Bestseller Stat Shot
Allegiant, the much-anticipated conclusion to Veronica Roth’s Divergent trilogy, hit last week, and it tops our overall bestseller list for the week, having cleared 225,025 print copies in its first seven days alone. The book’s publisher, HarperCollins, reports 455,000 copies sold in all formats worldwide on the book’s first on-sale day. Not surprisingly, Allegiant had the biggest debut week of any book in the series. In fact, its first-week hardcover sales have surpassed the total hardcover sales of Divergent, the first title in the trilogy, by about 80,000 units. Here are the first-week sales of each installment.
Pub month: May 2011
First-week sales: 3,223
Pub month: May 2012
First-week sales: 33,135
Pub month: October 2013
First-week sales: 225,025
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