New York Times Bestseller List: No. 1 Titles for Week Ended October 6

LOS ANGELES , October 9, 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 October 6, 2013:

Paperback Nonfiction: ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, by Piper Kerman. (Spiegel & Grau) A memoir about a year in a women’s prison. The basis for the Netflix series.

Paperback Trade Fiction: THE HIT, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central) The government hit man Will Robie uncovers a serious threat as he tries to stop Jessica Reel, a fellow assassin who has gone rogue.

Paperback Mass-Market Fiction: THE RACKETEER, by John Grisham. (Dell) An imprisoned ex-lawyer schemes to exchange information about a murdered federal judge for his freedom.

Combined Print & E-Book Nonfiction: SI-COLOGY 1, by Si Robertson with Mark Schlabach. (Howard Books) Tales from Phil’s youngest brother, retired from the Army, who works in the Duck Commander workshop.

Advice, How-To And Miscellaneous: DARING GREATLY, by Brene Brown. (Gotham) How the courage to be vulnerable changes the way we live, love, parent and lead.

Paperback Graphic Books: PERSEPOLIS, by Marjane Satrapi. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group) This graphic-novel memoir chronicles the author’s life in Iran during its 1979 revolution and its war with Iraq.

E-Book Nonfiction: ---------- MY DAD SAYS, by Justin Halpern. (HarperCollins) A coming-of-age memoir organized around the musings, purveyed on Twitter, of the author’s father.

Combined Print & E-Book Fiction: THE LONGEST RIDE, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central) The lives of two couples converge unexpectedly.

Hardcover Fiction: THE LONGEST RIDE, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central) The lives of two couples converge unexpectedly.

Hardcover Graphic Books: THE WALKING DEAD, BOOK 9, by Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard. (Image Comics) No spoilers here, but in this world overrun by zombies, Rick and his pack of survivors find that their fellow humans may be the bigger menace.

Hardcover Nonfiction: SI-COLOGY 1, by Si Robertson with Mark Schlabach. (Howard Books) Phil’s youngest brother, retired from the Army, works in the Duck Commander workshop.

Manga: SAILOR MOON SHORT STORIES, VOL. 1, by Naoko Takeuchi. (Kodansha Comics) Sailor Moon fights for justice in the name of the Moon and the mysterious Moon Princess. In this volume, high school shenanigans.

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: 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 MORTAL INSTRUMENTS, by Cassandra Clare. (Simon & Schuster) A world of demons and warriors. (Ages 14 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: THE LONGEST RIDE, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central) The lives of two couples converge unexpectedly.

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