Monday, July 20, 2009

New York Times Best Seller Lists




Published: July 17, 2009

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FICTION HARDCOVER

BLACK HILLS, by Nora Roberts. (Putnam, $26.95.) A South Dakota wildlife biologist and an ex-cop, childhood sweethearts, reunite to pursue a serial killer.
Call #: F ROB

SWIMSUIT, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. (Little, Brown, $27.99.) A former cop, now a reporter for The Los Angeles Times, investigates the disappearance of a supermodel from a Hawaii hotel.
Call #: F PAT

FINGER LICKIN’ FIFTEEN, by Janet Evanovich. (St. Martin’s, $27.95.) The bounty hunter Stephanie Plum hunts a celebrity chef’s killer.
Call #: F EVA

THE DEVIL’S PUNCHBOWL, by Greg Iles. (Scribner, $26.99.) The mayor of Natchez, Miss., pursues a killer who opposes his attempt to clean up riverboat gambling.

THE APOSTLE, by Brad Thor. (Atria, $26.99.) Scot Harvath, a Homeland Security superagent, is asked to free an Al Qaeda mastermind from a Pakistani prison as part of a ransom deal.
Call #: F THO

BURN, by Linda Howard. (Ballantine, $26.) A lottery winner on a luxury cruise is mysteriously taken hostage.
Call #: F HOW

THE DOOMSDAY KEY, by James Rollins. (Morrow/HarperCollins, $27.99.) Sigma Force operatives attempt to solve an ancient mystery that has deadly consequences.
Call #: F ROL

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

RETURN TO SULLIVANS ISLAND, by Dorothea Benton Frank. (Morrow/HarperCollins, $25.99.) A recent college graduate returns to her family’s home on an island in the South Carolina Lowcountry and wrestles with tragedy and betrayal in the company of her appealing relatives.
Call #: F FRA

THE CASTAWAYS, by Elin Hilderbrand. (Little, Brown, $24.99.) A Nantucket couple drowns, raising questions and precipitating conflicts among their group of friends.

BY HERESIES DISTRESSED, by David Weber. (Tor/Tom Doherty, $27.99.) Intrigue on the planet Safehold.

SHANGHAI GIRLS, by Lisa See. (Random House, $25.) Two Chinese sisters in the 1930s are sold as wives to men from California, and leave their war-torn country to join them.
Call #: F SEE

THE ANGEL'S GAME, by Carlos Ruiz Zafón. (Doubleday, $26.95.) A Barcelona writer accepts a sinister commission.
Call #: F CRUI

KNOCKOUT, by Catherine Coulter. (Putnam, $26.95.) Dillon Savich and Lacey Sherlock — F.B.I. agents as well as husband and wife — try to protect a 7-year-old with psychic powers from her exploitive criminal uncle.
Call #: F COU

THE PHYSICK BOOK OF DELIVERANCE DANE, by Katherine Howe. (Voice, $25.99.) A graduate student is caught up in her research on a healer accused of witchcraft in Salem.


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NONFICTION HARDCOVER

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

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

CATASTROPHE, by Dick Morris and Eileen McGann. (Harper/HarperCollins, $26.99.) Stopping President Obama before he transforms America into a socialist state and destroys the health care system.
Call#: 330.973 MOR

HORSE SOLDIERS, by Doug Stanton. (Scribner, $28.) A small group of Special Forces soldiers fought the Taliban on horseback shortly after 9/11.
Call#: 958.104 STA

THE END OF OVEREATING, by David A. Kessler. (Rodale, $25.95.) How eating sugar, fat and salt affects our minds and bodies and encourages overindulgence.

THE GIRLS FROM AMES, by Jeffrey Zaslow. (Gotham, $26.) An enduring friendship among a group of Midwestern women.
Call#: 920 ZAS

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

TEARS IN THE DARKNESS, by Michael Norman and Elizabeth M. Norman. (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $30.) The Bataan death march and its aftermath.

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

FIRST THINGS FIRST, by Kurt Warner and Brenda Warner with Jennifer Schuchmann. (Tyndale House, $24.99.) The quarterback and his wife discuss family rules and values.

HOW THE MIGHTY FALL, by Jim Collins. (Jim Collins/HarperCollins, $23.99.) Companies fail in stages, and their decline can be detected and reversed.

FREE, by Chris Anderson. (Hyperion, $26.99.) How businesses can profit by giving things away.

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

CRAZY FOR THE STORM, by Norman Ollestad. (Ecco, $25.99.) An 11-year-old survives the plane crash that killed his father and hikes down a mountain alone in a blizzard.

RENEGADE, by Richard Wolffe. (Crown, $26.) The rise of Barack Obama, based on the author’s coverage of the campaign and on a dozen interviews.


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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

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

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.
Call #: 613.25 MIC

EXCUSES BEGONE!, by Wayne W. Dyer. (Hay House, $24.95.) How to throw out old excuses and embrace new ways of thinking to achieve happiness.

THE SECRET, by Rhonda Byrne. (Atria/Beyond Words, $23.95.) The law of attraction as a key to getting what you want.
Call #: 158 BYR

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