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What’s topping the charts this week? The Irish Bestseller List

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Article by Site Editor © 1 June 2013 .
Posted in the Magazine ( · Irish Bestseller Lists · News for Writers ).

This week we’ve some new titles in the top 20 with the welcome arrival of Column McCann’s Transatlantic at No. 4 and The Kite Runner author, Khaled Hosseini, hitting No. 3 with And the Mountains Echoed. Irish titles The Mystery of Mercy Close (Marian Keyes) and Strumpet City are still holding their own in the Top 10, although it’ll be hard for anyone to beat Dan Brown’s sales of almost 5000 units! Here’s the Top 20…

Data Supplied by Nielsen BookScan taken from the Irish Consumer Market week ending 25th May 2013
ICM
Title Author Imprint Sales
1 Inferno: (Robert Langdon Book 4) Brown, Dan Bantam Press 4,490
2 Gone Girl Flynn, Gillian Phoenix 1,396
3 And the Mountains Echoed Hosseini, Khaled Bloomsbury Publishing 991
4 Transatlantic McCann, Colum Bloomsbury Publishing 856
5 Secret Keeper,The Morton, Kate Pan Books 639
6 Mystery of Mercy Close,The Keyes, Marian Penguin Books 602
7 Strumpet City:One City One Book Edition Plunkett, James Gill & Macmillan 472
8 Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of The Window Jonasson, Jonas Hesperus Press Ltd 427
9 I’ve Got Your Number Kinsella, Sophie Black Swan 386
10 Get Your Sh!t Together:Your Prescription for Field, Ruth Sphere 379
11 Life,The Cole, Martina Headline Book Publishing 377
12 Great Gatsby,The: Official Film Edition Fitzgerald, F. Scott Picador 351
13 Wanted Man, A (Jack Reacher 17) Child, Lee Bantam Books 323
14 Five Days Kennedy, Douglas Hutchinson 310
15 Game of Thrones, A Martin, George R. R. HarperVoyager 304
16 Guest List,The Hill, Melissa Hodder & Stoughton Ltd 266
17 This is How it Ends MacMahon, Kathleen Sphere 263
18 Storyteller,The Picoult, Jodi Hodder & Stoughton Ltd 262
19 Staring at Lakes: A Memoir of Love, Melanch Harding, Michael Hachette Books Ireland 262
20 Cleaner of Chartres,The Vickers, Salley Penguin Books 259

Top 10 Bestsellers by Category

Data Supplied by Nielsen BookScan taken from the Irish Consumer Market week ending 25th May 2013
Mass Market Fiction
Title Author Imprint Sales
1 Gone Girl Flynn, Gillian Phoenix 1,396
2 Secret Keeper,The Morton, Kate Pan Books 639
3 Mystery of Mercy Close,The Keyes, Marian Penguin Books 602
4 I’ve Got Your Number Kinsella, Sophie Black Swan 386
5 Life,The Cole, Martina Headline Book Publishing 377
6 Great Gatsby,The:Official Film Edition Including Interview with Baz Lu Fitzgerald, F. Scott Picador 351
7 Wanted Man, A (Jack Reacher 17) Child, Lee Bantam Books 323
8 This is How it Ends MacMahon, Kathleen Sphere 263
9 Cleaner of Chartres,The Vickers, Salley Penguin Books 259
10 Shelbourne Ultimatum,The O’Carroll-Kelly, Ross Penguin Books 246
Original Fiction
Title Author Imprint Sales
1 Inferno:(Robert Langdon Book 4):Robert Langdon Brown, Dan Bantam Press 4,490
2 And the Mountains Echoed Hosseini, Khaled Bloomsbury Publishing 991
3 Transatlantic McCann, Colum Bloomsbury Publishing 856
4 Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared,The Jonasson, Jonas Hesperus Press Ltd 427
5 Five Days Kennedy, Douglas Hutchinson 310
6 Guest List,The Hill, Melissa Hodder & Stoughton Ltd 266
7 Storyteller,The Picoult, Jodi Hodder & Stoughton Ltd 262
8 Six Years Coben, Harlan Orion 252
9 Going Back English, Rachael Orion 241
10 With All My Love Scanlan, Patricia Simon & Schuster Ltd 234
Paperback Non Fiction
Title Author Imprint Sales
1 Get Your Sh!t Together:Your Prescription for a Simpler Life Field, Ruth Sphere 379
2 Staring at Lakes: A Memoir of Love, Melancholy and Magical Thinking Harding, Michael Hachette Books Ireland 262
3 Fast Diet,The:The Secret of Intermittent Fasting  –  Lose Weight, Stay Spencer & Mosley Short Books 226
4 Thinking, Fast and Slow Kahneman, Daniel Penguin Books 161
5 Everybody Matters:A Memoir Robinson, Mary Hodder Paperback 152
6 Paid for:My Journey Through Prostitution Moran, Rachel Gill & Macmillan 133
7 Ma, I’ve Reached for the Moon an I’m Hittin the Stars Long, Martha Mainstream Publishing 129
8 2-day Diet,The:Diet Two Days a Week. Eat Normally for Five. Harvie & Howell Vermilion 128
9 Signal and the Noise,The:The Art and Science of Prediction Silver, Nate Penguin Books 120
10 Disorganised Crime:The Jaw-dropping True Story of a Chaotic Youth and Croghan, Alan Penguin Ireland 119
Hardback Non Fiction
Title Author Imprint Sales
1 Art of Thinking Clearly: Better Thinking, Better Decisions,The Dobelli, Rolf Sceptre 132
2 Secrets of the Irish Landscape Cork University Press 110
3 Pocket History of Ireland,A McCullough, Joseph Gill & Macmillan 105
4 Calm the Soul:A Book of Simple Wisdom and Prayer Poor Clares Galway Hachette Books Ireland 102
5 It’s All Good:Delicious, Easy Recipes That Will Make You Look Good and Paltrow & Turshen Sphere 96
6 Irish History:Minipedia S. Parragon Book Service Lt 81
7 Secret,The Byrne, Rhonda Simon & Schuster Ltd 80
8 Candy Kittens Laing, Jamie Mitchell Beazley 78
9 History of Ireland in 100 Objects,A O’Toole, Fintan Royal Irish Academy 71
10 Food for Friends Hayden, Edward O’Brien Press Ltd 61
Children’s
Title Author Imprint Sales
1 Gangsta Granny Walliams, David HarperCollinsChildren’s 167
2 Diary of a Wimpy Kid – Cabin Fever Kinney, Jeff Puffin Books 165
3 Diary of a Wimpy Kid:The Third Wheel Kinney, Jeff Puffin Books 132
4 Maleficent Seven (From the World of Skulduggery Pleasant),The Landy, Derek HarperCollinsChildren’s 126
5 Light:Gone Grant, Michael Electric Monkey 125
6 Diary of a Wimpy Kid:Diary of a Wimpy Kid Kinney, Jeff Puffin Books 125
7 Theodore Boone: the Accused Grisham, John Hodder Paperback 118
8 Four Children and It Wilson, Jacqueline Puffin Books 114
9 Diary of a Wimpy Kid – The Ugly Truth:Diary of a Wimpy Kid Kinney, Jeff Puffin Books 110
10 Fairyland Treasury Brown,Watson 107