? asked in Arts & HumanitiesBooks & Authors · 9 years ago

What books are very popular at the moment bestselling ect?

ranging in price from 13.00 - 32.00 if not more

or which books cost a lot to buy for college or school or anything what sort of books would be hard to find cheap?

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  • 9 years ago
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    NY times bestsellers list as of tomorrow:

    FICTION:

    1 FREEDOM, by Jonathan Franzen. (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $28.) A family of Midwestern liberals during the Bush years; by the author of “The Corrections.”

    2 THE GIRL WHO KICKED THE HORNET’S NEST, by Stieg Larsson. (Knopf, $27.95.) The third volume of a trilogy about a Swedish hacker and a journalist.

    3 DARK PERIL, by Christine Feehan. (Berkley, $25.95.) A Dragonseeker on a deadly mission; a Carpathian novel.

    4 LOST EMPIRE, by Clive Cussler with Grant Blackwood. (Putnam, $27.95.) Sam and Remi Fargo, a husband-and-wife treasure-hunting team, pursue an important relic.

    5 THE POSTCARD KILLERS, by James Patterson and Liza Marklund. (Little, Brown, $27.99.) An N.Y.P.D. detective joins a Swedish reporter in a search for the killer of young couples in Europe, including his daughter and her boyfriend.

    6 THE HELP, by Kathryn Stockett. (Amy Einhorn/Putnam, $24.95.) A young white woman and two black maids in 1960s Mississippi.

    7 THE WAY OF KINGS, by Brandon Sanderson. (Tor/Tom Doherty, $27.99.) In the first book of a new series, the Stormlight Archive, war ravages the world of Roshar.

    8 SPIDER BONES, by Kathy Reichs. (Scribner, $26.99.) Temperance Brennan investigates the case of a man who seems to have died twice.

    9 BODY WORK, by Sara Paretsky. (Putnam, $26.95.) V. I. Warshawski probes the death of a club patron.

    10 STAR ISLAND, by Carl Hiaasen. (Knopf, $26.95.) A paparazzo attempting to kidnap a drug-addled pop star grabs her stunt double by mistake.

    11 THE COBRA, by Frederick Forsyth. (Putnam, $26.95.) A former C.I.A. operative is unleashed on the cocaine industry.

    12 THE RED QUEEN, by Philippa Gregory. (Touchstone/Simon & Schuster, $25.99.) More intrigue during the War of the Roses; by the author of “The Other Boleyn Girl.”

    13 TOUGH CUSTOMER, by Sandra Brown. (Simon & Schuster, $26.99.) A private investigator pursues a deranged killer.

    14 BEARERS OF THE BLACK STAFF (LEGENDS OF SHANNARA), by Terry Brooks. (Del Rey/Ballantine, $27.) The denizens of a valley are left vulnerable when their protective layer of magic disappears.

    15 I’D KNOW YOU ANYWHERE, by Laura Lippman. (Morrow/HarperCollins, $25.99.) A man who kidnapped a 15-year-old girl contacts her from death row years later.

    16 MAYBE THIS TIME, by Jennifer Crusie. (St. Martin’s, $24.99.) A woman’s ex- husband schemes to get her back, employing kids and ghosts.

    NON FICTION::

    1 CRIMES AGAINST LIBERTY, by David Limbaugh. (Regnery, $29.95.) A political indictment of the Obama presidency.

    2 ---- MY DAD SAYS, by Justin Halpern. (It Books/HarperCollins, $15.99.) A coming-of-age memoir organized around the musings, purveyed on Twitter, of the author’s father.

    3 A JOURNEY, by Tony Blair. (Knopf, $35.) A memoir by the former British prime minister.

    4 THE PERFECTION POINT, by John Brenkus. (Harper/HarperCollins, $26.99.) The absolute limits of human performance in various sports.

    5 OUTLIERS, by Malcolm Gladwell. (Little, Brown, $27.99.) Why some people succeed — it has to do with luck and opportunity — from the author of “Blink.”

    6 THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS, by Rebecca Skloot. (Crown, $26.) The story of the woman whose cancer cells were cultured without her permission in 1951 and have since supported a mountain of research.

    7 LET'S TAKE THE LONG WAY HOME, by Gail Caldwell. (Random House, $23.) A tribute to a deep friendship between two women.

    8 EMPIRE OF THE SUMMER MOON, by S. C. Gwynne. (Scribner, $27.50.) The story of Quanah Parker, the last and greatest chief of the Comanches.

    9 THE BIG SHORT, by Michael Lewis. (Norton, $27.95.) The people who saw the real estate crash coming and made billions from their foresight.

    10 COMMITTED, by Elizabeth Gilbert. (Viking, $26.95.) The author of “Eat, Pray, Love” wrestles with, and overcomes, her ambivalence about marriage.

    11 CHELSEA CHELSEA BANG BANG, by Chelsea Handler. (Grand Central, $25.99.) More humorous personal essays.

    12 THE OBAMA DIARIES, by Laura Ingraham. (Threshold Editions, $25.) A satirical fictional journal with commentary, by the conservative political commentator.

    13 BORN TO RUN, by Christopher McDougall. (Knopf, $24.95.) Secrets of distance running from a Mexican Indian tribe.

    14 MEDIUM RAW, by Anthony Bourdain. (Ecco/HarperCollins, $26.99.) The author of "Kitchen Confidential" looks critically at changes in the food and restaurant cultures.

    15 PACKING FOR MARS, by Mary Roach. (Norton, $25.95.) A humorous investigation of life without gravity in the space program, by the author of “Stiff” and “Bonk.”

    goodluck!

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    The Twilight Series

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