Best seller lists stall as schools start up again

There aren’t any newcomers to this week’s best seller’s list, but Saraphina by Rachel Hartman is in its third week in the top ten. The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell by Chris Colfer–a middle-grade title–it also in its third week. There aren’t any new titles on the paperback or series lists.

This Week Children’s Chapter Books Weeks on List
1 INSURGENT, by Veronica Roth. (Katherine Tegen/HarperCollins, $17.99.) A faction war looms in this “Divergent” follow-up. (Ages 14 and up) 14
2 THE FAULT IN OUR STARS, by John Green. (Dutton, $17.99.) A 16-year-old heroine faces the medical realities of cancer. (Ages 14 and up) 30
3 MISS PEREGRINE’S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN, by Ransom Riggs. (Quirk Books, $17.99.) A mysterious orphanage. (Ages 12 and up) 61
4 THE LAND OF STORIES: THE WISHING SPELL, by Chris Colfer. Illustrated by Brandon Dorman. (Little, Brown, $17.99.) An old book offers a passage into the lives of fairy-tale characters. (Ages 8 to 12) 3
5 MIDDLE SCHOOL: GET ME OUT OF HERE!, by James Patterson and Chris Tebbetts. Illustrated by Laura Park. (Little, Brown, $15.99.) Seventh grade is more competitive than expected. (Ages 8 to 12) 13
6 WONDER, by R.J. Palacio. (Knopf, $15.99.) A boy with a facial deformity enters a mainstream school. (Ages 8 to 12) 20
7 THE SON OF NEPTUNE, by Rick Riordan. (Disney-Hyperion, $19.99.) The cast of characters expands; Book 2 of the Heroes of Olympus. (Ages 9 to 12) 44
8 BETWEEN THE LINES, by Jodi Picoult and Samantha van Leer. (Simon Pulse/Emily Bestler Books/Atria, $19.99.) A girl crosses the border between reality and fantasy. (Ages 12 to 17) 6
9 CHOMP, by Carl Hiaasen. (Knopf, $16.99.) Life gets wilder for an animal wrangler’s son. (Ages 10 to 14) 16
10 SERAPHINA, by Rachel Hartman. (Random House, $17.99.) In a world where humans and dragons coexist, a girl fears both sides. (Ages 12 to 17) 3
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