Rankings for hard-cover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected book stores:


1. "Tenth of December," by George Saunders.

2. "The Dinner," by Herman Koch.

3. "Gone Girl," by Gillian Flynn.

4. "A Week in Winter," by Maeve Binchy.

5. "Vampires in the Lemon Grove," by Karen Russell.

6. "Beautiful Ruins," by Jess Walters

7. "The Fault in Our Stars," by John Green.

8. "Where'd You Go, Bernadette," by Maria Semple

9. "Alex Cross, Run," by James Patterson.

10. "Suspect," by Robert Crais.


1. "My Beloved World," by Sonia Sotomayor.

2. "Going Clear," by Lawrence Wright.

3. "The Soundtrack of My Life," by Clive Davis.

4. "Wild," by Cheryl Strayed

5. "I Could Pee on This," by Francesco Marciuliano

6. "The Searchers," by Glenn Frankel.

7. "Long Shot," by Mike Piazza.

8. "Life Code," by Phillip C. McGraw.

9. "Behind the Beautiful Forevers," by Katherine Boo

10. "Ike and Dick," by Jeffrey Frank

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