Publishers Weekly Bestsellers: The Week's Hottest Reads

08/30/2013 08:00 am ET

-- Week ending August 25th, 2013, powered by Nielsen BookScan. Copyright 2013 The Nielsen Company.


1. "Mistress" by James Patterson/David Ellis (Little, Brown)

2. "The Cuckoo's Calling" by Robert Galbraith (J.K. Rowling)

3. "Inferno" by Dan Brown (Doubleday)

4. "Rose Harbor in Bloom" by Debbie Macomber (Ballantine)

5. "And the Mountains Echoed" by Khaled Hosseini (Riverhead)

6. "The Third Kingdom" by Terry Goodkind (Tor)

7. "Night Film: A Novel" by Marisha Pessi (Random House)

8. "The Kill List" by Frederick Forsythe (Putnam)

9. "The Bone Season: A Novel" by Samantha Shannon (Bloomsbury)

10. "First Sight" by Danielle Steel (Delacorte)

11. "The English Girl" by Daniel Silva (Harper)

12. "The Husband's Secret" by Liane Moriarty (Putnam/Amy Einhorn)

13. "Hotshot" by Julie Garwood (Dutton)

14. "The Ocean at the End of the Lane" by Neil Gaiman (William Morrow)

15. "William Shakespeare's Star Wars" by Ian Doescher (Quirk)


1. "The Liberty Amendments" by Mark R. Levin (S&S/Threshold)

2. "Happy, Happy, Happy: My Life and Legacy as the Duck Commander" by Phil Robertson (Howard Books)

3. "Zealot" by Reza Aslan (Random House)

4. "Lean In" by Sheryl Sandberg (Knopf)

5. "The Duck Commander Family" by Willie Robertson, Korie Robertson and Mark Schlabach (Howard Books)

6. "Exposed: The Secret Life of Jodi Arias" by Jane Velez-Mitchell (William Morrow)

7. "Lawrence in Arabia" by Scott Anderson (Doubleday)

8. "This Town" by Mark Leibovich (Blue Rider Press)

9. "The Butler" by Wil Haygood (Atria/37 Ink)

10. "The Synchronicity Key: The Hidden Intelligence Guiding the Universe and You" by David Wilcox (Dutton)

11. "Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls" by David Sedaris (Little, Brown)

12. "Chris Powell's Choose More, Lose More for Life" by Chris Powell (Hyperion)

13. "Manson: The Life and Times of Charles Manson" by Jeff Guinn (Simon & Schuster)

14. "Life Code: The New Rules for Winning in the Real World" by Phil McGraw (Bird Street Books)

15. "The Legend of Zelda" by Shigeru Miyamoto (Dark Horse Comics)


1. "The Inn at Rose Harbor" by Debbie Macomber (Ballantine)

2. "Webster's New World Dictionary" by Michael Agnes (Pocket Books)

3. "Low Pressure" by Sandra Brown (Vision)

4. "University of Chicago Spanish-English Dictionary" by David Pharies (Pocket Books)

5. "The Last Man: A Novel" by Vince Flynn (Pocket Books)

6. "The Tombs" by Cussler/Perry (Berkley)

7. "Ready to Die" by Lisa Jackson (Zebra)

8. "I, Michael Bennett" by James Patterson, Michael Ledwidge (Pocket Books)

9. "Calculated in Death" by J.D. Robb (Berkley)

10. "Friends Forever: A Novel" by Danielle Steel and Nick Podehl (Dell)

11. "Forever" by Nora Roberts (Silhouette)

12. "Heart of Texas Volume 2" by Debbie Macomber (Mira)

13. "Never Let Go" by Sherryl Woods (Harlequin)

14. "Castaway Cove" Joann Ross (Signet)

15. "Three Little Words" by Susan Mallery (Harlequin)


1. "The Casual Vacancy" by J.K. Rowling (Little, Brown)

2. "Alex Cross, Run" by James Patterson (Grand Central)

3. "Proof of Heaven" by Eben Alexander (Simon & Schuster)

4. "The Silent Wife" by A.S.A. Harrison (Penguin)

5. "Beautiful Ruins" by Jess Walter (Harper Perennial)

6. "Joyland" by Stephen King (Hard Case Crime)

7. "The Panther" by Nelson DeMille (Grand Central)

8. "I Declare" by Joel Osteen (FaithWords)

9. "Burn" by Maya Banks (Berkley)

10. "DSM-5" by American Psychiatric Association (APA)

11. "Chesapeake Blue" by Nora Roberts (Berkley)

12. "Inquebrantable: Mi Historia, A Mi Manera" by Jenni Rivera (Atria)

13. "Where'd You Go, Bernadette: A Novel" by Maria Semple (Back Bay Books)

14. "Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail" by Cheryl Strayed (Vintage)

15. "Entwined with You" by Sylvia Day (Berkley)