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 12/21 -12/27/2014
 
       
  Fiction (Hardcover)
Non Fiction (Hardcover)  
 
     
 
1.

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

1.

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

 
   
         
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.

41.
George W. Bush

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

 

$28.00

(20% Discount)

$22.40

 
   
         
3.

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

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.

Hope to Die

James Patterson

Detective Alex Cross’s family is kidnapped by a madman who wants to turn Cross into a perfect killer. 

 

$29.00

(20% Discount)

$23.20

4.

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

 
   
         
5.

The Escape

David Baldacci

John Puller, a special agent with the Army, hunts for his brother, who was convicted of treason and has escaped from prison.

$28.00

(20% Discount)

$22.40

5.

Humans of New York

Brandon Stanton

Four hundred color photos of New Yorkers.

 

$29.99

(20% Discount)

$23.99

 
   
         
6.

Tom Clanscy: Full Force Effect
Mark Greaney

A discovery of mineral deposits has changed North Korea’s fortunes and made the country even more of a threat for President Jack Ryan. 

$29.95

(20% Discount)

$23.96

6.

You can't make this up

Al Michaels with L. John Wertheim

The veteran sportscaster, the voice of “Sunday Night Football,” recalls players and games he has observed.

 

$28.99

(20% Discount)

$23.19

 
   
         
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.

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

 
   
         
8.

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

8.

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

 
   
         
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)

$28.80

9.

As You Wish

Cary Ewles with Joe Layden

The making of the movie “The Princess Bride,” 25 years ago.

 

$26.00

(20% Discount)

$20.80

 
   

 

   
10.

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

10.

Not That Kind of Girl
Lena Dunham

Essays from the creator and star of “Girls.”

 

 

$28.00

(20% Discount)

$22.40

 
   
     
   
         
   
         
     
                 
                 
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.

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

2.

Wild
Cheryl Strayed

A life-changing hike along the Pacific Crest Trail.

 

$15.95

 
   
         
3.

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

 

3.

The Boys in the Boat

Daniel James Brown

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

 

$17.00

 

 
   
         
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.

American Sniper
Chris Kyle with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice

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

$15.99

 

 
   
         
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.

A Brief History of Time
Stephen W. Hawking

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

 

$18.00

 
   
         
6.

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

6.

Quiet
Susan Cain

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

 

$16.00

 
   
         
7.

Captivated by You
Sylvia Day

Eva and Gideon's vows have opened old wounds, exposed insecurities and lured bitter enemies out of the shadows; a Crossfire novel.

$16.00

7.

Is Everyone Hanging out without Me?
Mindy Kaling

The comedian and actress offers essays about her life.

 

$14.00

 

 
   
         
8.

The Rosie Project
Graeme Simsion

A genetics professor with Asperger's syndrome becomes involved with an unconventional woman.

$15.99

8.

Outliers
Malcolm Gladwell

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

$16.99

 
   
         
9.

The Strange Library
Haruki Murakami

A lonely boy, a mysterious girl and a tormented man dressed as a sheep plot their escape from a nightmarish library in this illustrated novel.

$18.00

 

9.

The Power of Habit
Charles Guhigg

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

 

$16.00

 
   
         
10.

Americanah
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Young and in love, Ifemelu and Obinze leave military-ruled Nigeria for the West. Ifemelu finds academic success in America, while Obinze plunges into a dangerous, undocumented life in London.

$15.95

10.

Bossypants
Tina Fey

A memoir from the creator of “30 Rock.”

 

 

$16.00

 
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
     
         
     
         
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