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Posted: Dec 10, 2009 4:36 PM


1. "U is for Underflow" by Sue Grafton (Putnam Adult)

2. "The Lost Symbol" by Dan Brown (Doubleday)

3. "I, Alex Cross" by James Patterson (Little, Brown)

4. "Under the Dome" by Stephen King (Scribner)

5. "Pirate Latitudes" by Michael Crichton (Harper)

6. "The Help" by Kathryn Stockett (Putnam Adult/Amy Einhorn)

7. "Ford County: Stories" by John Grisham (Doubleday)

8. "Breathless" by Dean Koontz (Bantam)

9. "The Last Song" by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central Publishing)

10. "The Paris Vendetta" by Steve Berry (Ballantine)

11. "The Lacuna" by Barbara Kingsolver (Harper)

12. "The Christmas Sweater" by Glenn Beck (Threshold Editions)

13. "Pursuit of Honor: A Novel" by Vince Flynn (Atria)

14. "True Blue" by David Baldacci (Grand Central Publishing)

15. "The Gathering Storm" by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson (TOR Books)


1. "Going Rogue: An American Life" by Sarah Palin (HarperCollins)

2. "Have a Little Faith: A True Story" by Mitch Albom (Hyperion)

3. "Stones Into Schools" by Greg Mortenson (Viking)

4. "Open: An Autobiography" by Andre Agassi (Knopf)

5. "True Compass" by Edward M. Kennedy (Twelve)

6. "Arguing With Idiots: How to Stop Small Minds and Big Government" by Glenn Beck and Kevin Balfe (Threshold Editions)

7. "SuperFreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance" by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner (William Morrow)

8. "What the Dog Saw" by Malcolm Gladwell (Little, Brown)

9. "It's Your Time: Activate Your Faith, Achieve Your Dreams, and Increase in God's Favor" by Joel Osteen (Free Press)

10. "Half The Sky" by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn (Knopf)

11. "Outliers: The Story of Success" by Malcolm Gladwell (Little, Brown and Company)

12. "Guinness World Records 2010" by Guinness World Records (Guinness)

13. "The Imperial Cruise" by James Bradley (Little, Brown)

14. "A Simple Christmas" by Mike Huckabee (Sentinel)

15. "The Pioneer Woman Cooks" by Ree Drummond (Morrow)


1. "Born of Ice" by Sherrilyn Kenyon (St. Martin's Paperbacks)

2. "Dear John" by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central Publishing)

3. "The Associate" by John Grisham (Dell)

4. "The Charlemagne Pursuit" by Steve Berry (Ballantine)

5. "Arctic Drift" by Clive Cussler and Dirk Cussler (Berkley)

6. "7th Heaven" by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro (Vision)

7. "The Road" by Cormac McCarthy (Vintage)

8. "Loitering with Intent" by Stuart Woods (Signet)

9. "Worth The Risk" by Nora Roberts (Silhouette)

10. "Lavender Morning" by Jude Deveraux (Pocket)

11. "Mrs. Miracle" by Debbie Macomber (Harper Paperbacks)

12. "Cross Country" by James Patterson (Vision)

13. "Fairy Tale Weddings" by Debbie Macomber (Mira)

14. "The Lost" by J.D. Robb, Patricia Gaffney, Mary Blayney and Ruth Ryan Langan (Jove) (F-P)

15. "The Lovely Bones" by Alice Sebold (Little, Brown)


1. "Push" by Sapphire (Vintage)

2. "The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game" by Michael Lewis (W.W. Norton & Company)

3. "The Shack" by William P. Young (Windblown Media)

4. "The Piano Teacher" be Janice Y.K. Lee (Penguin)

5. "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" by Stieg Larsson (Vintage)

6. "Bed of Roses" by Nora Roberts (Berkley)

7. "The Guernsey Literacy and Potato Peel Pie Society" by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows (Dial)

8. "The Art of Racing in the Rain" by Garth Stein (Harper)

9. "Olive Kitteredge" by Elizabeth Strout (Random House Trade Paperbacks)

10. "The Time Traveler's Wife" by Audrey Niffenegger (Mariner Books)

11. "Three Cups of Tea" by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin (Penguin)

12. "Glenn Beck's Common Sense" by Glenn Beck (Threshold Editions)

13. "The Road" by Cormac McCarthy (Vintage)

14. "Say You're One of Them" by Uwem Akpan (Little, Brown)

15. "Freakonomics" by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner (Harper Perennial)