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 02/01/2015 -02/07/2015
 
       
  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.

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

 
   
         
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.

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

 
   
         
3.

Saint Odd

Dean Kootz

In the conclusion to the Odd Thomas series, Odd, who can communicate with the dead, returns home to small-town California to meet one last challenge.

$28.00

(20% Discount)

$22.40

3.

God, Guns, Grits and Gravy

Mike Huckabee

The former Arkansas governor offers his take on our fractious American culture.

 

$26.99

(20% Discount)

$21.59

 
   
         
4.

First Frost

Sarah Addison Allen

When a stranger shows up in Bascom, N.C., the Waverley women must make choices they have never confronted before.

 

$25.99

(20% Discount)

$20.79

4.

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

 
   
         
5.

Burned
Karen Marie Moning

Battling dark forces, MacKayla Lane must decide whom she can trust, and what her survival is ultimately worth; a Fever novel.

$27.00

(20% Discount)

$21.60

5.

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

 
   
         
6.

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

6.

Not that Kind of Girl
Lena Dunham

Essays from the creator and star of “Girls.”

 

 

$28.00

(20% Discount)

$22.40

 
   
         
7.

The Boston Girl

Anita Diamant

The daughter of Jewish immigrants grows up in early-20th- century Boston; by the author of “The Red Tent.”

 

$26.00

(20% Discount)

$20.80

7.

Deep Down Dark
Hector Tobar

An account, based on interviews, of the experience of the 33 Chilean miners who were trapped underground for 69 days in 2010 and, incredibly, rescued.

$26.00

(20% Discount)

$20.80

 
   
         
8.

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

8.

41.
George W. Bush

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

 

$28.00

(20% Discount)

$22.40

 
   
         
9.

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

9.

America's Bitter Pill

Steven Brill

The issues in American health care and health care reform and recent developments including the drafting and implementation of the Affordable Care Act, by the journalist, editor and lawyer.

$28.00

(20% Discount)

$22.40

 
   

 

   
10.

Big Little Lies
Liane Moriarty

Who will end up dead, and how, when three mothers with children in the same school become friends?

 

$26.95

(20% Discount)

$21.56

10.

Leaving before the Rains Come

Alexander Fuller

A memoir of a marriage’s collapse, by the author of “Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight.”

$26.95

(20% Discount)

$21.56

 
   
     
   
         
   
         
     
                 
                 
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.

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 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

2.

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

 
   
         
3.

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

 

3.

Wild
Cheryl Strayed

A life-changing hike along the Pacific Crest Trail.

 

$15.95

 
   
         
4.

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

4.

The Boys in the Boat

Daniel James Brown

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

$17.00

 

 
   
         
5.

The Alchemist
Paulo Coelho

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

$14.99

5.

Lone Survivor
Marcus Luttrell and Patrick Robinson

A harrowing Navy SEALs operation.

 

$17.00

 
   
         
6.

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

6.

The Power of Habit
Charles Duhigg

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

 

$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.

Alan Turing: The Enigma
Andrew Hodges

The presiding mathetmatician and decoding force at Bletchley Park, the center that cracked the German Enigma code; inspiration for the film "The Imitation Game."

$16.95

 

 
   
         
8.

Unlucky 13
James Patterson and Maxine Paetro

With the return of a killer who was presumed dead, Detective Lindsay Boxer and the Women’s Murder Club take action.

$16.00

8.

The New Jim Crow
Daniel Kahneman

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

 

$19.95

 
   
         
9.

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

9.

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

 
   
         
10.

Veronica Mars: Mr. Kiss and Tell
Rob Thomas and Jennifer Graham

The owners of a hotel ask Veronica Mars to investigate a woman’s claim that she was assaulted there.

$16.95

 

10.

Outliers
Malcolm Gladwell

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

 

$16.99

 
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
     
         
     
         
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