Sunday, October 21, 2012

New York Times Best Seller List (10/21/2012)


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1     The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling
The sudden death of a parish councilman reveals bitter social divisions in an idyllic English town.

Mad River
Virgil Flowers joins the hunt for a teenage Bonnie and Clyde.   

Winter of the World
Members of five interrelated families from five countries grapple with the historical events of the years 1939-49.

4     Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
A woman disappears on her fifth anniversary; is her husband a killer?

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

6     A Wanted Man by Lee Child
A carload of people involved in a conspiracy pick up a disheveled hitchhiker

Dark Storm by Christine Feehan
In the 23rd book in the Dark series, the Carpathian Dax fights a vampire and meets his life mate.

Live By Night by Dennis Lehane
A South Boston punk becomes a Florida crime boss.


9     Phantom by Jo Nesbo
The Oslo detective Harry Hole returns after three years away to find the social fabric in tatters

This Is How You Lose Her by Junot Diaz
Stories of love, loss and family history from a Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist.

This Book Is Full Of Spiders by David Wong
Two Midwestern slackers, the heroes of “John Dies at the End,” race against the clock to avert a zombie apocalypse.

Telegraph Avenue by Michael Chabon
Fathers and sons in Berkeley and Oakland, Calif.

13   Low Pressure by Sandra Brown

A woman makes disturbing discoveries — and acquires a stalker — when she writes a book about her sister’s murder.

ZOO by James Patterson
A young biologist warns world leaders about the reasons for escalating animal attacks on cities.

In Sunlight and In Shadow by Mark Helprin
A nostalgic romance set in post-World War II New York.

16    The Round House by Louise Erdrich
On an Ojibwe reservation in North Dakota in 1988, a 13-year-old boy and his father try to discover who is responsible for his mother’s devastating rape.