October 11, 2013

PAPERBACK

Fiction

1. THE HIT

(Grand Central, $15). By David Baldacci. A government hitman on the trail of a rogue assassin uncovers a global security threat. [3]

2. THE RACKETEER

(Dell, $9.99, Bantam $16). By John Grisham. An imprisoned lawyer helps a murder investigation. [6]

3. THE SINS OF THE MOTHER

(Dell, $7.99). By Danielle Steel. A summer yachting vacation in the Mediterranean exposes a family’s strife. [2]

4. MAD RIVER

(Berkley, $9.99). By John Sandford. Three teen killers are on a rampage, and the police can’t find them. [1]

5. THE CASUAL VACANCY

(Little, Brown, $18). By J.K. Rowling. A local election tears apart an idyllic English town. [11]

6. WHISPERED PROMISES

(Silhouette, $7.99). By Nora Roberts. Kirby Fairchild can’t tell if Adam Haines is who he says he is, but she can’t stop falling for him. [1]

7. THE FORGOTTEN

(Grand Central, $10). By David Baldacci. The death of a beloved aunt leads Army Special Agent John Puller into a dangerous conspiracy. [12]

8. PRIVATE LONDON

(Vision, $10). By James Patterson. London women are being murdered and the world’s best detective agency is on the case, but they are running out of time. [2]

9. ENDER’S GAME

(Tor, $7.99). By Orson Scott Card. A boy genius may be the last hope for humans as they battle hostile aliens. [7]

10. GETTING ROWDY

(Harlequin, $7.99). By Lori Foster. Hot stud Rowdy Yates can’t convince the attractive Avery Mullins to go steady with him. [2]

Nonfiction

1. FREDERICK DOUGLASS IN WASHINGTON, D.C.: THE LION OF ANACOSTIA

(History Press, $19.99). By John Muller. [1]

2. NIGHT

(Hill & Wang, $9.95). By Elie Wiesel. The terrifying account of his experiences in Nazi concentration camps during World War II. [80]

3. WHY GRIZZLY BEARS SHOULD WEAR UNDERPANTS

(Andrews McMeel, $16.99). By The Oatmeal. [1]

4. COOKIN’ WITH CORKY’S

(Favorite Recipes $24.95). By Jimmy Stovall with Andy Woodman and Barry Pelts. [1]

5. BABY NAMES MADE EASY: THE COMPLETE REVERSE-DICTIONARY OF BABY NAMES

(Fireside, $15). By manda Elizabeth Barden. [1]

6. THE ODYSSEY

(FSG, $14). By Homer. The epic poem about Odysseus’s journey home to Ithaca after the fall of Troy. [1]

7. THE 5 LOVE LANGUAGES: THE SECRET TO LOVE THAT LASTS

(Northfield, $14.99). By Gary D. Chapman. Knowing that special someone.. [69]

8. THE LITTLE BOOK OF RESTORATIVE DISCIPLINE FOR SCHOOLS: TEACHING RESPONSIBILITY; CREATING CARING CLIMATES

(Good Books, $4.95). By Lorraine Stutzman Amstutz and Judy H. Mullet. [1]

9. THE GIFTS OF IMPERFECTION: LET GO OF WHO YOU THINK YOU’RE SUPPOSED TO BE AND EMBRACE WHO YOU ARE

(Hazelden, $14.95). By Brene Brown. [1]

10. THE OFFICIAL SAT STUDY GUIDE

(College Board, $21.99). By the College Board. [161]

Fiction

1. THE LOWLAND

(Knopf, $27.95). By Jhumpa Lahiri. Two brothers come of age in 1960s India and America. [2]

2. DOCTOR SLEEP

(Scribner, $30). By Stephen King. The sequel to the bestselling novel “The Shining.” [2]

3. GONE

(Little, Brown, $28). By James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge. Brutal thug Manuel Perrine is out of prison and he’s promised to kill Michael Bennett, the detective who put him there. [1]

4. THE LONGEST RIDE

(Grand Central, $27). By Nicholas Sparks. Lying injured by a car, a 91 year old man is helped by memories of his deceased wife. [3]

5. THE SIGNATURE OF ALL THINGS

(Viking, $28.95). By Elizabeth Gilbert. A young botanists maries an artist at the dawn of the Industrial Revolution. [1]

6. THE QUEST

(Center Street, $26). By Nelson DeMille. A Catholic priest is imprisoned in an Ethio­pian prison because he claims he knows the location of the Holy Grail. [3]

7. W IS FOR WASTED

(Putnam, $28.95). By Sue Grafton. Kinsey Millhone investigates two seemingly unrelated deaths. [4]

8. NEVER GO BACK

(Delacorte, $28). By Lee Child. Jack Reacher makes it to northeastern Virginia, but the military officer he is suppose to meet goes missing. [5]

9. DEADLINE

(Grand Central, $26). By Sandra Brown. A reporter investigates the dissappearance of a former Marine, who’s the son of two wanted terrorists. [2]

10. THANKLESS IN DEATH

(Putnam's, $27.95). By J.D. Robb. Eve Dallas investigates whether a 26-year-old murdered his family. [3]

Nonfiction

1. KILLING JESUS

(Henry Holt, $28). By by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. An account of the crucifixion of Jesus. [2]

2. DAVID AND GOLIATH: UNDERDOGS, MISFITS, AND THE ART OF BATTLING GIANTS

(Little, Brown, $29). By Malcolm Gladwell. How the underdog wins. [1]

3. TIP AND THE GIPPER: WHEN POLITICS WORKED

(Simon & Schuster, $29.95). By Chris Matthews. [1]

4. WHAT ARE YOU AFRAID OF?: FACING DOWN YOUR FEARS WITH FAITH

(Tyndale House, $24.99). By David Jeremiah. [1]

5. BREAK OUT!: 5 KEYS TO GO BEYOND YOUR BARRIERS AND LIVE AN EXTRAORDINARY LIFE

(FaithWords, $26). By Joel Osteen. [1]

6. UNLABEL: SELLING YOU WITHOUT SELLING OUT

(Touchstone, $30). By Marc Ecko. [1]

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

(Gallup Press, $24.95). By Tom Rath. [135]

8. GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS 2014

(Guinness World Records, $28.95). By Guinness World Records. [3]

9. ONE SUMMER: AMERICA, 1927

(Doubleday, $28.95). By Bill Bryson. [1]

10. SI-COLOGY 1: TALES AND WISDOM FROM DUCK DYNASTY’S FAVORITE UNCLE

(Howard, $22.99). By Si Robertson. [5]