Traverse City Record-Eagle

August 12, 2012

Best Sellers: 08/12/2012


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Hardcover fiction


1. "Chickadees at Night" by Bill O Smith, Sleepytime Press, $18.85

2. "Age of Miracles" by Karen Thompson Walker, Random House, $26

3. "Dork Diaries 4: Tales from A Not-So-Graceful Ice Princess" by Rachel Renee Russell, Aladdin, $13.99

Paperback fiction

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

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

3. "South of Superior" by Ellen Airgood, Riverhead Books, $16

Hardcover nonfiction

1. "Susan Sarandon: Actress-Activist" by Marc Shapiro, Prometheus Books, $29.98

2. "Summer of '68" by Tim Wendel, Da Capo Press, $25

3. "Wim Wenders: Places Strange and Quiet" by Wim Wenders, Hatje Cantz Publishers, $40

Paperback nonfiction

1. "Once: Pictures and Stories" by Wim Wenders, Schirmer/Mosel, $29.95

2. "Pictures from the Surface of the Earth" by Wim Wenders, Schirmer/Mosel, $24.95

3. "Death of the Liberal Class" by Chris Hedges, Nation Books, $15.99

-- Compiled by Brillant Books

National

Hardcover fiction


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

2. "Broken Harbor" by Tana French, Viking, $27.95

3. "A Hologram for the King" by Dave Eggers, McSweeney's, $25

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

2. "Unbroken" by Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $27

3. "Double Cross: The True Story of the D-Day Spies" by Ben Macintyre, Crown, $26

Paperback nonfiction

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

2. "1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created" by Charles C. Mann, Vintage, $16.95

3. "Bossypants" by Tina Fey, Reagan Arthur Books, $15.99

-- American Booksellers Association