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Chart Attack: September 19/26, 2014

It’s back to school with the new Murakami and a sophomore album by Ariana Grande

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Top Hardcover Fiction
Week ending Aug. 31

1. Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage, HARUKI MURAKAMI
2. The Long Way Home, LOUISE PENNY
3. The Goldfinch, DONNA TARTT
4. Adultery, PAULO COELHO
5. All the Light We Cannot See, ANTHONY DOERR
6. Big Little Lies, LIANE MORIARTY
7. The Book of Life, DEBORAH HARKNESS
8. We Are Not Ourselves, MATTHEW THOMAS
9. The Invention of Wings, SUE MONK KIDD
10. The Heist, DANIEL SILVA
11. The 6th Extinction, JAMES ROLLINS
12. The Silkworm, ROBERT GALBRAITH
13. The Miniaturist, JESSIE BURTON
14. The Magician’s Land, LEV GROSSMAN
15. Lucky Us, AMY BLOOM
16. California, EDAN LEPUCKI
17. Painted Horses, MALCOLM BROOKS
18. The Husband’s Secret, LIANE MORIARTY
19. The Vacationers EMMA STRAUB
20. Act of War, BRAD THOR

Source: American Booksellers Association; rankings according to the Indie Bestseller List, based on sales in independent bookstores nationwide


Top Hardcover Nonfiction
Week ending Aug. 31

1. A Spy Among Friends, BEN MACINTYRE
2. In the Kingdom of Ice, HAMPTON SIDES
3. Everything I Need to Know I Learned From a Little Golden Book, DIANE MULDROW
4. David and Goliath, MALCOLM GLADWELL
5. Think Like a Freak, STEVEN D. LEVITT, STEPHEN J. DUBNER
6. Flash Boys, MICHAEL LEWIS
7. The Organized, Mind DANIEL J. LEVITIN
8. Hard Choices, HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON
9. The First Family Detail, RONALD KESSLER
10. #Girlboss, SOPHIA AMORUSO

Source: American Booksellers Association; rankings according to the Indie Bestseller List, based on sales in independent bookstores nationwide


Top Comic Books
Month ending Aug. 31

1. Batman #34
2. Amazing Spider-Man #5
3. Original Sin #7
4. The Multiversity #1
5. The Superior Spider-Man #32
6. The Walking Dead #130
7. Harley Quinn #9
8. Amazing Spider-Man #1.4
9. Guardians of the Galaxy #18
10. Batman Eternal #18

Source: Diamond Comic Distributors


Top Broadcast-TV Shows
Week ending Aug. 31

1. The Emmys, NBC
2. America’s Got Talent, NBC
3. Big Brother, CBS
4. Under the Dome, CBS
5. Saturday Night Football, ABC
6. Unforgettable, CBS
7. Extant, CBS
8. MasterChef, FOX
9. Bachelor in Paradise, ABC
10. Food Fighters, NBC

Source: Nielsen

Top Movies
Sept. 5-7

1. Guardians of the Galaxy, $10.4*
2. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, $6.5
3. Let’s Be Cops, $5.6
4. If I Stay, $5.6
5. The November Man, $4.3
6. As Above/So Below, $3.9
7. The Giver, $3.4
8. When the Game Stands Tall, $3.4
9. The Hundred-Foot Journey, $3.1
10. Lucy, $2.0

Source: Box Office Mojo; *Domestic gross in millions


Top Songs
Week ending Sept. 1

1. Shake It Off, TAYLOR SWIFT
2. All About That Bass, MEGHAN TRAINOR
3. Bang Bang, JESSIE J, ARIANA GRANDE, NICKI MINAJ
4. Anaconda, NICKI MINAJ
5. Black Widow, IGGY AZALEA
6. Guts Over Fear, EMINEM
7. Break Free, ARIANA GRANDE
8. Stay With Me, SAM SMITH
9. Maps, MAROON 5
10. Boom Clap, CHARLI XCX

Source: iTunes


Top Albums
Week ending Sept. 1

1. My Everything, ARIANA GRANDE
2. Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix Vol. 1, VARIOUS ARTISTS
3. In the Lonely Hour, SAM SMITH
4. V, MAROON 5
5. The Undoing, STEFFANY GRETZINGER
6. Blacc Hollywood, WIZ KHALIFA
7. Beyoncé, BEYONCÉ
8. The Beauty of Independence (EP), G-UNIT
9. Moonshine in the Trunk, BRAD PAISLEY
10. X (Deluxe Version), CHRIS BROWN

Source: iTunes

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