NY Times Bestsellers 73110

July 31, 2010

Here are the current NY Times Bestsellers in a handful of the more popular categories. Hardcover Fiction: 1. THE REMBRANDT AFFAIR, by Daniel Silva 2. THE GIRL WHO KICKED THE HORNET’S NEST, by Stieg Larsson 3. THE HELP, by Kathryn Stockett 4. FLY AWAY HOME, by Jennifer Weiner 5. PRIVATE, by James Patterson and Maxine […]

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Fade Away by Harlan Coben

July 28, 2010

Plot summary (with spoilers): Harvard Law graduate turned sports agent Myron Bolitar once again finds himself embroiled in a murder mystery. This time, however, he walks into the case with his eyes open, having been hired by Clip Arnstein, the GM of the New Jersey Dragons basketball team. One of Clip’s star players, Greg Downing, […]

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Faithful Place by Tana French

July 26, 2010

Plot summary (from the publisher): “Back in 1985, Frank Mackey was nineteen, growing up poor in Dublin’s inner city, and living crammed into a small flat with his family on Faithful Place. But he had his sights set on a lot more. He and Rosie Daly were all ready to run away to London together, […]

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Funny Farm by Tom Arma

July 23, 2010

I was over at a friend’s house today, and saw this utterly delightful book called Funny Farm. It’s a cardboard book that’s suitable for children, and it features babies and toddlers in the most adorable kids costumes you can imagine! They were dressed up as farmers and barnyard animals, and were just so cute that […]

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In Chancery by John Galsworthy

July 22, 2010

Plot summary (with spoilers): In Chancery and the subsequent interlude, Awakening, are the third and fourth installments of The Forsyte Saga by John Galsworthy. As the entire collection would be far too difficult to sum up in a single blog post, I thought it would be best to tackle them one or two at a […]

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Dewey by Vicki Myron

July 18, 2010

Summary I am not a cat person at all, so I never really heard of Dewey the library cat until this book came out a couple years ago and I saw the title on the NY Times Bestseller list for weeks and weeks. I finally decided to check the book out from my library, and […]

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To Let by John Galsworthy

July 15, 2010

Plot summary (with spoilers): To Let is the fifth and final installment of The Forsyte Saga by John Galsworthy. As the entire collection would be far too difficult to sum up in a single blog post, I thought it would be best to tackle them one or two at a time. This entry covers the […]

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NY Times Bestsellers 71110

July 11, 2010

Here are this week’s New York Times Bestsellers in a few of the more popular categories. Hardcover Fiction: 1. PRIVATE, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro 2. SIZZLING SIXTEEN, by Janet Evanovich 3. THE GIRL WHO KICKED THE HORNET’S NEST, by Stieg Larsson 4. THE OVERTON WINDOW, by Glenn Beck 5. THE HELP, by Kathryn […]

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Complete Idiot’s Guide to Weight Loss

July 9, 2010

I’m still trying to shed a few pounds, so whenever I go to the bookstore, I invariably find myself thumbing through a few weight loss books. Today I saw the Complete Idiot’s Guide to Weight Loss, and almost bought it. It looked like a pretty decent book, with lots of advice about how to get […]

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What to Expect…

July 7, 2010

Has there been a more successful pregnancy book than What to Expect When You’re Expecting by Heidi Murkoff and Sharon Mazel? The book is currently in its 4th edition, and has sold more than 14 million copies worldwide. I’m not much of a writer, but this is definitely one of those things that makes me […]

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