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Bestsellers — Combined Print Fiction

Data Provided by the New York Times
New York Times Bestsellers for the week of 2013-05-12, linked to Canton Public Library's Catalog.
  1. The hit by David Baldacci
    The government hit man Will Robie uncovers a serious threat as he tries to stop Jessica Reel, a fellow assassin who has gone rogue.
  2. Whiskey beach by Nora Roberts
    A former criminal attorney who has been acquitted of his wife’s murder retreats to his family estate on a rocky New England cliff, where he is comforted by the house’s caretaker amid continuing danger.
  3. Fly away by Kristin Hannah
    A brash but lonely woman must deal with her personal demons before she can keep her promise to help the family of her deceased friend; a sequel to "Firefly Lane."
  4. Paris by Edward Rutherfurd
    A centuries-spanning historical novel that weaves together the fates of a handful of families who come of age, seek their fortunes and fall in and out of love in the City of Light.
  5. Life after life by Kate Atkinson
    Atkinson’s heroine, born in 1910, keeps dying and dying again, as she experiences the alternate courses her destiny might have taken.
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  6. Beautiful ruins by Jess Walter
    Ruins both emotional and architectural, in Italy, Hollywood and elsewhere, figure in this sweeping novel.
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  7. Wedding night by Sophie Kinsella
    When her boyfriend fails to propose yet again, Lottie impulsively decides to marry her old flame. Convinced Lottie is making a terrible mistake, her sister, Fliss, will do anything to stop her.
  8. Daddy's gone a hunting by Mary Higgins Clark
    An explosion at her family’s antique furniture museum leaves a glamorous C.P.A. in a coma.
  9. Gone girl by Gillian Flynn
    A woman disappears from her Missouri home on her fifth anniversary; is her bitter, oddly evasive husband a killer?
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  10. The best of me by Nicholas Sparks
    Twenty-five years after their high school romance ended, a man and woman who have gone their separate ways return to their North Carolina town for the funeral of a friend.
  11. A game of thrones by George R R Martin
    In the frozen wastes to the north of Winterfell, sinister and supernatural forces are mustering. Basis of the HBO series.
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  12. World war z by Max Brooks
    An "oral history" of an imagined Zombie War that nearly destroys civilization.
  13. Fifty shades of grey by E L James
    An inexperienced college student falls in love with a tortured man who has particular sexual tastes; the first book in a trilogy.
  14. The black box by Michael Connelly
    In a case that spans 20 years, the Los Angeles detective Harry Bosch links a recent crime to the killing of a photographer amid the 1992 race riots. 
  15. The burgess boys by Elizabeth Strout
    Two brothers, both lawyers, return to their Maine hometown to defend their troubled teenage nephew.
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  16. The mystery woman by Amanda Quick
    Joshua Gage, who carries out investigations for the crown, and Beatrice Lockwood are embroiled in a case of blackmail, mesmerism and madness; by Jayne Ann Krentz, writing pseudonymously.
  17. Don't go by Lisa Scottoline
    An Army doctor returns home from Afghanistan to find that the life he left behind has fallen apart.
  18. Calico joe by John Grisham
    In the summer of 1973, a fateful baseball play unites Joe Castle, a dazzling rookie; Warren Tracey, a hard-partying and hard-throwing pitcher, and Tracey’s young son, Paul.
  19. The forgotten by David Baldacci
    A special agent with the United States Army investigates his aunt’s mysterious death in a picture-perfect town on Florida’s Gulf Coast.
  20. The interestings by Meg Wolitzer
    Six friends meet in the 1970s at a summer arts camp, and pursue success, and one another, over succeeding decades.
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