New York Times Bestseller List: No. 1 Titles for Week Ended May 19
May 20, 2013
(Industry Intelligence Inc.)
– The No. 1 titles for 17 print and e-book categories reported by the New York Times Best Sellers List for the week ended May 19, 2013:
Paperback Nonfiction: CONTROL, by Glenn Beck and others. (Threshold Editions/Mercury Radio Arts) An argument against gun restriction laws.
Paperback Trade Fiction: BEAUTIFUL RUINS, by Jess Walter. (Harper Perennial, $15.99.) Ruins both emotional and architectural, in Italy, Hollywood and elsewhere, figure in this sweeping novel.
Paperback Mass-Market Fiction: WIND CHIME POINT, by Sherryl Woods. (Harlequin Mira) Facing a personal crisis, an ambitious woman retreats to the welcoming arms of her family on the North Carolina coast. But the last thing she wants is an unexpected love.
Combined Print & E-Book Nonfiction: CONTROL, by Glenn Beck and others. (Threshold Editions/Mercury Radio Arts) An argument against gun restriction laws.
Advice, How-To And Miscellaneous: VB6, by Mark Bittman. (Clarkson Potter) Eating vegan before 6 p.m. for weight loss and health.
Paperback Graphic Books: THE WALKING DEAD COMPENDIUM, VOL. 1, by Robert Kirkman and others. (Image Comics, $59.99.) This massive collected edition - over 1,000 pages - reprints the first 48 issues of “The Walking Dead.”
E-Book Nonfiction: WAITING TO BE HEARD, by Amanda Knox. (Harper) Knox, who was convicted of the murder of her roommate in 2009 when she was an American student in Italy, a conviction that was overturned in 2011, tells her story.
Combined Print & E-Book Fiction: 12TH OF NEVER, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. (Little, Brown) A week after giving birth, Detective Lindsay Boxer returns to work to investigate some grisly murders.
Hardcover Fiction: 12TH OF NEVER, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. (Little, Brown) One week after the birth of her baby, Detective Lindsay Boxer must return to work to investigate a string of grisly murders; a Women’s Murder Club novel.
Hardcover Graphic Books: TWILIGHT: NEW MOON, VOL. 1, by Stephenie Meyer and Young Kim. (Yen Press) The graphic novel version of the "Twilight" saga continues.
Hardcover Nonfiction: LEAN IN, by Sheryl Sandberg with Nell Scovell. (Knopf) The chief operating officer of Facebook urges women to pursue their careers without ambivalence.
Manga: NEGIMA MAGISTER NEGI MAGI, VOL. 38, by Ken Akamatsu. (Kodansha Comics) Negi, the boy wizard, learns he will be teaching English at an all-girls high school in Japan, but he must keep his powers a secret.
Children’s Picture Books: POEMS TO LEARN BY HEART, by Caroline Kennedy. Illustrated by Jon J Muth. (Disney-Hyperion, $19.99.) A collection covering the range of human experience and imagination. (All ages)
Children’s Middle Grade: WONDER, by R. J. Palacio. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing) A boy with a facial deformity enters a mainstream school. (Ages 8 to 12)
Children’s Series Books: THE HUNGER GAMES, by Suzanne Collins. (Scholastic) In a dystopia, a girl fights for survival on live TV. (Ages 12 and up)
Children’s Young Adult: THE FAULT IN OUR STARS, by John Green. (Penguin Group) A 16-year-old heroine faces the medical realities of cancer. (Ages 14 and up)
E-Book Fiction: 12TH OF NEVER, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. (Little, Brown) One week after the birth of her baby, Detective Lindsay Boxer must return to work to investigate a string of grisly murders; a Women’s Murder Club novel.