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 03/29/2015 -04/04/2015
 
       
  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.

Dead Wake

Erik Larson

The last voyage of the Lusitania, by the author of "The Devil in the White City."

$28.00

(20% Discount)

$22.40

 
   
         
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.

Pioneer Girl
Laura Ingalls Wilder

The writer’s autobiography, the source of her Little House on the Prairie books, completed in 1930 and never published, is annotated by a biographer.

$39.95

(20% Discount)

$31.96

 
   
         
3.

NYPD Red 3

James Patterson and Marshall Karp

Investigating the disappearance of a billionaire’s son, Detective Zach Jordan and his partner (and ex-girlfriend) find themselves in the midst of a conspiracy.

$28.00

(20% Discount)

$22.40

3.

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

 
   
         
4.

A Dangerous Place

Jacqueline Winspear

The psychologist turned private investigator Maisie Dobbs is drawn into political intrigue in Gibraltar in 1937.

$26.99

(20% Discount)

$21.59

4.

H is for Hawk
Yuval Noah Harari

Overwhelmed by her father’s death, a British woman decides to raise a goshawk, a bird that is fierce and notoriously difficult to tame.

$26.00

(20% Discount)

$20.80

 
   
         
5.

A Spool of Blue Thread
Anne Tyler

Four generations of a family are drawn to a house in the Baltimore suburbs.

$25.95

(20% Discount)

$20.76

 

5.

Every Day I Fight

Stuart Scott with Larry Platt

A memoir by the ESPN anchor and commentator, who died of cancer in January 2015.

$26.95

(20% Discount)

$21.56

 
   
         
6.

The Buried Giant

Kazuo Ishiguro

In a semi-historical ancient Britain, an elderly couple set out in search of their son.

 

$26.95

(20% Discount)

$21.56

6.

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

 
   
         
7.

Endangered

C.J. Box

When his 18-year-old ward is found beaten in a ditch, the Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett suspects her boyfriend, a rodeo star.

$26.95

(20% Discount)

$21.56

7.

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

 
   
         
8.

The Nightingale

Kridtin 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

8.

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

 

 
   
         
9.

The Assassin

Clive Cussler and Justin Scott

The detective Isaac Bell investigates the murders of opponents of the Standard Oil trust in 1905.

$28.95

(20% Discount)

$23.16

9.

Girl in a Band

Kim Gordon

A memoir by a founding member of Sonic Youth.

 

$27.99

(20% Discount)

$22.39

 
   

 

   
10.

Last One Home
Debbie Macomber

Three estranged sisters work to resolve their differences

 

$26.00

(20% Discount)

$20.80

10.

Bettyville
George Hodgman

A New York editor returns to his Missouri hometown to care for his aging mother.

$27.95

(20% Discount)

$22.36

 
   
     
   
         
   
         
     
                 
                 
Fiction (Paperback)
Non Fiction (Paperback)  
 
     
 
1.

The Husband's Secret
Liane Moriarty

Cecilia Fitzpatrick — successful businesswoman, devoted wife and mother — finds a letter that throws everything she's believed into doubt.

$16.00

 

 

1.

American Sniper
Chris Kyle with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice

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

$15.99

 

 
   
         
2.

Fifty Shades Darker
E.L. James

Daunted by Christian's dark secrets, Anastasia ends their relationship — but desire still dominates her every thought; the second book in a trilogy.

$15.95

 

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.

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

 
   
         
4.

Still Alice
Lisa Genova

A 50-year-old Harvard professor learns she has early-onset Alzheimer's disease; the basis for the movie.

$16.00

 

4.

Wild
Cheryl Strayed

A life-changing hike along the Pacific Crest Trail.

 

$15.95

 

 

 
   
         
5.

Fifty Shades 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

 

5.

Thrive
Arianna Huffington

The journalist argues for a third pinion of support, beyond career and financial success.

 

$14.99

 
   
         
6.

The Burning Room
Michael Connelly

In this Harry Bosch thriller, the detective and a new partner pursue a case nine years cold.

 

$16.00

6.

10% Happier
Dan Harris

A co-anchor of "Nightline" reports on the science and spiritual basis of meditation and how it has improved his life.

$15.99

 

 

 
   
         
7.

Fifty Shades Freed
E.L. James

Reunited, Anastasia and Christian face a world of possibilities, and unexpected challenges; the final volume in a trilogy.

$15.95

 

7.

A Brief History of Time
Stephen W. Hawking

The British cosmologist reviews efforts to create a unified theory of the universe.

 

$18.00

 

 
   
         
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.

The Power of Habit
Charles Duhigg

An examination of the science behind habits, how we form them and break them.

 

$16.00

 
   
         
9.

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

9.

I Hate Myselfie
Michelle Alexander

In these essays, the film director and Internet personality traces his route from a messy childhood to self-acceptance and self-exposure.

$16.00

 
   
         
10.

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

10.

Quiet
Susan Cain

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

 

$16.00

 
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
     
         
     
         
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