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Best-sellers — week of July 14


1. Inferno, Dan Brown. Symbologist Robert Langdon, on the run in Florence, must decipher a series of codes created by a Dante-loving scientist.

2. Second Honeymoon, James Patterson and Howard Roughan. As he investigates the murder of two newlyweds, FBI agent John O’Hara, last seen in Honeymoon (2005), is targeted by a serial killer.

3. And the Mountains Echoed, Khaled Hosseini. A multigenerational family saga centers on a brother and sister born in Afghanistan; from the author of The Kite Runner.

4. The Ocean at the End of the Lane, Neil Gaiman. A middle-aged man recalls his lonely boyhood and his friendship with a remarkable girl.

5. Bad Monkey, Carl Hiaasen. A defrocked Miami cop turned restaurant inspector investigates a grisly murder.


1. Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg with Nell Scovell. The chief operating officer of Facebook urges women to pursue their careers without ambivalence.

2. Happy, Happy, Happy, Phil Robertson with Mark Schlabach. The Duck Commander pays tribute to “faith, family and ducks.”

3. Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls, David Sedaris. Essays from the humorist on subjects like French dentistry and a North Carolina Costco.

4. Dad Is Fat, Jim Gaffigan. The comedian’s life with five kids in a two-bedroom New York City apartment.

5. Eleven Rings, Phil Jackson and Hugh Delehanty. An autobiography by the coach who led the Chicago Bulls and the Los Angeles Lakers to multiple NBA championships.


1. Pete The Cat: The Wheels on the Bus, James Dean. Grooving around town with Pete and his friends. (Ages 3 to 7).

2. The Day the Crayons Quit, Drew Daywalt. Illustrated by Oliver Jeffers. A colorful problem arises when Duncan’s crayons revolt. (Ages 3 to 7).

3. Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site, Sherri Duskey Rinker and Tom Lichtenheld. As the sun sets, hard-working trucks get ready to say good night. (Ages 4 to 8).

4. Steam Train, Dream Train, Sherri Duskey Rinker and Tom Lichtenheld. Animal workers load freight. (Ages 3 to 7).

5. A Big Guy Took My Ball!, Mo Willems. Someone stole Piggie’s ball. That is not right. (Ages 4 to 8).

— New York Times


1. Identity Thief.

2. A Good Day to Die Hard.

3. The Call.

4. Snitch.

5. Oz the Great and Powerful.

— McClatchy-Tribune

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1. Blurred Lines, Robin Thicke (featuring T.I. and Pharrell).

2. We Can’t Stop, Miley Cyrus.

3. Radioactive, Imagine Dragons.

4. Get Lucky, Daft Punk (featuring Pharrell Williams).

5. Treasure, Bruno Mars.

— Associated Press


1. Magna Carta Holy Grail, Jay-Z.

2. Born Sinner, J Cole.

3. The Gifted, Wale.

4. Night Visions, Imagine Dragons.

5. Yeezus, Kanye West.

— Associated Press


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