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This week's best-sellers from Publishers Weekly

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, May 21, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by NPD BookScan (c) 2017 NPD Group.

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15 books we recommend for your summer reading pleasure

It's curious, isn't it, how "summer reading" became a thing? Winter, with its dark afternoons and rainy weekends, seems much more suited to curling up in an armchair with a book. Perhaps it dates from childhood, when summer stretched out before us as a chance to luxuriate in books (that is, for indoorsy kids like me) until school started again. Or from the idea of beach reading, which isn't really a Seattle thing anyway. (How does that even work, what with the glare?)

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Dennis Lehane's latest twists and turns

Many people know Dennis Lehane for his books-turned-movies: "Mystic River," "Shelter Island," "Gone Baby Gone." Others know him for his TV work (including "The Wire" and "Boardwalk Empire"). And some of us know to go straight to the source: his books.

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Best-sellers

Rankings for hard-cover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected book stores:

Books

Best-sellers

Rankings for hard-cover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected book stores:

Books

This week's best-sellers from Publishers Weekly

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, May 14, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by NPD BookScan (c) 2017 NPD Group.

Videos

Displaced veterans rejoin the ranks at Idaho cemetery

James Earp, present director of the Idaho State Veterans Cemetery, and past director Richard Cesler, explain the process for inurnment of the remains of displaced veterans and express their satisfaction that so many volunteers have assisted in the Missing In America Project -- which got its start in Idaho a decade ago.
rehlert@idahostatesman.com
Displaced veterans rejoin the ranks at Idaho cemetery 2:03

Displaced veterans rejoin the ranks at Idaho cemetery

Civil War soldiers get grave markers – at last – because of one Boisean’s 9-year campaign
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Civil War soldiers get grave markers – at last – because of one Boisean’s 9-year campaign

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How to make chocolate cake in a Dutch oven

Will you be able to float the Boise River this summer? 1:38

Will you be able to float the Boise River this summer?