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Posted: Aug 28, 2014 5:24 PM

Best-Selling Books Week Ended August 23rd.


1. "Four: A Divergent Collection" by Veronica Roth (Katherine Tegen Books)

2. "Percy Jackson's Greek Gods" by Rick Riordan (Disney Press)

3. "Mean Steak" by Sandra Brown (Grand Central)

4. "Insurgent" by Veronica Roth (Katherine Tegen Books)

5. "Allegiant" by Veronica Roth (Katherine Tegen Books)

6. "Wonder" by R.J. Palacio (Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers)

7. "Colorless Tsukuru Tazki and His Years of Pilgrimage" by Haruki Murakami (Knopf)

8. "Emperor Pickletine Rides the Bus" by Tom Angleberger (Amulet)

9. "Frozen" by Victoria Saxon (Random House Disney)

10. "Love Letters" by Debbie Macomber (Ballantine)


1. "Player's Handbook: A Core Rule by Wizards RPG Team (Wizards of the Coast)

2. "Minecraft: Redstone Handbook" by Scholastic (Scholastic)

3. "Minecraft: Essential Handbook" by Scholastic (Scholastic)

4. "Strengths Finder 2.0" by Tom Rath (Gallup Press)

5. "One Nation: What We Can All Do" by Ben Carson (Sentinel)

6. "Jesus Calling: Enjoying Peace in His Presence" by Sarah Young (Thomas Nelson)

7. "America: Imagine a World Without Her" by Dinesh D'Souza (Regenry Publishing)

8. "Minecraft: Combat Handbook" by Scholastic (Scholastic)

9. "The Way Forward" by Paul Ryan (Twelve)

10. "The Organized Mind" by Daniel J. Levitin (Dutton Books)


1. "If I Stay" by Gayle Forman (Penguin)

2. "Big Little Lies" by Liane Moriarty (Penguin)

3. "Outlander" by Diana Gabaldon (Random House)

4. "Upside Down" by Fern Michaels (Kensington Publishing)

5. "Where She Went" by Gayle Forman (Penguin)

6. "The Giver" by Lois Lowry (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

7. "Mean Streak" by Sandra Brown (Grand Central)

8. "Not a Drill" by Lee Child (Random House)

9. "The Fault in Our Stars" by John Green (Penguin)

10. "The Goldfinch" by Donna Tartt (Little, Brown)


1. "The Boys in the Boat" by Daniel James Brown (Viking Press)

2. "The Path Between the Seas" by David McCullough (Simon & Schuster)

3. "Unbroken: A World War II Story" by Laura Hillenbrand (Random House)

4. "The Power of No" by James Altucher (Hay House)

5. "Cocuonut Oil for Beginners" by Rockridge Press (Rockridge Press)

6. "How to Disappear" by Frank M. Ahearn (Rowman & Littlefield)

7. "Tips For Using Your Slow Cooker" by Phyliss Pellman Good (Good Books)

8. "The Freemasons" by Jasper Ridley (Arcade)

9. "Mindfulness Made Simple" by Calistoga Press (Callisto Media)

10. "In the Kingdom of Ice" by Hampton Sides (Knopf Doubleday)

Nielsen BookScan gathers point-of-sale book data from about 16,000 locations across the U.S., representing about 85 percent of the nation's book sales. Print-book data providers include all major booksellers and Web retailers, and food stores. E-book data providers include all major e-book retailers. Free e-books and those sold for less than 99 cents are excluded. The fiction and nonfiction lists in all formats include both adult and juvenile titles; the business list includes only adult titles. The combined lists track sales by title across all print and e-book formats; audio books are excluded. Refer questions to Michael.Boone(at)


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