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Stephen King’s Doctor Sleep debuts at top of US best-sellers fiction list

October 04, 2013

Stephen King's latest novel, Doctor Sleep (pic), debuted at the top of the US best-sellers fiction list on Thursday, pushing The Longest Ride by Nicholas Sparks into second place.

The list is compiled using data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide.

Hardcover fiction last week

1. Doctor Sleep by Stephen King (Scribner, $30.00) -

2. The Longest Ride by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central, $27.00) 1

3. W Is for Wasted by Sue Grafton (Putnam, $28.95) 3

4. The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri (Knopf, $27.95) -

5. Never Go Back by Lee Child (Delacorte, $28.00) 4

6. Deadline by Sandra Brown (Grand Central, $26.00) -

7. The Quest by Nelson DeMille (Hachette/Center Street, $26.00) 5

8. Thankless in Death by J.D. Robb (Putnam, $27.95) 2

9. The Final Cut by Catherine Coulter (Putnam, $26.95) 6

10. Inferno by Dan Brown (Doubleday, $29.95) 11

Hardcover non-fiction

1. Killing Jesus by Bill O'Reilly/Martin Dugard (Henry Holt, $28.00) -

2. Si-Cology 1 by Si Robertson (Howard Books, $22.99) 1

3. Guinness World Records 2014 (Guinness World Records, $28.95) 2

4. Still Foolin' 'Em by Billy Crystal (Holt, $28.00) 3

5. Happy, Happy, Happy by Phil Robertson (Howard Books, $24.99) 4

6. Zealot by Reza Aslan (Random House, $27.00) 6

7. The Liberty Amendments by Mark R. Levin (S&S/Threshold, $26.99) 5

8. Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg (Knopf, $24.95) 8

9. Daring Greatly by Brene Brown (Gotham, $26.00) 12

10. I'm Too Young for This! by Suzanne Somers (Harmony, $26.00) - Reuters, October 4, 2013.