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Watermark Books & Cafe best-sellers (May 5)

  • Published Sunday, May 5, 2013, at 8 a.m.
  • Updated Sunday, May 5, 2013, at 8:05 a.m.

Watermark Books & Cafe

Best-sellers

1. "Wild" by Cheryl Strayed

2. "Tiny Beautiful Things" by Cheryl Strayed

3. "Tension City" by Jim Lehrer

4. "Life After Life" by Kate Atkinson

5. "Cinder" by Marissa Meyer

6. "Miss Julia to the Rescue" by Ann B. Ross

7. "Scarlet" by Marissa Meyer

8. "The Miracle of Father Kapaun" by Roy Wenzl and Travis Heying

9. "Cooked" by Michael Pollan

10. "Life After Life" by Jill McCorkle

New and notable

“The Miracle of Father Kapaun" by Roy Wenzl and Travis Heying (Ignatius, $19.95) — A history of Father Kapaun’s background by The Wichita Eagle reporter and photographer traces Kapaun’s roots as a son of Czech immigrant farmers through to his death as a Korean War POW.

"The Woman Upstairs" by Claire Messud (Knopf, $25.95) — The latest novel from the author of "The Emperor’s Children" is a psychological thriller about a lonely third-grade teacher and her increasingly disturbing intimate relationship with her neighbors.

Eighth Day Books

Best-sellers

1. “Moon Over Manifest” by Clare Vanderpool

2. “Orthodoxy: The Cosmos Transfigured” by Paul Evdokimov

3. “Blackbear Bosin: Keeper of the Indian Spirit” by David Simmonds

4. “Bless Me, Ultima” by Raymond Anaya

5. “Poetic Knowledge: The Recovery of Education” by James Taylor

6. “The World of Silence” by Max Picard

7. “Creating a Life with God” by Daniel Wolpert

8. “Through the Eye of a Needle: Wealth, the Fall of Rome, and the Making of Christianity in the West, 350-550 A.D” by Peter Brown

9. “Coolidge” by Amity Shlaes

10. “Paris” by Edwin Rutherfurd

New and notable

“Through the Eye of a Needle: Wealth, the Fall of Rome, and the Making of Christianity in the West, 350-550 A.D.” by Peter Brown (Princeton University Press, $39.95) – The most recent offering by a scholar who must be considered the most preeminent of the period under review.

“Blackbear Bosin: Keeper of the Indian Spirit” by David Simmonds (Carriage Factory Art Gallery, $32) – Part biography, part retrospective catalog raisonne, presenting dozens of full color reproductions of the artist’s work.

National best-sellers

FICTION

1. “The Hit” by David Baldacci

2. “Whiskey Beach” by Nora Roberts

3. “Fly Away” by Kristin Hannah

4. “Daddy’s Gone a Hunting” by Mary Higgins Clark

5. “Paris: The Novel” by Edward Rutherfurd

6. “Wedding Night” by Sophie Kinsella

7. “The Mystery Woman” by Amanda Quick

8. “Don’t Go” by Lisa Scottoline

9. “Gone Girl” by Gillian Flynn

10. “Life After Life” by Kate Atkinson

NONFICTION

1. “Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls” by David Sedaris

2. “The One Thing” by Gary Keller

3. “Start” by Jon Acuff

4. “Lean In” by Sheryl Sandberg

5. “Jumpstart to Skinny” by Bob Harper

6. “Cooked” by Michael Pollan

7. “The Duck Commander Family” by Willie & Korie Robertson

8. “Becoming a Supple Leopard” by Kelly Starrett

9. “It’s All Good” by Gwyneth Paltrow

10. “Vader’s Little Princess” by Jeffrey Brown

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