The Book Sense SciFi/Fantasy Bestseller List [5]

For the eight-week period ending March 19, 2006, and based on reporting from hundreds of independent bookstores with Book Sense nationwide.

Past Category Bestseller lists are available at www.bookweb.org/read/5677 [6].

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The Book Sense SciFi/Fantasy Bestseller List

1.

Wicked
Gregory Maguire, Regan Books, $15, 0060987103

2.

The Time Traveler's Wife
Audrey Niffenegger, Harvest, $14, 015602943X

3.

Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell
Susanna Clarke, Bloomsbury, $15.95, 1582346038

4.

Labyrinth
Kate Mosse, Putnam, $25.95, 0399153446

5.

1984
George Orwell, Signet, $7.95, 0451524934

6.

Micah
Laurell Hamilton, Jove, $7.99, 0515140872

7.

The Chronicles of Narnia (Boxed Set)
C.S. Lewis, HarperCollins, $19.99, 0066238501

8.

Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister
Gregory Maguire, Bill Sanderson (Illus.), Regan Books, $15, 0060987529

9.

Fahrenheit 451
Ray Bradbury, Ballantine, $6.99, 0345342968

10.

Ender's Game
Orson Scott Card, Tor, $6.99, 0812550706

11.

Chainfire
Terry Goodkind, Tor, $7.99, 0765344319

12.

Brave New World
Aldous Huxley, HarperPerennial, $13.95, 0060929871

13.

Knife of Dreams
Robert Jordan, Tor, $29.95, 0312873077

14.

A Feast for Crows
George R.R. Martin, Spectra, $28, 0553801503

15.

A Storm of Swords
George R.R. Martin, Spectra, $7.99, 055357342X

16.

A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $3.99, 0553588486

17.

A Clash of Kings
George R.R. Martin, Spectra, $7.99, 0553579908

18.

The Dark Tower
Stephen King, Scribner, $18.95, 0743254562

19.

The Sparrow
Mary Doria Russell, Fawcett, $14.95, 0449912558

20.

Mirror Mirror
Gregory Maguire, Regan Books, $14.95, 0060988657

21.

The Penultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Douglas Adams, Del Rey, $18.95, 0345453743

22.

The Hobbit
J.R.R. Tolkien, Ballantine, $7.99, 0345339681

23.

The Eye of the World
Robert Jordan, Tor, $6.99, 0812511816

24.

Going Postal
Terry Pratchett, HarperTorch, $7.99, 0060502932

25.

The Chronicles of Narnia (Movie Tie-in, Adult)
C.S. Lewis, HarperCollins, $19.99, 0060765453

26.

Cat's Cradle
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., Delta, $14, 038533348X

27.

Oryx and Crake
Margaret Atwood, Anchor, $14, 0385721676

28.

Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $7.99, 0441172717

29.

Shadow of the Giant
Orson Scott Card, Tor, $7.99, 0812571398

30.

A Clockwork Orange
Anthony Burgess, Norton, $13.95, 0393312836

31.

The Shadow Rising
Robert Jordan, Tor, $7.99, 0812513738

32.

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Douglas Adams, Del Rey, $7.99, 0345391802

33.

Debt of Bones
Terry Goodkind, Tor, $4.99, 0765351544

34.

The Two Swords (The Hunter's Blades Trilogy, Book III)
R.A. Salvatore, Wizards of the Coast, $7.99, 0786937904

35.

Outbound Flight
Timothy Zahn, Del Rey, $26.95, 0345456831

36.

Crossroads of Twilight
Robert Jordan, Tor, $7.99, 0812571339

37.

Across the Nightingale Floor (Tales of the Otroi, Book 1)
Lian Hearn, Puffin, $14, 1573223328

38.

The Swarm War (Star Wars: Dark Nest III)
Troy Denning, Del Rey, $6.99, 0345463056

39.

Speaker for the Dead
Orson Scott Card, Tor, $7.99, 0812550757

40.

Dark Lord: The Rise of Darth Vader (Star Wars)
James Luceno, Del Rey, $25.95, 0345477324

41.

The Great Hunt
Robert Jordan, Tom Doherty, $7.99, 0812517725

42.

Fledgling
Octavia E. Butler, Seven Stories, $24.95, 1583226907

43.

The Fires of Heaven
Robert Jordan, Tor, $7.99, 0812550307

44.

New Spring: The Novel
Robert Jordan, Tor, $6.99, 0765345455

45.

Old Man's War
John Scalzi, Tor, $12.95, 0765315246

46.

Ilium
Dan Simmons, HarperTorch, $7.99, 0380817926

47.

The Mists of Avalon
Marion Zimmer Bradley, Del Rey, $17.95, 0345350499

48.

Moon Called
Patricia Briggs, Ace, $7.99, 0441013813

49.

The Book of the Dragon
H. Gustavo Ciruelo Cabral, Union Square, $17.95, 1402728115

50.

The Princess Bride
William Goldman, Ballantine, $7.99, 0345348036