New York Times Bestsellers from Penguin Random House- September 18, 2016

By Julia Huschke | September 8 2016 | Adult Children's

The Nix by Nathan Hill

Two Penguin Random House export editions debuted on this week’s New York Times Hardcover Fiction Bestseller list.

The Nix, by Nathan Hill (Knopf), debuted on the list at #5. The novel tells the story of a son who spends too much time playing video games, the mother who left him as a child, and how his search to uncover the secrets of her life leads him to reclaim his own. It was also just announced that Meryl Streep and JJ Abrams will be adapting the novel for television.

The other export edition on the Hardcover Fiction list, The Couple Next Door, by Shari Lapena (Pamela Dorman/Viking), debuted at #13. This domestic thriller tells the story of a young couple, their missing baby, and their apparently friendly neighbors.

The Complete Emily The StrangeThe Hardcover and Paperback Graphic Book Bestseller lists were full of Penguin Random House and distribution client titles this week.

Batman: The Killing Joke (DC Comics) remained at #1 on the Hardcover Graphic Book list for yet another week. Fight Club 2 (Dark Horse) made the list at #2, Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Vol. 1 (Dark Horse) came in at #3, and The Complete Emily the Strange (Dark Horse) debuted on the list at #4. Neil Gaiman’s How To Talk To Girls at Parties (Dark Horse) remained on the list at #7, Hilo Book 2: Saving The Whole Wide World (Random House) returned to the list at #8, and Dark Night: A True Batman Story (DC Comics) made the list at #9.

On the Paperback Graphic Book Bestseller list, Omega Men: The End is Here (DC Comics) debuted on the list at #4 and Maus 1: A Survivor’s Tale (Pantheon) remained on the list at #8. Marjane Satrapi’s Persepolis (Pantheon) and The Complete Persepolis (Pantheon) also made the list at #5 and #9 respectively.

 

Below are all of the new Penguin Random House entries on the New York Times Bestseller list for the week of September 18th, 2016.

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A Novel
978-0-345-53109-4
Fiction - Contemporary Women
Fiction - Sagas
Fiction - Romance - Contemporary
#3 Hardcover Fiction– Six people cope with a hurricane in New York City.
$28.99 US | $37.00 CAN
Aug 30, 2016
6-1/8 x 9-1/4
Hardcover
336 Pages
Delacorte Press
US, Canada, Open Mkt

A novel
978-0-451-49425-2
Fiction - Literary
Fiction - Family Life
Fiction - Humorous - General
#5 Hardcover Fiction–An aspiring writer who spends too much time playing video games investigates the past of the mother who abandoned him.
$18.00 US
Aug 30, 2016
6-1/8 x 9-1/4
Paperback
640 Pages
Knopf
US, Canada, Open Mkt
Export Edition

E Pluribus Awesome!
978-0-7352-1446-0
Political Science - Political Ideologies - Conservatism & Liberalism
Political Science - Commentary & Opinion
Political Science - Political Process - Political Parties
#17 Hardcover Nonfiction
$23.00 US | $30.00 CAN
Aug 23, 2016
5-1/2 x 8-1/4
Hardcover
224 Pages
Sentinel
US, Canada, Open Mkt

978-1-4201-4063-7
Fiction - Romance - Action & Adventure
Fiction - Romance - Suspense
Fiction - Contemporary Women
#8 Mass-Market Fiction– The Men of the Sisterhood work to find out who is hacking into a casino’s security system.
$7.99 US | $9.99 CAN
Aug 30, 2016
4-1/8 x 6-3/4
Mass Market Paperback
368 Pages
Zebra
World

978-0-399-53859-9
Juvenile Fiction - Fantasy & Magic
Juvenile Fiction - Social Themes - Friendship
Juvenile Fiction - Family - General (See Also Headings Under Social Themes)
#10 Middle Grade Hardcover– Another Alice transits a rabbit-hole world in search of her missing father. (Ages 9 to 12)
$12.00 US
Aug 30, 2016
5-1/2 x 8-1/4
Paperback
416 Pages
Dutton Books for Young Readers
Age 9-12 years
Grades 4-7
US, Canada, Open Mkt
Export Edition

978-1-101-99887-8
Young Adult Fiction - Fantasy - General
Young Adult Fiction - Politics & Government
Young Adult Fiction - Romance - General
#1 Young Adult Hardcover– When danger arrives from many fronts, Elias and Laia must run for their lives. (Ages 14 and up)
$19.95 US | $25.95 CAN
Aug 30, 2016
6 x 9
Hardcover
464 Pages
Razorbill
Age 14 and up
Grade 9 & Up
US, Canada, Open Mkt

978-1-59514-804-9
Young Adult Fiction - Fantasy - Epic
Young Adult Fiction - Politics & Government
Young Adult Fiction - Dystopian
#7 Young Adult Paperback– A girl left with nothing goes undercover as a spy at the Martial Empire's greatest military academy. There, she meets an aspiring soldier who has been given the world but only wants his freedom. Together, they will change the future of the empire itself.
$11.99 US | $15.99 CAN
Feb 09, 2016
6 x 9
Paperback
480 Pages
Razorbill
Age 12 and up
Grade 7 & Up
US, Canada, Open Mkt

978-1-5067-0061-8
Juvenile Fiction - Comics & Graphic Novels - Humorous
Juvenile Fiction - Comics & Graphic Novels - Horror
Juvenile Fiction - Comics & Graphic Novels - Media Tie-In
#4 Hardcover Graphic Book– All of Emily’s darkly humorous observations about life are collected here.
$19.99 US | $25.99 CAN
Jul 12, 2016
6 x 9
Hardcover
432 Pages
Dark Horse Books
Age 10-17 years
Grades 5-12
World

978-1-4012-6153-5
Comics & Graphic Novels - Superheroes
Comics & Graphic Novels - Science Fiction
Comics & Graphic Novels - Crime & Mystery
#4 Paperback Graphic Book– Kyle Rayner, the White Lantern, is dead. Or is he? All is not what it seems as Kyle is captured by a ruthless gang of outlaws.
$24.99 US | $33.99 CAN
Aug 30, 2016
Paperback
296 Pages
DC Comics
World except UK/Ireland