Bestselling Books Of 2014

We’ve all seen the critics’ lists for their top picks of 2014, but which books actually sold the most? Here is the Nielsen BookScan list of 2014’s Adult Top Bestselling Titles:
1. “Gone Girl” by Gillian Flynn
2. “Gray Mountain” by John Grisham
3. “Orphan Train” by Christina Baker Kline
4. “The Goldfinch” by Donna Tartt
5. “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee
6. “Sycamore Row” by John Grisham
7. “Revival” by Stephen King
8. “Fifty Shades of Grey” by E.L. James
9. “Inferno” by Dan Brown
10. “The Invention of Wings” by Sue Monk Kidd
1. “Killing Patton” by O’Reilly/Dugard
2. “Jesus Calling” by Sarah Young
3. “Unbroken” by Laura Hillenbrand
4. “Strengths Finder 2.0” by Tom Rath
5. “Make it Ahead” by Ina Garten
6. “A Portrait of My Father” by George W. Bush
7. “Heaven is for Real” by Todd Burpo
8. “The Boys in the Boat” by Daniel James Brown
9. “Guinness World Records 2015”
10. “The Five Love Languages” by Gary Chapman

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Oprah Makes Her Next Pick

For her Oprah’s Book Club 2.0, Winfrey has selected Cynthia Bond’s novel “Ruby.” The first new selection in over a year, Ruby is also the club’s first paperback selection.

Harpo Films also announced it has optioned the film and television rights to Ruby. The previous selections were “The Invention of Wings” by Sue Monk Kidd, “The Twelve Tribes of Hattie” by Ayana Mathis, and “Wild” by Cheryl Strayed.

Amazon’s Top Selling Books For 2014

Sue Monk Kidd’s The Invention of Wings was Amazon’s top-selling title in 2014, the e-tailer said recently. The title was released January 7, and was Amazon’s Best Book of the Month pick for January. The book was also a selection for Oprah’s Book Club.

Gray Mountain by John Grisham came in second, followed by All the Light We Cannot See, Twenty Seconds Ago, and Big Little Lies.

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“The Ladies of the List” Show April 5th and 6th

“The Winter People” by Jennifer McMahon
“The Museum of Extraordinary Things” by Alice Hoffman
“The Invention of Wings” by Sue Monk Kidd
“After I’m Gone” by Laura Lippman
“Glitter and Glue” by Kelly Corrigan
“Moving Target” by JA Jance
“Careless People” by Sarah Churchwell
Sue Monk Kidd, bestselling author of “The Invention of Wings”
Elaine looks at new titles from  “The Ladies of the List” – popular women authors who can be found regularly on the Best Seller lists.