Published August 21, 2014 9:30PM (EDT)

Best-Selling Books Week Ended August 16th.


1. "Four: A Divergent Collection" by Veronica Roth (Katherine Tegen Books)

2. "Insurgent" by Veronica Roth (Katherine Tegen Books)

3. "Colorless Tsukuru Tazki and His Years of Pilgrimage" by Haruki Murakami (Knopf)

4. "Allegiant" by Veronica Roth (Katherine Tegen Books)

5. "Love Letters" by Debbie Macomber (Ballantine)

6. "Emperor Pickletine Rides the Bus" by Tom Angleberger (Amulet)

7. "The 6th Extinction" by James Rollins (William Morrow)

8. "Wonder" by R.J. Palacio (Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers)

9. "A Perfect Life" by Danielle Steel (Delacorte)

10. "Frozen" by Victoria Saxon (Random House Disney)


1. "Minecraft: Redstone Handbook" by Scholastic (Scholastic)

2. "Minecraft: Essential Handbook" by Scholastic (Scholastic)

3. "America: Imagine a World Without Her" by Dinesh D'Souza (Regenry Publishing)

4. "Strengths Finder 2.0" by Tom Rath (Gallup Press)

5. "Jesus Calling: Enjoying Peace in His Presence" by Sarah Young (Thomas Nelson)

6. "One Nation: What We Can All Do" by Ben Carson (Sentinel)

7. "My Drunk Kitchen" by Hannah Hart (Dey Street)

8. "In the Kingdom of Ice" by Hampton Sides (Doubleday)

9. "I Am a Church Member" by Thom S. Rainer (B&H Publishing)

10. "The First Family Detail" by Ronald Kessler (Crown Forum)'


1. "If I Stay" by Gayle Forman (Penguin)

2. "Love Letters" by Debbie Macomber (Ballantine)

3. "Outlander" by Diana Gabaldon (Random House)

4. "The Giver" by Lois Lowry (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

5. "Big Little Lies" by Liane Moriarty (Penguin)

6. "The 6th Extinction" by James Rollins (William Morrow)

7. "Taken by Tuesday" by Catherine Bybee (Montlake Romance)

8. "Where She Went" by Gayle Forman (Penguin)

9. "The Fault in Our Stars" by John Green (Penguin)

10. "Not a Drill" by Lee Child (Random House)


1. "The Boys in the Boat" by Daniel James Brown (Viking Press)

2. "The Path Between the Seas" by David McCullough (Simon & Schuster)

3. "Unbroken: A World War II Story" by Laura Hillenbrand (Random House)

4. "The Longest Day" by Cornelius Ryan (Simon & Schuster)

5. "Cooking Light Fresh Food" by Editors of Cooking Light Magazine (Oxmoor House)

6. "Rich Food Poor Food" by Jayson Calton and Mira Calton (Primal Nutrition)

7. "Vera" by Stacy Schiff (Random House)

8. "In the Kingdom of Ice" by Hampton Sides (Knopf Doubleday)

9. "The Kennedy Brothers" by Richard D. Mahoney (Arcade Publishing)

10. "Chickens, Mules and Two Old Fools" by Victoria Twead (Victoria Twead)

Nielsen BookScan gathers point-of-sale book data from about 16,000 locations across the U.S., representing about 85 percent of the nation's book sales. Print-book data providers include all major booksellers and Web retailers, and food stores. E-book data providers include all major e-book retailers. Free e-books and those sold for less than 99 cents are excluded. The fiction and nonfiction lists in all formats include both adult and juvenile titles; the business list includes only adult titles. The combined lists track sales by title across all print and e-book formats; audio books are excluded. Refer questions to Michael.Boone(at)wsj.com.



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