Sunday, October 7, 2012

New York Times Best Seller List (10/7/12)

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1     Winter of the World by Ken Follett

In Book 2 of the Century trilogy, members of five interrelated families from five countries, some of them children of characters in the previous book, “Fall of Giants,” grapple with the tumultuous historical events of the years 1939-49.

2     A Wanted Man by Lee Child

A carload of people involved in a conspiracy pick up a disheveled hitchhiker, Child’s vigilante hero Jack Reacher.     

3     Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

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

4     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; from the author of “Tuesdays With Morrie.”

5     Low Pressure by Sandra Brown

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

6     Severe Clear by Stuart Woods 

Stone Barrington travels to Bel-Air for the opening of a luxury hotel, where terrorists have targeted the president.

7     Telegraph Avenue by MichaelChabon

Fathers and sons in Berkeley and Oakland, Calif.

8     This Is How You Lose Her by Junot Diaz

Stories of love, loss and family history from a Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist.

9     ZOO by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge

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

10    Midst Toil and Tribulation by David Weber

 In Book 6 of the Safehold science fiction series, the republic of Siddamark descends into chaos.

11    Delusion in Death by J.D. Robb

Lt. Eve Dallas investigates a mass delusion at a bar her husband owns.

12    The Tombs by Clive Cussler

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

13    A Dance With Dragons by George R.R. Martin

After a colossal battle, the Seven Kingdoms face new threats; Book 5 of "A Song of Ice and Fire."

14    Robert Parker's Fool Me Twice by Michael Brandman

Jesse Stone, the chief of police in Paradise, Mass., deals with the arrest of a troubled movie star; a continuation of the series by Parker, who died in 2010.

15    The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman

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