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The Maclean's Bestsellers list: week of Jan. 12

The hottest titles from the week that was, in fiction and non-fiction

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FICTION 

BOOK NAME Author Last week (Weeks on list)

  1. ROGUE LAWYER John Grisham 1 (10)
  2. LAKE HOUSE Kate Morton 8 (3)
  3. SEE ME Nicholas Sparks 9 (11)
  4. BAZAAR OF BAD DREAMS Stephen King  2 (8)
  5. CROSS JUSTICE James Patterson 3 (5)
  6. STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS Alan Dean Foster (1)
  7. A KNIGHT OF THE SEVEN KINGDOMS George R.R. Martin 4 (4)
  8. WELCOME TO NIGHT VALE Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor 6 (3)
  9. THE MAGIC STRINGS OF FRANKIE PRESTO Mitch Albom 7 (7)
  10. THE ILLEGAL Lawrence Hill 5 (2)

NON-FICTION

BOOK NAME Author Last week (Weeks on list)

  1. BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME Ta-Nehisi Coates 5 (24)
  2. WHY NOT ME? Mindy Kaling 4 (16)
  3. SPQR Mary Beard (1)
  4. BIG MAGIC Elizabeth Gilbert 9 (2)
  5. WHAT IF? Randall Munroe 3 (2)
  6. HISTORY’S PEOPLE Margaret MacMillan 6 (18)
  7. JOHN LE CARRE Adam Sisman 8 (6)
  8. ELON MUSK Ashlee Vance 10 (3)
  9. THE ROAD TO LITTLE DRIBBLING Bill Bryson 1 (12)
  10. THE WITCHES Stacy Shiff 2 (8)

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