Traverse City Record-Eagle

September 16, 2012

Best Sellers: 09/16/2012


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Hardcover fiction

1. "Chickadees at Night" by Bill Smith, Sleepytime Press, $18.95

2. "Time Keeper" by Mitch Albom, Hyperion, $24.99

3. "Beautiful Mystery" by Louise Penny, Minotaur Books, $25.99

Paperback fiction

1. "Story of Beautiful Girl" by Rachael Simon, Grand Central Publishing, $12

2. "South of Superior" by Ellen Airgood, Riverhead Trade, $16

3. "Cruelest Month" by Aaron Stander, CreateSpace, $15.95

Hardcover nonfiction

1. "No Easy Day" by Mark Owen, Dutton Adult, $26.95

2. "Grand Traverse: The Civil War Era" by John C. Mitchell, Suttons Bay Publications, $24.95

3. "Guts" by Kristen Johnston, Gallery Books, $25

Paperback nonfiction

1. "Ghost" by Capt. Tony Petrella, Arbutus Press, $18.95

2. "Nomad" by Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Free Press $17

3. "Infidel" by Ayaan Hiris Ali, Free Press, $15.99

-- Compiled by Horizon Books

National

Hardcover fiction

1. "Gone Girl" by Gillian Flynn, Crown, $25

2. "NW: A Novel" by Zadie Smith, Penguin Press, $26.95

3. "The Beautiful Mystery" by Louise Penny, Minotaur, $25.99

Paperback fiction

1. "Fifty Shades of Grey" by E.L. James, Vintage, $15.95

2. "Fifty Shades Darker" by E.L. James, Vintage, $15.95

3. "Fifty Shades Freed" by E.L. James, Vintage, $15.95

Hardcover nonfiction

1. "No Easy Day: The Firsthand Account of the Mission That Killed Osama Bin Laden" by Mark Owen, Dutton, $26.95

2. "Wild" by Cheryl Strayed, Knopf, $25.95

3. "Mortality" by Christopher Hitchens, Twelve, $22.99

Paperback nonfiction

1. "In the Garden of Beasts" by Erik Larson, Broadway, $16

2. "How to Be a Woman" by Caitlin Moran, Harper Perennial, $15.99

3. "The Swerve: How the World Became Modern" by Stephen J. Greenblatt, Norton, $16.95

-- American Booksellers Association