Bestsellers — Trade Fiction Paperback
New York Times Bestsellers for the week of 2014-08-31, linked to Canton Public Library's Catalog.
- Gone girl by Gillian Flynn
A woman disappears from her Missouri home on her fifth anniversary; is her bitter, oddly evasive husband a killer?
- Orphan train by Christina Baker Kline
A historical novel about orphans swept off the streets of New York and sent to the Midwest in the 1920s.
- Fifty shades of grey by E L James
An inexperienced college student falls in love with a tortured man who has particular sexual tastes; the first book in a trilogy.
- The alchemist by Paulo Coelho
In this fable, a Spanish shepherd boy ventures to Egypt in search of treasure and his destiny.
- Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
The first volume of the series featuring an 18th-century Scottish warrior and a World War II-era nurse who has been sucked back across two centuries to be at his side; first published in 1991.
- Fifty shades darker by E L James
Daunted by Christian's dark secrets, Anastasia ends their relationship — but desire still dominates her thoughts; the second book in a trilogy.
- Dark places by Gillian Flynn
A woman who, as a child, was spared when her mother and sisters were murdered begins to reinvestigate the case against her imprisoned brother.
- An event in autumn by Henning Mankell
After nearly 30 years in the same job, Inspector Kurt Wallander falls for an old farmhouse in the quiet countryside, only to discover human remains in the garden.
- Sharp objects by Gillian Flynn
Fresh from a stay at a psychiatric hospital, a newspaper reporter returns (reluctantly) to her hometown to cover the murders of two girls.
- The cuckoo's calling by Robert Galbraith
The struggling detective and former military man Cormoran Strike investigates a London supermodel’s suicide; by J.K. Rowling, writing pseudonymously.
- Me before you by Jojo Moyes
A young woman who has barely been farther afield than her English village finds herself while caring for a wealthy, embittered quadriplegic.
- Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Young and in love, Ifemelu and Obinze leave military-ruled Nigeria for the West. Ifemelu finds academic success in America, while Obinze plunges into a dangerous, undocumented life in London.
- The valley of amazement by Amy Tan
The author of “The Joy Luck Club” follows mother and daughter courtesans over four decades, from the lavish parlors of Shanghai to the fog-shrouded mountains of a remote Chinese village.
- The hundred-foot journey by Richard C Morais
A Muslim boy born on the edge of a Bombay slum is catapulted to Paris's temples of haute cuisine.
- The rosie project by Graeme Simsion
A genetics professor with Asperger's syndrome becomes involved with an unconventional woman.
- The all-girl filling station's last reunion by Fannie Flagg
An Alabama woman's search for her true identity takes her all the way to Wisconsin and into the lives of four sisters who ran their father’s gas station during World War II.
- Fifty shades freed by E L James
Reunited, Anastasia and Christian face a world of possibilities, and unexpected challenges; the final volume in a trilogy.
- The ocean at the end of the lane by Neil Gaiman
A middle-aged man recalls his lonely boyhood in Sussex, England, and his friendship with a remarkable girl.
- We are water by Wally Lamb
About to marry the woman who is her gallery owner, a divorced artist and mother must confront secrets from her past.
- The silver star by Jeannette Walls
When their artistic but irresponsible mother takes off to find herself in 1970, a 12-year-old California girl and her big sister join the rest of their family in Virginia.