September 6, 2013

PAPERBACK

Fiction

1. THE HERO

(Mira, $7.99). By Robyn Carr. Devon McAllister, fleeing from her past, falls for Thunder Point’s high school football coach. [1]

2. THE FORGOTTEN

(Grand Central, $10). By David Baldacci. The death of a beloved aunt leads Army Special Agent John Puller into a dangerous conspiracy. [7]

3. THE RACKETEER

(Dell, $9.99, Bantam $16). By John Grisham. An imprisoned lawyer helps a murder investigation. [1]

4. BIG SKY WEDDING

(Harlequin, $7.99). By Linda Lael Miller. Brylee Parrish was jilted at the alter. She promised she’d never fall in love again. Then the famous Zane Sutton came. [1]

5. THE CASUAL VACANCY

(Little, Brown, $18). By J.K. Rowling. A local election tears apart an idyllic English town. [6]

6. THE LAST MAN

(Pocket, $9.99). By Vince Flynn. A top CIA official is kidnapped in Afghanistan. What can Mitch Rapp find out. [2]

7. WINTER OF THE WORLD

(NAL, $25). By Ken Follett. Book two of the Century Trilogy continues through World War II. [1]

8. DECEPTION COVE

(Jove, $7.99). By Jayne Castle. A woman who can disappear marries the only man who can see her. [1]

9. TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

(Grand Central, $7.99). By Harper Lee. The Pulitzer Prize-winning tale set in the Depression-era South. [12]

10. THE ARRANGEMENT

(Dell, $7.99). By Mary Balogh. The Viscount Darleigh proposes marriage to proposes a marriage of convenience. [1]

Nonfiction

1. THE OFFICIAL SAT STUDY GUIDE

(College Board, $21.99). By the College Board. [156]

2. THEY SAY, I SAY: THE MOVES THAT MATTER IN ACADEMIC WRITING

(W. W. Norton, $26.50). By Gerald Graff and Cathy Birkenstein. [2]

3. THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO SPANISH-ENGLISH DICTIONARY, FIFTH EDITION

(Pocket, $5.99). Edited by David Pharies. [2]

4. WEBSTER’S NEW WORLD DICTIONARY

(Pocket, $5.50). Edited by Michael E. Agnes. [5]

5. THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS

(Broadway, $16). By Rebecca Skloot. How one woman’s death from cervical cancer in 1951 led to the creation of the prodigious HeLa cell line. [88]

- DIAGNOSTIC AND STATISTICAL MANUAL OF MENTAL DISORDERS, FIFTH EDITION

(American Psychiatric, $149). By the American Psychiatric Association. [5]

7. MARCH: BOOK 1

(Top Shelf Productions , $14.95). By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell. [2]

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

(Simon & Schuster, $15.99). By Eben Alexander. A scientist’s near-death experience. [45]

9. DRIVE: THE SURPRISING TRUTH ABOUT WHAT MOTIVATES US

(Riverhead, $16). By Daniel H. Pink. [11]

10. INTO THE WILD

(Anchor, $14.95) By Jon Krakauer. A true story about a young man’s fatal battle with nature.[27]

Fiction

1. HOW THE LIGHT GETS IN

(Minotaur, $25.99). By Louise Penny. Chief Inspector Gamache investigates the disappearance of an old friend. [1]

2. THE CUCKOO’S CALLING

(Mulholland, $26). By Robert Galbraith. J.K. Rowling ghost writes a mystery about a detective investigating the suicide of a super model. [6]

3. INFERNO

(Doubleday, $29.95). By Dan Brown. Robert Langdon’s newest investigation revolves around Dante’s “Inferno.” [16]

4. AND THE MOUNTAINS ECHOED

(Riverhead, $28.95). By Khaled Hosseini. Love and devotion among family and friends in war-torn Afghanistan. [15]

5. MISTRESS

(Little, Brown, $28). By James Patterson and David Ellis. A man obsessed about a woman searches for the person who killed her. [4]

6. BONES OF THE LOST

(Scribner, $26.99). By Kathy Reichs. A teenager is found dead and Customs nabs a bag of Peruvian dog mummies. Are the two linked? [1]

7. THE WHOLE ENCHILADA

(William Morrow, $26.99). By Diane Mott Davidson. Goldy Schulz’s food is to die for...literally. [1]

8. GONE GIRL

(Crown, $25). By Gillian Flynn. A model couple’s marriage crumbles when the wife vanishes and the husband becomes a prime suspect. [58]

9. NIGHT FILM

(Random House, $28). By Marisha Pessl. A reporter investigates a mysterious and reclusive filmmaker, whose daughter is found dead. [2]

10. THE KILL LIST

(G. P. Putnam's, $27.95). By Frederick Forsyth. An intelligence officer hunts down a terrorist who killed his father. [2]

Nonfiction

1. THE LIBERTY AMENDMENTS: RESTORING THE AMERICAN REPUBLIC

(Threshold, $26.99). By Mark R. Levin. [3]

2. THE GIFT OF ADVERSITY: THE UNEXPECTED BENEFITS OF LIFE’S DIFFICULTIES, SETBACKS, AND IMPERFECTIONS

(Tarcher, $27.95). By Norman E. Rosenthal. [1]

3. THIS TOWN: TWO PARTIES AND A FUNERAL-PLUS, PLENTY OF VALET PARKING!-IN AMERICA’S GILDED CAPITAL

(Blue Rider, $27.95). By Mark Leibovich. [5]

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

(Knopf, $24.95). By Sheryl Sandberg. [25]

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

(Gallup Press, $24.95). By Tom Rath. [131]

6. ZEALOT: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF JESUS OF NAZARETH

(Random House, $27). By Reza Aslan. [7]

7. WHAT GOT YOU HERE WON’T GET YOU THERE: HOW SUCCESSFUL PEOPLE BECOME EVEN MORE SUCCESSFUL

(Hyperion, $25.99). By Marshall Goldsmith and Mark Reiter .[1]

8. THE SMARTEST KIDS IN THE WORLD: AND HOW THEY GOT THAT WAY

(Simon & Schuster, $28). By Amanda Ripley. [2]

9. THE BUTLER: A WITNESS TO HISTORY

(37 INK, $18). By Wil Haygood. Eugene Allen was a White House butler for 34 years. [2]

10. JESUS CALLING: ENJOYING PEACE IN HIS PRESENCE

(Thomas Nelson, $15.99). By Sarah Young. A devotional of daily readings. [25]