Below are the top ten best selling books for the week ending February 8, 2013, at Mostly Books, an independent Tucson bookstore.
1. Mousetronaut: Based on a (Partially) True Story by Mark Kelly and C. F. Payne - This is a picture book about a mouse going to outer space.
2. Deadly Stakes: A Novel by J.A. Jance - This is the latest Ali Reynolds novel.
3. Les Misérables by Victor Hugo - This is a classic French novel. A new film based on it was recently released in theaters.
4. Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl - This is the second book in the Beautiful Creatures series.
5. The Round House by Louise Erdrich - This is a coming of age novel about a Native American boy trying to find out what happened to his mother, a victim of a racial hate crime.
6. 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.
7. Flight Behavior: A Novel by Barbara Kingsolver - This novel is about a farm wife discovering what appears to be a lake of fire.
8. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien - This is the prequel to the Lord of the Rings series.
9. City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare - This is the second book in The Mortal Instruments series.
10. Killing Floor by Lee Child - This is the first book in the Jack Reacher series.