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Best-sellers from Watermark Books and Eighth Day Books (Sept. 29)

  • Published Sunday, Sep. 29, 2013, at 6:59 a.m.

Watermark Books & Cafe

Best-sellers

1. “True Grit” by Charles Portis

2. “A Fine Romance: Falling in Love with the English Countryside” by Susan

Branch

3. “The Girl You Left Behind” by Jojo Moyes

4. “Charlie the Ranch Dog” by Ree Drummond

5. “Frozen” by Melissa de la Cruz & Michael Johnston

6. “Pioneer Woman: Black Heels to Tractor Wheels” by Ree Drummond

7. “The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry” by Rachel Joyce

8. “The Last Letter from Your Lover” by Jojo Moyes

9. “Charlie Goes to School” by Ree Drummond

10. “Oil & Honey” by Bill McKibben

New and notable

“The Lowland” by Jhumpa Lahiri (Knopf, $27.95) – Lahiri’s novel, set in India and America, explores the complex emotions of family and what we will do for our beliefs.

“Doctor Sleep” by Stephen King (Scribner, $30) – King’s newest novel is a follow-up to “The Shining,” picking up Danny’s story as a middle-aged man.

Eighth Day Books

Best-sellers

1. “Hidden in Christ: Living as God’s Beloved” by James Bryan Smith

2. “Canadian Summer” by Hilda van Stockum

3. “Friendly Gables” by Hilda van Stockum

4. “The Case for the Psalms: Why They are Essential” by N.T. Wright

5. “The Third Gift” by Linda Sue Park

6. “European Literature and the Latin Middle Ages” by Ernst Curtius

7. “One for the Books” by Joe Queenan

8. “The Ballad of the White Horse” by G.K. Chesterton

9.. “Clinging: The Experience of Prayer” by Emilie Griffin

10. “Third Ways: How Bulgarian Greens, Swedish Housewives, and Beer-Swilling Englishmen Created Family-Centered Economies – And Why They Disappeared” by Allen C. Carlson

New and notable

“The Terrible Speed of Mercy: A Spiritual Biography of Flannery O’Connor” by Jonathan Rogers (Thomas Nelson, $15.99) – Jonathan Rogers gets to the heart of O’Connor’s work. He follows the roots of the novelist’s fervent Catholicism and traces the outlines of a life marked by illness and suffering, but ultimately defined by an irrepressible joy and even hilarity.

“Dead Low Tide: A Novel” by Bret Lott (Random House, $26) – In this sequel to “The Hunt Club,” set in the swampy South Carolina Lowcountry, New York Times-bestselling author Lott continues the story of Huger Dillard. Now a young man, Huger must come to terms with and confront the truth about his community, his past, and the mysterious place he calls home.

National best-sellers

Fiction

1. “The Longest Ride” by Nicholas Sparks

2. “Thankless in Death” by J.D. Robb

3. “W Is for Wasted” by Sue Grafton

4. “Never Go Back” by Lee Child

5. “The Quest” by Nelson DeMille

6. “The Final Cut” by Catherine Coulter

7. “Bleeding Edge” by Thomas Pynchon

8. “Deadly Heat” by Richard Castle

9. “The Mayan Secrets” by Cussler/Perry

10. “The Cuckoo’s Calling” by Robert Galbraith

Nonfiction

1. “Si-Cology” by Si Robertson

2. “Guinness World Records 2014”

3. “Still Foolin' ‘Em” by Billy Crystal

4. “Happy, Happy, Happy” by Phil Robertson

5. “The Liberty Amendments” by Mark R. Levin

6. “Zealot” by Reza Aslan

7. “Grand Theft Auto V Ltd. Ed. Strategy Guide” by Bogenn/Barba

8. “Lean In” by Sheryl Sandberg

9. “Grain Brain” by David Perlmutter

10. “The Duck Commander Family” by Willie and Korie Robertson

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