Sylvia Day’s ‘Entwined With You,’ Dan Brown’s “Inferno” and Jim Gaffigan’s “Dad is Fat” tops this week’s bestsellers list

June 14, 2013

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Fiction

1. ENTWINED WITH YOU

(Berkley, $15). By Sylvia Day. Eva and Gideon face their own demons in the latest installment of the Crossfire series. [1]

2. JOYLAND

(Hard Case, $12.95). By Stephen King. A young carnival hand confronts a murder and the fate of a dead child. [1]

3. A WANTED MAN

(Dell, $9.99). By Lee Child. Reacher hitches a ride to Virginia that leads him right into a conspiracy. [2]

4. THE GREAT GATSBY

(Scribner, $15). By F. Scott Fitzgerald. The classic American novel of love lost and fortunes gained in the Jazz Age. [32]

5. WORLD WAR Z: AN ORAL HISTORY OF THE ZOMBIE WAR

(Three Rivers, $14.95). By Max Brooks. Survivors of a global zombie war give their accounts of what happened 10 years earlier. [5]

6. SEA GLASS ISLAND

(Mira, $7.99). By Sherryl Woods. An Afghanistan War veteran loses his believe in love, until he finds it. [2]

7. ONE SUMMER

(Vision, $8). By David Baldacci. A father’s grave diagnosis is compounded by his wife’s accidental death and the machinations of his mother-in-law. [2]

8. BIG SKY SUMMER

(Harlequin, $7.99). By Linda Lael Miller. A Montano woman tries to hide her children’s paternity, but love has other ideas. [2]

9. BEAUTIFUL RUINS

(Harper Perennial, $15.99). By Jess Walter. A love affair that begins on the Italian coast in 1962 is rekindled in Hollywood 50 years later. [8]

10. BLACK LIST

(Pocket, $9.99). By Brad Thor. The president maintains a secret list. You’re not off it until you’re dead. [3]

Nonfiction

1. MINDSET: THE NEW PSYCHOLOGY OF SUCCESS

(Ballantine Books, $16.00). By Carols. Dweck. Why attitude is as important as talent. [18]

2. PROOF OF HEAVEN: A NEUROSURGEON’S JOURNEY INTO THE AFTERLIFE

(Simon & Schuster, $15.99). By Eben Alexander. A scientist’s near-death experience. [33]

3. THE ELEMENTS OF STYLE (FOURTH EDITION)

(Longman, $9.95). By William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White. The classic guide to writing well. [9]

4. DIAGNOSTIC AND STATISTICAL MANUAL OF MENTAL DISORDERS, FIFTH EDITION

(American Psychiatric, $149). By the American Psychiatric Association. [1]

5. TEACH LIKE A CHAMPION: 49 TECHNIQUES THAT PUT STUDENTS ON THE PATH TO COLLEGE

(Jossey-Bass, $27.95). By Doug Lemov. [18]

6. CONQUERING THE COLLEGE ADMISSIONS ESSAY IN 10 STEPS: CRAFTING A WINNING PERSONAL STATEMENT

(Ten Speed, $11.99). By Alan Gelb. [1]

7. QUIET: THE POWER OF INTROVERTS IN A WORLD THAT CAN’T STOP TALKING

(Broadway, $16). By Susan Cain. [17]

8. THE BOY WHO HARNESSED THE WIND: CREATING CURRENTS OF ELECTRICITY AND HOPE

(Harper Perennial, $14.99). By William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer. [1]

9. HOLY BAPTISM: A GUIDE FOR PARENTS AND GODPARENTS

(Morehouse, $6). By John H. Westerhoff III. [1]

10. AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL: REDISCOVERING WHAT MADE THIS NATION GREAT

(Zondervan, $14.99). By Ben Carson and Candy Carson. [14]

HARDCOVER

Fiction

1. INFERNO

(Doubleday, $29.95). By Dan Brown. Robert Landgon’s newest investigation revolves around Dante’s “Inferno.” [4]

2. AND THE MOUNTAINS ECHOED

(Riverhead, $28.95). By Khaled Hosseini. Love and devotion among family and friends in war-torn Afghanistan. [3]

3. REVENGE WEARS PRADA: THE DEVIL RETURNS

(Simon & Schuster, $25.99). By Lauren Weisberger. Andy Sachs starts a successful bridal magazine. [1]

4. THE KILL ROOM

(Grand Central, $28). By Jeffery Deaver. Lincoln Rhyme investigates a government-sponsored assassination of an American citizen. [1]

5. ZERO HOUR

(Putnam, $28.95). By Clive Cussler. A scientist threatens global volcanic and tectonic disaster with a new device. [2]

6. THE HIT

(Grand Central, $27.99). By David Baldacci. A government hitman on the trail of a rogue assassin uncovers a global security threat. [7]

7. LADIES’ NIGHT

(St. Martin's, $26.99). By Mary Kay Andrews. A woman going through divorce finds refuge in her mother’s bar. [1]

8. TRANSATLANTIC

(Random House, $27). By Colum McCann. Several stories criscross the Atlantic Ocean and the United States, include luminaries such as Frederick Douglass and former Senate majority leader George Mitchell. [1]

9. 12TH OF NEVER

(Little , Brown, $27.99). By James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. A star NFL player is accused of murder. [6]

10. SILKEN PREY

(Putnam, $27.95). By John Sandford. A Minnesota political fixer investigating a case may be in over his head as he awakes in the back of a trunk. [4]

Nonfiction

1. DAD IS FAT

(Crown Archetype, $25). By Jim Gaffigan. The comedian reflects on fatherhood. [1]

2. GEORGE WASHINGTON: THE CROSSING

(Threshold, $18). By Jack E Levin and Mark R. Levin. [1]

3. STRENGTHS FINDER 2.0: ... ONLINE TEST FROM GALLUP’S “NOW, DISCOVER YOUR STRENGTHS”

(Gallup Press, $24.95). By Tom Rath. [119]

4. LEAN IN: WOMEN, WORK, AND THE WILL TO LEAD

(Knopf, $24.95). By Sheryl Sandberg. [13]

5. THE GUNS AT LAST LIGHT: THE WAR IN WESTERN EUROPE, 1944-1945 (LIBERATION TRILOGY)

(Henry Holt, $40). By Rick Atkinson. [4]

6. FINERMAN’S RULES: SECRETS I’D ONLY TELL MY DAUGHTERS ABOUT BUSINESS AND LIFE

(Business Plus, $27). By Karen Finerman. [1]

7. HAPPY, HAPPY, HAPPY: MY LIFE AND LEGACY AS THE DUCK COMMANDER

(Howard, $24.99). By Phil Robertson. [5]

8. AMERICAN GUN: A HISTORY OF THE U.S. IN TEN FIREARMS

(William Morrow, $29.99). By Chris Kyle and William Doyle. [1]

9. REVOLUTIONARY SUMMER: THE BIRTH OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE

(Knopf, $26.95). By Joseph J. Ellis. [1]

10. THE 100: COUNT ONLY SUGAR CALORIES AND LOSE UP TO 18 LBS. IN 2 WEEKS

(William Morrow, $25.99). By Jorge Cruise. [2]

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