April 6, 2014

Best-sellers from Watermark Books and Eighth Day Books (March 6)


Watermark Books & Cafe


1. “Duty” by Robert Gates

2. “Everything I Need to Know I Learned from a Little Golden Book” by Diane Muldrow

3. “The Little Way of Ruthie Lemming” by Rod Dreher

4. “Lifesaving Lessons: Notes from an Accidental Mother” by Linda Greenlaw

5. “Ask Me” by William Stafford

6. “The Girls of Atomic City” by Denise Kiernan

7. “The Swan Gondola” by Timothy Schaffert

8. “Oh, the Places You’ll Go” by Dr. Seuss

9. “Resurrecting Easter” by Kate Moorehead

10. “Flyover People” by Cheryl Unruh

New and notable

“Flash Boys” by Michael Lewis (Norton, $27.95) – Lewis highlights four Wall Street traders who are attempting, from the inside, to correct injustices in the financial world.

“Dorothy Must Die” by Danielle Paige (Harper, $17.99) – Another trip into Oz, this time where the Good Witches can’t be trusted and Dorothy is a tyrannical ruler.

Eighth Day Books


1. “The Little Way of Ruthie Leming: A Southern Girl, a Small Town, and the Secret of a Good Life” by Rod Dreher

2. “Refractions: A Journey of Faith, Art, and Culture” by Makoto Fujimura

3. “The Little Red Pen” by Janet Stevens

4. “Tops and Bottoms” by Janet Stevens

5. “The One and Only Ivan” by Katherine Applegate

6. “An Inner Step Toward God: Writings and Teachings on Prayer by Father Alexander Men,” translated by Christa Belyaeva

7. “And the Dish Ran Away with the Spoon” by Janet Stevens

8. “On Beauty and Being Just” by Elaine Scarry

9. “The Philokalia, Volume 1: The Complete Text,” compiled by St. Nikodimos of the Holy Mountain

10. “The Orthodox Church in the Arab World, 700-1700: An Anthology of Sources” ed. by Samuel Noble

New and notable

“A Poet’s Glossary” by Edward Hirsch (Houghton Mifflin, $30) – A new glossary of poetic terms spanning centuries and continents, from the author of "How to Read a Poem (And Fall in Love with Poetry). A major addition to the literature of poetry, the Glossary is a compilation of forms, devices, movements, isms, aesthetics, and rhetorical terms.

“The Suffering of Love: Christ’s Descent into the Hell of Human Hopelessness” by Regis Martin (Ignatius Press, $16.95) – A theological and spiritual meditation, punctuated by literary and historical allusions, on Holy Saturday, Christ’s descent into hell.

National best-sellers


1. “NYPD Red 2” by Patterson/Karp

2. “Missing You” by Harlan Coben

3. “Blossom Street Brides” by Debbie Macomber

4. “Power Play” by Danielle Steel

5. “The Goldfinch” by Donna Tartt

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

7. “The Bootlegger” by Cussler/Scott

8. “Be Careful What You Wish For” by Jeffrey Archer

9. “Private L.A.” by Patterson/Sullivan

10. “The Chase” by Evanovich/Goldberg


1. “The Hungry Girl Diet” by Lisa Lillien

2. “Thrive” by Arianna Huffington

3. “A Call to Action” by Jimmy Carter

4. “The Body Book” by Cameron Diaz

5. “Grain Brain” by David Perlmutter

6. “The End of Dieting” by Joel Fuhrman

7. “Killing Jesus” by O'Reilly/Dugard

8. “Not Cool” by Greg Gutfeld

9. “Uganda Be Kidding Me” by Chelsea Handler

10. “The Blood Sugar Solution: 10-Day …” by Mark Hyman

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