Wednesday, May 27, 2009

New York Times Best Seller Lists








Published: May 22, 2009
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FICTION HARDCOVER

WICKED PREY, by John Sandford. (Putnam, $27.95.) The Minneapolis detective Lucas Davenport deals with mayhem occasioned by the Republican convention.
Call #: F SAN

CEMETERY DANCE, by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child. (Grand Central, $26.99.) The F.B.I. agent Aloysius Pendergast investigates the murder of a Times reporter.
Call #: F PRE

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

THE 8TH CONFESSION, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. (Little, Brown, $27.99.) Detective Lindsay Boxer and the Women''s Murder Club investigate a pair of killings.
Call #: F PAT

FIRST FAMILY, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central, $27.99.) Former Secret Service agents, now P.I.’s, search for a child abducted from a party at Camp David.
Call #: F BAL

PYGMY, by Chuck Palahniuk. (Doubleday, $24.95.) Terrorists from a totalitarian country enter the Midwest disguised as exchange students in this satire.
Call #: F PAL

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

TEA TIME FOR THE TRADITIONALLY BUILT, by Alexander McCall Smith. (Pantheon, $23.95.) The 10th novel in the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series.

ASSEGAI, by Wilbur Smith. (Thomas Dunne/St. Martin’s, $27.95.) A professional hunting guide in British East Africa on the brink of World War I spies on a German client and his mysterious mistress.
Call #: F SMI

THE LAST CHILD, by John Hart. (Minotaur, $24.95.) A teenager searches for his inexplicably vanished twin sister.

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

SUMMER ON BLOSSOM STREET, by Debbie Macomber. (Mira, $24.95.) More stories of life and love from a Seattle knitting class.
Call #: F MAC

ROAD DOGS, by Elmore Leonard. (William Morrow, $26.99.) Cundo Rey and Jack Foley, characters from earlier Leonard novels, are out of prison, living with Dawn Navarro in Venice Beach, and possibly trying to go straight.
Call #: F LEO

LOVER AVENGED, by J. R. Ward. (New American Library, $24.95.) A vampire ally hides his mixed blood; Book 7 of the Black Dagger Brotherhood series.

LOITERING WITH INTENT, by Stuart Woods. (Putnam, $25.95.) Stone Barrington, the New York cop turned lawyer, takes a case in Key West.
Call #: F WOO



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NONFICTION HARDCOVER

RESILIENCE, by Elizabeth Edwards. (Broadway, $22.95.) Dealing with life’s challenges, including cancer and her husband’s infidelity.
Call#: BIO EDW

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

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

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.

LOSING MUM AND PUP, by Christopher Buckley.
(Twelve, $24.99.) A memoir of the lives and deaths of the author''s parents, Patricia and William F. Buckley.
Call #: 813.54 BUC

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

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

A-ROD, by Selena Roberts. (Harper, $26.99.) The life and career of the Yankees third baseman, by the writer who broke the story of his use of performance-enhancing substances.

STREET FIGHTERS, by Kate Kelly. (Portfolio, $25.95.) A Wall Street Journal reporter on the last days of Bear Stearns.

PRETTY IN PLAID, by Jen Lancaster. (New American Library, $24.95.) A humorous look at her early years from the author of “Bitter Is the New Black” and “Such a Pretty Fat.”

PAUL NEWMAN, by Shawn Levy. (Harmony, $29.99.) A biography of the actor and philanthropist.
Call#: BIO NEW

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


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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 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 G-FREE DIET, by Elisabeth Hasselbeck. (Center Street, $24.99.) Advice for living without gluten, from a television host who suffers from celiac disease.
Call #: 613.25 HAS

WHEN EVERYTHING CHANGES, CHANGE EVERYTHING, by Neale Donald Walsch. (EmNin, $19.95.) "Change" does not have to equal "crisis."

Monday, May 18, 2009

New York Times Best Seller Lists



















Published: May 15, 2009
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FICTION HARDCOVER

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

THE 8TH CONFESSION, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. (Little, Brown, $27.99.) Detective Lindsay Boxer and the Women''s Murder Club investigate a pair of killings.
Call #: F PAT

PYGMY, by Chuck Palahniuk. (Doubleday, $24.95.) Terrorists from a totalitarian country enter the Midwest disguised as exchange students in this satire.
Call #: F PAL

FIRST FAMILY, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central, $27.99.) Former Secret Service agents, now P.I.’s, search for a child abducted from a party at Camp David.
Call #: F BAL

TEA TIME FOR THE TRADITIONALLY BUILT, by Alexander McCall Smith. (Pantheon, $23.95.) The 10th novel in the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series.

