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The New York Times E-book best-sellers

(Shanghai Daily)

10:40, January 15, 2013

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1. SAFE HAVEN, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central Publishing)

A mysterious young woman arrives in a small North Carolina town.

2. THE COINCIDENCE OF CALLIE AND KAYDEN, by Jessica Sorensen. (Jessica Sorensen)

A boy and girl, both of whom have tragedy in their past, come together by chance.

3. GONE GIRL, by Gillian Flynn.(Crown Publishing)

A woman disappears on the day of her fifth anniversary; is her husband a killer?

4. HOPELESS, by Colleen Hoover. (Colleen Hoover)

The man who has been relentlessly pursuing Sky Davis is not who he pretends to be.

5. FIFTY SHADES OF GREY, by E.L. James. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing)

First in an erotic trilogy. An inexperienced girl falls for a man with particular sexual tastes.

6. THE RACKETEER, by John Grisham. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing)

A jailed ex-lawyer schemes to trade information about a murdered federal judge.

7. MERRY CHRISTMAS, ALEX CROSS, by James Patterson. (Little, Brown & Co)

Detective Cross confronts both a hostage situation and a terrorist act at Christmas.

8. THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO, by Stieg Larsson. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing)

Swedish hacker and a journalist team up in first book of Millenium Trilogy.

9. THE HOST, by Stephenie Meyer. (Little, Brown & Co)

Aliens control the minds and bodies of most humans, but one woman won't surrender.

10. THE FORGOTTEN, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central Publishing)

Military investigator John Puller probes his aunt's mysterious death in Florida.


1. SERIOUSLY ... I'M KIDDING, by Ellen DeGeneres. (Grand Central Publishing)

Humor pieces from the stand-up comedian.

2. KILLING KENNEDY, by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard. (Henry Holt & Co)

The host of "The O'Reilly Factor" recounts the assassination of John F. Kennedy.

3. PROOF OF HEAVEN, by Eben Alexander. (Simon & Schuster)

Neurosurgeon recounts near-death experience in a coma.

4. LET'S PRETEND THIS NEVER HAPPENED, by Jenny Lawson. (Penguin Group)

A blogger recalls her unusual upbringing.

5. KILLING LINCOLN, by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard. (Henry Holt & Co)

The host of "The O'Reilly Factor" recounts the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

6. NO EASY DAY, by Mark Owen with Kevin Maurer. (Penguin Group)

Ex-Navy SEAL recounts mission to kill bin Laden.

7. I SUCK AT GIRLS, by Justin Halpern. (HarperCollins Publishers)

A humorous look at sex and love.

8. THOMAS JEFFERSON, by Jon Meacham. (Random House Publishing)

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist celebrates Jefferson's skills as a practical politician.

9. I SHOULDN'T EVEN BE DOING THIS!, by Bob Newhart. (Hyperion Press)

A 2006 memoir by the comedian.

10. OUTLAW PLATOON, by Sean Parnell. (HarperCollins Publishers)

US Ranger recounts 16 months of combat in the mountains of Afghanistan.

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