Tuesday, July 28, 2009

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER LISTS











Published: July 24, 2009

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FICTION HARDCOVER

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

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

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

RAIN GODS, by James Lee Burke. (Simon & Schuster, $25.99.) A Texas sheriff investigates a mass murder of illegal aliens and tries to find the young Iraq war veteran who may have been involved — before the F.B.I. can.
Call #: F BUR

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 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.
Call #: F ILE

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

GUARDIAN OF LIES, by Steve Martini. (Morrow/HarperCollins, $26.99.) The lawyer Paul Madriani unravels a mystery involving gold coins, the C.I.A., and a weapon forgotten since the Cuban missile crisis.
Call #: F MAR

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

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

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

UNDONE, by Karin Slaughter. (Delacorte, $26.) Dr. Sara Linton works with agents of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to stop a killer who tortures his victims.

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


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NONFICTION HARDCOVER

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

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

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

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.

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

THE BECKHAM EXPERIMENT, by Grant Wahl. (Crown, $24.99.) David Beckham’s attempt to transform soccer into a popular sport in America.

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

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

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

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

MAGNIFICENT DESOLATION, by Buzz Aldrin with Ken Abraham. (Harmony, $27.) A first-person account of the first lunar landing and a description of personal challenges back on Earth, by the former astronaut.
Call#: BIO ALD

THE EVOLUTION OF GOD, by Robert Wright. (Little, Brown, $25.99.) How Western religions have become more tolerant over time, creating a worldview that has room for both science and the divine.


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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

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.

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

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

New York Times Best Seller Lists







Published: June 26, 2009

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FICTION HARDCOVER

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 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

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 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

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 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

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 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.

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

A PLAGUE OF SECRETS
, by John Lescroart. (Dutton, $26.95.) The San Francisco defense attorney Dismas Hardy must protect the secrets of his client.
Call #: F LES

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

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


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NONFICTION HARDCOVER

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

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

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.

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.

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

THE EVOLUTION OF GOD, by Robert Wright. (Little, Brown, $25.99.) How Western religions have become more tolerant over time, creating a worldview that has room for both science and the divine.

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

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.

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

AND THEN THE ROOF CAVED IN, by David Faber. (Wiley, $26.95.) A CNBC reporter traces the roots of the economic collapse.

SHOP CLASS AS SOULCRAFT,by Matthew B. Crawford. (Penguin Press, $25.95.) A philosopher and mechanic argues for the satisfactions and challenges of manual work.

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

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


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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

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.

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


Published: July 3, 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

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

SHOP CLASS AS SOULCRAFT,by Matthew B. Crawford. (Penguin Press, $25.95.) A philosopher and mechanic argues for the satisfactions and challenges of manual work.

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 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

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.

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

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

WOMENOMICS, by Claire Shipman and Katty Kay. (Harper­Business/HarperCollins, $27.99.) Strategies for women who want to have a career and a life at the same time.

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

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

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

STREET FIGHTERS, by Kate Kelly. (Portfolio, $25.95.) A Wall Street Journal reporter on the last days of Bear Stearns.
Call #: 332.66 KEL

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