Tuesday, April 28, 2009

New York Times Best Seller Lists







Published: April 24, 2009
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FICTION HARDCOVER

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

LOOK AGAIN, by Lisa Scottoline. (St. Martin’s, $26.95.) A reporter learns that her adopted son may have been abducted from his birth mother.
Call #: F SCO

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

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

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

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

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 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

BONEMAN'S DAUGHTERS, by Ted Dekker. (Center Street, $24.99.) The hunt for a serial killer of young women.
Call #: F DEK

ONE SECOND AFTER, by William R. Forstchen. (Forge, $24.95.) A retired Army colonel in North Carolina protects his family when a nuclear blast disables the power grid.
Call #: F FOR

PRAYERS FOR SALE, by Sandra Dallas. (St. Martin’s, $24.95.) A friendship between two women in a Colorado mountain town in the 1930s.

PERFECT FIFTHS, by Megan McCafferty. (Crown, $22.) The final book in the Jessica Darling series.
Call #: F MCC

THE HELP, by Kathryn Stockett. (Amy Einhorn/Putnam, $24.95.) A young white woman and two black maids in 1960s ­Mississippi.

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



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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

MOMMYWOOD, by Tori Spelling with Hilary Liftin. (Simon Spotlight Entertainment, $25.) Humorous stories about Hollywood motherhood.
Call#: BIO SPE

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.

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

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.
Call#: BIO OSM

JUST WHEN I THOUGHT I'D DROPPED MY LAST EGG, by Kathie Lee Gifford. (Ballantine, $22.) Observations and life lessons from the television host.
Call#: 791.45 GIF

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 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

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

A LITTLE BIT WICKED, by Kristin Chenoweth with Joni Rodgers. (Touchstone, $25.) From Oklahoma beauty queen to Tony Award-winning Broadway star.

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

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

PRICELESS MEMORIES, by Bob Barker with Digby Diehl. (Center Street, $24.99.) The game show host''s life.


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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. *

THE CARROT PRINCIPLE, by Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton. (Free Press, $22.95.) How recognition and incentives drive employees to excel.
Call #: 58.314 GOS

THE ULTIMATE DEPRESSION SURVIVAL GUIDE, by Martin D. Weiss. (Wiley, $27.95.) Strategies for protecting your money in the worst of times.

EIGHT LITTLE FACES, by Kate Gosselin. (Zondervan, $14.99.) The mother of eight children born with the help of medical fertility treatments shares her thoughts on family and trusting in God.

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