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 04/20 - 04/26/2014
 
       
  Fiction (Hardcover)
Non Fiction (Hardcover)  
 
     
 
1.

I've Got You Under My Skin

Mary Higgins Clark

The producer of a true-crime show must contend with participants with secrets as well as her husband’s murderer. 

$26.99

(25% Discount)

$20.24

1.

Flash Boys

Michael Lewis

The world of high-frequency computer-driven trading, from the author of “Liar’s Poker.”

$27.95

(25% Discount)

 

$20.96

 
   
         
2.

Keep Quiet

Lisa Scottoline

A father hides a terrible secret to protect his son.

$27.99

(25% Discount)

$20.99

2.

Face the Music

Paul Stanley

A memoir by the Kiss rhythm guitarist.

$28.99

(25% Discount)

$21.74

 
   
         
3.

Carnal Curiosity

Stuart Woods

In the 29th Stone Barrington novel, the New York lawyer confronts thieves who can bypass high-end security systems.

$26.95

(25% Discount)

$20.21

3.

Thrive

Arianna Huffington

Personal well-being as the indispensable third measure — with money and power — of success. 

$26.00

(25% Discount)

 

$19.50

 
   
         
4.

The Goldfinch

Donna Tartt

A painting smuggled out of the Metropolitan Museum of Art after a bombing becomes a boy’s prize, guilt and burden.

$30.00

(25% Discount)

$22.50

4.

Big Tent

Mallory Factor and Elizabeth Factor

Essays by well-known conservatives explain how the movement developed. 

$26.99

(25% Discount)

 

$20.24

 
   
         
5.

NYPD Red 2

James Patterson and Marshall Karp

Detective Zach Jordan and his partner are called when the body of a wealthy woman is discovered on the Central Park carousel; the second book in a new series.

$28.00

(25% Discount)

$21.00

5.

10% Happier
Dan Harris

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

$25.99

(25% Discount)

$19.49

 
   
         
6.

Missing You

Harlan Coben

Kat Donovan, an N.Y.P.D. detective, searches for the ex-fiancé who left her years before; her father’s murderer; and the reason the users of an online dating site are disappearing. 

$27.95

(25% Discount)

$20.96

6.

Killing Jesus

Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard

 The host of "The O'Reilly Factor" recounts the events leading up to Jesus’ execution.

$28.00

(25% Discount)

 

$21.00

 
   
         
7.

The Invention of Wings
Sue Monk Kidd

 The relationship between a wealthy Charleston girl, Sarah Grimké, who will grow up to become a prominent abolitionist, and the slave she is given for her 11th birthday. 

$27.95

(25% Discount)

$20.96

7.

Creativity, Inc.
Ed Catmull with Amy Wallace

How managers can develop an environment that promotes creativity, by the co-founder and president of Pixar Animation.

$28.00

(25% Discount)

 

$21.00

 
   
         
8.

The King

J.R. Ward

Book 12 of the Black Dagger Brotherhood series.

$27.95

(25% Discount)

 

$20.96

8.

The Divide

Matt Taibbi

How economic inequality has created separate systems of justice for the rich and poor.

$27.00

(25% Discount)

$20.25

 
   
         
9.

In Paradise

Peter Matthiessen

A middle-aged literature professor becomes involved in a weeklong Zen retreat taking place at Auschwitz in 1996. 

$27.95

(25% Discount)

$20.96

9.

Love Life
Rob Lowe

The actor's second book of stories and observations.

$27.00

(25% Discount)

 

$20.25

 
   

 

   
10.

Miss Julia's Marvelous Makeover
Ann B. Ross

In the 15th novel in a series, the outspoken Miss Julia of Abbotsville, N.C., must help “spruce up” the surly teenage granddaughter of a distant cousin.

$26.95

(25% Discount)

$20.21

10.

A Call to Action
Jimmy Carter

The former president denounces discrimination and violence against women.

$28.00

(25% Discount)

 

 

$21.00

 
   
     
   
         
   
         
     
                 
                 
Fiction (Paperback)
Non Fiction (Paperback)  
 
     
 
1.

Shadow Spell

Nora Roberts

In County Mayo, Ireland, a falconer with an unresolved past falls for his sister's beguiling best friend; Book 2 of the Cousins O'Dwyer trilogy.

$17.00

 

1.

Heaven is for Real
Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent

A boy's encounter with Jesus and the angels.

 

$16.99

 

 
   
         
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.

Proof of Heaven
Eben Alexander

A neurosurgeon recounts his near death experience during a coma.

 

 

$15.99

 
   
         
3.

King and Maxwell
David Baldacci

Sean King and Michelle Maxwell, former Secret Service agents turned private investigators, scrutinize the report of a soldier’s mysterious death in Afghanistan.

$15.00

3.

Lone Survivor
Marcus Luttrell and Patrick Robinsom

A harrowing Navy SEALs operation.

 

 

$16.00

 
   
         
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.

Behind the Beautiful Forevers

Katherine Boo

A journalist reports on families striving for better lives in a Mumbai slum.

$16.00

 
   
         
5.

Whiskey Beach
Nora Roberts

After being accused of — but never arrested for — the murder of his wife, a Boston lawyer retreats to his family's ancestral home in New England.

$17.00

5.

The Power of Habit
Charles Duhigg

A reporter for The New York Times presents the science behind how we form, and break, habits.

 

$16.00

 
   
         
6.

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

6.

TheMonuments Men
Robert M. Edsel with Bret Witter

Following an Allied group who recovered stolen artworks from the Nazis.

 

$16.99

 
   
         
7.

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

 

 

7.

Brain on Fire
Susannah Cahalan

A young reporter suddenly experiences seizures, hallucinations and near catatonia.

 

$16.00

 
   
         
8.

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.

$15.99

8.

Quiet
Susan Cain

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

 

 

$16.00

 
   
         
9.

Four Friends
Robyn Carr

A reserved newcomer to Mill Valley opens up to a group of women in her neighborhood — and, in the process, helps them discover their true selves.

$14.95

9.

Orange is the new Black

Piper Kirman

A memoir about a year in a women’s prison. The basis for the Netflix series.

 

$16.00

 
   
         
10.

The Burgess Boys
Elizabeth Strout

Two brothers, both lawyers, return to their Maine hometown to defend their troubled teenage nephew.

$15.00

10.

Outliers
Malcolm Gladwell

Why some people succeed.

 

$16.99

 
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
     
         
     
         
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