Best-sellers from Watermark Books and Eighth Day Books (April 13)

04/12/2014 11:38 PM

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Watermark Books & Cafe

Best-sellers

1. “Duty” by Robert Gates

2. “Pearls Falls Fast” by Stephan Pastis

3. “Liespotting: Proven Techniques to Detect Deception” by Pamela Meyer

4. “Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made” by Stephan Pastis

5. “Ask Me” by William Stafford

6. “Timmy Failure: Now Look What You’ve Done” by Stephan Pastis

7. “Beginning Pearls” by Stephan Pastis

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

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

10. “Rat’s Wars” by Stephan Pastis

New and notable

“Updike” by Adam Begley (Harper, $29.99) – A new biography of John Updike that relies on archival research as well as in-depth interviews with the writer’s family, friends, and colleagues.

“Living With a Wild God” by Barbara Ehrenreich (Twelve, $26) – In the process of reflecting on a personal journal, Ehrenreich kept when she was in her teens and 20s, the award-winning author tackles life’s tough questions.

Eighth Day Books

Best-sellers

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

2. “Adventure of Ascent: Field Notes from a Lifelong Journey” by Luci Shaw

3. “Scape: Poems” by Luci Shaw

4. “Endless Life: Poems of the Mystics” by Scott Cairns

5. “Recovered Body: Poems” by Scott Cairns

6. “On Living Simply: The Golden Voice of John Chrysostom,” edited by Robert Van de Weyer

7. “Ordinary Grace: A Novel” by William Kent Krueger

8. “Letters & Life: On Being a Writer, on Being a Christian” by Bret Lott

9. “Incarnadine: Poems” by Mary Szybist

10. “The Geography of Memory: A Pilgrimage Through Alzheimer’s” by Jeanne Murray Walker

New and notable

“More Scenes from the Rural Life” by Vernon Klinkenborg (Princeton Architectural Press, $24.95) –Verlyn Klinkenborg’s regular column, “The Rural Life,” is one of the most read and beloved in the New York Times. The author writes on every aspect, large and small, of life on his upstate New York farm. This new collection gathers together 150 of his best pieces since his last collection, The Rural Life, was published a decade ago.

National best-sellers

Fiction

1. “I’ve Got You Under My Skin” by Mary Higgins Clark

2. “The King” by J.R. Ward

3. “NYPD Red 2” by Patterson/Karp

4. “Missing You” by Harlan Coben

5. “Power Play” by Danielle Steel

6. “Blossom Street Brides” by Debbie Macomber

7. “The Goldfinch” by Donna Tartt

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

9. “The Bootlegger” by Cussler/Scott

10. “By Its Cover” by Donna Leon

Nonfiction

1. “Flash Boys” by Michael Lewis

2. “The Women of Duck Commander” by Kay Robertson

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

4. “The Hungry Girl Diet” by Lisa Lillien

5. “Don’t Hurt People and Don’t Take Their Stuff” by Matt Kibbe

6. “Thrive” by Arianna Huffington

7. “10% Happier” by Dan Harris

8. “A Call to Action” by Jimmy Carter

9. “Killing Jesus” by O’Reilly/Dugard

10. “Grain Brain” by David Perlmutter

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