Sunday, August 4, 2013

The New York Times Top 15 Best Sellers for the week ending August 4th, 2013! Come see the books!

Welcome to another week of the BEST OF THE BEST!
I know! I had promised to have this post up so you could link to it by 5:00pm on Saturdays, but . . . if you read last week's post HERE, then you would know about the linky thing, and I am going back to posting this like I always have by NOON on Sundays, every Sunday, until I hear back from you wanting to link up with a weekly question! This way it gives me more time with my family on the weekends unless I hear back from anyone in the COMMENTS! Without comments, then I don't what you want, so, I need COMMENTS, please! Hint, hint! So . . .

(Giveaways) Before I get to the books this week, I want to make sure you know about the 2 Giveaway Hops that are going on NOW! Yes! At the SAME time! One is the Lazy Days of Summer Giveaway Hop, and the other one is the Summer Giveaway Hop! BOTH of these Hops can be entered by CLICKING HERE! OR click on the GIVEAWAYS TAB UP ABOVE! The first Hop ENDS TODAY AT MIDNIGHT! The second Hop ends on Wednesday, August 7th, at 11:59pm - just scroll on down after the first hop's list of ALL the other blogs in the hop. (Make sure to enter all of those, too! Only if you want to! The MORE you enter, the MORE chances YOU have of WINNING! Also, when you click on that link, OR you'll see them both in the LEFT side column along with A KINDLE FIRE HD GIVEAWAY!

What am I reading now?  These books I will be showing the next few weeks are due to be released in September.
This book is in the Fiction genre, and the book is called "The Edge of Normal" by Carla Norton which releases on September 10th! It CAN be Pre-Ordered NOW in ebook OR Paperback by clicking on the name of the book, above in blue, or on the photo below via Amazon!

This author also wrote a Non-Fiction book co-authored with the victim of a case this book below is about and it is so good that the FBI has it on their "To Read List" for new recruits! WOW, huh!!! If that tells you anything about this author! She CAN write! This book is called Perfect Victim: The True Story of the Girl in the Box by Christine McGuire and Carls Norton - Available NOW, actually released on July 1st, 1989, and it's still selling strong. (I just bought the ebook format. HOW could I possibly pass it up? I couldn't!) In case you're wondering who the first author is, it's the VICTIM from this case Carla Norton has written about! Whoa, huh! You KNOW if the FBI likes it enough to put on their list, it MUST be GREAT!

Anyway, The Edge of Normal is AMAZING! For those of you who LOVE Suspense/Thrillers, you are going to LOVE THIS BOOK! Wow! It's about a Serial Killer who has had 2 victims escape, and they believe this perpetrator still has two more girls either alive, or dead, and unfortunately they are thinking the latter because it's been so long these girls have been missing. One victim who escaped, Reeve, escaped years ago, and through intense psychiatric therapy is now on that borderline of the 'edge of normal'. She is called in to help the new victim who escaped the hands of her abductor/monster/killer. This book reads like a CHARM! You feel as if you ARE Reeve, the main character/victim, and you can relate to Tilly, the girl who just escaped the same perp/abductor! Of course the suspense of knowing the bad guy IS still out there, even knowing every move these girls make, well . . . This is going to be a HOT seller! Add it to your TBR piles! I guarantee you are going to LOVE it!!! I think it's pretty amazing! I am at the 75% mark, which means I am intentionally waiting to pick it up later tonight so I can finish it in ONE sitting! It's at the BEST part right now, and the last 25% of a book is always the best. It really is one of those books you just CANNOT stop reading. The writing just flows so easily, and you WANT to keep reading more! I even propped my Kindle up at the counter while making a sandwich so I could keep on reading! I love the way this author writes! She writes and makes you feel like you are Reeve, the one victim hence the title. I see this author going far with her writing. I see more books coming out of this author, more fiction, like this book. I can't believe she hasn't written more, before? Well, perhaps that first book took a lot out of her, working with the victim and all. It also sounds like she could have been working with the FBI, too, so . . . it's great we have this book! We may as well refer to her as a Debut Fiction author! I sure hope she writes more because the talent IS there!

I did the review on the last book I told you about, (a little to early), but it is done on  "Necessary Lies" by Diane Chamberlain.

BRAVO TO ! Wow! What an amazing writer! This book will release on September 3rd in both ebook and print formats. (Last week I said the ebook was available as of Aug 1st, but I was wrong.) What a WONDERFUL story! The main point in that story is still open and NEEDS YOUR ATTENTION! What a story! (clapping!) I was so wrapped up emotionally in this book that I BALLED MY EYES OUT! Just when I thought I was safe, it came again! I am NOT one to cry while reading a book. NO OTHER BOOK has touched me the way this book did, nor has ANY book EVER made me cry, period. If you would like to read my review, you can find it HERE!

Okay! On to the books!


1. The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith
Print Book: $15.19

ebook:       $  9.99


2. The English Girl by Daniel Silva
Print Book: $  8.99 (mass market paperback)

ebook:       $11.99


3. Inferno by Dan Brown
Print book: $14.09

ebook:       $12.99


4. And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini
Print book: $14.39

ebook:       $10.99


5. Hidden Order: A Thriller by Brad Thor
Print book: $16.29

ebook:       $10.99


6. Light of the World: A Dave Robicheaux Novel by James Lee Burke
Print book: $15.94

ebook:      $12.60


7. Second Honeymoon by James Patterson AND Howard Roughan
Print Book: $14.38

ebook:       $  0.00 - This one is up to you. I can't find an ebook price. This publisher is offering it to you FREE for so many Chapters ONLY. After that, if you want to read the rest of it, you have to pay who knows what amount? Which is why I say this one is up to you.

8. Gone Girl: A Novel by Gillian Flynn
Print book: $12.94

ebook:      $12.99


9. The White Princess (Cousins' War) by Philippa Gregory
Print book: $14.15

ebook:      $12.60


10. Pulse (Collide) (Volume 2) by Gail McHugh - Indie Author who Self Published - CONGRATS!!!
Print Book: $10.14

ebook:       $  3.99


11. The Silent Wife: A Novel by A S A Harrison
Print Book: $9.60

ebook:       $8.89

12. Time for Love (The McCarthys of Gansett Island) (Volume 9) by Marie Force
Print book: $14.40

ebook:      $  4.99


13. Bombshell (An FBI Thriller) by Catherine Coulter
Print Book: $16.53

ebook:       $  9.99


14. Ender's Game (The Ender Quintet) by Orson Scott Card
Print book: $4.83

ebook:      $3.49


15. First Sight: A Novel by Danielle Steel
Print book: $17.52

ebook:      $12.99


Also Selling

  1. THE OCEAN AT THE END OF THE LANE, by Neil Gaiman (Morrow/HarperCollins)
  2. THE WITNESS, by Sandra Brown (Grand Central)
  3. FEAR OF FALLING, by S.L. Jennings (S.L. Jennings)
  4. THE CASUAL VACANCY, by J. K. Rowling (Little, Brown & Company)
  5. BAD MONKEY, by Carl Hiaasen (Knopf)
  6. ENTWINED WITH YOU, by Sylvia Day (Berkley)
  7. COLLIDE, by Gail McHugh (Gail McHugh)
  8. FIFTY SHADES OF GREY, by E. L. James (Vintage)
  9. ONE WEEK GIRLFRIEND, by Monica Murphy (Bantam)
  10. THE LIGHT BETWEEN OCEANS, by M. L. Stedman (Scribner)

There we have our books! These last 10 are from HERE.

Thanks for coming by!
Have a GREAT week!

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