Tuesday, August 18, 2009

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER LISTS







Published: Aug 14, 2009

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FICTION HARDCOVER

BAD MOON RISING, by Sherrilyn Kenyon. (St. Martin’s, $24.99.) Book 18 of the Dark-Hunter paranormal series.
Call #: F KEN

THAT OLD CAPE MAGIC, by Richard Russo. (Knopf, $25.95.) A long-married couple wrestle with their dissatisfactions during a Cape Cod weekend; by the author of “Empire Falls.”

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

THE GIRL WHO PLAYED WITH FIRE, by Stieg Larsson. (Knopf, $25.95.) A Swedish hacker becomes a murder suspect
Call #: F LAR

INHERENT VICE, by Thomas Pynchon. (Penguin Press, $27.95.) A pothead private eye in Los Angeles, circa 1970

BEST FRIENDS FOREVER, by Jennifer Weiner. (Atria, $26.99.) Childhood friends, estranged in high school, reunite years later when the popular one needs the mousy one’s help.
Call #: F WEI

THE TRAFFICKERS, by W.E.B. Griffin and William E. Butterworth IV. (Putnam, $26.95.) A Philadelphia cop joins forces with a Texas Ranger to track a gang connected to the Mexican drug cartel; part of the Badge of Honor series.
Call #: F GRI

THE DEFECTOR, by Daniel Silva. (Putnam, $26.95.) When a Russian defector who once saved his life disappears, Gabriel Allon, an art restorer and occasional spy for the Israeli secret service, attempts to rescue him.
Call #: F SIL

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

DEAD AND GONE, by Charlaine Harris. (Ace, $25.95.) Sookie Stackhouse searches for the killer of a werepanther.
Call #: F HAR

RULES OF VENGEANCE, by Christopher Reich. (Doubleday, $25.95.) A doctor is drawn into a world of international espionage; a sequel to “Rules of Deception.”

TWENTIES GIRL, by Sophie Kinsella. (Dial, $26.) A young woman is haunted by the spirit of her great-aunt, who wants her to find a missing necklace.
Call #: F KIN

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

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 WINDS OF DUNE, by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson. (Tor/ Tom Doherty, $27.99.) Frank Herbert’s son and his collaborator, drawing on Herbert’s notes on the “Dune” series, pick up the story after the events of “Dune Messiah,” following Jessica, the mother of the emperor Paul Atreides.


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NONFICTION HARDCOVER

CULTURE OF CORRUPTION, by Michelle Malkin. (Regnery, $27.95.) President Obama and his team of tax cheats, petty crooks, influence peddlers and Wall Street cronies.
Call#: 973.932 MAL

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

IN THE PRESIDENT’S SECRET SERVICE, by Ronald Kessler. (Crown, $26.) Agents and the presidents they protect.

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

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

OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE, by Carl A. Anderson and Eduardo Chávez. (Doubleday, $22.99.) The history and message of Our Lady of Guadalupe.

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 END OF OVEREATING, by David A. Kessler. (Rodale, $25.95.) How eating sugar, fat and salt affects our minds and bodies and encourages overindulgence.
Call #: 613.2 KES

THE WILDERNESS WARRIOR, by Douglas Brinkley. (Harper/HarperCollins, $34.99.) Theodore Roosevelt’s crusade for conservation.

MICHAEL JACKSON, by J. Randy Taraborrelli. (Grand Central, $18.99.) An updated version of a 1991 biography now covers Jackson’s last years and his death.

IN FED WE TRUST, by David Wessel. (Crown Business, $26.99.) How Ben Bernanke and his Federal Reserve colleagues worked to prevent another Great Depression.

UNMASKED, by Ian Halperin. (Simon Spotlight Entertainment, $25.) Michael Jackson’s final years.

BOBBY AND JACKIE, by C. David Heymann. (Atria, $26.) The connection between Bobby and Jackie Kennedy.
Call#: 973.922 HEY

THE ACCIDENTAL BILLIONAIRES, by Ben Mezrich. ( Doubleday, $25.) How two Harvard undergraduates created Facebook.
Call#: 006.7 MEZ

A COLOSSAL FAILURE OF COMMON SENSE, by Lawrence G. McDonald and Patrick Robinson. (Crown Business, $27.) The inside story of the collapse of Lehman Brothers, from a former vice president of the firm.
Call#: 332.66 MCD


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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.
Call #: 613.25 MIC

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 BYR

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.

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