Paperback Fiction Bestsellers
Jun 29, 2012 — The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic '20s novel, resurfaces this week at No. 15.
Mar 19, 2012 — Author and secretary Lynn Peril knows that writing on the job is a time-honored tradition. She recommends three books that were written while the boss was looking the other way. Have you ever composed a novel at your day job? Tell us about it in the comments.
Jul 22, 2011 — As a Rome-based newspaper falls apart, the men and women who produce it try to hold their own lives together. Author Tom Rachman draws on experience as a foreign correspondent in The Imperfectionists, which enjoys its 28th week on the list.
Jul 15, 2011 — A high school teacher, a lonely housewife and a movie star's husband are forever changed after a day in Paris with their French tutors. French Lessons, by Ellen Sussman, debuts at No. 14.
Jul 8, 2011 — In One Day, author David Nicholls drops in on Dexter and Emma for one day a year over the course of two decades as the former flames take new lovers but can't help crossing paths. The movie tie-in edition for One Day debuts at No. 14.
Jul 1, 2011 — Pop star Cherry Pye is such a drunken mess that her handlers hire a double to pose for her in public. And then that double gets kidnapped. Carl Hiaasen's Star Island debuts at No. 11.
Jun 24, 2011 — Doctor and author Abraham Verghese takes readers from India to Ethiopia to New York in a sweeping exploration of medicine and faith. Cutting for Stone enjoys its 73rd week on the list.
Jun 17, 2011 — Cats may have nine lives, but Bailey has at least four in A Dog's Purpose, a canine-narrated tale of reincarnation. W. Bruce Cameron's novel debuts at No. 14.
Jun 10, 2011 — When Jacob Jankowski's parents die in a car accident, he drops out of veterinary school at Cornell and joins the circus. Sara Gruen's Water for Elephants enjoys its 123rd week on the list.
Jun 3, 2011 — A virus creates a band of vampiric mutants, and hope for survival rests in the hands of a 6-year-old girl. Justin Cronin departs from his previous work in The Passage, a supernatural thriller that debuts at No. 14.