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 07/19/2015 -07/25/2015
 
       
  Fiction (Hardcover)
Non Fiction (Hardcover)  
 
     
 
1.

The Girl on the Train

Paula Hawkins

A psychological thriller set in London is full of complications and betrayals.

 

$26.95

(20% Discount)

$21.56

1.

The Wright Brothers

David McCullough

The story of the bicycle mechanics from Ohio who ushered in the age of flight; by the author of “1776” and “The Greater Journey.”

$30.00

(20% Discount)

$24.00

 
   
         
2.

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

2.

Modern Romance

Aziz Ansari with Eric Klinenberg

The comedian enlists a sociologist to help him understand today’s dating scene.

$28.95

(20% Discount)

$23.16

 
   
         
3.

Code of Conduct
Brad Thor

In Thor’s 15th thriller, the counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath undertakes a deadly assignment set in motion by a leaked video.

$27.99

(20% Discount)

$22.39

3.

Down the Rabbit Hole

Holly Madison

Life inside the Playboy Mansion, by a former bunny and girlfriend of Hugh Hefner.

 

$25.99

(20% Discount)

$20.79

 
   
         
4.

The English Spy

Daniel Silva

Gabriel Allon, an art restorer and occasional spy for the Israeli secret service, helps British intelligence track down the killer of a beautiful former member of the royal family.

$27.99

(20% Discount)

$22.39

4.

A Full Life

Jimmy Carter

At 90, the 39th president (and Nobel Prize winner) reflects on his private and public life.

 

$28.00

(20% Discount)

$22.40

 
   
         
5.

Nemesis

Catherine Coulter

In Coulter’s 19th F.B.I. suspense thriller, the agents Lacey Sherlock and Dillon Savich must discover who is responsible for bombings in New York City.

$26.95

(20% Discount)

$21.56

5.

Dead Wake
Erik Larson

The last voyage of the Lusitania, the passenger liner sunk by a German torpedo in 1915; by the author of "The Devil in the White City."

 

$28.00

(20% Discount)

$22.40

 
   
         
6.

Truth or Die

James Patterson and Howard Roughan

An attorney discovers a shocking secret that must be kept out of the wrong hands.

 

$28.00

(20% Discount)

$22.40

6.

Adios, America!

Ann Coulter

The political commentator denounces immigrants and their liberal supporters.

 

$27.99

(20% Discount)

$22.39

 
   
         
7.

Finders Keepers
Stephen King

A deranged reader's infatuation with a Salingeresque novelist has dangerous consequences in a sequel to "Mr. Mercedes."

 

$30.00

(20% Discount)

$24.00

7.

A Time for Truth

Ted Cruz

The Texas senator and Republican presidential candidate tells his personal and political story, denounces the lack of accountability in Washington and offers ideas for "reigning the promise of America."

$27.99

(20% Discount)

$22.39

 
   
         
8.

Luckiest Girl Alive

Jessica Knoll

The life of a successful New York magazine writer is shaken when secrets from her past are revealed.

 

$25.00

(20% Discount)

$20.00

8.

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

 
   
         
9.

The Rumor

Elin Hilderbrand

Two friends on Nantucket must deal with damaging gossip about themselves and their husbands.

$28.00

(20% Discount)

$22.40

9.

The Road to Character
David Brooks

The Times columnist extols personal virtues like kindness and honesty in a materialistic age.

$28.00

(20% Discount)

$22.40

 

 
   

 

   
10.

The Nightingale

Kristin Hannah

Two sisters in World War II France: one struggling to survive in the countryside, the other joining the Resistance in Paris.

$27.99

(20% Discount)

$22.39

 

10.

The Oregon Trail
Rinker Buck

The author and his brother travel 2,000 miles by mule and wagon from Missouri to Oregon.

 

$28.00

(20% Discount)

$22.40

 
   
     
   
         
   
         
     
                 
                 
Fiction (Paperback)
Non Fiction (Paperback)  
 
     
 
1.

Grey
E.L. James

A sequel, told from Christian’s point of view, revisits the tortured romance between the controlling billionaire and the unassuming Ana.

$15.95

 

 

1.

The Boys in the Boat

Daniel James Brown

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

 

$17.00

 

 
   
         
2.

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

2.

I am Malala
Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb

The Nobel Peace Prize-winner and teenage activist recounts her path to learning.

 

$17.00

 
   
         
3.

The Alchemist
Paulo Coelho

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

$16.99

 

3.

Outliers
Malcolm Gladwell

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

$16.99

 

 
   
         
4.

The Vacationers
Emma Straub

Well-heeled New Yorkers and their friends spend two weeks in Majorca, a time when rivalries and secrets come to light.

$16.00

4.

The Devil in the White City
Erik Larson

A story of how an architect and a serial killer were linked by the World's Fair of 1893.

 

$16.00

 
   
         
5.

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

 

 

5.

The Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls

The author recalls a bizarre childhood during which she was constantly on the move.

 

$16.00

 

 
   
         
6.

Everything I Never Told You
Celeste Ng

A daughter’s death from drowning tears away at a Chinese-American family in 1970s Ohio.

$16.00

6.

A Long Way Gone
Ishmael Beah

A former child soldier's killing spree and return to humanity.

 

$13.00

 
   
         
7.

The Goldfinch

Donna Tartt

After his mother is killed in a museum explosion, a young man grapples with the world alone while hiding a prized Dutch painting.

$20.00

 

7.

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Rebecca Skloot

A woman's cancer cells were cultured without her permission in 1951.

 

$16.00

 

 

 
   
         
8.

Station Eleven
Emily St.John Mandel

After a pandemic, a small troupe of actors and musicians dedicate themselves to keeping the remnants of art and humanity alive.

$15.95

 

8.

The Other Wes Moore
Wes Moore

A tale of two Wes Moores: the author, a Rhodes scholar; the other, a man in prison.

 

$16.00

 

 

 
   
         
9.

Euphoria
Lily King

 Three anthropologists, in the wilds of 1930s New Guinea, find themselves caught in a passionate love triangle.

$16.00

9.

American Sniper
Chris Kyle with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice

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

$15.99

 
   
         
10.

The Invention of Wings
Sue Monk Kidd

The bond between a wealthy Charleston girl, who grows up to become an abolitionist, and the slave she is given for her 11th birthday.

$17.00

10.

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

 

 
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
     
         
     
         
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