Kinney’s Wrecking Ball smashes second week at top

Kinney’s Wrecking Ball smashes second week at top

Jeff Kinney’s 14th Wimpy Kid title, Wrecking Ball (Puffin), has notched up a second week in the UK Official Top 50 number one, selling 42,015 copies in its first full week on sale. It achieves Kinney’s 15th week in the overall top spot and his fourth this year alone, with his World Book Day title, Diary of Greg Heffley’s Best Friend, reigning for a fortnight in the spring.

Adam Kay’s Twas the Nightshift Before Christmas (Picador) rose to second place, with Charlie Mackesy’s The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse (Ebury) galloping up with it into third, as Lee Child’s Blue Moon (Bantam) s...

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