Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Los Angeles Times Bestseller List for Fiction: August 28, 2011

1. A Dance with Dragons by George R.R. Martin
The future of the Seven Kingdoms is imperiled once again in the fifth book of the Song of Ice and Fire series.

2. House of Holes by Nicholson Baker
A series of graphic vignettes about erotica.

3. The Magician King by Lev Grossman
Quentin embarks on a quest that goes awry in this sequel to "The Magicians."

4. The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
A tale of Ernest Hemingway and his first wife.

5. Rules of Civility by Amor Towles
A year in the social life of three twenty-somethings set in jazz-age New York City.

6. Cold Vengeance by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child
While seeking retribution for his wife's murder, Special Agent Pendergast uncovers a horrific conspiracy.
7. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
Hunger Games winners face the consequences of their victory.

8. State of Wonder by Ann Patchett
An atmospheric tale of two medical researchers and the many shades of truths they find in the Amazon.

9. This Beautiful Life by Helen Schulman
A well-to-do Manhattan family is rocked by a prep-school sex scandal.

10. Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher
A high school boy receives a box of audiotapes narrated by a girl who recently committed suicide.

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