The Book Table‘s bestsellers of the week for Hardcover Fiction, Hardcover Nonfiction, Paperback Fiction, Paperback Nonfiction and Young Adult and Children’s Books.

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Hardcover Fiction
Sara Paretsky

Stephen King

Death Comes to Pemberley
P.D. James

The Sense of an Ending
Julian Barnes

The Marriage Plot
Jeffrey Eugenides

Hardcover Nonfiction
In the Garden of Beasts
Erik Larson

Steve Jobs
Walter Isaacson

Laura Hillenbrand

Is Everyone Hanging Out With Me
Mindy Kaling

Vivian Maier: Street Photographer
Vivian Maier

Paperback Fiction
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Stieg Larsson

The Girl Who Played with Fire
Stieg Larsson

The Tiger’s Wife
Tea Obrecht

A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin

Graham Moore

Paperback Nonfiction
Tina Fey

MWF Seeking BFF
Rachel Bertsche

Awkward Family Photos
Mike Bender

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Rebecca Skloot

At Home
Bill Bryson

Young Adult and Children’s Books
The Hunger Games
Suzanne Collins

Catching Fire
Suzanne Collins

Suzanne Collins

Adventures of Tintin Volume 1

Cabin Fever
Jeff Kinney

Lake Theatre’s top attended movies of the weekend







1. Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol







2. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo








3. Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows







4. Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked







5. We Bought a Zoo







6. War Horse







7. Adventures of Tin Tin

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