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Best-Sellers-Books-USAToday

Mar. 26, 2020 5:21 PM EDT

1. “The Boy from the Woods” by Harlan Coben (Grand Central Publishing) 2. “Little Fires Everywhere” by Celeste Ng (Penguin) 3. “Smoke Bitten” by Patricia Briggs (Ace) 4. “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens (G. P. Putnam's Sons) 5. “Hit...

Residents of Brookfield Road in Montclair, N.J., get together for a street happy hour toast Friday, March 20, 2020. With bars shuttered and stressed-out workers stuck at home, companies and friend groups across the U.S. are holding happy hours over video chat to commiserate and keep spirits high amid the new coronavirus pandemic. In one community, neighbors are toasting to one another every night from the ends of their driveways to unwind — while keeping a safe distance, of course. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Quarantinis anyone? Happy hours go virtual amid virus crisis

Mar. 20, 2020 7:44 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The hottest new bar's dress code? Your sweatpants. And you don't even have to leave your couch. With bars shuttered and stressed-out workers stuck at home, companies and friend groups across the U.S. are holding happy hours over video chat to commiserate and keep spirits high amid the new...

WALL STREET JOURNAL-BEST SELLERS

Mar. 20, 2020 4:13 PM EDT

Best-Selling Books Week Ended March 14th. FICTION 1. “The Mirror & the Light” by Hilary Mantel (Henry Holt & Co.) 2. “Journey of the Pharaohs” by Clive Cussler and Graham Brown (G.P. Putnam's Sons) 3. “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens (G.P. Putnam's Sons)...

Best-Sellers-Books-USAToday

Mar. 19, 2020 1:59 PM EDT

1. “Untamed” by Glennon doyle (Dial) 2. “The Mirror & the Light” by Hilary Mantel (Henry Holt & Co.) 3. “Journey of the Pharaohs” by Clive Cussler and Graham Brown (G.P. Putnam's Sons) 4. “The Splendid and the Vile” by Erik Larson (Crown) 5....

This image provided by JIMMY Patterson Books and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt shows the cover of

One-Two Punch: Patterson and Alexander team up on Ali book

Mar. 16, 2020 8:27 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Authors James Patterson and Kwame Alexander are teaming up on a book for young people about Muhammad Ali. “Becoming Muhammad Ali” is being called a “biographical novel” by the rival imprints JIMMY Paterson Books and HMH Books for Young Readers, which will...

WALL STREET JOURNAL-BEST SELLERS

Mar. 13, 2020 1:10 PM EDT

Best-Selling Books Week Ended March 7th. FICTION 1. “House of Earth and Blood” by Sarah J. Maas (Bloomsbury) 2. “Chain of Gold” by Cassandra Clare (Margaret K. McElderry) 3. “Green Eggs and Ham” by Dr. Suess (Random House Books for Young Readers) 4....

Best-Sellers-Books-USAToday

Mar. 12, 2020 12:48 PM EDT

1. “House of Earth and Blood” by Sarah J. Maas (Bloomsbury) 2. “Long Range” by C.J. Box (G.P. Putnam's Sons) 3. “Chain of Gold” by Cassandra Clare (Margaret K. McElderberry Books) 4. “Find Your Path” by Carrie Underwood (Dey Street Books) 5. “The...

WALL STREET JOURNAL-BEST SELLERS

Mar. 5, 2020 4:43 PM EST

Best-Selling Books Week Ended February 29th. FICTION 1. “Blindside” by James Patterson and James O. Born (Little, Brown) 2. “Green Eggs and Ham” by Dr. Suess (Random House Books for Young Readers) 3. “One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish” by Dr. Suess (Random House Books...

FILE - This Feb. 8, 2020 file photo shows Oprah Winfrey speaking at

Winfrey reversed upcoming book selection after controversy

Mar. 5, 2020 3:19 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Oprah Winfrey reversed her book club selection of Kate Elizabeth Russell’s upcoming “My Dark Vanessa” after the novel was briefly the subject of online controversy, a spokeswoman confirmed Thursday. "Ultimately we did not end up moving forward with it as a book club...

Best-Sellers-Books-USAToday

Mar. 5, 2020 3:16 PM EST

1. “The Splendid and the Vile” by Erik Larson ( Crown) 2. “Blindside" by James Patterson and James O. Born (Little, Brown) 3. 10. “Green Eggs and Ham” by Dr. Seuss (Random House Books for Young Readers) 4. “Fox in Socks” by Dr. Suess (Random House Books for Young...