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

SUMMER ON BLOSSOM STREET, by Debbie Macomber. (Mira, $24.95.) More stories of life and love from a Seattle knitting class.
Call #: F MAC

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

LOVER AVENGED, by J. R. Ward. (New American Library, $24.95.) A vampire ally hides his mixed blood; Book 7 of the Black Dagger Brotherhood series.

THE LEGEND OF SIGURD AND GUDRUN, by J. R. R. Tolkien. Edited by Christopher Tolkien. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $26.) The previously unpublished adventures of a medieval Norse hero, written before “The Hobbit” and “Lord of the Rings.”

BRIMSTONE, by Robert B. Parker. (Putnam, $25.95.) In the third novel in the Appaloosa trilogy, two lawmen protect a woman one of them loves.

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

LOITERING WITH INTENT, by Stuart Woods. (Putnam, $25.95.) Stone Barrington, the New York cop turned lawyer, takes a case in Key West.
Call #: F WOO

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



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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

RESILIENCE, by Elizabeth Edwards. (Broadway, $22.95.) Dealing with life’s challenges, including cancer and her husband’s infidelity.
Call#: BIO EDW

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

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

LOSING MUM AND PUP, by Christopher Buckley.
(Twelve, $24.99.) A memoir of the lives and deaths of the author''s parents, Patricia and William F. Buckley.
Call #: 813.54 BUC

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.

PRETTY IN PLAID, by Jen Lancaster. (New American Library, $24.95.) A humorous look at her early years from the author of “Bitter Is the New Black” and “Such a Pretty Fat.”

A-ROD, by Selena Roberts. (Harper, $26.99.) The life and career of the Yankees third baseman, by the writer who broke the story of his use of performance-enhancing substances.

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

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

PAUL NEWMAN, by Shawn Levy. (Harmony, $29.99.) A biography of the actor and philanthropist.
Call#: BIO NEW

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

RED AND ME, by Bill Russell with Alan Steinberg. (Harper, $24.99.) The former Boston Celtic describes his relationship with Red Auerbach, the team’s coach, who died in 2006.


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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 G-FREE DIET, by Elisabeth Hasselbeck. (Center Street, $24.99.) Advice for living without gluten, from a television host who suffers from celiac disease.
Call #: 613.25 HAS

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 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

10-10-10, by Suzy Welch. (Scribner, $24.) Evaluating decisions based on how they will affect your life in 10 minutes, 10 months and 10 years.

Monday, May 04, 2009

New York Times Best Seller Lists







Published: May 1, 2009
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FICTION HARDCOVER

FIRST FAMILY, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central, $27.99.) Former Secret Service agents, now P.I.’s, search for a child abducted from a party at Camp David.
Call #: F BAL

TEA TIME FOR THE TRADITIONALLY BUILT, by Alexander McCall Smith. (Pantheon, $23.95.) The 10th novel in the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series.

LOITERING WITH INTENT, by Stuart Woods. (Putnam, $25.95.) Stone Barrington, the New York cop turned lawyer, takes a case in Key West.
Call #: F WOO

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

THE PERFECT POISON, by Amanda Quick. (Putnam, $24.95.) A Victorian botanist investigates a poisoning; an Arcane Society novel.
Call #: F QUI

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

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

DEADLOCK, by Iris Johansen. (St. Martin’s, $26.95.) A U.N. expert searching for Romanov treasure is kidnapped.
Call #: F JOH

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

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

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

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

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

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



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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

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.

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

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

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

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 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.

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

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; update of a 1971 book.
Call#: 599.757 BOU

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

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

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

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.

10-10-10, by Suzy Welch. (Scribner, $24.) Evaluating decisions based on how they will affect your life in 10 minutes, 10 months and 10 years.


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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.
Call #: 302.66 COH

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

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

10-10-10, by Suzy Welch. (Scribner, $24.) Evaluating decisions based on how they will affect your life in 10 minutes, 10 months and 10 years.

THE CARROT PRINCIPLE, by Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton. (Free Press, $22.95.) How recognition and incentives drive employees to excel.
Call #: 658.314 GOS

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

THINK LIKE A CHAMPION, by Donald J. Trump with Meredith McIver. (Vanguard, $24.95.) Informal essays on success in business and life.

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

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

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

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

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.
Call #: 158.83 LEH

THE BLACK SWAN, by Nassim Nicholas Taleb. (Random House, $26.95.) A financial trader with an expertise in probability theory and statistics, debunks much about economic forecasting, and uses examples ranging from how a book becomes a best-seller to how an entrepreneur becomes a mogul.
Call #: 003.54 TAL

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