & Windus 114
6 It’s All Good:Delicious, Easy Recipes That Will Make You Look Good Paltrow & Turshen Sphere 103
7 Paul Hollywood’s Bread Hollywood, Paul Bloomsbury Publishing 78
8 Pocket History of Ireland,A McCullough, Joseph Gill & Macmillan 75
9 Isn’t it Well for Ye?:The Book of Irish Mammies O’Regan, Colm Transworld Ireland 73
10 Cake:200 Fabulous Foolproof Baking Recipes Allen, Rachel Collins 72
Children’s
Title Author Imprint Sales
1 Light:Gone Grant, Michael Egmont Books 297
2 Maleficent Seven (From the World of Skulduggery Pleasant),The Landy, Derek HarperCollinsChildren’s 284
3 Gangsta Granny Walliams, David HarperCollinsChildren’s 243
4 Diary of a Wimpy Kid – Cabin Fever Kinney, Jeff Puffin Books 218
5 Wonky Donkey,The Smith, Craig Hodder Children’s Books 196
6 Theodore Boone: the Accused Grisham, John Hodder Paperback 172
7 WARP: The Reluctant Assassin:WARP Colfer, Eoin Puffin Books 170
8 Diary of a Wimpy Kid:The Third Wheel Kinney, Jeff Puffin Books 169
9 Billionaire Boy Walliams, David HarperCollinsChildren’s 158
10 Diary of a Wimpy Kid – The Ugly Truth:Diary of a Wimpy Kid Kinney, Jeff Puffin Books 155

 

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