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July 6, 2014 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

David Kelly, Senior Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department,
July 6, 2014 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library
July 6, 2014 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

For only the second time in 35 weeks, The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt has been displaced in the number one position on the  Los Angeles Times Hardcover Fiction Bestseller List as The Silkworm (A Comoran Strike Novel) by Robert Galbraith (a.k.a J.K. Rowling) is the new #1.   On the Nonfiction List, Hard Choices by Hillary Rodham Clinton remains in the top spot for the second week. 

New to the Fiction List is Top Secret Twenty-One, the latest Stephanie Plum mystery by Janet Evanovich; The Last Magazine, the posthumous first novel by journalist Michael Hastings; and All Fall Down by Jennifer Weiner.  With the recent death of Los Angeles' own Louie Zamperini, Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand is at #3 on the Hardcover Nonfiction List, 132 weeks after being released.

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.  The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith

2.  The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

3.  Written in My Own Heart's Blood by Diana Gabaldon

4.  China Dolls by Lisa See

5.  Top Secret Twenty-One by Janet Evanovich

6.  All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

7.  Midnight in Europe by Alan Furst

8.  Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King 

9.  The Last Magazine by Michael Hastings

10. All Fall Down by Jennifer Weiner

Hardcover Nonfiction

1.  Hard Choices by Hillary Rodham Clinton

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

3.  Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand

4.  Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty

5.  Tibetan Peach Pie by Tom Robbins

6.  Minecraft: Redstone Handbook

7.  Carsick by John Waters

8.  Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant by Roz Chast

9.  #Girlboss by Sophia Amoruso

10. No Place to Hide by Glenn Greenwald

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