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
Elegy for Edie
Jacqueline Winspear

The Paris Wife
Paula McLain

The Sense of an Ending
Julian Barnes

The Book of Madness and Cures
Regina O’Melveny

Calico Joe
John Grisham

Hardcover Nonfiction
Rachel Maddow

Cheryl Strayed 

Are You My Mother?
Alison Bechdel 

The Power of Habit
Charles Duhigg 

A Wedding in Haiti
Julia Alverez 

Paperback Fiction
Fifty Shades of Grey
E L James

Fifty Shaes Darker
E L James

Fifty Shades Freed
E L James 

The Buddha in the Attic
Julie Otsuka

Gold Boy, Emerald Girl
Yiyun Li 

Paperback Non-fiction
The Rich and the Rest of Us
Tavis Smiley& Cornel West

Founding Gardeners
Andrea Wulf

Hit List
James Hall

The New Jim Crow
Michelle Alexander 

The Devil in the White City
Erik Larson

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

Suzanne Collins

Catching Fire
Suzanne Collins

Extraordinary Education of Nicholas Benedict
Trenton Lee Stewart 

Ducklling Gets a Cookie
Mo Willems 

Lake Theatre’s top attended movies of the weekend







1. Chimpanzee







2. The Lucky One







3. The Hunger Games







4. The Three Stooges







5. The Cabin in the Woods







6. Mirror, Mirror 







7. Bully

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