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Best-sellers

Rankings for hard-cover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected book stores:

Books

Best-sellers

Rankings for hard-cover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected book stores:

Books

This week's best-sellers from Publishers Weekly

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, May 21, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by NPD BookScan (c) 2017 NPD Group.

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15 books we recommend for your summer reading pleasure

It's curious, isn't it, how "summer reading" became a thing? Winter, with its dark afternoons and rainy weekends, seems much more suited to curling up in an armchair with a book. Perhaps it dates from childhood, when summer stretched out before us as a chance to luxuriate in books (that is, for indoorsy kids like me) until school started again. Or from the idea of beach reading, which isn't really a Seattle thing anyway. (How does that even work, what with the glare?)

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Dennis Lehane's latest twists and turns

Many people know Dennis Lehane for his books-turned-movies: "Mystic River," "Shelter Island," "Gone Baby Gone." Others know him for his TV work (including "The Wire" and "Boardwalk Empire"). And some of us know to go straight to the source: his books.

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Local mamas read "Llama Llama"

Mothers read the children's book "Llama Llama" to their little llamas at the Wichita Public Library Central Branch. The book's author, Anna Dewdney, recently passed away. (video by Jaime Green / September 16, 2016)
jgreen@wichitaeagle.com
Local mamas read 2:00

Local mamas read "Llama Llama"

Dave Barry talks about his newest book 2:19

Dave Barry talks about his newest book

Thousands come out for Wichita State star Ron Baker's book signing 2:01

Thousands come out for Wichita State star Ron Baker's book signing

VIDEO: Harper Lee’s hometown reflects on relationship with author's work 2:07

VIDEO: Harper Lee’s hometown reflects on relationship with author's work

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