August 14, 2011 in Features

Best-selling books

From Publishers Weekly
 

Fiction

1. “Cold Vengeance,” Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child (Grand Central, $26.99)

2. “A Dance with Dragons,” George R.R. Martin (Bantam, $35)

3. “Full Black,” Brad Thor (Atria, $26.99)

4. “Retribution,” Sherrilyn Kenyon (St. Martin’s, $25.99)

5. “Ghost Story,” Jim Butcher (Roc, $27.95)

Nonfiction

1. “A Stolen Life,” Jaycee Dugard (Simon & Schuster, $24.99)

2. The 17 Day Diet,” Dr. Mike Moreno (Crown, $25)

3. “Unbroken,” Laura Hillenbrand (Random House, $27)

4. “Go the (Bleep) to Sleep,” Adam Mansback, illus. by Ricardo Cortes (Akashic, $14.95)

5. “In the Garden of Beasts,” Erik Larson (Crown, $26)

Mass-market paperback

1. “The Confession,” John Grisham (Dell, $9.99)

2. “Game of Thrones,” George R.R. Martin (Bantam, $8.99)

3. “Private,” James Patterson and Maxine Paetro (Vision, $9.99)

4. “A Clash of Kings,” George R.R. Martin (Bantam, $8.99)

5. “Born to Die,” Lisa Jackson (Zebra, $7.99)

Trade paperback

1. “The Help,” Kathryn Stockett (Berkley, $16)

2. “Heaven Is for Real,” Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent (Thomas Nelson, $16.99)

3. “Safe Haven,” Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central, $14.99)

4. “One Day,” David Nicholls (Vintage, $14.95)

5. “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,” Rebecca Skloot (Broadway, $16)


Thoughts and opinions on this story? Click here to comment >>

Get stories like this in a free daily email