Saturday, January 24, 2015

Sports Illustrated Cover of the Week

July 17th 1967
Fran Tarkenton of the NY Giants


NY Times Bestseller List (Fiction) 01/25/15


New York Times Bestseller List
Hardback Fiction Top Ten
Week Ending January 25th 2015


10 - Revival - Stephen King
(9 weeks on list)

9  -  The Boston Girl - Anita Diamant
(5 weeks on list)

8  -  The Escape - David Baldacci
(8 weeks on list)

7  -  Hope To Die - James Patterson
(7 weeks on list)

6  -  Golden Son - Pierce Brown
(Debut)
In Book 2 of the Red Rising trilogy, set in a dystopian future, a young laborer in the mines of Mars fights his world's ruling elite.

5  -  The Empty Throne - Bernard Cornwell
(Debut)
Rivals clash over succession when the king of Mercia in 10th century Britain dies without an heir;
the eight volume of the Saxon Tales.

4  -  Insatiable Appetites - Stuart Woods
(Debut)
Distributing the estate of a friend, the New York lawyer Stone Barrington unearths disturbing secrets.

3  -  As Chimney Sweepers Come To Dust - Alan Bradley
(Debut)
The chemist and sleuth Flavia de Luce, now 12 now and in boarding school in Canada, discovers a mummified body.

2  -  Gray Mountain - John Grisham
(12 weeks on list)

1  -  All The Light We Cannot See - Anthony Doerr
(36 weeks on list) (2nd consecutive week at #1)


Thursday, January 22, 2015

Saturday, January 17, 2015

NY Times Hardback Fiction Bestseller List (01/18/2015)

New York Times Bestseller List
Hardback Fiction
Week Ending January 18th 2015


10 - Leaving Time - Jodi Picoult
(12 weeks on list)

9  -  Rain On The Dead - Jack Higgins
(Debut)
The black ops specialists Sean Dillon and Sara Gideon investigate a Chechen attempt to kill a former president on Nantucket.

8  -  Tom Clancy: Full Force and Effect - Mark Greaney
(5 weeks on list)
North Korea becomes even more of a threat for President Jack Ryan

7  -  The Assassination Option - W.E.B. Griffin and William E Butterworth
(Debut)
The second novel in a new series about the Cold War and the early C.I.A.

6  -  Revival - Stephen King
(8 weeks on list)

5  -  Die Again - Tess Gerritsen
(Debut)
The Boston detective Jane Rizzoli and the medical examiner Maura Isles probe the murder of a big game hunter

4  -  The Escape - David Baldacci
(7 weeks on list)

3  -  Hope To Die - James Patterson
(6 weeks on list)

2  -  Gray Mountain - John Grisham
(11 weeks on list)

1  -  All The Light We Cannot See - Anthony Doerr
(35 weeks on list) (1st week at #1)
The lives of a blind French girl and a gadget obsessed German boy before and during World War II.



Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Sports Illustrated Cover of the Week

January 8th 1968
A preview of Superbowl II


Top Ten Movies of 2014 (US)

Top Ten Movies of 2014
(United States Grosses)

1 - Guardians of the Galaxy 
$332,862,030.00

2 - The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1
$311,329,053.00

3 - Captain America : The Winter Soldier
$259,766,572.00

4 - The LEGO Movie 
$257,760,692.00

5 - Transformers : Age of Extinction
$245,439,076.00

6 - Maleficent 
$241,410,378.00

7 - X-Men: Days of Future Past
$233,921,534.00

8 - Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
$208,545,589.00

9 - Big Hero 6
$203,198,664.00

10 - The Amazing Spider-Man 2
$202,853,933.00