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 02/14/2016 -02/20/2016
 
       
  Fiction (Hardcover)
Non Fiction(Hardcover)  
 
     
 
1.

Brotherhood in Death

J.D. Robb

Lt. Eve Dallas of the N.Y.P.D. helps a friend and her husband solve a mystery involving politics and real estate; by Nora Roberts, writing pseudonymously.

$28.00

(20% Discount)

$22.40

1.

When Breath becomes Air

Paul Kalanithi

A memoir by a physician who received a diagnosis of Stage IV lung cancer at the age of 36.

 

$25.00

(20% Discount)

$20.00

 
   
         
2.

NYPD Red 4
James Patterson and Marshall Karp

Detective Zach Gordon and his partner, members of an elite task force that protects the rich and famous, pursue a cold-blooded killer.

$28.00

(20% Discount)

$22.40

2.

Originals
Adam Grant

A Wharton School professor argues that innovators are made, not born, and offers suggestions for how to become one.

$27.00

(20% Discount)

$21.60

 
   
         
3.

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

 

3.

Between the World and Me

Ta-Nehisi Coates

A meditation on race in America as well as a personal story by the Atlantic's national correspondent.

$24.00

(20% Discount)

$19.20

 
   
         
4.

My Name is Lucy Barton

Elizabeth Strout

A woman struggles with memories of her impoverished and disturbing childhood and its effect on the present as she attempts to reconcile with her mother.

$26.00

(20% Discount)

$20.80

4.

The Name of God is Mercy

Pope Francis with Andrea Tornielli

 In a conversation with a Vatican reporter, the pontiff explores the cornerstone of his faith.

 

$26.00

(20% Discount)

$20.80

 
   
         
5.

The Girl on the Train

Paula Hawkins

A psychological thriller set in the environs of London.

 

$26.95

(20% Discount)

$21.56

5.

The Road to Little Dribbling

Bill Bryson

An American expatriate travels around his adopted country, Britain.

 

$28.95

(20% Discount)

$23.16

 
   
         
6.

Breakdown

Jonathan Kellerman

The psychologist Alex Delaware and the L.A.P.D. Lt. Milo Sturgis search for the missing son of a troubled actress.

$28.95

(20% Discount)

$23.16

6.

Dark Money
Jane Mayer

An account of how the Koch brothers and other super-wealthy donors deployed their money to change American politics.

$29.95

(20% Discount)

$23.96

 
   
         
7.

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

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.

Blue

Daniel Steel

A woman whose life has been shattered befriends a homeless boy.

 

$28.95

(20% Discount)

$23.16

8.

Killing Reagan

Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard

The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the events surrounding the attempted assassination of President Reagan in 1981.

$30.00

(20% Discount)

$24.00

 
   
         
9.

Rogue Lawyer

John Grisham

The attorney Sebastian Rudd is a “lone gunman” who hates injustice and the system and defends unpopular clients.

$28.95

(20% Discount)

$23.16

9.

Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates

Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger

The war against the Barbary pirates in 1801.

 

$27.95

(20% Discount)

$22.36

 
   

 

   
10.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Alan Dean Foster

Three decades after the defeat of the Galactic Empire, a new threat arises; an adaptation of the screenplay of the new “Star Wars” movie.

$28.00

(20% Discount)

$22.40

10.

The Wright Brothers

David McCullough

The story of the bicycle mechanics from Ohio who ushered in the age of flight.

 

$30.00

(20% Discount)

$24.00

 
   
     
   
         
   
         
     
                 
                 
Fiction (Paperback)
Non Fiction (Paperback)  
 
     
 
1.

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

1.

13 Hours

Mitchell Zuckoff

An account by American security personnel of their battle against the terrorists during the attack on the State Department compound in Benghazi, Libya, in 2012.

$16.99

 
   
         
2.

The Revenant
Michael Punke

In the old American West, a wounded bear trapper is left to die alone but sets out on a 3,000-mile journey for retribution; inspiration for the movie.

$13.00

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.

The Choice

Nicholas Sparks

How a North Carolina man's decisions about love and death play out in his life.

$15.99

 

 

 

3.

The Big Short

Michael Lewis

The people who saw the real estate crash coming and made billions from their foresight.

$15.95

 
   
         
4.

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

4.

I am Malala
Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb

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

 

$17.00

 

 

 
   
         
5.

Brooklyn
Colm Toibin

An unsophisticated young Irishwoman leaves her home for New York in the 1950s. The basis of the movie.

$15.00

5.

Alexander Hamilton
Ron Chernow

First published in 2004, this biography of a founding father has been turned into the Broadway hip-hop musical "Hamilton."

$20.00

 
   
         
6.

My Brilliant Friend
Elena Ferrante

The first installment in the author’s Neapolitan series, about the lifelong friendship between two women.

 

$17.00

6.

The Finest Hours
Michael J. Tougias and Casey Sherman

The story of a dramatic 1952 Coast Guard rescue of men in the broken halves of two oil tankers during a nor'easter off Cape Cod. The basis of the movie.

$17.99

 

 
   
         
7.

A Man called Ove
Fredrik Backman

An angry old curmudgeon gets new next-door neighbors, and things are about to change for all of them — and others.

$16.00

7.

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

 

 

 
   
         
8.

The Alchemist
Paulo Coelho

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

$16.99

8.

The New Jim Crow
Michelle Alexander

A law professor takes aim at the “war on drugs” and its impact on black men.

$19.95

 
   
         
9.

A Little Life
Hanya Yanagihara

Four college friends, one with a traumatic past, move to New York in search of fame and fortune.

$17.00

9.

The Power of Habit
Charles Duhigg

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

$16.00

 

 
   
         
10.

Room
Emma Donoghue

The entire world of the 5-year-old boy who narrates this novel is the 11-by-11-foot room in which his mother is being held prisoner.

$16.99

 

10.

Quiet
Susan Cain

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

 

$16.00

 
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
     
         
     
         
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