Below are the top ten best selling books for the week ending February 22, 2013, at Mostly Books, an independent Tucson bookstore.
1. Mousetronaut: Based on a (Partially) True Story by Mark Kelly - This is a picture book about a mouse going to outer space.
2. Deadly Stakes by J.A. Jance - This is the latest Ali Reynolds novel.
3. American Sniper by Chris Kyle - This is an autobiography by the Navy Seal with the record for most career kills (over 150).
4. Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl - This is the second book in the Beautiful Creatures series.
5. Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver - This novel is about a farm wife discovering what appears to be a lake of fire.
6. Her Royal Spyness by Rhys Bowen - This is the first book in the Royal Spyness mystery series with a main character that is 34th in line for the British throne.
7. The Twelve Tribes of Hattie by Ayana Mathis - This fiction book tells the stories of a mother and her eleven children.
8. Les Miserables by Victor Hugo - This is a classic French novel. A new film based on it was recently released in theaters.
9. City of Bones by Cassandra Clare - This is the first book in The Mortal Instruments series.
10. The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom - This book is about an orphaned white girl being raised as a servant with slaves and dealing with being between the free white and enslaved black worlds when she becomes accepted as part of the white household.