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May 25, 2014 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

David Kelly, Senior Librarian, Literature & Fiction Department,
May 25, 2014 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library

For the 29th out of 30 weeks since being released, The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt, is the #1 book on the Los Angeles Times Hardcover Fiction List. Reclaiming the top spot on the Hardcover Fiction List after the absence of a week is A Fighting Chance by Elizabeth Warren.

New to the Hardcover Fiction list this week are Ruth Reichl's first novel - Delicious!The Snow Queen by the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Hours, Michael Cunningham; Larry McMurtry's novel about Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday, The Last Kind Words Saloon; and Anthony Doerr's World War II novel, All the Lights We Cannot See.

There are three newcomers to the Hardcover Nonfiction List this week: The New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast's memoir about the decline of her parents, Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?The Madwoman in the Volvo: My Year of Raging Hormones by Sandra Tsing Loh; and #Girlboss by the CEO of online Fashion retailer Nasty Girl, Sophia Amoruso.

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 Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

2.  The Serpent of Venice by Christopher Moore

3.  Delicious! by Ruth Reichl

4.  The Snow Queen by Michael Cunningham

5.  The Target by David Baldacci 

6.  Can't and Won't: Stories by Lydia Davis

7.  The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

8.  The Last Kind Words Saloon by Larry McMurtry

9.  All the Lights We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

10. The Invention of WIngs by Sue Monk Kidd

Hardcover Nonfiction

1.  A Fighting Chance by Elizabeth Warren

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

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

4.  Let's Just Say It Wasn't Pretty by Diane Keaton

5.  The Madwoman in the Volvo by Sandra Tsing Loh

6.  #Girlboss by Sophia Amoruso

7.  John Wayne by Scott Eyman

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

9.  Thrive by Arianna Huffington

10. Mindcraft: Essential Handbook

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