Best-sellers from Watermark Books and Eighth Day Books (June 22)

06/22/2014 12:00 AM

08/08/2014 10:25 AM

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1. “The Silver Star” by Jeannette Walls

2. “The Glass Castle” by Jeannette Walls

3. “Alex and the Immortals” by Tracy Dunn

4. “The Bookman’s Tale” by Charlie Lovett

5. “Sons of Wichita” by Daniel Schulman

6. “Half Broke Horses” by Jeannette Walls

7. “My Salinger Year” by Joanna Rakoff

8. “Let’s Just Say It Wasn’t Pretty” by Diane Keaton

9. “God and the Gay Christian” by Matthew Vines

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

New and notable

“Flying Shoes” by Lisa Howorth (Bloomsbury, $26) – A debut novel, set in Oxford, Miss., based on the kidnapping of the author’s step-brother.

“Your Fathers, Where Are They? And the Prophets, Do They Live Forever?” by Dave Eggers (McSweeney’s, $25.99) – A tightly controlled emotional thriller, Eggers’s new novel is the story of one man struggling to make sense of the world.

Eighth Day Books


1. “River Inside the River: Poems” by Gregory Orr

2. “Concerning the Book that is the Body of the Beloved” by Gregory Orr

3. “Consider the Birds: A Provocative Guide to Birds of the Bible” by Debbie Blue

4. “Deaths and Transfigurations: Poems” by Paul Mariani and Barry Moser

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

6. “Better Food for a Better World: A Novel” by Erin McGraw

7. “The Pastor: A Memoir” by Eugene Peterson

8. “The Mountain of Silence: A Search for Orthodox Spirituality” by Kyriacos Markides

9. “My Bright Abyss: Meditation of a Modern Believer” by Christian Wiman

10. “The Blessed Surgeon: The Life of St. Luke of Simferopol” by Vasily Marushchak

New and notable

“Waiting for the Sky: More Flyover People Essays” by Cheryl Unruh (Quincy Press, $15) – Following up here first book, “Flyover People: Life on the Ground in a Rectangular State,” Unruh offers another collection of essays conveying her love for the beauties and eccentricities of Kansas.

“Of Farming and Classics: A Memoir” by David Grene (University of Chicago Press, $16) – An independent thinker and spirited teacher, David Grene devoted his life to two things: farming and classics. In this memoir, Grene weaves together these interests to tell the story of the life he split between the University of Chicago and his farm in Ireland.

National best-sellers


1. “Written in My Own Heart’s Blood” by Diana Gabaldon

2. “Mr. Mercedes” by Stephen King

3. “The Target” by David Baldacci

4. “Unlucky 13” by Patterson/Paetro

5. “Ghost Ship” by Cussler/Brown

6. “The Matchmaker” by Elin Hilderbrand

7. “The Goldfinch” by Donna Tartt

8. “The One & Lonely” by Emily Giffin

9. “The Hurricane Sisters” by Dorothea Benton Frank

10. “Field of Prey” by John Sandford


1. “Hard Choices” by Hillary Rodham Clinton

2. “One Nation” by Ben Carson

3. “The Closer” by Mariano Rivera

4. “Good Call” by Jase Robertson

5. “Capital in the Twenty-First Century” by Thomas Piketty

6. “Rebbe” by Joseph Telushkin

7. “Think Like a Freak” by Levitt/Dubner

8. “Instinct” by T.D. Jakes

9. “Killing Jesus” by O’Reilly/Dugard

10. “Flash Boys” by Michael Lewis

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