New York Times bestsellers
- June 25, 2013 - 1:48 PM
1. 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.
2. AND THE MOUNTAINS ECHOED, by Khaled Hosseini. (Riverhead.) A multigenerational family saga centers on a brother and sister born in Afghanistan; from the author of “The Kite Runner.”
3. REVENGE WEARS PRADA, by Lauren Weisberger. (Simon & Schuster.) Andrea Sachs is now running a bridal magazine.
4. THE KILL ROOM, by Jeffery Deaver. (Grand Central.) The quadriplegic forensics expert Lincoln Rhyme investigates the political assassination of a U.S. citizen.
5. LADIES’ NIGHT, by Mary Kay Andrews. (St. Martin’s.) After separating from her husband, a lifestyle blogger moves in with her mother and attends divorce counseling sessions.
6. ZERO HOUR, by Clive Cussler and Graham Brown. (Putnam.) Kurt Austin, Joe Zavala and the rest of the Numa team search for a physicist’s machine, buried in an ocean trench, that can cause deadly earthquakes in the 11th Numa Files novel.
7. DEEPLY ODD, by Dean Koontz. (Bantam.) Odd Thomas, who can communicate with the dead, must forestall a crime by discovering the people who have been targeted by a killer.
8(x). THE HIT, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central.) Government hitman Will Robie uncovers a serious threat as he attempts to take out a fellow assassin who has gone rogue.
9. SILKEN PREY, by John Sandford. (Putnam.) Lucas Davenport is drawn into the investigation of a Minnesota political scandal and the disappearance of an operative.
10(x). GONE GIRL, by Gillian Flynn. (Crown.) A woman disappears on her fifth anniversary; is her husband a killer?
1. HAPPY, HAPPY, HAPPY, by Phil Robertson with Mark Schlabach. (Howard Books.) The Duck Commander pays tribute to “faith, family and ducks.”
2. LEAN IN, by Sheryl Sandberg with Nell Scovell. (Knopf.) The chief operating officer of Facebook urges women to pursue their careers without ambivalence.
3. AMERICAN GUN, by Chris Kyle with William Doyle. (Morrow/HarperCollins.) Kyle, a former member of the Navy SEALs who was shot to death in Texas in February, tells how 10 firearms changed U.S. history.
4. THE GUNS AT LAST LIGHT, by Rick Atkinson. (Holt.) The final volume of the Liberation Trilogy describes the Allied victory in Europe, from D-Day to the German surrender.
5. ELEVEN RINGS, by Phil Jackson and Hugh Delehanty. (Penguin Press.) An autobiography by the successful coach, who led his teams to 11 NBA championships.
6. LET’S EXPLORE DIABETES WITH OWLS, by David Sedaris. (Little, Brown.) Essays from the humorist on subjects like French dentistry and a North Carolina Costco.
7. DAD IS FAT, by Jim Gaffigan. (Crown Archetype.) Life with five kids in a two-bedroom New York City apartment.
8. KEEP IT PITHY, by Bill O’Reilly. (Crown Archetype.) A “highlight reel” of previous writings, updated, from the host of “The O’Reilly Factor.”
9. THE DUCK COMMANDER FAMILY, by Willie and Korie Robertson with Mark Schlabach. (Howard Books.) Behind the scenes at the A&E show “Duck Dynasty.”
10. REVOLUTIONARY SUMMER, by Joseph J. Ellis. (Knopf.) This account of the fateful summer of 1776 weaves the political (Continental Congress) and the military (Continental Army).
ADVICE, HOW-TO AND MISCELLANEOUS
1. EAT TO LIVE, by Joel Fuhrman. (Little, Brown & Co.) A plan for achieving fast and sustained weight loss.
2. THE 100, by Jorge Cruise. (Morrow/HarperCollins.) A four-week, low-sugar weight-loss plan.
3. FINERMAN’S RULES, by Karen Finerman. (Grand Central Publishing.) Advice for women on making good decisions both personally and professionally.
4. THE END OF DIABETES, by Joel Fuhrman. (HarperOne/HarperCollins.) Eating nutrient-dense foods to avoid diabetes.
5(x). WHEAT BELLY, by William Davis. (Rodale.) An examination of wheat in modern diets and an argument for its elimination.
Rankings reflect sales from venues nationwide for the week ending June 8. An (x) indicates that a book’s sales are barely distinguishable from those of the book above. A (b) indicates that some sellers report receiving bulk orders.
© 2014 Star Tribune