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Youth titles dominate the USA Today bestseller list

FAULT-OUR-STARSUSA Today just reported that over half the book titles in their bestseller list for the first half of 2014 are aimed at teens or kids. Anyone see a problem with that? Voracious reading by young people? Books competing with video games, TV and the internet? 

 

Best news I've seen in a long time! 

 

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USA Today Top 25 Bestsellers List for year-to-date 2014: 

 

1. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
2. Divergent by Veronica Roth
3. Insurgent by Veronica Roth
4. Allegiant by Veronica Roth
5. The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
6. Heaven Is for Real by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent
7. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
8. Lone Survivor by Marcus Luttrell and Patrick Robinson
9. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
10. The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty
11. The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
12. Divergent Series Complete Box Set by Veronica Roth
13. Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
14. Shadow Spell by Nora Roberts
15. The Maze Runner by James Dashner
16. Sycamore Row by John Grisham
17. The Target by David Baldacci
18. Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss
19. Looking for Alaska by John Green
20. City of Heavenly Fire by Cassandra Clare
21. Twelve Years a Slave by Solomon Northup
22. Unlucky 13 by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro
23. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck by Jeff Kinney
24. Inferno by Dan Brown
25. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

 

 

Source: http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/books/2014/07/07/usa-todays-best-selling-books-list-for-first-half-of-2014/12287841