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August 24, 2014 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

David Kelly, Senior Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department,
August 24, 2014 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library
August 24, 2014 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

The new number one book on the Los Angeles Times Hardcover Fiction Bestseller List this week is California by Edan Lepucki while A Spy Among Friends by Ben Macintyre remains in the top spot of the Hardcover Nonfiction List for a second week in a row.

The Fiction List includes four new titles: The Magician's Land by Lev Grossman; Paw and Order by Spencer Quinn; Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty; and Lucky Us by Amy Bloom.   There are a couple of debuts on the Nonfiction Bestseller List,  How the World Sees You: Discover Your Highest Value Through the Science of Fascination by Sally Hogshead and In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette by Hampton Sides.

Click on any title on the list to place a hold on an item free of charge.  You will need to know your library card number and the last four digits of the phone number associated with your card. After placing the hold select the library location to which you want the item sent and we will notify you when it is available for pick up.

Los Angeles Times Best Sellers

Hardcover Fiction

1.  California by Edan Lepucki

2.  The Heist by Daniel SIlva 

3.  The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

4.  The Magician's Land by Lev Grossman

5.  Paw and Order by Spencer Quinn

6.  The Book of Life by Deborah Harkness 

7.  Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty

8.  Lucky Us by Amy Bloom

9.  Wonder by R. J. Palacio

10. Four: A Divergent Collection by Veronica Roth

Hardcover Nonfiction

1.  A Spy Among Friends by Ben Macintyre

2.  America by Dinesh D'Souza

3.  How the World Sees You by Sally Hogshead

4.  Minecraft: Redstone Handbook

5.  One Nation by Ben Carson

6.  Carsick by John Waters

7.  #Girlboss by Sophia Amoruso 

8.  In the Kingdom of Ice by Hampton Sides

9.  Everything I Need to Know I Learned From a Little Golden Book by Diane Muldrow

10. The Madwoman in the Volvo by Sandra Tsing Loh

To find out more about recent arrivals and hot titles, book lists by subject, new books by genre and other reader resources, and what our librarians are reading, please visit LAPL Reads.