Children’s book by Gabriel Dearo and Manu Digilio debuts in fourth place in the overall ranking of the week; the leadership is with ‘Happy customer makes a profit’, by Gisele Paula
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Last Wednesday, the release of the Nielsen PublishNews List, which lists the best-selling Brazilian authors in bookstores, supermarkets and self-service stores, brought the children and youth Mike’s Adventures 3: Moving House – special edition with freebies (Another Planet) as leader of the ranking in the period determined for four weeks. Now, this mix of running text and comic books also debuts strongly on the PublishNews Best Seller List.
The book was released in two versions, one of them with gifts, and it is this one that appears in fourth place in the General list and also leads the Children’s category, with the feat of having the edition without gifts in second place on the same list. The character created by the author couple Gabriel Dearo and Manu Digilio has already had its two previous volumes released in eight countries. Audiences really enjoy the stories created by Gabriel and Manu, with illustrations by Mack.
In the General list, the three books ahead of adventurer Mike have varied audiences. The leadership is Happy customer makes profit (Buzz), by Gisele Paula, which proposes the creation of a charming policy in companies and work environments, combining customer satisfaction with employee commitment. The author is co-founder of ReclameAQUI, founder of Instituto Cliente Feliz and works in the area of costumer experience for over 20 years. Below her, in second and third places, are two podium regulars, respectively. this is how it ends (Next), by Colleen Hoover, and In the footsteps of the German (Buzz), by Ilko Minev.
After showing practically a stability last week, with an increase of 1%, the number of copies sold now has a decrease of 6%. Only the Business category had a positive result, with a 3% increase. The other four lists showed declines: Children’s and Non-Fiction had equal reductions, of 4%, while Fiction registered a decline of 9%, and Self-Help, with the worst performance, dropped 11%.
Infantojuvenil is the category with the most news this week. In addition to the two versions of the third book of Mike’s adventures, two works by WMF Martins Fontes appear: Where is the elephant?by Jo Hoestland Barroux, and I want to have…by Giovanna Zoboli.
The debut on the Self-Help list is Control your pain and command your life (Gente), by Rogério Liporaci, in the fifth league, with 751 copies sold. In the work, the author proposes that the reader understands what is happening to his body and learns tools to seek relief before looking for a health professional, in case the pain still insists on bothering him.
Appears for the first time in the Business list Vade Mecum compact Saraiva – 25th edition (Saraiva Jur), guide for the area of Law.
In Non-Fiction they debut The construction of evil (Avis Rara), a work in which Roberto Motta explores the social, economic and legal origins of the crisis of authority in the transition of the public security system in Rio de Janeiro in 2018, and What we talk about when we talk about populism (Companhia das Letras), in which Thomás Zicman de Barros and Miguel Lago reconstruct the use of the theme over the years and show that, in the midst of conceptual inaccuracies, the word “populism” does not always have the negative connotation that prevails today.
In the Ranking of Publishers, the Companhia das Letras group has 15 titles on the lists, occupying the first position. In second place appears Grupo Editorial Record, with ten, and Sextante, with nine works.