Debut Best Seller; THE LIFEBOAT

We’ve been following the rise of Charlotte Rogan’s debut novelThe Lifeboat, which has received admiring reviews (check out the Washington Post’s) and media attention (including an interview the author on NPR’s Weekend Edition Saturday) as well as growing holds.  It arrives on the new Indie Hardcover Fiction Bestseller list at #10 (you can also expect to see it on the upcoming NYT list).

The Lifeboat: A Novel
Charlotte Rogan
Retail Price: $24.99
Hardcover: 288 pages
Publisher: Hachette/Little, Brown/Reagan Arthur – (2012-04-03)
ISBN : 9780316185905

Also: Hachette Audio

An EarlyWord “Book of the Week,” Ron Rash’s The Cove (Harper/Ecco; Thorndike Large Print) is noted as “on the rise.”

Donna Leon is still on the rise. Her 21st Commissario Brunetti mystery, Beastly Things, (Atlantic Monthly; Thorndike Large PrintAudioGo), moves up to #7, after debuting at the highest spot ever for the author last week.

Unsurprisingly, John Grisham’s baseball novel, Calico Joe,(RH/Doubleday) arrives on the list at #1.

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