Monday, March 09, 2009

New York Times Best Seller Lists




Published: March 6, 2009


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FICTION HARDCOVER

PROMISES IN DEATH, by J. D. Robb. (Putnam, $26.95.) Lt. Eve Dallas investigates a colleague’s murder; by Nora Roberts, writing pseudonymously.
Call #: F ROB

THE ASSOCIATE, by John Grisham. (Doubleday, $27.95.) An idealistic law-school graduate is forced to take a job at a large, brutalizing law firm.
Call #: F GRI

WHITE WITCH, BLACK CURSE, by Kim Harrison. (Eos/William Morrow, $25.99.) A witch who is also a bounty hunter avenges her lover’s murder; Book 7 of the Hollows series.

ONE DAY AT A TIME, by Danielle Steel. (Delacorte) A mother and her two daughters in a Hollywood family find very different kinds of love.
Call #: F STE

RUN FOR YOUR LIFE, by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge. (Little, Brown, $27.99.) A detective raising 10 children alone must stop a killer who has targeted New York’s rich and powerful.
Call #: F PAT

NIGHT AND DAY, by Robert B. Parker. (Putnam, $25.95.) Jesse Stone, the police chief of Paradise, Mass., must catch a voyeur who forces women to strip at gunpoint.
Call #: F BIN

HEART AND SOUL, by Maeve Binchy. (Knopf, $26.95.) A doctor establishes a heart clinic in a Dublin neighborhood. Call #: F BIN

THE HOST, by Stephenie Meyer. (Little, Brown, $25.99.) Aliens have taken control of the minds and bodies of most humans, but one woman won’t surrender.
Call #: F MEY

TERMINAL FREEZE, by Lincoln Child. (Doubleday, $24.95.) Scientists discover an ancient creature frozen in an Arctic cave and thaw it despite the villagers’ warnings.
Call #: F CHI

THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY, by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows. (Dial, $22.) A journalist travels to the island of Guernsey to meet residents who resisted the Nazi occupation.
Call #: F SHA

FOOL, by Christopher Moore. (Morrow, $26.99.) King Lear’s fool tries to set things right in this comic, bawdy version.
Call #: F MOO

CREAM PUFF MURDER, by Joanne Fluke. (Kensington, $24.) Hannah Swenson searches for the killer of a seductive fitness instructor; recipes included.

THE STORY OF EDGAR SAWTELLE, by David Wroblewski. (Ecco, $25.95.) A mute takes refuge with three dogs in the Wisconsin woods after his father’s death.
Call #: F WRO

TEMPTATION AND SURRENDER, by Stephanie Laurens. (William Morrow, $25.99.) In Regency England, a woman searching for her family’s treasure falls in love with a gentleman who has retired to rural Devon; a Cynster novel.

BONE CROSSED, by Patricia Briggs. (Ace, $24.95.) A shapeshifter who works as an auto mechanic in Washington State is menaced by a vampire.



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NONFICTION HARDCOVER

THE YANKEE YEARS, by Joe Torre and Tom Verducci. (Doubleday, $26.95.) The former Yankee manager (1996-2007) on his years with the team.

OUTLIERS, by Malcolm Gladwell. (Little, Brown, $27.99.) Why some people succeed — it has to do with luck and opportunities as well as talent.
Call#: 302 GLA

DEWEY, by Vicki Myron with Bret Witter. (Grand Central, $19.99.) The kitten left freezing in the returned-book slot of an Iowa public library, and his rise to fame.
Call #: 636.809 MYR

THE LOST CITY OF Z, by David Grann. (Doubleday, $27.50.) A New Yorker writer searches for a British explorer who disappeared 80 years ago in the Amazon.

OUT OF CAPTIVITY, by Marc Gonsalves, Keith Stansell, Tom Howes and Gary Brozek. (William Morrow, $26.99.) Three contractors escape from Colombian guerrillas.

MULTIPLE BLESSINGS, by Jon Gosselin, Kate Gosselin and Beth Carson. (Zondervan, $19.) A couple has sextuplets.
Call #: 306.874 GOS

LAST LION, edited by Peter S. Canellos. (Simon & Schuster, $28.) Ted Kennedy’s career, with contributions from a team of six Boston Globe reporters.

OBAMA, with an introduction by Bill Keller and biographical text by Jill Abramson. (Callaway, $40.) The journey to the White House, with commentary, photographs and graphics from members of the New York Times staff.

A BOLD FRESH PIECE OF HUMANITY, by Bill O’Reilly. (Broadway, $26.) The Fox News commentator on his upbringing and career.
Call #: BIO ORE

INAUGURAL ADDRESS 2009, by Barack Obama. (Penguin, $12.) Obama’s Inaugural Address as well as two by Lincoln, the Gettysburg Address and an Emerson essay.

THE GAMBLE, by Thomas E. Ricks. (Penguin Press, $27.95.) The Iraq war from 2006 to 2008, based on interviews with top officers, from the author of “Fiasco.”

THE NEXT 100 YEARS, by George Friedman. (Doubleday, $25.95.) A forecast of future wars and changes in nations’ economic and political power.

A SLOBBERING LOVE AFFAIR, by Bernard Goldberg. (Regnery, $25.95.) The mainstream media’s partisan support for Obama, from a Fox News media analyst.

ARE YOU THERE, VODKA? IT’S ME, CHELSEA, by Chelsea Handler. (Simon Spotlight Entertainment, $24.95.) Humorous personal essays from the stand-up comedian.
Call #: 306.709 HAN

MELTDOWN, by Thomas E. Woods Jr. (Regnery, $27.95.) A free-market look at the stock-market collapse and an argument against the bailout.



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ADVICE, HOW-TO, AND
MICELLANEOUS HARDCOVER

ACT LIKE A LADY, THINK LIKE A MAN, by Steve Harvey. (Amistad/HarperCollins, $23.99.) Relationship tips from the comedian and host of “The Steve Harvey Morning Show.”

THE LAST LECTURE, by Randy Pausch with Jeffrey Zaslow. (Hyperion, $21.95.) Thoughts on “seizing every moment” from Pausch, a Carnegie Mellon professor who died of pancreatic cancer at age 47.
Call #: 004.092 PAU

THE SECRET, by Rhonda Byrne. (Atria/Beyond Words, $23.95.) The law of attraction as a key to getting what you want.
Call #: 158.1 BYR

FLAT BELLY DIET!, by Liz Vaccariello and Cynthia Sass. (Rodale, $25.95.) Nutrition advice and workout tips from the editors of Prevention magazine.
Call #: 613.25 FLA

THE SURVIVORS CLUB, by Ben Sherwood. (Grand Central, $25.99.) True stories of the ways in which faith, luck, genetics and other factors play into people’s ability to bounce back from adversity.

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