Top 5 Best-Selling Books — Week Of August 13, 2013

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Top 5 Best-Selling Books — Week Of August 13, 2013

This week's 5 best-selling books as compiled by The Onion Book Review:

  1. Bloodface Malcolm Gladwell (Back Bay Books, $18.99) The author of The Tipping Point and Outliers tries his hand at psychological thrillers in this novel about a serial killer named Bloodface who terrorizes a quiet suburban town.
  2. There’s A Monster At The End Of This Treatise Grover (Golden Books, $7.99) The popular Sesame Street character provides his thoughts on Western imperialism.
  3. 2013 Alamo Heights High School Yearbook Alamo Heights High School Yearbook Staff (Walsworth Yearbooks, $45) The cutest couple, best dressed, and class clown are finally revealed in this follow-up to the classic 2012 Alamo Heights High School Yearbook.
  4. One Hundred Years Of Coloring Gabriel García Márquez (Harper & Row, $14.95) Márquez’s acclaimed novel finally gets the coloring book treatment, allowing kids aged 2 to 8 to color in major scenes from the multigenerational story of the Buendía family.
  5. Parenting For Kids With ADHD Deb Kennelly (Harper, $20.99) A collection of helpful tips geared toward recent parents who are under 15 and suffer from ADHD.
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