Saturday, October 29, 2011

Los Angeles Times Bestseller List for Fiction: October 30, 2011

1. The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides
A love triangle between recent Ivy League graduates.

2. The Son of Neptune by Rick Riordan
New battles await Percy Jackson as he returns to a Roman half-blood camp.

3. The Cat's Table by Michael Ondaatje
A young boy's sea voyage in the early 1950s from Sri Lanka to England.

4. The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach
The complicated nature of relationships revolving around a gifted college baseball player.

5. Aleph by Paulo Coelho
A crisis of faith prompts a journey of self-discovery from Africa to Asia.

6. Reamde by Neal Stephendon
A forder marijuana smuggler is at the center of a recently hacked online game in this techno thriller.

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

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

9. The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
Two dueling magicians fall under the spell of love.

10. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
A teenager stumbles upon an abandoned children's home whose former occupants were a bit odd and dangerous.

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