Best-sellers from Watermark Books and Eighth Day Books (April 20)

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Best-sellers

1. “Burial Rites” by Hannah Kent

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

3. “Under Magnolia” by Frances Mayes

4. “Resurrecting Easter” by Kate Moorehead

5. “The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards” by Kristopher Jansma

6. “Bluebird” by Lindsey Yankey

7. “Pigeon Needs a Bath” by Mo Willems

8. “The Fault in Our Stars” by John Green

9. “Deadly Echoes” by Philip Donlay

10. “Grasshopper Jungle” by Andrew Smith

New and notable

“The Grapes of Wrath” by John Steinbeck (Viking, $250) – This limited, commemorative edition for the 75th anniversary of the publication includes leather case, illustrations, and a gilded top.

“Popular: Vintage Wisdom for a Modern Geek” by Maya Van Wagenen (Dutton, $18.99) – Fifteen-year-old Van Wagenen chronicles the year she spent following the 1950s teen popularity guide by Betty Cornell with hilarious, sweet, and often unexpected results.

Eighth Day Books

Best-sellers

1. “Sensible Shoes: A Story About the Spiritual Journey” by Sharon Garlough Brown

2. “The Services of Holy Week and Pascha,” edited by John Winfrey

3. “The Adventure of Ascent: Story of a Lifelong Journey” by Luci Shaw

4. “Things That Are: Essays” by Amy Leach

5. “Recovered Body: Poems” by Scott Cairns

6. “A Metaphorical God: Poems” by Kimberly Johnson

7. “Forgiving Our Fathers and Mothers: Finding Freedom from Hurt and Hate” by Leslie Leyland Fields

8. “What Happened to Sophie Wilder” by Christopher Beha

9.. “Mystery and Manners: Occasional Prose” by Flannery O’Connor

10. “Flesh Becomes Word: Poems” by Brian Volck

New and notable

“Forgiving Our Fathers and Mothers” by Leslie Leyland Fields (Thomas Nelson, $15.99) – Noted until now for her memoirs of her family’s deep sea fishing business in Alaska, Fields turns to probing the kinds of forgiving that are at once the most necessary and the most freeing.

“Paul Among the People” by Sarah Ruden (Image, $15) – The author’s deep immersion in the ancient Greek and Latin worlds as a translator of its literature (Vergil, Apuleius), gives her the background to examine St. Paul within his environment, dismantling many of the modern myths about the apostle to the Gentiles.

National best-sellers

Fiction

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

2. “NYPD Red 2” by Patterson/Karp

3. “Carnal Curiosity” by Stuart Woods

4. “Keep Quiet” by Lisa Scottoline

5. “Missing You” by Harlan Coben

6. “The Goldfinch” by Donna Tartt

7. “The King” by J.R. Ward

8. “Power Play” by Danielle Steel

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

10. “Blossom Street Brides” by Debbie Macomber

Nonfiction

1. “Flash Boys” by Michael Lewis

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

3. “Face the Music” by Paul Stanley

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

5. “Big Tent” by Mallory Factor

6. “Miracles Now” by Gabrielle Bernstein

7. “Killing Jesus” by O’Reilly/Dugard

8. “Thrive” by Arianna Huffington

9. “The Hungry Girl Diet” by Lisa Lillien

10. “Grain Brain” by David Perlmutter

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