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.

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

Monday, April 06, 2009

New York Times Best Seller Lists



Published: April 3, 2009
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FICTION HARDCOVER

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

PURSUIT, by Karen Robards. (Putnam, $24.95.) A lawyer survives a suspicious car crash that killed the first lady.

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

EXECUTION DOCK, by Anne Perry. (Ballantine, $26.) William Monk of the Thames River Police battles the owner of a floating brothel.
Call #: F PIC

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

THE LONG FALL, by Walter Mosley. (Riverhead, $25.95.) Introducing Leonid McGill, a New York private detective with a complicated past.

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

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

DEAD SILENCE, by Randy Wayne White. (Putnam, $25.95.) Doc Ford searches for a kidnapped boy.
Call #: F WHI



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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

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.


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

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

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

HAPPENS EVERY DAY, by Isabel Gillies. (Scribner, $25.) A woman’s husband leaves her without warning

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

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

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

HOW WE DECIDE, by Jonah Lehrer. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $25.) Learning more about how we think can help us make better decisions.

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

INSIDE THE REVOLUTION, by Joel C. Rosenberg. (Tyndale, $24.99.) The power of three groups in the Middle East: Islamic radicals, moderate reformers and Muslims who are becoming Christians.
Call #: 956.054 ROS

JOKER ONE, by Donovan Campbell. (Random House, $26.) A Marine lieutenant and his platoon in Ramadi during the most violent days of the insurgency in 2004.


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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

THE SKINNY, by Louis J. Aronne with Alisa Bowman. (Broadway, $24.95.) A medical doctor’s diet and exercise tips, with recipes, for weight loss without hunger.

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



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BUSINESS 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

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

THE GREAT DEPRESSION AHEAD, by Harry S. Dent Jr. (Free Press, $27.) A financial prognosticator anticipates further market crashes and an extended downturn, but sees a way for savvy investors to prosper.
Call #: 330.973 DEN

PEAKS AND VALLEYS, by Spencer Johnson. (Atria, $19.95.) Making both good and bad times work for you personally and pro­fessionally.
Call #: 650.1 JOH

THE TOTAL MONEY MAKEOVER, by Dave Ramsey (Thomas Nelson, $24.99.) Debt reduction and fiscal fitness for families, by the radio talk-show host.
Call #: 332.024 RAM

HOW WE DECIDE, by Jonah Lehrer. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $25.) Neuroscience reveals that the best decisions are a blend of feeling and reason, and learning more about how we think can help us make better decisions.

MELTDOWN, by Thomas E. Woods Jr. (Regnery, $27.95.) A free-market look at the stock-market collapse and an argument against the bailout.
Call #: 330.973 WOO

THE 4-HOUR WORKWEEK, by Timothy Ferriss. (Crown, $19.95.) Because life isn’t all about work.
Call #: 650.1 FER

FIGHT FOR YOUR MONEY, by David Bach. (Broadway, $26.) Stop being ripped off by businesses whose main goal is to game you.
Call #: 332.024 BAC

HOT, FLAT, AND CROWDED, by Thomas L. Friedman. (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $27.95.) How a green revolution can renew America, by the New York Times columnist.
Call #: 363.7 FRI

LORDS OF FINANCE, by Liaquat Ahamed. (Penguin Press, $32.95.) How the four central bankers who dominated the post-World War I era pushed the global economy into the Great De­pression by clinging to economic orthodoxy.
Call #: 332.109 AHA

NOW, DISCOVER YOUR STRENGTHS, by Marcus Buckingham and Donald O. Clifton. (Free Press, $30.) How to identify and develop your talents and those of your employees.
Call #: 650.14 BUC

STRENGTHS BASED LEADERSHIP, by Tom Rath and Barry Conchie. (Gallup, $24.95.) Three keys to being a more effective leader.

THE RETURN OF DEPRESSION ECONOMICS AND THE CRISIS OF 2008, by Paul Krugman. (Norton, $24.95.) The 2008 Nobel l Prize winner in Economics revises his earlier work from 1999 to reflect current economic crisis.
Call #: 330.9 KRU

THE ASCENT OF MONEY, by Niall Ferguson. (Penguin Press, $29.95.) A financial history of the world, stressing the link between politics and economics.
Call #: 332.042 FER