Staff Writer
Columbus Monthly

Best-Selling Books Week Ended July 17.


1. "The Black Widow" by Daniel Silva(Harper)

2. "The Land of Stories: An Author's Odyssey" vy Chris Coffer (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers)

3."Serafina and the Twisted Staff" by Robert Beatty ((Disney-Hyperion)

4. "Magic" by Danielle Steele (Delacorte)

5. "First Comes Love" by Emily Giffin (Ballantine)

6. "The Games" by James Patterson and Mark Sullivan (Little, Brown)

7. "The Girls" by Emma Cline (Random House)

8. "End of Watch" by Stephen King (Scribner)

9. "The Nightingale" by Kristin Hannah (St. Martin's Press)

10."Wonder" by R.J. Palacio (Alfred A. Knopf)


1. "Crisis of Character" by Gary J. Byrne (Center Street)

2. "Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies: The Patriots" by David Fisher (Holt)

3. "Freedom: My Book of Firsts" by Jaycee Lee Dugard (Simon & Schuster)

4. "Strengths Finder 2.0" by Tom Rath (Gallup Press)

5. "Hamilton: The Revolution" by Miranda/McCarter (Grand Central)

6. "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up" by Marie Kondo (Ten Speed)

7. "Between the World and Me" by Ta-Nehisi Coates(Spiegel & Grau)

8. "Wake Up America" by Eric Bolling (St. Martin's Press)

9. "When Breath Becomes Air" by Paul Kalanithi (Random House)

10."Jesus Calling" by Sarah Young (Thomas Nelson)


1. "The Black Widow" by Daniel Silva(Harper)

2. "Before the Fall" by Noah Hawley (Grand Central Publishing)

3. "The Guardian" by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central Publishing)

4. "The Sister" by Louise Jensen(Louise Jensen)

5. "The Black Ice" by Michael Connelly (little,Brown)

6. "Daughters of the Bride" by Susan Mallery (Harlequin)

7. "The Girl in the Ice" by Robert Bryndza (Bookouture)

8. "Prince With Benefits" by Nicole Snow (Nicole Snow)

9. "Among the Wicked" by Linda Castillo (St. Martin's Press)

10."First Comes Love" by Emily Giffin (Random House)


1. "The Nazi Officer's Wife" by Edith H. Beer (Harper Collins)

2. "Bossypants" by Tina Fey (Little, Brown)

3. "Crazy Horse and Custer" by Stephen Ambrose (Open Road Media)

4. "Grain Brain" by David Perlmutter (Little,Brown)

5. "Freedom: My Book of Firsts" by Jaycee Dugard (Simon & Schuster)

6. "The Lost" by Daniel Mendelsohn (HarperCollins)

7. "Manhunt" by James L. Swanson (HarperCollins)

8. "Crisis of Character" by Gary J. Byrne (Center Street)

9. "The Anti-Inflammation Zone" by Barry Sears (HarperCollins)

10."Book of Bad Arguments" by Ali Almossawi and Alejandro Giraldo(The Experiment)

Nielsen BookScan gathers point-of-sale book data from about 16,000 locations across the U.S., representing about 85 percent of the nation's book sales. Print-book data providers include all major booksellers and Web retailers, and food stores. E-book data providers include all major e-book retailers. Free e-books and those sold for less than 99 cents are excluded. The fiction and nonfiction lists in all formats include both adult and juvenile titles; the business list includes only adult titles. The combined lists track sales by title across all print and e-book formats; audio books are excluded. Refer questions to Michael.Boone(at)