Sunday, August 24, 2014

New York Times Best Seller List (8/24/2014)

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1 THE MAGICIAN'S LAND by Lev Grossman
Quentin, an exiled magician, tries a risky heist in the final installment
of a trilogy. 

2 BIG LITTLE LIES by Liane Moriarty
Who will end up dead, and how, when three mothers with children in the same
school become friends? 

3 THE LOST ISLAND by Douglas Preston 
Gideon Crew, scientist and thief, pursues an extraordinary treasure for 
his mysterious employer. 

4 SEVERED SOULS by Terry Goodkind
Book 14 of the Sword of Truth series returns to Richard Rahl, Kahlan Amnell, 
and their world. 

5 THE GOLDFINCH by Donna Tartt
A painting becomes a boy’s prize, guilt and burden. 

6 THE HEIST by Daniel Silva
Gabriel Allon, an art restorer and occasional spy for the Israeli secret 
service, must track down a famous missing painting by Caravaggio. 

7 THE BOOK OF LIFE by Deborah Harkness
In the conclusion to the All Souls trilogy, the Oxford scholar/witch Diana 
Bishop and the vampire geneticist Matthew Clairmont return from Elizabethan 
London to the present. 

A Dominic Caruso novel, written in the tradition of Clancy, who died 
in October 2013. 

The lives of a blind French girl and a gadget-obsessed German boy before
and during World War II. 

10 THE SILKWORM by Robert Galbraith
The private detective Cormoran Strike in literary London; by J.K. Rowling, 
writing pseudonymously. 

11 A PERFECT LIFE by Danielle Steel
A successful TV anchor faces a young rival at work just as the long-kept 
secrets of her private life are exposed. 

12 INVISIBLE by James Patterson
A former F.B.I. researcher finds a link between scores of apparently 
unconnected unsolved cases. 

13 ACT OF WAR by Brad Thor
The counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath undertakes two dangerous missions
as America faces an imminent attack. 

14 TOP SECRET by W. E. B. Griffin 
A Clandestine Operations novel, first in a new series about the Cold War 
and the early C.I.A. 

15 MR. MERCEDES by Stephen King
A driver plows into a crowd, killing eight. The killer then taunts a suicidal 
ex-cop, who must stop another, deadlier attack. 

16 THE HUSBAND'S SECRET by Liane Moriarty
A woman’s life is upended when she discovers a letter she was not meant to read.