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John Grisham’s ‘Gray Mountain’ tops US best-seller list yet again

John Grisham’s ‘Gray Mountain’ topped all fiction titles heading into the Christmas holiday, claiming the No 1 spot on the US best-seller list for the second consecutive week. — file picJohn Grisham’s ‘Gray Mountain’ topped all fiction titles heading into the Christmas holiday, claiming the No 1 spot on the US best-seller list for the second consecutive week. — file picNEW YORK, Dec 25 — John Grisham’s “Gray Mountain” topped all fiction titles heading into the Christmas holiday, claiming the No. 1 spot on the US best-seller list for the second consecutive week yesterday.

Data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors across the United States is used to compile the list.

    Hardcover Fiction                      Last Week

    1. “Gray Mountain” by John Grisham (Doubleday, US$28.95, RM92.60)                             1

    2. “Hope to Die” by James Patterson (Little, Brown, US$29.00)                         2

    3. “Revival” by    Stephen King (Scribner, US$30.00)                              3

    4. “The Escape” by David Baldacci (Grand Central, US$28.00)                         4

    5. “Tom Clancy: Full Force and Effect” by Mark Greaney (Putnam, US$29.95)                5

    6. “The World of Ice & Fire” by George R.R. Martin (Bantam, US$50.00)             7

    7. “All the Light We Cannot See” by Anthony Doerr (Scribner, US$27.00)             6

    8. “Leaving Time” by Jodi Picoult (Ballantine, US$28.00)                            8

    9. “Flesh and Blood” by Patricia Cornwell (Morrow, US$28.99)                                10

    10. “The Burning Room” by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown, US$28.00)                    9

   

    Hardcover Non-fiction

    1. “Killing Patton,” by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard (Henry Holt, US$30.00)          1

    2. “41: A Portrait of My Father” by George W. Bush (Crown, US$28.00)                  2

    3. “Guinness World Records 2015” (Guinness World Records, US$28.95)                4

    4. “Make It Ahead” by Ina Garten (Clarkson Potter, US$35.00)                       3

    5. “Yes Please” by Amy Poehler (HarperCollins/Dey Street, US$28.99)              5

    6. “What If?” by Randall Munroe (HMH, US$26.00)                                   6

    7. “Money: Master the Game” by Tony Robbins (Simon & Schuster, US$28.00)         7

    8. “Ripley’s Believe It or Not!” by Ripley’s Believe It or Not! (Ripley, US$28.95)  11

    9. “Dreamers and Deceivers” by Glenn Beck (S&S/Threshold, US$27.00)                         9

    10. “Thug Kitchen” by Thug Kitchen (Rodale, US$24.99)                                10

     Week ended December 21, 2014, powered by Nielsen BookScan. — Reuters

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