Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, March 1, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by Nielsen BookScan (c) 2015, The Nielsen Co.
M.A. "Call me Mitch" Larson wages battle against life's insidious cynicism, finding allies in cartoon ponies, in a community of fans known as Bronies and in feisty princesses in a quest to let kindness reign throughout the kingdom.
An exhaustive new J.K. Rowling bibliography being published in the UK reveals secrets behind the workings of her Harry Potter books, the Guardian reports. "J.K. Rowling: A Bibliography 1997-2013" by Philip Errington includes correspondence between Rowling and her editor and details the revisions of the Potter works in progress.
Veronica Roth, author of the wildly popular "Divergent" series, is starting on a new line of books. The as-yet untitled project is planned as a duology for young adults. It is to be published by Harper Collins.
Parents need to know that "Finding Spring"is an artful, happy read about a bear namedMaurice whosemom leads him to their cozy den to hibernate, but the little bear cub wanders out in search of spring andencounters snow, as well as forest creaturespreparing for winter.He returns, and when he and his mamaawake and emerge, the spring has gloriously sprung. Author/IllustratorCarin Berger's"The Little Yellow Leaf"was named aNew York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book of 2008."Finding Spring"is a charming,classic story to read and reread, perfect for a home library.