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 08/23/2015 -08/29/2015
 
       
  Fiction (Hardcover)
Non Fiction (Hardcover)  
 
     
 
1.

Go Set a Watchman

Harper Lee

In the mid-1950s, a grown-up Jean Louise Finch returns home to Maycomb find that her adored father is not as perfect as she believed.

 

$27.99

(20% Discount)

$22.39

1.

Plunder and Deceit

Mark R. Levin

The talk-radio host urges young Americans to resist the statist masterminds who, he says, are burdening them with debt and inferior education.

$27.00

(20% Discount)

$21.60

 
   
         
2.

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

2.

Between the World and Me

Ta-Nehisi Coates

A meditation on race in America as well as a personal story by the national correspondent of The Atlantic, framed as a letter to his teenage son.

$28.00

(20% Discount)

$22.40

 
   
         
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.

You're never Weird on the Internet (Alsmost)

Felicia Day

A memoir of rising to stardom in the web video world.

$25.99

(20% Discount)

$20.79

 
   
         
4.

Alert

James Paterson and Michael Ledwidge

Detective Michael Bennett and the F.B.I.'s Emily Parker must save New York City from a deadly threat.

 

$28.00

(20% Discount)

$22.40

 

4.

The Wright Brothers

David McCullough

The story of the bicycle mechanics from Ohio who ushered in the age of flight; by the author of “1776” and “The Greater Journey.”

$30.00

(20% Discount)

$24.00

 

 
   
         
5.

Silver Linings
Debbie Macomber

Jo Marie, keeper of the Rose Harbor Inn, and two guests deal with trouble in relationships.

$26.00

(20% Discount)

$20.80

5.

Modern Romance

Aziz Ansari with Eric Klinenberg

The comedian enlists a sociologist to help him understand today’s dating scene.

$28.95

(20% Discount)

$23.16

 
   
         
6.

Circling the Sun
Paula McLain

A novel by the author of "The Paris Wife" about Beryl Markham: raised in Kenya, a horse trainer and aviatrix and the lover of Denys Finch Hatton.

$28.00

(20% Discount)

$22.40

6.

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

 
   
         
7.

Who do You Love

Jennifer Weiner

Andy and Rachel meet as children, then come together and separate repeatedly over the years.

 

$27.00

(20% Discount)

$21.60

7.

Dead Wake
Erik Larson

The last voyage of the Lusitania, the passenger liner sunk by a German torpedo in 1915; by the author of "The Devil in the White City."

$28.00

(20% Discount)

$22.40

 
   
         
8.

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

8.

Barbarian Days
William Finnegan

A surfing chronicle and memoir by a New Yorker writer.

 

$27.95

(20% Discount)

$22.36

 
   
         
9.

Luckiest Girl Alive

Jessica Knoll

The life of a successful New York magazine writer is shaken when secrets from her past are revealed.

 

$25.00

(20% Discount)

$20.00

9.

My Fight / Your Fight
Ronda Rousey with Maria Burns Ortiz

The U.F.C. women's bantamweight champion and Olympic judo medalist describes her struggles to succeed.

$27.95

(20% Discount)

$22.36

 
   

 

   
10.

The English Spy

Daniel Silva

Gabriel Allon, an art restorer and occasional spy for the Israeli secret service, helps British intelligence track down the killer of a beautiful former member of the royal family.

$27.99

(20% Discount)

$22.39

10.

Down the Rabbit Hole

Holly Madison

Life inside the Playboy Mansion, by a former bunny and girlfriend of Hugh Hefner.

 

$25.99

(20% Discount)

$20.79

 
   
     
   
         
   
         
     
                 
                 
Fiction (Paperback)
Non Fiction (Paperback)  
 
     
 
1.

Grey
E.L. James

A sequel, told from Christian’s point of view, revisits the tortured romance between the controlling billionaire and the unassuming Ana.

$15.95

 

 

1.

The Boys in the Boat

Daniel James Brown

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

 

$17.00

 

 
   
         
2.

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

2.

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

 
   
         
3.

The Alchemist
Paulo Coelho

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

$16.99

 

3.

I am Malala
Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb

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

$17.00

 

 
   
         
4.

Big Little Lies
Liane Moriarty

 A death at an elementary school's trivia night reveals the rivalries among the parents and raises questions of murder.

$16.00

4.

The Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls

The author recalls a bizarre childhood during which she was constantly on the move.

 

$16.00

 
   
         
5.

Everything I Never Told You
Celeste Ng

A daughter’s death from drowning tears away at a Chinese-American family in 1970s Ohio.

$16.00

5.

Outliers
Malcolm Gladwell

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

$16.99

 

 
   
         
6.

Ready Player One
Ernest Cline

It’s 2044, life on a resource-depleted Earth has grown increasingly grim, and the key to a vast fortune is hidden in a virtual-reality world.

$14.00

 

6.

A Walk in ther Woods
Bill Bryson

  Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail.

 

$14.22

 
   
         
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.

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

 

 

 
   
         
8.

Euphoria
Lily King

Three anthropologists, in the wilds of 1930s New Guinea, find themselves caught in a passionate love triangle.

 

$16.00

 

 

8.

Wild
Cheryl Strayed

A woman’s account of the life-changing 1,100-mile solo hike she took along the Pacific Crest Trail in 1995; a 2014 movie.

$15.95

 

 
   
         
9.

The Goldfinch

Donna Tartt

After his mother is killed in a museum explosion, a young man grapples with the world alone while hiding a prized Dutch painting.

$20.00

9.

The New Jim Crow
Michelle Alexander

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

 

$19.95

 
   
         
10.

Station Eleven
Emily St.John Mndel

After a pandemic, a small troupe of actors and musicians dedicate themselves to keeping the remnants of art and humanity alive.

$15.95

10.

The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace
Jeff Hobbs

Life at Yale doesn't shelter a young man unable to escape criminality.

 

$16.00

 
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
     
         
     
         
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