Washington Post bestsellers Feb. 3, 2013


1. FIFTY SHADES OF GREY

(Vintage Books, $15.95). By E.L. James. The first of a British e-book erotic trilogy that has become a publishing phenomenon. [44]

2. MOONLIGHT MASQUERADE

(Pocket, $7.99). By Jude Deveraux. A jilted woman moves to Edilean, Va. She seeks payback. [1]

3. THE GREAT GATSBY

(Scribner Book Company, $15). By F.Scott Fitzgerald. The classic American novel of love lost and fortunes gained in the Jazz Age. [16]

4. PRIVATE: #1 SUSPECT

(Grand Central, $14.99). By James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. The head of a private investigative firm is the No. 1 suspect in the death of his lover. [2]

5. FIFTY SHADES DARKER

(Vintage Books, $15.95). By E.L. James. Book two in the trilogy finds Ana still enraptured by Christian. [39]

6. FIFTY SHADES FREED

(Vintage Books, $15.95). By E.L. James. How traditional a couple are Ana and Christian? The trilogy’s conclusion answers all. [38]

7. SAFE HAVEN

(Grand Central, $14.99). By Nicholas Sparks. A woman trying to avoid making ties in a new town, begins to grow attached. Then her past threatens to haunt her. [2]

8. THE PARIS WIFE

(Ballantine, $15). By Paula McLain. A novel about Ernest Hemingway’s first marriage. [9]

9. DEATH COMES TO PEMBERLEY

(Vintage, $15). By P.D. James. A bit of murder is injected into the milieu of Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice.” [4]

10. ODD INTERLUDE

(Bantam, $7.99). By Dean Koontz. Odd Thomas stops at a quaint Pacific Coast travel post. But not everything is what it seems. [3]

Nonfiction

1. THE MONEY CODE: IMPROVE YOUR ENTIRE FINANCIAL LIFE RIGHT NOW

(Greenleaf, $14.95). By Joe John Duran. [1]

2. PROOF OF HEAVEN: A NEUROSURGEON’S JOURNEY INTO THE AFTERLIFE

(Simon & Schuster, $15.99). By Eben Alexander. A scientist’s near-death experience. [14]

3. THE OFFICIAL SAT STUDY GUIDE

(College Board, $21.99). By the College Board. [133]

4. WHAT IT TAKES: THE WAY TO THE WHITE HOUSE

(Vintage, $25). By Richard Ben Cramer. The classic account of the 1988 campaign. [1]

5. DRAW THE CIRCLE: THE 40 DAY PRAYER CHALLENGE

(Zondervan, $12.99). By Mark Batterson. [1]

6. THE 5 LOVE LANGUAGES: THE SECRET TO LOVE THAT LASTS

(Northfield, $14.99). By Gary D. Chapman. Knowing that special someone. [45]

7. TEAM OF RIVALS: THE POLITICAL GENIUS OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN

(Simon & Schuster, $21). By Doris Kearns Goodwin. Inspiration for the film “Lincoln.” [31]

8. 7 HABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE PEOPLE

(Free Press, $15.95). By Stephen R. Covey. The hit book on personal and professional leadership. [6]

9. THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS

(Broadway, $16). By Rebecca Skloot. How one woman’s death from cervical cancer in 1951 led to the creation of the prodigious HeLa cell line. [81]

10. LADY ALMINA AND THE REAL DOWNTON ABBEY: THE LOST LEGACY OF HIGHCLERE CASTLE

HARDCOVER

Fiction

1. PRIVATE BERLIN

(Little, Brown, $27.99). James Patterson and Mark Sullivan. A superstar private investigator disappears. [1]

2. A MEMORY OF LIGHT

(Tor, $34.99). By Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson. Book 14 of the popular Wheel of Time fantasy series. [3]

Source : washingtonpost[dot]com

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