Best-sellers from Watermark Books and Eighth Day Books (Feb. 16)

02/16/2014 12:00 AM

08/08/2014 10:22 AM

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1. “Mayday Over Wichita” by D. W. Carter

2. “Wichita State Baseball Comes Back” by John E. Brown

3. “The Goldfinch” by Donna Tartt

4. “A Tale for the Time Being” by Ruth Ozeki

5. “One More Thing” by B. J. Novak

6. “The Swan Gondola” by Timothy Schaffert

7. “Goat Glands to Ranch Hands” by Orin Friesen

8. “The Son” by Philipp Meyer

9. “Little Failure” by Gary Shteyngart

10. “The Invention of Wings” by Sue Monk Kidd

New and notable

A Circle of Wives” by Alice LaPlante (Atlantic Monthly Press, $25) – From the author of “Turn of Mind” comes a psychological thriller of deception, murder and revenge.

“The Good Luck of Right Now” by Matthew Quick (Harper, $25.99) – In a series of letters to Richard Gere, 38-year-old Bartholomew Neil tries to figure out his life in the wake of his mother’s death.

Eighth Day Books


1. “Idiot Psalms: New Poems” by Scott Cairns

2. “The Life of the Virgin” by St. Maximus the Confessor

3. “God for Us: Rediscovering the Meaning of Lent and Easter” edited by Greg Pennoyer

4. “The Barefoot Book of Classic Poems” edited by Jackie Morris

5. “The Divine Liturgy: A Commentary in Light of the Fathers” by Monk Gregorios of Athos

6. “The Christian West and its Singers: The First Thousand Years” by Christopher Page

7. “The Boundless Garden: Selected Stories” by Alexandros Papadiamandis

8. “Timely . . . Timeless: 25 Years at Eighth Day Books” edited by Victoria Foth Sherry

9. “Tolkien and the Great War: The Threshold of Middle Earth” by John Garth

10. “Acedia & Me: A Marriage, Monks, and a Writer’s Life” by Kathleen Norris

New and notable

“Glorybound: A Novel” by Jessie Van Eerdman (Wordfarm, $18) – In Glorybound, two remarkable characters – Aimee and Crystal Lemley, small-town sisters whose complex desires to become prophets at Glorybound Holiness Tabernacle – are dramatically unraveled by their prophesying father’s imprisonment.

“Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird” by Wallace Stevens; illustrated by Corrine Jones (Stephen F. Austin University Press, $40) – These poems appeared originally in 1917 and were subsequently published in 1923. Stevens called them “a collection of sensations.” Corinne Jones’ fine art interpretations accompany Stevens’ poems in this new edition.

National best-sellers


1. “The Invention of Wings” by Sue Monk Kidd

2. “The Goldfinch” by Donna Tartt

3. “First Love” by Patterson/Raymond

4. “Still Live With Bread Crumbs” by Anna Quindlen

5. “Sycamore Row” by John Grisham

6. “One More Thing” by B.J. Novak

7. “The First Phone Call from Heaven” by Mitch Albom

8. “Command Authority” by Tom Clancy

9. “Cross My Heart” by James Patterson

10. “The Longest Ride” by Nicholas Sparks


1. “Duty” by Robert M. Gates

2. “Killing Jesus” by O'Reilly/Dugard

3. “Things That Matter” by Charles Krauthammer

4. “David and Goliath” by Malcolm Gladwell

5. “Super Shred” by Ian K. Smith

6. “The Doctor’s Diet” by Travis Stork

7. “Grain Brain” by David Perlmutter

8. “The Daniel Plan” by Rick Warren

9. “The Body Book” by Cameron Diaz

10. “I Am a Church Member” by Thom S. Rainer

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