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Hot Titles: April 18/25, 2014

New best-sellers from Arianna Huffington, Jimmy Carter, and more

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Fiction
The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry, Gabrielle Zevin
This jaunty little novel, debuting at No. 6, is a love letter to books and the culture around them. The owner of an independent bookstore who likes his life as ordered as his shelves flounders when his world plunges into disarray.

Nonfiction
Thrive, Arianna Huffington
In her new inspirational book, which hit the chart at No. 2, the media mogul furthers a point she made during her 2013 Smith College commencement address about redefining success.

A Call To Action, Jimmy Carter
The title sums it up. In his latest (No. 3), the former president offers up a rallying cry against the often-ignored problem of violence against women.

William Shakespeare’s The Empire Striketh Back, Ian Doescher
Yoda gets the Bard of Avon treatment in this iambic-pentametered parody of the Star Wars sequel (No. 9).

SOURCE: The Indie Bestseller List for the week ending March 30, 2014