Monday, April 20, 2009

New York Times Best Seller Lists







Published: April 17, 2009

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FICTION HARDCOVER

TURN COAT, by Jim Butcher. (Roc, $25.95.) Book 11 of the Dresden Files series about a wizard detective in Chicago.
Call #: F BUT

JUST TAKE MY HEART, by Mary Higgins Clark. (Simon & Schuster, $25.95.) A detective who has had a heart transplant discovers that her life is at risk when she tries a murder case.
Call #: F CLA

LONG LOST, by Harlan Coben. (Dutton, $27.95.) As Myron Bolitar helps an ex-lover who has become a suspect in her husband’s death, they search for her daughter.
Call #: F COB

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

FATALLY FLAKY, by Diane Mott Davidson. (William Morrow, $25.99.) The caterer Goldy Schulz tries to outwit a killer on the grounds of an Aspen spa.
Call #: F DAV

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

BORDERLINE, by Nevada Barr. (Putnam, $25.95.) Off duty and on vacation in Big Bend National Park, Anna Pigeon rescues a baby and is drawn into cross-border intrigue.

HANDLE WITH CARE, by Jodi Picoult. (Atria, $27.95.) A woman whose daughter has a dangerous birth defect must decide whether to sue her obstetrician, an old friend.
Call #: F PIC

CURSED, by Carol Higgins Clark. (Scribner, $25.) The P.I. Regan Reilly returns to Los Angeles to help a friend who has bad luck.

TRUE DETECTIVES, by Jonathan Kellerman. (Ballantine, $27.) In the 24th Alex Delaware novel, the interracial half-brothers from “Bones” investigate a young woman’s death.
Call #: F KEL

LAVENDER MORNING, by Jude Deveraux. (Atria, $25.95.) A woman inherits a house and a mystery in a Virginia town; the first book in the new Edilean series.

CORSAIR, by Clive Cussler and Jack Du Brul. (Putnam, $27.95.) Juan Cabrillo and the crew of the Oregon search for a missing secretary of state whose plane has been shot down.
Call #: F CUS

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

ONCE A RUNNER, by John L. Parker Jr.. (Scribner, $24.) A young runner trains for a critical race.

OUTCAST, by Aaron Allston. (Del Rey/Ballantine, $27.) The start of a new series about the extended Skywalker family; a “Star Wars” novel.
Call #: F ALL



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NONFICTION HARDCOVER

LIBERTY AND TYRANNY, by Mark R. Levin. (Threshold Editions, $25.) A conservative manifesto from a talk-show host and president of Landmark Legal Foundation.
Call#: 320.52 LEV

ALWAYS LOOKING UP, by Michael J. Fox. (Hyperion, $25.99.) Fox’s last 10 years, since he retired from “Spin City"; his struggles with Parkinson’s disease and his work through his foundation.
Call#: BIO FOX

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

HOUSE OF CARDS, by William D. Cohan. (Doubleday, $27.95.) The fall of Bear Stearns and the beginning of the Wall Street collapse.
Call#: 332.66 COH

A LION CALLED CHRISTIAN, by Anthony Bourke and John Rendall. (Broadway, $21.95.) Two men buy a pet lion cub in London, bring him to Africa when he is grown, and later have a heartwarming reunion; an update of a 1971 book.
Call #: ABCD 599.757 BOU

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

COLUMBINE, by Dave Cullen. (Twelve, $26.99.) A full account of the Columbine massacre 10 years later explores the killers’ psychology and debunks myths; by a journalist who covered the story from the beginning.

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

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.
Call#: 918.11 GRA

MY BOOKY WOOK, by Russell Brand. (Collins, $25.99.) A memoir of sex, drugs and stand-up from a British comedian and actor.
Call #: BIO BRA

GROWING UP AGAIN, by Mary Tyler Moore. (St. Martin’s, $24.95.) The actress’s life with Type 1 diabetes.
Call #: BIO MOO

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

JESUS INTERRUPTED, by Bart D. Ehrman. (HarperOne, $25.99.) Scholars'' discoveries about the New Testament.
Call #: 220.6 EHR

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

MIGHT AS WELL LAUGH ABOUT IT NOW, by Marie Osmond with Marcia Wilkie. (New American Library, $24.95.) The actress and singer shares her perspective on life’s experiences, among them being the mother of eight.


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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.”
Call #: 646.77 HAR

MASTER YOUR METABOLISM, by Jillian Michaels with Mariska van Aalst. (Crown, $26.) A plan for removing toxins and rebalancing hormones to lose weight, by a trainer and coach from “The Biggest Loser” on NBC.

IN PRAISE OF STAY-AT-HOME MOMS, by Laura Schlessinger. (Harper/HarperCollins, $25.99.) Advice, support and compassion for mothers.
Call #: 306.874 SCH

THE DEEN FAMILY COOKBOOK, by Paula Deen with Melissa Clark. (Simon & Schuster, $26.) Recipes from the extended Deen clan.

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

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