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The Irish Bestseller Lists – what’s on the move this week?

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Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl is still at the top of the charts, but Strumpet City is holding in the top 3, and Marian Keyes’ The Mystery of Mercy Close is hotly followed by new entry James Patterson’s Run, Alex Cross…what will you be reading this week?

All Data Supplied by Nielsen BookScan taken from the Irish Consumer Market week ending 27th April 2013
Title Author Imprint Sales
1 Gone Girl Flynn, Gillian Phoenix 1,439
2 Strumpet City:One City One Book Edition Plunkett, James Gill & Macmillan 1,171
3 Mystery of Mercy Close,The Keyes, Marian Penguin Books 865
4 Alex Cross, Run Patterson, James Century 563
5 Staring at Lakes: A Memoir of Love, Melanch Harding, Michael Hachette Books Ireland 440
6 Five Days Kennedy, Douglas Hutchinson 438
7 Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of t Jonasson, Jonas Hesperus Press Ltd 413
8 Paid for:My Journey Through Prostitution Moran, Rachel Gill & Macmillan 374
9 Killing Room,The:Byrne and Balzano Montanari, Richard Sphere 359
10 Me and You Carroll, Claudia AVON 339
11 Perfect Wives Hannigan, Emma Hachette Books Ireland 307
12 Broken Harbour French, Tana Hachette Books Ireland 306
13 Storyteller,The Picoult, Jodi Hodder & Stoughton Ltd 297
14 AA CityPack Dublin:AA CityPack Guides Automobile Association 285
15 We’ll Meet Again:Irish Deathbed Visions Keane, Colm Capel Island 271
16 Maleficent Seven (From the World of Skuldug Landy, Derek HarperCollinsChildren’sBooks 271
17 With All My Love Scanlan, Patricia Simon & Schuster Ltd 269
18 Lifesaving for Beginners Geraghty, Ciara Hodder Headline Ireland 263
19 Hit,The Baldacci, David Macmillan 263
20 Accidental Husband,The Green, Jane Penguin Books 262

Top 10 by category

Mass Market Fiction
Title Author Imprint Sales
1 Gone Girl Flynn, Gillian Phoenix 1,439
2 Mystery of Mercy Close,The Keyes, Marian Penguin Books 865
3 Killing Room,The:Byrne and Balzano Montanari, Richard Sphere 359
4 Broken Harbour French, Tana Hachette Books Ireland 306
5 Lifesaving for Beginners Geraghty, Ciara Hodder Headline Ireland 263
6 Accidental Husband,The Green, Jane Penguin Books 262
7 This Child of Mine Moriarty, Sinead Penguin Books 253
8 Better Together O’Flanagan, Sheila Headline Review 242
9 Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry,The Joyce, Rachel Black Swan 237
10 Stay Close Coben, Harlan Orion 223
Original Fiction
Title Author Imprint Sales
1 Alex Cross, Run Patterson, James Century 563
2 Five Days Kennedy, Douglas Hutchinson 438
3 Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared,The Jonasson, Jonas Hesperus Press Ltd 413
4 Me and You Carroll, Claudia AVON 339
5 Perfect Wives Hannigan, Emma Hachette Books Ireland 307
6 Storyteller,The Picoult, Jodi Hodder & Stoughton Ltd 297
7 With All My Love Scanlan, Patricia Simon & Schuster Ltd 269
8 Hit,The Baldacci, David Macmillan 263
9 Six Years Coben, Harlan Orion 253
10 Guest List,The Hill, Melissa Hodder & Stoughton Ltd 250
Paperback Non Fiction
Title Author Imprint Sales
1 Staring at Lakes: A Memoir of Love, Melancholy and Magical Thinking Harding, Michael Hachette Books Ireland 440
2 Paid for:My Journey Through Prostitution Moran, Rachel Gill & Macmillan 374
3 AA CityPack Dublin:AA CityPack Guides Automobile Association 285
4 We’ll Meet Again:Irish Deathbed Visions – Who You Meet When You Die Keane, Colm Capel Island 271
5 2-day Diet,The:Diet Two Days a Week. Eat Normally for Five. Harvie, Michelle & Howell, Ton Vermilion 195
6 Fast Diet,The:The Secret of Intermittent Fasting  –  Lose Weight, Stay Spencer, Mimi & Mosley, Mich Short Books 187
7 Cheryl: My Story Cole, Cheryl Harper 185
8 Flourishing Gaffney, Maureen Penguin Books 182
9 Thinking, Fast and Slow Kahneman, Daniel Penguin Books 159
10 Annie’s Girl:How an Abandoned Orphan Finally Discovered the Truth Coppinger, Maureen Mainstream Publishing 143
Hardback Non Fiction
Title Author Imprint Sales
1 Calm the Soul:A Book of Simple Wisdom and Prayer Poor Clares Galway Hachette Books Ireland 192
2 Art of Thinking Clearly: Better Thinking, Better Decisions,The Dobelli, Rolf Sceptre 151
3 Levels of Life Barnes, Julian Jonathan Cape 135
4 It’s All Good:Delicious, Easy Recipes That Will Make You Look Good and Paltrow, Gwyneth & Turshen, Sphere 128
5 History of Ireland in 100 Objects,A O’Toole, Fintan Royal Irish Academy 109
6 Paul Hollywood’s Bread Hollywood, Paul Bloomsbury Publishing 88
7 Irish History:Minipedia S. Parragon Book Service Ltd 86
8 Isn’t it Well for Ye?:The Book of Irish Mammies O’Regan, Colm Transworld Ireland 79
9 Examined Life,The:How We Lose and Find Ourselves Grosz, Stephen Chatto & Windus 77
10 Pocket History of Ireland,A McCullough, Joseph Gill & Macmillan 73
Children’s
Title Author Imprint Sales
1 Maleficent Seven (From the World of Skulduggery Pleasant),The Landy, Derek HarperCollinsChildren’s 271
2 Light:Gone Grant, Michael Egmont Books 262
3 Gangsta Granny Walliams, David HarperCollinsChildren’s 241
4 Diary of a Wimpy Kid – Cabin Fever Kinney, Jeff Puffin Books 225
5 Wonky Donkey,The Smith, Craig Hodder Children’s Books 200
6 Gone Grant, Michael Egmont Books 155
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 151
9 Diary of a Wimpy Kid – The Last Straw:Diary of a Wimpy Kid Kinney, Jeff Puffin Books 147
10 Catching Fire:Hunger Games Trilogy# Collins, Suzanne Scholastic 140
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