Below are the top ten best selling books for the week ending December 28, 2012, at Mostly Books, an independent Tucson bookstore.
1. Flight Behavior: A Novel by Barbara Kingsolver - This novel is about a farm wife discovering what appears to be a lake of fire.
2. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn - This is a mystery suspense novel about a marriage that goes very wrong.
3. Life of Pi by Yann Martel - This is a novel about a son of a zookeeper ending up lost at sea with zoo animals on a lifeboat. The book was recently made into a movie.
4. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green - This is a young adult novel about two teens with cancer falling in love.
5. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien - This is the prequel to the Lord of the Rings series.
6. Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon's Journey Into the Afterlife by Eben Alexander, M.D. - This book is about near death experiences.
7. Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die: Musings From the Road by Willie Nelson - This is a memoir by the musician Willie Nelson.
8. Notorious Nineteen by Janet Evanovich - In this Stephanie Plum book, Stephanie is in search of a con man that seems to have disappeared without a trace.
9. Who I Am: A Memoir by Pete Townshend - This is a memoir written by the lead guitarist and songwriter for The Who.
10. Les Misérables by Victor Hugo - This is a classic French novel. A new film based on it was recently released in theaters.