There are a lot of Bestseller lists out there. The most popular ones are the the New York Times Bestseller List and the Indie best seller list.

BOOKS PLUS likes to refer to the New York Times Bestseller list. This list is based on reports from hundreds of independent bookstores across America.

 
 
 
 
             
                     
 
BESTSELLERS                           For the Week of 11/23 -11/29/2014
 
       
  Fiction (Hardcover)
Non Fiction (Hardcover)  
 
     
 
1.

Revival

Stephen King

The continuing relationship, over five decades, between a disgraced clergyman who is fascinated by electricity and a drug-addicted musician whom he mentored as a boy.

$30.00

(20% Discount)

$24.00

1.

41.
George W. Bush

The former president’s portrait of his father, George H.W. Bush.

$28.00

(20% Discount)

 

 

$22.40

 
   
         
2.

Gray Mountain

John Grisham

A downsized Wall Street lawyer joins a legal clinic in a small Virginia town, and becomes involved both in real people’s lives and in litigation against the coal mining industry. 

$28.95

(20% Discount)

$23.16

2.

Killing Patton

Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard

The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the death of Gen. George S. Patton in December 1945.

$30.00

(20% Discount)

 

$24.00

 
   
         
3.

Flesh and Blood

Patricia Cornwell

As the Boston Marathon trial approaches, Dr. Kay Scarpetta, the chief medical examiner for the state of Massachusetts, pursues a sniper who may be a vigilante; the 22nd Scarpetta novel.

$28.99

(20% Discount)

$23.19

3.

Yes Please

Amy Poehler

A humorous miscellany from the comedian and actress, an “S.N.L.” alumna and the star of “Parks and Recreation.”

$28.99

(20% Discount)

 

$23.19

 
   
         
4.

The Burning Room

Michael Connely

 The Los Angeles detective Harry Bosch and his new partner investigate two long-unsolved cases.

$28.00

(20% Discount)

$22.40

4.

The Andy Cohen Diaries
Andy Cohen

One year in the (social) life of the TV producer and host of “Watch What Happens Live.”

$26.00

(20% Discount)

$20.80

 
   
         
5.

Blue Labyrinth
Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child

 Special Agent Aloysius Pendergast is stalked by a killer bent on vengeance.

$27.00

(20% Discount)

$21.60

5.

Small Victories

Anne Lamott

Essays about forgiveness, transformation and grace.

$22.95

(20% Discount)

$18.36

 
   
         
6.

Prince Lestat
Anne Rice

 The Vampire Chronicles continue after a long hiatus with the reappearance of Lestat de Lioncourt. 

$28.95

(20% Discount)

 

$23.16

6.

Being Mortal
Atul Gawande

The surgeon and New Yorker writer considers how doctors fail patients at the end of life, and how they can do better.

$26.00

(20% Discount)

$20.80

 
   
         
7.

Leaving Time

Jodi Picoult

After searching for her mother, who has disappeared, for more than 10 years, a woman employs a psychic and a detective.

$28.00

(20% Discount)

$22.40

7.

The Art of Asking

Amanda Palmer

An expansion of a popular TED talk by the singer and blogger about the value of art and of pursuing dreams.

$27.00

(20% Discount)

 

$21.60

 
   
         
8.

All the Light We Cannot See

Anthony Doerr

The lives of a blind French girl and a gadget-obsessed German boy before and during World War II

$27.00

(20% Discount)

 

$21.60

8.

The Colder War
Marin Katusa

A hedge fund manager argues that Vladimir Putin’s ambition is to consolidate Russian power by taking control of the world’s energy resources.

$29.95

(20% Discount)

$23.96

 
   
         
9.

Edge of Eternity

Ken Follett

Five interrelated families grapple with the events of the 1960s through the 1980s; Book 3 of the Century Trilogy.   

$36.00

(20% Discount)

$24.00

9.

