Sunday, September 23, 2012

New York Times Best Seller List (9/23/12)

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1 THE TIME KEEPER, by Mitch Albom. 

A fable about the inventor of the world’s first clock, who returns to our world after centuries of banishment.

2 ZOO, by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge.

 A young biologist warns world leaders about the reasons for escalating animal attacks on

3 GONE GIRL, by Gillian Flynn. 

A woman disappears on her fifth anniversary; is her husband a killer?

4 THE TOMBS, by Clive Cussler and Thomas Perry. 

Sam and Remi Fargo, a husband-and-wife treasure-hunting team, search for the tomb of Attila the Hun.

5 A DANCE WITH DRAGONS, by George R. R. Martin. 

After a colossal battle, the Seven Kingdoms face new threats.


An Australian lighthouse keeper and his wife decide to keep a baby who has washed ashore.

7 LAST TO DIE, by Tess Gerritsen. 

The detective Jane Rizzoli and the medical examiner Maura Isles protect a boy whose family and foster family have all been murdered.

8 NW, by Zadie Smith. 

The lives of four characters cross in northwest London; from the author of “White Teeth.”

9 GARMENT OF SHADOWS, by Laurie R. King. 

Mary Russell and her husband, Sherlock Holmes, are caught up in colonial wars in Morocco.

10 THE BEAUTIFUL MYSTERY, by Louise Penny. 

Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Sûreté du Québec investigates a murder at a remote abbey.

11 THE INN AT ROSE HARBOR, by Debbie Macomber. 

A young widow buys a bed-and-breakfast.

12 BONES ARE FOREVER, by Kathy Reichs.

The forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan pursues a case involving infanticide, murder
and corruption.

13 LORD OF MOUNTAINS, by S. M. Stirling. 

Further adventures in a postapocalyptic America.

14 WHERE WE BELONG, by Emily Giffin. 

A woman’s successful life is disrupted by the appearance of an 18-year-old girl with a link to her past.

15 GONE, by Randy Wayne White. 

Hannah Smith, a friend of White’s character Doc Ford, searches Florida for a missing girl and the con man who seduced her.

16 TIGER'S CLAW, by Dale Brown.

A retired Air Force general pushes back against a Chinese threat.