Friday, June 30, 2017

Classic Movie Poster of the Week

Walt Disney's "Savage Sam"
This sequel to Old Yeller features the son of the famous hound dog and his boy Arliss. The was based on the book of the same name by Fred Gipson.

Friday, June 23, 2017

NY Times Bestseller List (Non-Fiction) June 25th 2017

New York Times Bestseller List
Hardback Non-Fiction
Top 10
Week Ending  June 25th 2017

10 - The Vanishing American Adult - Ben Sasse
(4 weeks on list)
The Nebraska Republican senator's advice on how to raise resilient, responsible children.

9  -  Hue 1968 - Mark Bowden
An account of the battle that changed the American approach to Vietnam.

8  -  If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look On My Face? - Alan Alda
The actor's efforts to help people learn to communicate more effectively.

7  -  Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies : The Civil War - David Fisher
Stories of the Civil War; a companion to the Fox historical docudrama

6  -  Hillbilly Elegy - J.D. Vance
(46 weeks on list)

5  -  Option B - Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant
(7 weeks on list)

4  -  Theft By Finding - David Sedaris
(2 weeks on list)
Excerpts from the writer's diaries.

3  -  Astrophysics For People In A Hurry - Neil deGrasse Tyson
(6 weeks on list)

2  -  Al Franken, Giant of the Senate - Al Franken
(2 weeks on list)
A memoir by the Democratic senator from Minnesota and former "Saturday Night Live" writer and performer.

1  -  I Can't Make This Up - Kevin Hart with Neil Strauss
The comedian's personal and professional life.

NY Times Bestseller List (Fiction) June 25th 2017

New York Times Bestseller List
Hardback Fiction
Top 10
Week Ending June 25th 2017

10 - Indecent Exposure - Stuart Woods
Rekindling a romance with an old girlfriend who is now secretary of state exposes the New York lawyer Stone Barrington to unwanted attention.

9  -  The Fix - David Baldacci
(8 weeks on list)

8  -  Nighthawk - Clive Cussler and Graham Brown
(2 weeks on list)

7  -  The Ministry of Utmost Happiness - Arundhati Roy 
A sprawling novel of modern India by the author of "The God of Small Things".

6  -  No Middle Name - Lee Child
(4 weeks list)

5  -  Love Story - Karen Kingsbury 
How John and Elizabeth Baxter fell in love.

4  -  Dragon Teeth - Michael Crichton 
(3 weeks on list)

3  -  Come Sundown - Nora Roberts
(2 weeks on list) (#1 last week)
Years after she was kidnapped, a woman returns to her family's Montana ranch.

2  -  Into the Water - Paula Hawkins 
(6 weeks on list)

1  -  Camino Island - John Grisham 
A search for stolen rare manuscripts leads to a Florida island.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

2017 NBA World Champions - Golden State Warriors

June 12th 2017
The Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120 in Game 5 of the NBA Finals to win their 2nd championship in 3 years and 3rd as a franchise.
Kevin Durant led all players in scoring for the Finals and was named MVP of the Finals.

Top 10 Bestselling NOVELS of All TIME

Monday, June 5, 2017

NY Times Bestseller List (Fiction) June 4th 2017

New York Times Bestseller List
Hardback Fiction
Top 10
Week Ending June 4th 2017

10 - Full Wolf Moon - Lincoln Child
Could hikers in the Adirondacks have been killed by werewolfs?

9  -  Against All Odds - Danielle Steel
(3 weeks on list)

8  -  Golden Prey - John Sandford 
(4 weeks on list)

7  -  Gwendy's Button Box - Stephen King and Richard Chizmar
King returns to Castle Rock, Maine in this novella set in 1974

6  -  Testimony - Scott Turow
A former Illinois prosecutor joins the International Criminal Court to investigate a massacre in Bosnia.

5  -  The Fix - David Baldacci 
(5 weeks on list)

4  -  Same Beach, Next Year - Dorothea Benton Frank
Two couples form a lifelong friendship during annual reunions on one of the South Carolina's barrier islands.

3  -  16th Seduction - James Patterson and Maxine Paetro
(3 weeks on list)

2  -  No Middle Name - Lee Child
A complete collection of Jack Reacher stories

1  -  Into The Water - Paula Hawkins
(3 weeks on list) (2 consecutive weeks at #1)
In this psychological thriller by the author of "The Girl on the Train", women are found drowned in a river in an English town.