In a classification GfK/weekly books which remains stable in this 50th week of the year 2022, the original edition of the 103e volume of One Piece, The liberating warrior (Eiichiro Oda, Glénat) immediately grabbed first place on the podium. This instant rise is not insignificant as the end-of-year celebrations approach and is accompanied by a renewal of the youth offer (from albums to novels via paperback editions) which sees the reappearance of its most popular figures. more emblematic like JK Rowling. Omnipresent in the ranking of children’s paperbacks thanks to Harry Potterit also stands out at the 5e place of this ranking with The Ickaboghis new children’s book (Folio Jeunesse).
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As for the general classification, Eiichiro Oda’s manga is followed by volume 6 of The Arab of the future of Riad Sattouf (Allary editions) and volume 29 of Adventures of Blake and Mortimer: Based on the Characters of Edgar P. Jacobs. A second new manga should be noted this week: Kaiju No. 8, Vol. 7 of Naoya Matsumoto (Crunchyroll), which climbs to 17e position. He is shortly followed by Beirut-sur-Seine of Sabyl Ghoussoub (Stock) in 19e place, a few days after being distinguished from the Goncourt 2022 for high school students.
Some discreet arrivals in thematic tops
New novels give pride of place to fiction for young adults: the second part of Crescent City, vol. 2: House of Sky and Breath (From Saxus) from Sarah J Maas enters 14e position. As for the Wattpad phenomenon, Devil’s Sons, vol. 1 of Chloe Wallerand (Plumes du Web), he sits at the 48e square.
The classification of the tests turns out to be more composite: a special issue of Popular Front orchestrating a meeting between Michel Onfray & Michel Houellebecq lands at 26e place, and the n°45 of Schnock on Louis de Funes (La Tengo editions) at the 29e. Exceeded the 40 mark, the beautiful book of Francois Busnel Jim Harrison: Only the Earth is Eternal (Gallimard) invites itself in 42e position. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humanity of Yuval Noah Hanari (Albin Michel) comes to close this quartet of entries at the 48e square. The best-selling comic books remain stable, except for the presence ofHuman, too human of Catherine Meurisse (Dargaud) at the 15e square.
Note: Livres Hebdo will publish, on December 27 exclusively with GFK, the Top 100 best-selling books of the year 2022, and the Top 10 themes.