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Bestsellers: 'Gone Girl' tops list

A selection of books at BookHampton in East

A selection of books at BookHampton in East Hampton. Credit: Newsday photo / Ana P. Gutierrez

Publishers Weekly's list of national bestsellers for the week ending Aug. 12, powered by Nielsen BookScan.

 

HARDCOVER -- FICTION

1. GONE GIRL, by Gillian Flynn (Crown)

2. FRIENDS FOREVER, by Danielle Steel (Delacorte)

3. ODD APOCALYPSE, by Dean R. Koontz (Bantam)

4. WHERE WE BELONG, by Emily Giffin (St. Martin's)

5. SWEET TALK, by Julie Garwood (Dutton)

6. THE SPYMASTERS, by W.E.B. Griffin (Putnam Adult)

7. BLACK LIST: A THRILLER, by Brad Thor (Atria)

8. I, MICHAEL BENNETT, by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge (Little, Brown)

9. TIME UNTIME, by Sherrilyn Kenyon (St. Martin's)

10. THE FALLEN ANGEL, by Daniel Silva (Harper)

 

 

HARDCOVER -- NONFICTION

1. HEART, SMARTS, GUTS, AND LUCK, by Anthony K. Tjan, et al. (Harvard Business School)

2. WILD, by Cheryl Strayed (Knopf)

3. THE AMATEUR, by Edward Klein (Regnery)

4. KILLING LINCOLN, by Bill O'Reilly (Henry Holt)

5. WHEAT BELLY, by William Davis (Rodale)

6. DOUBLE CROSS, by Ben Macintyre (Crown)

7. DEARIE: THE REMARKABLE LIFE OF JULIA CHILD, by Bob Spitz (Knopf)

8. THE CORRUPTION CHRONICLES, by Tom Fitton (Threshold Editions)

9. LEAPFROGGING: HARNESS THE POWER OF SURPRISE FOR BUSINESS BREAKTHROUGHS, by Soren Kaplan (Berrett-Koehler)

10. STEVE JOBS, by Walter Isaacson (Simon & Schuster)

 

 

PAPERBACK

1. FIFTY SHADES OF GREY, by E.L. James (Vintage)

2. FIFTY SHADES DARKER, by E.L. James (Vintage)

3. FIFTY SHADES FREED, by E.L. James (Vintage)

4. BARED TO YOU, by Sylvia Day (Berkley)

5. THE BEST OF ME, by Nicholas Sparks (Grand)

6. TO HEAVEN AND BACK, by Mary C. Neal (WaterBrook)

7. 11/22/63, by Stephen King (Gallery)

8. BREAKTHROUGH ENTREPRENEURSHIP, by Jon Burgstone (Farallon)

9. FORKS OVER KNIVES, by Del Sroufe (Experiment)

10. IN THE GARDEN OF BEASTS, by Erik Larson (Broadway)

 

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