Irish Top Ten Week Ending 02/07/2011

Not a terrible week for book sales, at least in the top ten. There was a slight recovery on last week and the average sale per title is up a little because of that. It’s also nice to see there are still four Irish authors in the top ten.

Fiction is still holding off non-fiction almost entirely. Kate McCann’s book is falling down the list and when it drops out of the top ten, I wonder will it be replaced by fiction or non-fiction, I expect fiction.

1: All for You, Sheila O’Flanagan, 1486
2: Broken, Karin Slaughter, 1,240
3: The Midwife’s Confession, Diane Chamberlain, 1,140
4: Something from Tiffany’s, Melissa Hill, 1,100
5: Minding Frankie, Maeve Binchy, 1,073
6: Harvesting The Heart, Jodi Picoult, 974
7: Madeleine: Our Daughter’s Disappearance and the Continuing Search for Her, Kate McCann, 931
8: A Game of Thrones Book 1 of a Song of Ice and Fire, George R.R. Martin, 879
9: Let the Great World Spin, Colum McCann, 878
10: The Confession, John Grisham, 826

Top Ten Dynamics
IPN is running a top ten dynamics section looking at the top ten with some data drawn out. Nothing too dramatic, but useful nonetheless.

Volume: 10527 Units
Increase since last week: 362 units
% Increase since last week: 3.56%
Average Units Per Title: 1052

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Fiction: 9 titles, 9,596 units or 89.58%, RRP £7.44
Non-Fiction: 1 titles, 939 units or 8.84%, RRP £14.99

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Authors: 10
Irish Authors: 4, 40%
Irish Published Books: 0, 0%

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Average RRP: £9.79
Increase in RRP since last week: £0.60
% Increase in RRP since last week: 6.53%*
*It is important to note that RRP does not reflect actually selling price.

Data Supplied by Nielsen BookScan taken from the Irish Consumer Market week ending 2nd July 2011
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