Not That Kind of Girl

Lena Dunham

A collection of revealing and often humorous personal essays from the creator and star of “Girls.”

$28.00

(20% Discount)

 

$22.40

 
   

 

   
10.

The Slow Regard of Silent Things

Patrick Rothfuss

An exploration of the world of Auri, a character in the Kingkiller Chronicles.

$18.95

(20% Discount)

$15.16

10.

What If?

Randall Munroe

 Scientific (but often humorous) answers to hypothetical questions, based in part on the author’s website, xkcd.com.

$24.00

(20% Discount)

$19.20

 
   
     
   
         
   
         
     
                 
                 
Fiction (Paperback)
Non Fiction (Paperback)  
 
     
 
1.

Gone Girl
Gillian Flyn

A woman disappears from her Missouri home on her fifth anniversary; is her bitter, oddly evasive husband a killer?

$16.99

1.

Unbroken

Laura Hillenbrand

An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II after his plane went down over the Pacific.

$16.00

 
   
         
2.

Blood Magick
Nora Roberts

In County Mayo, Ireland, Branna and Fin’s relationship offers them both comfort and torment; Book 3 of the Cousins O'Dwyer trilogy.

$17.00

2.

The Boys in the Boat

Daniel James Brown

 A group of American rowers pursued gold at the 1936 Berlin summer Olympic Games.

 

$17.00

 
   
         
3.

Orphan Train
Christina Baker Kline

 A historical novel about orphans swept off the streets of New York and sent to the Midwest in the 1920s. 

$14.99

 

3.

Wild
Cheryl Strayed

A life-changing hike along the Pacific Crest Trail.

 

$15.95

 

 
   
         
4.

The Alchemist
Paulo Coelho

In this fable, a Spanish shepherd boy ventures to Egypt in search of treasure and his destiny.

$14.99

4.

Quiet
Susan Cain

Introverts — approximately one-third of the population — are undervalued in American society.

$16.00

 
   
         
5.

Sharp Objects
Gillian Flynn

Fresh from a stay at a psychiatric hospital, a newspaper reporter returns (reluctantly) to her hometown to cover the murders of two girls.

$14.00

5.

American Sniper
Chris Kyle with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice

 A memoir about battlefield experiences in Iraq by the Navy SEALs sniper.

 

$15.99

 
   
         
6.

Private India
James Paterson and Ashwin Sanghi

The world’s top detective agency has opened an office in Mumbai, and one of its agents is on the hunt for an elusive killer.

$16.00

6.

The Power of Habit
Charles Duhigg

The science behind how we form, and break, habits.

 

$16.00

 
   
         
7.

Dark Places
Gillian Flynn

A woman who, as a child, was spared when her mother and sisters were murdered begins to reinvestigate the case against her imprisoned brother.

$14.00

7.

George Washington's Secret six
Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger

 The story of the Culper spy ring, which aided the American cause during the Revolution.

$16.00

 

 
   
         
8.

The Martian

Andy Weir

After a dust storm forces his crew to abandon him, an astronaut embarks on a dogged quest to stay alive on Mars.

$15.00

8.

Outliers
Malcolm Gladwell

Why some people succeed — it has to do with luck and opportunities as well as talent.

 

$16.99

 
   
         
9.

Fifty Shade of Grey
E.L. James

An inexperienced college student falls in love with a tortured man who has particular sexual tastes; the first book in a trilogy.

$15.95

 

9.

The Hot Zone
Richard Preston

  The discovery of the Ebola virus, and the efforts to keep it from spreading; first published in 1994.

 

$15.95

 
   
         
10.

Me Before You
Jojo Moyes

A young woman who has barely been farther afield than her English village finds herself while caring for a wealthy, embittered quadriplegic.

$16.00

 

10.

Heaven is for Real
Tod Burpo with Lynn Vincent

A young boy's encounter with Jesus and the angels.

 

$16.99

 
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
     
         
     
         
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