best-seller list


: a list of books that are selling the most copies
Her first novel was on the best-seller list for two months.

Examples of best-seller list in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web If a mid-century housewife had dinner on the table every night, a Bravo Housewife is compiling the recipes into a cookbook that will hit the New York Times best-seller list. Jennifer Wilson, The New Yorker, 22 Sep. 2023 The grill pan earned its place on Amazon's best-seller list for its flexibility. Wendy Vazquez, Southern Living, 31 Aug. 2023 It was released in December 2019 and instantly shot up Amazon's best-seller list upon its debut. Sabrina Weiss, Peoplemag, 18 Aug. 2023 The book hit the New York Times best-seller list, and went on to sell some 350,000 copies. Alexandra Alter, New York Times, 12 May 2023 The 2-year-old novel popped back onto Amazon’s best-seller list, and the retailer is able to sell tie-in merchandise. Kim Masters, The Hollywood Reporter, 3 Apr. 2023 Sales picked up after that earning her a spot on the New York Times best-seller list. Jennifer Nied, Women's Health, 3 Aug. 2023 Tender and full of teenage angst, the book rose to the top of the New York Times best-seller list in the Young Adult Hardcover category. Cat Cardenas, Vulture, 21 June 2023 The novel landed on the New York Times best-seller list at No. 3 in July and stayed for eight weeks before dropping off. Alexandra Alter, New York Times, 26 May 2023 See More

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“Best-seller list.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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