New York Times Bestseller List: No. 1 Titles for Week Ended July 8
July 8, 2013
– The No. 1 titles for 17 print and e-book categories reported by the New York Times Best Sellers List for the week ended July 8, 2013:
Paperback Nonfiction: PROOF OF HEAVEN, by Eben Alexander. (Simon&Schuster) A neurosurgeon recounts his near death experience during a coma.
Paperback Trade Fiction: JOYLAND, by Stephen King. (Hard Case Crime) In North Carolina in 1973, a college student working at an amusement park confronts the legacy of a vicious murder, the fate of a dying child, and the ways both will change his life forever.
Paperback Mass-Market Fiction: A GAME OF THRONES, by George R. R. Martin. (Bantam) In the frozen wastes to the north of Winterfell, sinister and supernatural forces are mustering; Book 1 of A Song of Ice and Fire.
Combined Print & E-Book Nonfiction: HAPPY, HAPPY, HAPPY, by Phil Robertson with Mark Schlabach. (Howard Books) The Duck Commander pays tribute to faith, family and ducks.
Advice, How-To And Miscellaneous: THE 100, by Jorge Cruise. (Morrow/HarperCollins) A four-week, low-sugar weight-loss plan.
Paperback Graphic Books: SAGA, VOL. 2, by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples. (Image Comics) This sci-fi fantasy series follows a newly married couple as they try to raise their child while avoiding robots, bounty hunters and an intergalactic war. In this volume: meet the grandparents!
E-Book Nonfiction: DAD IS FAT, by Jim Gaffigan. (Crown Archetype) The comedian’s life with five kids in a two-bedroom New York City apartment.
Combined Print & E-Book Fiction: INFERNO, by Dan Brown. (Doubleday) The symbologist Robert Langdon, on the run in Florence, must decipher a series of codes created by a Dante-loving scientist.
Hardcover Fiction: THE OCEAN AT THE END OF THE LANE, by Neil Gaiman. (Morrow/HarperCollins) A middle-aged man recalls his lonely boyhood and his friendship with a remarkable girl.
Hardcover Graphic Books: A GAME OF THRONES, VOL. TWO, by Daniel Abraham and Tommy Patterson. (Bantam) George R.R. Martin’s fantasy series is the gift that keeps on giving - first the HBO series and now a graphic novel one.
Hardcover Nonfiction: HAPPY, HAPPY, HAPPY, by Phil Robertson with Mark Schlabach. (Howard Books) The Duck Commander pays tribute to faith, family and ducks.
Manga: ONE PIECE, VOL. 67, by Eiichiro Oda. (VIZ Media) From the publisher: Can Luffy and his mates uncover the dark secrets of this mysterious island?
Children’s Picture Books: GOODNIGHT, GOODNIGHT, CONSTRUCTION SITE, by Sherri Duskey Rinker and Tom Lichtenheld. (Chronicle) Trucks at sunset. (Ages 4 to 8)
Children’s Middle Grade: THE SON OF SOBEK, by Rick Riordan. (Disney Publishing Worldwide) Percy Jackson meets Carter Kane in this short story. (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: INFERNO, by Dan Brown. (Doubleday) The symbologist Robert Langdon, on the run in Florence, must decipher a series of codes created by a Dante-loving scientist.