Tuesday, June 30, 2009

New York Times Best Seller Lists







Published: June 26, 2009

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FICTION HARDCOVER

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 BOURNE DECEPTION, by Eric Van Lustbader. (Grand Central, $27.99.) Robert Ludlum’s character Jason Bourne helps to avert a possible world war.
Call #: F LUS

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

RELENTLESS, by Dean Koontz. (Bantam, $27.) A writer is pursued by a sociopathic critic.
Call #: F KOO

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.

THE SCARECROW, by Michael Connelly. (Little, Brown, $27.99.) A Los Angeles Times reporter tracks a devious killer.
Call #: F CON

MEDUSA, by Clive Cussler and Paul Kemprecos. (Putnam, $27.95.) In the eighth NUMA Files novel, Kurt Austin and his team confront a Chinese crime syndicate and a deadly virus.
Call #: F CUS

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 NEIGHBOR, by Lisa Gardner. (Bantam, $25.) There are many suspects when a pretty teacher disappears.
Call #: F GAR

GONE TOMORROW, by Lee Child. (Delacorte, $27.) Jack Reacher discovers a conspiracy dating back to the Soviet war in Afghanistan.
Call #: F CHI

SKIN TRADE, by Laurell K. Hamilton. (Berkley, $26.95.) Investigating some killings in Las Vegas, the vampire hunter Anita Blake must contend with the power of the weretigers.

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

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

DUNE ROAD, by Jane Green. (Viking, $25.95.) In a wealthy Connecticut town, a divorced woman takes a job as an assistant to a famous reclusive novelist with a secret.
Call #: F GRE

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


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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

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

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

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

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.

HOME GAME, by Michael Lewis. (Norton, $23.95.) A reluctant father cottons to his offspring.
Call #: BIO LEW

THE LAST BEST HOPE, by Joe Scarborough. (Crown Forum, $26.) Advice for the Republicans and for America, from the host of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” a former congressman.

ARE YOU KIDDING ME?, by Rocco Mediate and John Feinstein. (Little, Brown, $26.99.) Mediate’s lively competition with Tiger Woods at the 2008 U.S. Open.

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

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. * on order *

PRAIRIE TALE, by Melissa Gilbert. (Simon Spotlight Entertainment, $26.) Overcoming substance abuse and bad relationships, by the star of "Little House on the Prairie."

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.

SATCHEL, by Larry Tye. (Random House, $26.) A biography of the great Negro League pitcher.

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

BORN TO RUN, by Christopher McDougall. (Knopf, $24.95.) Secrets of distance running from a Mexican Indian tribe.


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ADVICE, HOW-TO, AND
MICELLANEOUS HARDCOVER

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.

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

DIVINE SOUL SONGS, by Zhi Gang Sha. (Atria, $26.95.) Spiritual self-healing, with an emphasis on the practical.

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.


Published: June 5, 2009

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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

WHO’S GOT YOUR BACK, by Keith Ferrazzi. (Broadway, $25.) Achieving goals by building close relationships with a small circle of trusted individuals.

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 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

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.

THANK GOD IT'S MONDAY!, by Roxanne Emmerich. (FT, $19.99.) Tips on creating a positive environment for both employ­ees and customers.

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

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

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

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

FOOL'S GOLD, by Gillian Tett. (Free Press, $26.) How the mar­ket in credit derivatives was perverted by greed, arrogance and delusion, by a Financial Times journalist.
Call #: 332.66 TET

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

THE HOUSING BOOM AND BUST, by Thomas Sowell. (Basic, $24.95.) An explanation of the economics and politics of the housing boom and its collapse.

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

Tuesday, June 02, 2009

New York Times Best Seller Lists


Published: May 29, 2009
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FICTION HARDCOVER

GONE TOMORROW, by Lee Child. (Delacorte, $27.) Jack Reacher discovers a conspiracy dating back to the Soviet war in Afghanistan.
Call #: F CHI

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 SIGN, by Raymond Khoury. (Dutton, $26.95.) Is an apparition that has been seen around the world a sign from God, or is it connected to a mysterious high-tech project?
Call #: F KHO

SEDUCING AN ANGEL, by Mary Balogh. (Delacorte, $23.) In Regency England, Stephen Huxtable falls for a would-be courtesan who has been accused of murder.
Call #: F BAL

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

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

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

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



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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

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

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

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

MY REMARKABLE JOURNEY, by Larry King with Cal Fussman. (Weinstein, $27.95.) From Depression-era Brooklyn to “Larry King Live.”
Call#: BIO FOX

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.

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

UNFINISHED BUSINESS, by James Van Praagh. (HarperOne, $24.99.) Learning about living from the spirit world.

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

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.

PRISONER OF THE STATE, by Zhao Ziyang. (Simon & Schuster, $26.) A memoir by the former premier who opposed the Tiananmen Square massacre.

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

BORN TO RUN, by Christopher McDougall. (Knopf, $24.95.) Secrets of distance running from a Mexican Indian tribe.


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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

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