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The bestseller report compiled monthly by NLS combines information taken from the bestseller lists of the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, and the Washington Post. Bestsellers are included in the report when they appear on one of the above bestseller lists for a month or more.

The acronyms used for newspapers and book clubs in the NLS bestseller report are

LAT - Los Angeles Times
NYT - New York Times
WP - Washington Post

The May 2014 Bestsellers List


Fiction Bestsellers

Bark Moore, Lorrie LAT DB 78529
Be Careful What You Wish For Archer, Jeffrey WP/LAT/NYT DB 78524
Black-Eyed Blonde, The Black, Benjamin LAT DB 78522
Blossom Street Brides Macomber, Debbie NYT DB
Bootlegger, The Cussler, Clive WP/NYT DB 78538
By Its Cover Leon, Donna LAT DB
Can't and Won't Davis, Lydia LAT On order
Carnal Curiosity Woods, Stuart NYT On order
Casebook Simpson, Mona LAT DB
Chestnut Street Binchy, Maeve WP/LAT/NYT On order
Collector, The Roberts, Nora WP/LAT/NYT DB
Devaney Brothers, The: Michael and Patrick Woods, Sherryl NYT On order
Devaney Brothers, The: Ryan and Sean Woods, Sherryl NYT DB
Forget Me Not Michaels, Fern WP/NYT DB
Four Friends Carr, Robyn NYT DB
Frog Music Donoghue, Emma NYT/LAT DB 78598
In Paradise Matthiessen, Peter LAT DB
I've Got You Under My Skin Clark, Mary Higgins WP/LAT/NYT DB 78644
Keep Quiet Scottoline, Lisa NYT DB 78633
Labor Day Maynard, Joyce NYT BR
Masterful Mr. Montague, The Laurens, Stephanie NYT On order
Museum of Extraordinary Things, The Hoffman, Alice LAT DB 78515
Natchez Burning Iles, Greg WP/NYT On order
North to Alaska Macomber, Debbie WP/NYT DB 78595
NYPD Red Two Patterson, James WP/LAT/NYT DB 78491
One More Thing Novak, B.J. WP/LAT/NYT BR
Power Play Steel, Danielle WP/NYT DB 78596/BR
Raising Steam Pratchett, Terry LAT DB 78642
Rosie Project, The Simsion, Graeme LAT BR 20455
Serpent of Venice, The Moore, Christopher LAT On order
Storied Life of A.J. Fikry, The Zevin, Gabrielle NYT DB
Target, The Baldacci, David WP/LAT/NYT DB 78495
Veronica Mars: The Thousand-Dollar Tan Line Thomas, Rob NYT DB

Nonfiction Bestsellers

10% Happier Harris, Dan LAT.NYT

DB 78636

Blood Will Out Kirn, Walter LAT DB 78624
Call to Action, A Carter, Jimmy NYT DB
Capital in the Twenty-First Century Piketty, Thomas WP/NYT DB
Confidence Code, The Katty, Kay WP On order
Divide, The Taibbi, Matt LAT/NYT DB
Empathy Exams, The Jamison, Leslie NYT DB
Everybody's Got Something Roberts, Robin WP/LAT/NYT DB
Face the Music Stanley, Paul LAT/NYT DB
Fighting Chance, A Warren, Elizabeth WP/LAT/NYT DB 78668
Five Came Back Harris, Mark LAT DB 78543
Flash Boys Lewis, Michael WP/LAT/NYT DB 78574 /BR
Future of the Mind, The Kaku, Michio LATNYT DB 78519
Inside a Pearl White, Edmund LAT DB
John Wayne Eyman, Scott LAT/NYT DB
Let's Just Say It Wasn't Pretty Keaton, Diane LAT DB
Living with a Wild God Ehrenreich, Barbara LAT DB 78509
Not Cool Gutfeld, Greg LAT/NYT DB
Opposite of Loneliness, The Keegan, Marina NYT DB
Promise of a Pencil, The Braun, Adam NYT DB
Showtime Pearlman, Jeff LAT DB
Sixth Extinction, The Kolbert, Elizabeth LAT/NYT BR
Story of the Jews, The (1000 BC - 1492 AD) Schama, Simon LAT DB 78511
Thrive Huffington, Arianna WP/LAT/NYT DB 78640
You Must Remember This Wagner, Robert J. LAT DB 78568

Key to Status   Status Meaning
On Order   The book has been ordered and is under consideration for addition to the collection.
BR and/or DB with no number   The book has been selected for inclusion in the collection and the media for production has been determined: BR denotes braille, DB denotes digital audio
BR and/orDB with a number   The book has been assigned to a producer and the book is on the current copy allotment list or will be on the next copy allotment list. Numbered books on this list will not appear on the next bestseller list.
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