B&N Bestsellers in Science Fiction & Fantasy: August 2018

At the end of each month, we share lists of B&N’s current bestsellers in the genre, from new hardbacks, to trade paperbacks, to mass markets and media tie-ins, to graphic novels and manga. These are the books everyone is talking about—and buying.


Serpentine (Anita Blake Vampire Hunter), by Laurell K. Hamilton
The Fall of Gondolin, by J.R.R. Tolkien
Brief Cases
(The Dresden Files), by Jim Butcher
Kill the Farm Boy (The Tales of Pell), by Delilah S. Dawson and Kevin Hearne
Spinning Silver
, by Naomi Novik
The Poppy War, by R.F. Kuang
Magic Triumphs (Kate Daniels), by Ilona Andrews
Before the Storm (World of Warcraft), by Christie Golden
River of Bones (Destroyermen), by Taylor Anderson
The Skaar Invasion (The Fall of Shannara), by Terry Brooks
The Lord of the Rings: Deluxe Edition, by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Power, by Naomi Alderman

Trade Paperback

Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury
Artemis, by Andy Weir
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, by Jules Verne
Reincarnation Blues, by Michael Poore
The Fifth Season (The Broken Earth), by N.K. Jemisin
The Martian, by Andy Weir
Dune, by Frank Herbert
The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Ultimate Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, by Douglas Adams
Something Wicked This Way Comes, by Ray Bradbury

Mass Market Paperback

Ender’s Game (Ender Quartet), by Orson Scott Card
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, by Douglas Adams
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire), by George R.R. Martin
The Name of the Wind (Kingkiller Chronicle), by Patrick Rothfuss
The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien
Dune, by Frank Herbert
Last Witch: Introducing the Witcher (The Witcher), by Andrzej Sapkowski
The Princess Bride, by William Goldman
The Core (The Demon Cycle), by Peter V. Brett
Mistborn: The Final Empire (Mistborn), by Brandon Sanderson

Gaming & Media-Related

Star Wars: Thrawn Alliances (B&N Exclusive Edition), by Timothy Zahn
Marvel’s Spider-Man: Hostile Takeover, by David Liss
Star Wars: Thrawn, by Timothy Zahn
Before the Storm (World of Warcraft), by Christie Golden
Last Shot: Solo (B&N Exclusive Edition), by Daniel José Older
HALO: Bad Blood, by Matt Forbeck
Predator: Hunters and Hunted, by James A. Moore
The Legend of Drizzt, Book I
(Forgotten Realms), by R.A. Salvatore
Star Wars: Heir to the Empire
(Thrawn Trilogy), by Timothy Zahn
Star Wars: Darth Plagueis
, by James Luceno

Graphic Novels

The Adventure Zone: Here There Be Gerblins (B&N Exclusive Edition)
The Infinity Gauntlet
American Born Chinese
Mrs. Marvel, Vol. 1: No Normal
Dark Nights: Metal—Deluxe Edition
Dark Nights: Metal—Dark Knights Rising
Infinity War
Batman, Vol. 6: Bride or Burglar
Batman: The Killing Joke


My Hero Academia, Vol. 14
My Hero Academia, Vol. 1
My Hero Academia, Vol. 2
My Hero Academia, Vol. 13

My Hero Academia: Vigilantes, Vol. 1
Tokyo Ghoul: re, Vol. 6
Dragon Ball Super, Vol. 3
RWBY: Official Manga Anthology, Vol 2: Mirror Mirror
My Hero Academia, Vol. 3
One-Punch Man, Vol. 14

What books did you buy in July?

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